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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
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
The article below highlights the challenges that many of my clients are having attracting and retaining top commercial banking talent as they work hard to profitably grow the bank. I thought it was worth sharing. Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:54 … Continue reading
At KSB Consulting, we pay attention to Emotional Intelligence as a part of how we evaluate candidates in our recruiting process. Our sister company, Ascend Profiles, uses personality profiling to assess each candidate’s Emotional Intelligence. The article below provides 10 … Continue reading
The regional landscape in community banking is changing quite dramatically. For evidence of this, look no farther than the three significant acquisitions that were announced in North Carolina in the past several months: Capital Bank acquiring CommunityOne Bank, Yadkin Bank acquiring … Continue reading
In human resources or industrial/organizational psychology, 360-degree feedback, also known as multi-rater feedback, multisource feedback, or multisource assessment, is feedback that comes from all around an employee. “360” refers to the 360 degrees in a circle, with an individual figuratively … Continue reading
The banking industry is going through a period of significant change right now. The last 12 months have seen increased consolidation and noticeable movement of bankers from one bank to another (a number of times in groups). I attend a … Continue reading
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Behavior-based interviewing is founded on solid research in the behavioral sciences, and its effectiveness has been validated repeatedly in a wide variety of corporate environments. The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews … Continue reading