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Consolidated bank staff to write assessment tests for re- employment

By Clement Edward Kumsah
Consolidated bank
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The management of Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited has informed its laid-off staff who re-applied in order to keep their jobs to prepare for an assessment test on Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16 respectively.

According to the Consolidated Bank, the assessment test is to assist management shortlist applicants for the next face of their recruitment.

Portions of the letter sighted by PrimeNewsGhana read; 'Having successfully concluded the submission of your credentials towards employment in CBG; we are pleased to inform you that you will soon be receiving invitations to attend assessment tests scheduled for September 15 – 16, 2018.

For your convenience, there are 10 test locations across the country. Your test venue will be selected for you based on proximity to your location.

Please note that the assessment will be conducted online and is expected to last for one (1) hour.

Over the course of the next 48 hours, you will receive personalised invitations, informing you of your test venue and the competency area you have been mapped to.' 

The letter from the Consolidated bank added that; The competency area has been determined by your previous responsibilities in the member banks as well as its alignment with CBG’s strategic goals.

Kindly check your mail for these details and in the event, you do not receive the emails, please check the spam folder of your mailbox.

In a related development, Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) will be closing down 98 of its 191 inherited branches and keeping 93, Chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Dr Mark Asibey-Yeboah, has said.

Briefing the media after Day 2 of the committee’s in-camera hearing at which it met with CBG officials, Dr. Asibey-Yeboah said although the management of CBG is certain of which branches it will close down, the number of jobs to be lost are yet to be determined.

“We asked the question about the number of jobs they will cut, and they said they are still in the process of rationalising the platform they want to use, and that will determine where they will go. What we had from them was the number of branches they will close down.

“As of now, they have 191, and they have come to the determination that they will keep 93, but beyond that, we do not have the number of jobs that will be lost”, he said.