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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.

  • Attract

  • Onboard

  • Develop

  • Engage & Motivate

  • Recognize


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
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Nationally Recognized Certifications:


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

ABA Endorsed Solutions

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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.