Good Luck: When Preparation Meets Opportunity!

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines luck as “a force that brings good fortune or adversity; the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual.” We often apply luck to our day to day lives…sometimes in a negative light…sometimes in a positive one. You may use bad luck as a scapegoat for a lack of preparation in an unfortunate situation. Conversely, you may credit good luck when things unexpectedly go your way.

In theory, luck is great for the ‘ignorance is bliss’ crowd. As we all know, in business, ignorance is typically anything but bliss! This can certainly apply when building your team.

On this St. Patrick’s week, as you evaluate your luck, we suggest that you don’t get caught behind the eight ball with your company’s personnel strategy. Ergo, a few helpful tips in that department:

• Take the steps necessary to consistently engage and interact with the external candidate pool.

• Periodically evaluate your existing team to look for needs and/or glaring weaknesses.

• To help with future recruiting and bench strength, make sure that you are actively promoting your company brand and culture at all times.

These types of actions may help when the next hiring opportunity presents itself. This way, you’ll be praising your luck instead of cursing it!

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Written by The Staff at Anderson|Biro

Anderson|Biro, LLC is a full service, Executive Search firm dedicated to the Financial Services sector around the country. Our motto here is "Powerful Teams, Practical Strategies" and our clients appreciate our flexible, realistic approach to doing business and delivering effective results. Specialties: We serve our customers in the following areas: Land Title Insurance, Vendor Management, Valuation, REO Foreclosure, Loss Mitigation and Technology in addition to Residential and Commercial Home Builders, Private Equity and Law Firms focused in real estate, Real Estate Brokerages, Mortgage Servicing and Commercial Real Estate Banking.

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