Natalie Bartholomew is chief administrative officer at Grand Savings Bank in northwestern Arkansas, but she is probably better known for her popular blog “The Girl Banker,” which provides advice on career advancement and work-life balance for women in banking as well as spotlighting female leaders in financial services. On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Bartholomew shares her perspective on (among many other topics):
- The importance of building a personal brand as a banker, including through social media
- The value of mentorship in career advancement
- Acknowledging the illusion of work-life balance while recognizing the need to take a break
- Insights she’s gained as a frequent speaker at industry events on women in banking
If you can’t see the audio player above, click here to listen to this week’s episode.