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Although you hire the best financial compliance candidates, they may not be collaborating as well as they could be. As a result, your company may not be moving in the direction you’d like. Follow these tips for authentically relating to your employees and helping them work together to increase production. Know Your Company Environment Talk… Read more »

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Organized crime relies on money transferred among people in various countries. Funds are often used to promote further criminal activity such as terrorist acts, drug use or human trafficking. However, compliance officers in financial organizations are on the frontline to help stop these criminal behaviors. Find out how to explain the importance of a suspicious… Read more »

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As a highly trained professional, companies are competing to have you work for them. However, you may not be ready to change positions right now. Here are some suggestions on what to do if a recruiter calls and you aren’t looking for a job. Call the Recruiter Back When you have a few moments away… Read more »

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Knowing the difference between a whistleblower and a disgruntled employee is important. You’ll be better able to determine whether a company remains compliant with laws or willingly violates them to get ahead. Here are some tips on how a whistleblower differs from a disgruntled employee. Characteristics of Whistleblowers A whistleblower is typically a well-educated, strongly… Read more »

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When you encourage open communication in your company, you benefit from the knowledge, talent and insight each of your employees brings to your organization. Your workers feel like valued team members, perform at higher levels and help move your company forward. Here are some tips for increasing constructive discussion within your business. Interview for Independent… Read more »

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With additional financial compliance regulations being enforced, it’s increasingly important that employees at all levels adhere to a company’s ethics and compliance program. However, it’s no longer enough simply having those programs in place. Find out how corporate culture plays a vital role in enforcing an ethics and compliance program within an organization. Compliance Programs… Read more »

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Chances are you’re searching for your next financial role, but not having any success. Perhaps you’re not being called in for interviews or hearing back after meeting with a hiring manager. Here are five mistakes you may be making that are preventing you from securing a new position. Lacking a Plan  When you lack a… Read more »

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As a means of weakening, pushing back or replacing financial regulations potentially seen as burdens to commerce and growth, President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order aiming to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. As a result, many Americans are concerned about having the benefits of Dodd-Frank become… Read more »

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Stubborn employees bring down your company’s morale and production levels. However, those employees may also provide expertise you may have difficulty finding elsewhere. Follow these guidelines for determining when it’s time to let go of a stubborn employee. They Never Accept Blame A stubborn employee rarely owns up to their part in projects not being… Read more »

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In an earlier post, “Can You Handle Big Data in Financial Compliance?” we discussed ways that using big data overwhelms and complicates compliance requirements for companies. Building on that content, we will explore how artificial intelligence (AI) helps companies remain compliant with laws and regulations. Increased Efficiency Although financial institutions have been adding tens of… Read more »