Bank helps unemployed customers avoid foreclosure via job search assistance
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There are many ways a company can help its customers survive life's daily challenges, but offering job search assistance to those who are unemployed surely goes above and beyond what's normally available. However, Ohio-based Fifth Third Bank has taken this step, having teamed up with employment firm NextJob to offer unemployed mortgage borrowers free job search assistance, including one-on-one dedicated coaching, weekly webinars and online job search software. Fifth Third and NextJob ran a pilot program last year for unemployed Fifth Third customers who were in serious risk of default on their mortgages. Such individuals had been out of work…
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