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The latest thought leadership from our experienced team of recruiting professionals.

2021-07-01 by Smith & Wilkinson

“Great resignation” Wave Coming for Companies

By-Erica Pandey, Axios Companies that made it through the pandemic in one piece now have a major new… Read More

2021-06-15 by Smith & Wilkinson

Independent Banker-How your bank can attract and keep diverse talent

By Elizabeth Judd Community banks are close to the areas they serve, so it follows that having a… Read More

2021-05-04 by Smith & Wilkinson

American Banker-A ‘turnover tsunami’ is coming. Will banks be ready for it?

Umpqua Holdings has a tried-and-true approach to growing its middle-market banking business: Hire more seasoned bankers who know… Read More

2021-02-08 by Smith & Wilkinson

2020 Charitable Giving

In 2020 Smith & Wilkinson was proud to donate nearly $41,000 to 14 local charities. We hope to… Read More

2020-12-17 by Smith & Wilkinson

The New Employment Deal: What Your Workers Really Want

Even before the pandemic, many had accepted that the war for talent was over—and that talent had won.… Read More

2020-12-09 by Smith & Wilkinson

Understanding Today’s Job Seekers

Times have changed. Job postings alone don’t cut it anymore. Promoting and developing internally is great but will… Read More

2020-10-07 by Smith & Wilkinson

The New Normal of Recruitment

By: Marilyn Tyfting, Forbes Although the current state of business could be described as unusual, critical day-to-day operations… Read More

2020-09-10 by Smith & Wilkinson

Making Decisions in Times of Uncertainty

As a manager you are probably good at looking at sets of data and making quick decisions. However,… Read More

2020-08-18 by Smith & Wilkinson

Networking: 5 Circles of Influence

During these trying times of high stress and high unemployment rates, your network is key. Reaching out to… Read More

2020-07-31 by Smith & Wilkinson

INTENTIONAL PRACTICES: Developing Good Leadership Practices

In order to be agile and adaptive, leaders need to spend a percentage of their time developing good… Read More