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Brian Soper has been helping regional and community banks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions identify and recruit talent for over 18 years.
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Tag Archives: KSB Consulting
2021 Holiday Humor from KSB Consulting
Thank you for your support throughout the year. Have a safe and happy holiday season!
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The Interview – A View from Both Sides
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
Posted in Banking, Executive Recruiting, KSB Consulting Tagged 2020, candidates, compensation, executive recruiting, hiring, interviewing, KSB Consulting Leave a comment
Why Are Good Younger Bankers So Hard to Find?
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
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Creating Teams That Reflect Your Customer Base
“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
Posted in Executive Recruiting, KSB Consulting Tagged 2019, banking, candidates, diversity, executive recruiting, hiring, KSB Consulting Leave a comment
Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Banking Professionals
As a recruiter for mid-senior level positions in the financial services industry, I spend a fair amount of time researching candidates and referral sources on LinkedIn. It is amazing to me how many banking professionals have out-of-date, inaccurate, or otherwise … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, Executive Recruiting, KSB Consulting Tagged 2018, candidates, executive recruiting, hiring, KSB Consulting, LinkedIn, position description, resume, Soper Leave a comment
Retaining Top Employees – Ask good questions … then listen!
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
Posted in Banking, Executive Recruiting, KSB Consulting Tagged 2015, banking, growth, KSB Consulting, leadership, retention, Soper Leave a comment