Updated Saturday, September 20, 2014 as of 6:01 PM ET
7 Advantages Banks Offer When Recruiting
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Community banks and credit unions need to recognize and tout the distinct advantages they offer advisors as they compete with bigger financial institutions for top talent, says Frank Smith, vice president of Recruitment at LPL Financial Institution Services.
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As the cost of recruiting new advisors has soared, says CEO Erica McGinnis, such small-scale growth has become more difficult -- and more expensive. more »
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Granite Financial says it hopes moving to the IBD will power growth. more »
The well-financed venture promised big hiring in 2013, but a November ADV form shows them well short of goal. more »
An overwhelming majority of Hispanic and African-Americans say that financial services firms need to hire more diverse staffs, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Edward Jones. more »
The New York-based platform outsourcer and service provider for large wealth management firms is beefing up its business development team, vowing to become much more aggressive in going after new clients. more »
Expansion-minded Savant Capital Management has bolstered its presence in the vibrant Chicago metropolitan market, acquiring Paragon Advisors, a $150 million firm in Naperville, Ill. more »
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