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Category Archives: Banking
As an executive recruiter in the financial services industry, I review many resumes. I wholeheartedly agree with this author’s approach to quantifying achievements. Take a look.
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
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
I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books. Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.
Food for thought as we all run as fast as we can to meet our goals: Shawn Achor Ted Talk
I have always been a fan of Richard Branson. Maybe it’s because I aspire to work from a hammock on my own island! Branson always has an opinion and many times it makes you step back and think. I love … Continue reading
This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day
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
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