Research And Analysis Of Hr Recruiting Event For A Financial Analyst Position

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Student Nan Liu
United States University: MGT504 HR Leadership
Professor Jennifer Newmann

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This paper provides details about the research and analysis of HR recruiting event for a financial analyst position in a credit card company named Discover Financial Services in their headquarter Riverwoods, Illinois. Discover Financial Services is a leading firm, whose main product Discover card is one of the major credit cards in US market. This paper will first provide an introduction about the background of this recruiting event, including a description of the position and the company. It is a Human Resource Recruiter’s responsibility to design, analyze and recruit for this
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Payments network department is business unit of Discover Financial Services which operates (1) the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations, (2) PULSE, one of the nations leading ATM/debit networks, and (3) Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. This paper provides the research and analysis details about how HR design, analyze and recruit for this position.


Discover Financial Services, Inc. is an American financial services company, which issues the Discover card and operates the Discover and Pulse networks. Discover Card is the third largest credit card brand in the United States, when measured by cards in force, with nearly 50 million cardholders.

Discover’s marketing strategy highlights some of the key benefits for the Discover It card members like fraud protection, where customers are never responsible for unauthorized purchases on their Discover Card. Other benefits include U.S.-based customer service representatives, who are available either day or night, and free FICO® credit scores online or on monthly statements.

In the United States, Discover, as a card brand, competes primarily with Visa, Master Card, and American Express. Unlike Visa and MasterCard, Discover directly issues its cards, through its Discover Bank unit. Discover is the fourth largest credit card issuer, when measured by card balances, behind
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