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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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Looking Ahead to 2012 – The 5 C’s of Banking

One of the things I enjoy most about December is that I get the time to visit as many clients as possible. It is a time to reflect on our relationship over the past year and understand priorities for the … Continue reading

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Finding candidates before they are actively searching

This article suggests some great strategies for finding passive candidates. Click here to see the article.

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Interviews a Waste of Time?

I am not suggesting that you adopt the advice from this article verbatim, but the more you can get your interview process focused on evaluating candidates against the goals of the position and the culture of the bank, the more … Continue reading

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Evaluating Counter-Offers (and you thought the hard part was over)

As an executive recruiter, I regularly see existing employers using counter-offers to win back an employee who has turned in his/her resignation. Of course, my client and I would prefer that the candidate take the offer, but I also have … Continue reading

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Starting To Grow Again

My family and I spent July 4th weekend with old friends who live in the Baltimore/Washington area. I had a conversation with a friend who has been with a well-established, $3.5B community bank in Maryland for over 15 years. One … Continue reading

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Unconventional Jobs Ads

Hoping that everyone could use a little levity and a creative boost today, I thought I’d share this link to a group of unconventional job ads. Let me know which is your favorite. Click here to see the ads.

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Hiring With Purpose Part 3: Interviewing

The most meaningful comments I receive from candidates after an interview are when the interview was considered “tough”. It was clear that the company had a dedication to digging for and retrieving information relevant to the candidate’s ability to perform … Continue reading

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Hiring With Purpose Part 2: Identifying and Screening Candidates

At this point in the hiring process, you should already have a position description with clear requirements outlined, a set of objectives for the position, and a measuring stick for screening candidates. You may have potential candidates in hand from … Continue reading

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