Tag Archives: candidates

The Positive Aspects of Job Hoppers

The article linked below shares an interesting perspective on candidates who have changed jobs frequently.  This perspective has some merit in our industry, especially given the staff reduction and consolidation we have seen in banking the past several years.  I … Continue reading

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

If you are interested in some new ideas about this age old question – keep reading.  Steve Tappin poses some interesting questions to ask yourself if you are considering a move to a new organization.  He encourages readers to avoid … Continue reading

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Hiring People Smarter Than You

I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books.  Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.

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Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?

Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves.  The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake.  One reason that rang … Continue reading

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Great Question!

The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

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Limit my choices?

Given too many choices, some companies just can’t pull the trigger on a hiring decision.   The attached article describes a company that couldn’t find a viable candidate out of 25,000 applicants, and another company that bypassed on a candidate … Continue reading

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Banks use Social Media to Communicate Company Culture

The attached article references using social media to communicate your bank’s company culture, resulting in candidates that might be a better fit.  Numerous research studies have shown that 87% – 90% of turnover is due to lack of culture/personality fit … Continue reading

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There are No Shortcuts when Hiring!

Most CEOs and business owners would agree that their most important assets are the people in their organizations – their human capital. With that said, I find it intriguing that these same executives often don’t put enough effort into the … Continue reading

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KSB Announces Personality Profiling Services

Over the past couple of years, several of my clients have expressed an interest in using personality profiling to help them select, develop, and retain the best performing employees. Personality profiling would not replace a company’s current human resources processes, … Continue reading

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Focusing on your Most Important Assets

Most CEOs and business owners would agree that their most important assets are the people in their organizations – their human capital. With that said, I find it intriguing that these same executives often don’t put enough effort into the … Continue reading

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