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Taking care of your bank’s most precious business resource — your employees

Taking care of your bank’s most precious business resource — your employees

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Two Big Benefit Attractions

How non-qualified retirement plans and BOLI can attract and retain key employees By Fabrizio D’Uva Providing an attractive retirement plan can be one of the key ways of attracting and retaining employees—one of the greatest challenges that banks face. Fortunately, there are a number of non-qualified plans that can help bank employees plan wisely for […]

Vantage Point

Matching the right people to the right jobs By Rick Wemmers To say banking has changed in recent years is not surprising news. As history has proven, members of any industry undergoing similar paradigm changes must objectively re-evaluate all parts of their operation—especially their staffing quality.

Membership Central

Advantages of classroom training By Steven Foley In today’s competitive banking environment, many CEOs and managers understand the value of a well-trained workforce. Yet, unfortunately, many continue to make the counterproductive decision to target professional development and training for budget cuts.

Insights on Learning

ICBA MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS | Professional Development A conversation with Joe Pierce, chairman of ICBA’s Education Committee This year, Joe Pierce, president and CEO of Farmers State Bank in LaGrange, Ind., is serving as chairman of ICBA’s Education Committee. The volunteer position gives Pierce special insight into how ICBA’s education programs are tailored to the needs […]

Compliance Challenged?

ICBA MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS | Professional Development ICBA’s free online compliance training rides to the rescue By Judith Sears As many community banks scramble to keep up with increasing regulatory oversight, the need for compliance training—and the pressure on time and resources to provide it—has loomed larger. Recognizing this, ICBA this year began offering its members […]

An Educational Extravaganza

ICBA National Convention draws near-record attendance and praise for its instruction and inspiration Community bankers attended for the educational discovery and peer networking. They went to hear from the industry’s most influential newsmakers and knowledgeable service providers. They gathered for the friendly camaraderie and rejuvenating inspiration.

Back to School

ICBA offers free access to its popular Online Education Center courses to help with staff compliance training By Steven Foley Recognizing the progressively complicated regulatory compliance issues community banks are facing as a result of regulatory reform, ICBA is offering members access to 50 of its best online compliance courses at no cost for six […]

Welcome to Las Vegas!

Community bankers prepare to learn, connect and be inspired in the City of Lights Get ready to learn, lead and inspire! Community bankers from around the country are making their way to the 83rd annual ICBA National Convention and Techworld®, the largest and most comprehensive educational event for the nation’s community bankers.

Just a Click Away

ICBA’s Online Education Center brings extensive, affordable staff training—right to any desktop By Andrea Knotts Bona People use online training because it saves them the two things that everyone could use more of—time and money. Online training via the ICBA Online Education Center is a fraction of the cost to fly or drive out of […]

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