JPMorgan to Hire in 2012

JP Morgan Chase is hiring in 2012Despite a weak second half and continued market volatility last year, JPMorgan added 20,300 employees and intends to keep hiring in certain areas in 2012.

The bank increased total headcount to 260,157, an 8% increase over the year-earlier period, the bank said in its latest earnings report.

Retail financial services accounted for most of the growth. The group’s headcount increased by 16,200 people in 2011, with roughly 4,000 people coming in the fourth quarter alone. JPMorgan added 240 retail bank branches in 2011.

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