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VIDEO BLOG: How to communicate with your staff during uncertain times

September 30th, 2020

Listen to these quick tips on how you can improve your communication, and be a better leader, during these uncertain times! #TalentGathersHere

What is the best way to approach my staff members that have not been meeting their sales goals?

September 25th, 2020

The key to performance management is NOT to primarily focus on RESULTS, but to focus on ACTIVITY. Asking a staff member why they are not achieving their sales goals could potentially be highly demotivating and destructive. As a leader, it’s understandable that you want your team to reach their highest potential, but let’s rethink how […]

How do I follow up with my employees after having difficult discussions with them?

September 18th, 2020

First of all, you’re on the right track by doing the follow-up. All too often, managers think having the discussion is all that needs to be done but then often end up frustrated months later when the same cycle is repeating itself. Follow-up is key to behavior change and accountability. Here are some suggestions: First […]

VIDEO BLOG: How can I keep open communication lines with my team when we are not all in the same working environment?

September 16th, 2020

Joe Micallef provides the answer to this question: How can I keep open communication lines with my team when we are not all in the same working environment? Take notes! #TalentGathersHere

What are your tips for building top notch rapport skills in a sales role while working remotely?

September 11th, 2020

Covid-19 has forced many bankers to socially distance themselves and work remotely, but that does not mean you cannot be building relationships with clients and prospects. In fact, your clients and prospects are seeking a connection with you more than ever. But, how do we make a connection and continue to build rapport if we […]

How do you conduct difficult conversations with your employees that are working remotely?

September 4th, 2020

Great question – remote working has taught us all how to adjust our communication.  Nonetheless when difficult conversations are necessary, they can still be done effectively.  Here are my tips: First, try to have the conversation via video conference (zoom, etc.).  Difficult conversations are difficult enough without having to read into email and guess someone’s […]

It’s OK to Celebrate – Joe Micallef

August 21st, 2020

It’s a gross understatement to say that 2020 will go down as one of the most harrowing years in our lifetime ….. and one of the most chaotic years in history. In a year filled with uncertainty, disruption, anxiety and unrest, we learned to say to one another: “It’s OK to be concerned” “It’s OK […]

How I Went from Bank Teller to CEO – Joe Micallef

August 14th, 2020

In 1991 I got my first job in banking as a Bank Teller at a small suburban bank branch in Western Sydney, Australia. In 2010, I would become the CEO of a national finance company in Canada. This success may sound extraordinary, but anyone can achieve the career of their dreams if they develop the […]

BankTalentHQ Podcast 7/29/20

July 29th, 2020

Tune in to this episode of the BankTalentHQ Podcast to hear how the hiring, recruiting, and employee satisfaction are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic! #TalentGathersHere

Diversity is essential! Find talent in all the right places through our newest partnership with America’s Job Exchange!

July 1st, 2020

FIND GREAT TALENT IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES BankTalentHQ is dedicated to connecting talent in the financial services industry, and we are excited to announce our latest partnership with America’s Job Exchange (AJE) to make connecting even easier for your bank. We are committed to keeping diversity and inclusion at the forefront of the recruiting […]