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How to hire when everyone has a job

Today’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in decades, so how is your bank supposed to attract talent fresh out of college or from another industry? The good news is that community banks have tools that they can use to recruit the next generation of bankers.

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders

Independent Banker asked community bankers to nominate emerging leaders under the age of 40, and did you ever deliver. Here are short profiles of 40 young innovators who are making waves in the industry but still manage to keep their communities front and center. In no particular order, let’s meet our winners—the industry’s future.

Community Bank CFO Outlook: What are your peers forecasting?

Independent Banker’s Community Bank CFO Outlook survey asked community bank chief financial officers how they plan to tackle their banks’ financial challenges, from complying with high-profile accounting standards to utilizing automated accounting solutions. Their answers reveal that many CFOs find their role changing to meet the demands placed on modern financial institutions.

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