Carterwill Search Blog

Stay in the know! Keep up with industry news. Get tips on careers and recruiting.

Posted

In the increasingly complex world of finance, having a degree is not enough to get you the job you want. It’s important you have something distinctive that sets you apart from everyone else. Here are four ways continuing education helps you keep a competitive edge in the finance industry. Shows Desire for Career Improvement By… Read more »

Posted

Although using big data to streamline business operations is becoming more common, it’s also creating new compliance issues. Sorting through massive amounts of information to determine what is useful and organizing it in the most beneficial manner poses new risks for keeping the information protected. Here are some reasons why. Big Data Is Overwhelming Although… Read more »

Posted

Although increasing numbers of millennials are entering the workforce, many employers believe they’re not equipped for leadership roles. Here are four ways you can show you’re able to lead at any age. Discover Problems and Create Solutions As a leader, you’re expected to solve problems as they occur and make every effort to prevent them… Read more »

Posted

The more effective your financial institution is at identifying and mitigating financial crime risk, the stronger your institution’s reputation and customer base. Follow these guidelines for reducing your institution’s risk of financial crime. Establish Corporate Culture It’s important your financial institution establish and enforce appropriate corporate culture that includes actively reducing financial crime risks. For… Read more »

Posted

There will be times when you need to decide whether you should keep your current job or move to another position. Since this decision affects every aspect of your life, it’s important you allow clear thought and planning before making your choice. Follow these guidelines when deciding whether you’re making a career change for the… Read more »

Posted

When doing business with third parties, you need to be aware of the risks you may be facing. Although third parties may have access to sensitive information, many companies believe vendors wouldn’t notify them if there were a data breach. Therefore, it’s important you have your own cybersecurity system in place for vendors. Follow these… Read more »

Posted

When you take on the responsibility of making all business decisions yourself, your company suffers. Here are some reasons why and how you can change your outcome by asking for help. Making Bad Choices Affects Business When you’re making too many decisions on your own, you end up making bad ones that negatively affect your… Read more »

Posted

Staying informed on the finance industry is a key part of your career growth. Find out more about major financial events by reading these four books. Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar Barbarians at the Gate details the contentious buyout of RJR Nabisco in 1988. Authors… Read more »

Posted

In February 2016, financial messaging system Swift inadvertently let hackers steal $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As a result of this and other cyber attacks against Swift’s users, U.S. banking regulators are increasing their oversight of the Belgium-based company and the financial institutions it serves. Response to… Read more »