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As an executive recruiter, I hear a great deal about the interview process from both sides: the candidates I have presented to clients and the clients who are interviewing the candidates. Here is what I have gleaned from these conversations: … Continue reading
For the past 10 years, KSB Consulting has been poking fun at the industry with a bit of holiday humor. This year’s cartoon pokes fun at rebranding after a merger. If you would like to see a retrospective of our … Continue reading
For 10 years, KSB Consulting has been poking fun at the industry with a bit of holiday humor. As seen in this retrospective of our cartoons, each one is reflective of the unique circumstances in our industry at the time it … Continue reading
I’d say that I have some version of this conversation with my clients at least once a week. The reality is that it is getting harder and harder to meet the demand for strong bankers who have a well-rounded skillset … Continue reading
“Decades of filling senior roles with executives from inside the industry have dulled the skills necessary to attract, assess and successfully assimilate talent from wide-ranging industries and experiences.” Robert Voth and Jane Bird, Co-Authors As an executive recruiter, my role … Continue reading
Santa is struggling to decide where to put his NP2. He is wondering how Bezos decided. Continue reading
We all want to hire employees with mental toughness and grit. But what does true mental strength look like? The attached article provides a great description of mental strength including the abilities to delay gratification, to keep fighting when you … Continue reading
Thank you for your support throughout the year. Have a safe and happy holiday season!
The article below has some good advice. Perhaps now is the time to step back and evaluate how effectively you are responding to top talent (or are you missing some altogether?). Many very good HR people I know are overwhelmed … Continue reading