How much can I make in a Career in Retail Banking?

I find a Career in Retail Banking very interesting. I want to first understand What a Career in Retail Banking entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Retail Banking. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Retail Banking, when I came across:

Abhishek Panwar's take!

Abhishek Panwar has 4 years & 3 months of professional experience in Retail Banking. Abhishek Panwar has worked in Retail Banking as Assistant Manager in Axis Bank Ltd. In Abhishek Panwar's own words, this is how Abhishek Panwar got into Retail Banking: "After completing my graduation from Tula's Institute and post graduation from Manipal University, I started working with Axis Bank Ltd as an Assistant Manager since 2015." I searched Abhishek Panwar on Google and found this profile:

Career Video on Retail Banking

In a video, Abhishek Panwar has talked about various aspects of a Career in Retail Banking. Abhishek Panwar started by explaining Retail Banking as: "Banking basically means money. Dealing with public money, which the bank is liable to pay. Now banking is a basket of products, providing insurances, loans etcetra, which is in some ways helping people." The video gave me so much food for thought.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Retail Banking, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Retail Banking. Abhishek Panwar touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Accounting
  • Share Market
  • Third Party Products
  • Bank Policies and RBI Policies
  • Management
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Abhishek Panwar then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Retail Banking:
  • Calm and Patience
  • Alertness
  • People Skills
  • Team Management
  • Mental Strength
  • Good Listener
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Abhishek Panwar believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Retail Banking:
  • Meeting New People
  • Networking
  • Respect
  • Monetary Satisfaction
  • Job Satisfaction
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Abhishek Panwar believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Retail Banking:
  • Difficult Customers
  • Pressure
  • Time Management
  • Work Life Balance
  • Risky Job

In the final section of the video Abhishek Panwar talks about How a day goes in a Career in Retail Banking. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Retail Banking, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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This video on a Career in Retail Banking was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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