Beyond the Obvious

Unlike most blogs we write, today's blog is addressed to all the hiring managers in the area of Public Finance. It does not matter if you are a manager at a Bank or a Bond Counsel firm, I have a question for you. Do you really know what an executive...

The Key to Getting Hired – Ease of Doing Business

What do Nordstrom and Amazon have in common? The simple answer is the ease of doing business with these two great companies.  Nordstrom, a famous department store on the West Coast, is known for their ability to take returns back with no questions asked, a philosophy the owners began with...

Employment opportunity and the road not taken

This week I want you to think about a deceptively simple question:  Why are people reluctant to talk to a recruiter about an employment opportunity?  It’s a straightforward question, but the answer can be quite complex.  I am very fortunate to be recognized as an expert in the field of...

Is Public Finance In Your Blood?

As we approach the middle of the second quarter, I find myself asking if there is a litmus test I can apply to my candidates.  Is there one thing they each have in common, so that when I am talking to someone I know I can help them?  Is there...