Leadership Management – Clarity of Expectations

March 8th, 2019

“Leadership is a process, a set of attributes that stems not so much from the ability to wield formal authority or to assert power, but the ability to get people to listen and follow.” – R. Reich Do you ever wish you could eliminate the peaks and valleys of performance and sustain it at a […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 3/6/19

March 6th, 2019

Our podcast host, Brian Hoffman, comes to you LIVE from the Illinois Bankers Association’s The ONE conference with our BankTalentHQ coaches, Donna and Joe! Listen to what they are commonly hearing from bankers in regards to talent management, as well as what our coaches offer to help ease those challenges.

Goal Setting and Staying on Track – Lessons from the Chicago Marathon

March 1st, 2019

In the past, I have gotten to experience the Chicago Marathon, and it was great to see thousands of people who set out to meet such a big challenge, as well as the hundreds of thousands who came to cheer them along. I noticed too how the runners’ experiences relate to our lives. We’re all […]

Time Management and the Power of Saying No

February 22nd, 2019

There is a common thread I am picking up on during my conversations lately, and it’s that many of us are starting to feel compressed for time, overextended and a little stressed. So often we find ourselves overcommitted, and we wonder how it happened. Usually, the culprit is the fact that we’ve added more to […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 2/20/19

February 20th, 2019

In this week’s episode of the BankTalentHQ Podcast, we talk about why financial institutions should include podcasts as part of their content marketing lineup. Find out why we aren’t the only ones who fully believe that your institutions should be jumping at the opportunity to implement this strategy!

In this competitive environment, it seems like all banks are now targeting deposit growth. How do I differentiate myself and grow deposits more effectively in my local region?

February 15th, 2019

It is difficult to differentiate your bank with deposit products and interest rates alone. Greater (and stickier) deposit growth can only be achieved through a collaborative strategic effort by all bank staff to engage prospects and customers in your local community. It is important that your team now works together to develop a better deposit […]

How to Become an Influential Leader

February 8th, 2019

Maybe you are new to your leadership position, or maybe you’ve been in your position for 20 years and the upward growth of your team has gotten slower over time. How can you fix that? How can you push your team to be the best they can be? There are many ways that you can […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 2/6/19

February 6th, 2019

During this episode of the BankTalentHQ podcast, we discuss banking as a career, why it’s a great choice, and how to become successful in the industry. Listen to multiple perspectives on this topic and become confident in why you are choosing a career in banking!

BankTalentHQ Podcast 1/23/19

January 23rd, 2019

Today we are discussing interviewing from the point of view of the interviewer! The potential candidates interviewing for your company’s open positions come prepared for you, but are you coming prepared for them? Find out about some tips and tricks on how to attract top talent by conducting the most successful interviews possible.

One of our goals for the new year is to have a more philanthropic culture. How can our bank give back to our community?

January 18th, 2019

We are always excited to hear that banks are implementing social good within their company culture. Today’s image of the banking industry can have negative tendencies. It is banks like this that will be the ones to turn the tide and make the financial services industry one that is seen in a positive light. There […]