The head of HR at a top Wall Street bank explains what she looks for in new hires

Before joining RBC Capital Markets in October 2016, Lieberman was the Global Head of HR at the Royal Bank of Scotland. She also held top HR roles at Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and Deutsche Bank, according to her LinkedIn page.

RBC Capital Markets finished 2016 ranked 10 for investment banking fees in the US, according to Dealogic, increasing its market share. According to data firm Coalition, the firm ranked ninth for total investment banking revenues, including banking and sales and trading, in the Americas in the first half of 2016.

In an interview with Business Insider Lieberman shared some advice she received when she first started her career that informs her hiring decisions today.

” When I was starting my career, my boss told me: “Whenever someone asks you your opinion, you give it,” Lieberman said.

Lieberman said she is drawn to people who aren’t afraid to challenge others and speak their mind. And those are the qualities she looks for in new hires.


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