Career Specialist, Inc. was founded in 1990 by Linda Baker in Tulsa, OK to serve the banking needs in the Midwest.  Linda is a dedicated professional who understands the needs of her client banks and banking candidates. Her role in the search process is to develop a strategy that is specific to the needs of the client bank. Linda possesses 25 years of success in the banking industry, including commercial and community banking.

Linda’s focus is professional level recruiting in the banking community. With 25 years experience as an executive recruiter, she is a source of qualified candidates that typically don’t answer ads and are not on the job market, but still interested in career growth and opportunity not present in their current position. Candidates referred by Career Specialist, Inc. are successful individuals, most of which are recruited, thoroughly interviewed, and extensively researched. The goal is to develop a partnership that is based on trust and honesty.

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With objectivity and complete confidentiality, we can locate, recruit, pre-screen qualified candidates and expedite interviews as well as assist you in reference checks, post interview feedback, salary negotiations and other aspects of the hiring process.


Complete Confidentiality
Locating a Candidate
Pre-screening a Candidate
Qualifying Candidates
Reference Checks
Post Interview Feedback
Salary Negotiations