• Our Hiring Process & FAQs

Our Hiring Process & FAQs

At First Business, we take our hiring process very seriously. It is important to us that we take the time to thoroughly evaluate all candidates to ensure that we are hiring the right people into the right positions. This extensive process also allows candidates to thoroughly evaluate First Business, ensuring it is a right fit for them as well. The hiring process is definitely a two way street. Our process includes:

  1. Complete an online application
  2. Phone screen
  3. 1st round in-person interview with Human Resources and Hiring Manager(s)
  4. 2nd round in-person interview with Hiring Manager(s) and Senior Level Executives
  5. Extend an offer

How to Apply

If you think First Business sounds like a fit for you, take some time to search for openings today! After choosing the position(s) that interest you, complete the online application. Once we have received your application, you will get an e-mail confirming your application. If we are interested in pursuing you as a candidate, we will be in touch with you to proceed with the interview process.

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How many employees does First Business have?

We currently have approximately 150 employees, which includes all three of our locations.

How many locations does First Business have?

There are three (3) main locations: Madison, Milwaukee, and Appleton. Madison is our main location, and Milwaukee is a separately chartered bank. Appleton is our newest location and is currently a loan production office, and it will continue to grow in operation as their market presence grows. We also have satellite sales offices that are part of our asset-based lending division in key cities throughout the greater Midwest.

What is the best way to search for positions?

The best way to search current openings that First Business has available is to choose “select all” in both the category and location sections of the search screen. This will bring up all open positions, across the entire company, and in all locations.

How do I submit my resume?

Once you have found a position that you are interested in, you will be able to complete our online application. The online application will take you through a series of questions and will also include a section where you can copy and paste and upload your resume. Your resume will then be submitted, along with the application, to our recruiting team for review.

I am interested in a job with First Business, but there are no jobs available that I am a match for. Can I still submit my resume?

We appreciate the interest that all of our candidates have in First Business — however, in order to submit your resume through our online application, you must apply for a specific position. If there is currently not a position available that meets your characteristics, we recommend that you check back periodically as our website always has the most current and up-to-date listing of our available opportunities.

What happens after I complete the online application?

Once you complete the online application, your application and resume will be submitted to our Applicant Tracking System and our recruiting team will be notified. If your submission is successful, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. After review of your information, should the recruiting team want to proceed with you in our interviewing process, they will be in touch with you directly. If you are not selected as a candidate for the position you will receive a notification that we are pursuing other candidates.

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