What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Branch Manager, Banking in Stockton:
Set goals, be ready to work hard, find your niche, communicate with your staff effectively by keeping them in the loop at all times. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty and work next to them. Know all aspects of positions in which you are managing.
Branch Manager, Banking in Charleston:
"Listening well pays large dividends."
Take notes and be well organized. A consistent, comprehensive call plan is essential to your success.