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Hiring vs. Acquiring for Growth

Good article about hiring vs. acquiring for growth.  Our experience in the past year lines up with this article.  We have helped several clients with expansion into new markets through ‘hiring versus buying’. Click here for article.

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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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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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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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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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Hiring With Purpose Part 1: Define the Position

In my last post, I encouraged companies to evaluate their hiring process. Remember, hire with purpose!! Put the same effort and diligence into hiring a new employee that you do evaluating and underwriting a loan decision, pursuing a new account … Continue reading

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Cost of a Mis-hire

2011 will be a year where you are likely faced with multiple hiring decisions. Key factors driving these will be: 1. Risk Management – Strengthening your risk organization and continuing to resolve problem assets. 2. Regulatory Compliance – Hiring to … Continue reading

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