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Human Resources & Talent Development

These tools, tips and information are designed to help talent development and human resources professionals find, develop and grow their bank's most valuable asset–its people.

The most valuable asset of any business is its people. Plan an effective talent development strategy that aligns your bank’s organizational needs with expertise, tools and insights from ABA.

Lifecycle of a Banker

Opportunities to achieve not only individual growth, but also business objectives can be found at every stage of employment. Ensure you are taking advantage of them.

View the Lifecycle
  • Attract

  • Onboard

  • Develop

  • Engage & Motivate

  • Recognize

Develop

Implement an organization-wide talent management program. ABA can help with training in the following key business lines:

Engage & Motivate

Grow skills by earning further credentials as part of ongoing training for in-role and career progression:

Certificates Earned Online:

  • Business Banking and Commercial Lending
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Compliance
  • Retail Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Marketing
  • Wealth Management & Trust
  • Bank Leadership
  • Management Essentials
  • See all Certificates

Nationally Recognized Certifications:

Recognize

Recognize outstanding performance and implement an organization-wide succession plan to fill key roles and leadership positions:

ABA Endorsed Solutions

News & Publications

Affirmative Action Plan Preparation

ABA members use our group purchasing power for discounts on community bank Affirmative Action Plan preparation. With increased enforcement activity by federal regulators, community banks with 50 or more employees must maintain compliant Affirmative Action Plans. Employment Law Compliance prepares these for hundreds of ABA member banks.

MinBanc Foundation Reimburses Training Costs

MinBanc Foundation, Inc. has distributed professional development grants in excess of $600,000 to further employee education and training opportunities at minority- and women-owned banks since their founding. MinBanc reimburses tuition, certificate and online training, and conference registrations—up to $5000 per bank, per calendar year. To learn more, visit minbanc.org or call 202-489-9932.