Kaye/Bassman’s Tim White in E-Financial Careers News Article, “Surviving a Merger or Acquisition“
Dallas, Texas, 3/16/2012:
An M&A can send a career into a tailspin or on an upward flight pattern. It’s all in how you navigate the shifting winds, saysTim White, managing partner in the private wealth practice at Kaye/Bassman International, an executive recruiting andsearch firm.
In an interview with eFinancialCareers, White says the world of investment banking has certainly had its share of consolidation, and so it’s essential to quickly determine who your new superior will be or who you’ll be supervising post-M&A.
If you’re the new sheriff in town, or if you’re the person with a new manager, everyone needs to be on the same page—knowing that the clients’ best interest is at the heart of everything. “At the end of the day, there has to be clarity in communication, as well as a management of expectations,” says White. A proactive approach is the key. Don’t wait for someone to come to you. Make your approach and skills clear, and make sure it’s obvious you are a team player.
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