Human Resources

What Do Employees Know About CUs?

February 20, 2009
What do employees know about credit unions, and how does that influence their member interactions? That was the subject of a study of 10 credit unions by the Filene Research Institute , Madison, Wis. "Employee Perceptions of Credit Unions: Implications for Member Profitability" expanded on an earlier Filene study, which... READ MORE

Extreme Makeover: FMLA Edition

January 23, 2009
Karen Saul Changes aim to ease family and medical leave administration. The first-ever amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) became effective Jan. 16. The changes are intended to improve communication between employers, workers, and health-care providers. Highlights include: Military family leave. Two new entitlements became... READ MORE

Think 'Training Camp'

November 17, 2008
Denis Crawford If you plan carefully, CU trainees can learn the drills and have a ball. No yawns allowed at my orientation training sessions. Through trial and error, I’ve come up with a system that works well for me as a trainer: “Think training camp.”   I grew up near... READ MORE

How Recruiters Shed Light on Executives' Character

November 01, 2008
How Recruiters Shed Light on Executives' Character November 1, 2008 By Dean Bare As corporate America shuffles through the wake of the Enron, Adelphia, and HealthSouth scandals, the issue of "character" now is on the minds of boards of directors, shareholders, and employees as companies seek senior-level executives. While not... READ MORE

Nine Hiring Hot Topics

November 01, 2008
Nine Hiring Hot Topics November 1, 2008 Hiring professionals should keep these nine hiring hot topics in mind during the upcoming year, according to employeescreenIQ , a Cleveland-based employee screening company: 1. Background checks Considering the state of the economy, the job market is destined to become even more competitive,... READ MORE

Retain Top Talent: Lessons from India and China

October 01, 2008
Retain Top Talent: Lessons from India and China October 1, 2008 By Mickey Matthews Business now is conducted in a global village where the practices are as varied as the cultures. While the differences often are subtle, they're all united by a single purpose: find and retain the best people... READ MORE

Document Your Training Success

September 01, 2008
Say you decide to adopt a fitness program. What would be your first step? READ MORE

Don't Underestimate the Negative Impact of Change

September 01, 2008
Don't Underestimate the Negative Impact of Change September 1, 2008 By Vicky Franchino The old maxim, "change is the only constant," has been all too true for credit unions over the past decade. Mergers, technological advances, the sales culture implementations, and the ongoing struggle to stay competitive in a highly... READ MORE

Fear and Loathing at the Water Cooler

September 01, 2008
Fear and Loathing at the Water Cooler September 1, 2008 By Morrie Shechtman As U.S. workers face news about the "economic downturn," two types of behaviors are sweeping through workplaces: Some people are quietly withdrawing —to their offices, breakrooms, behind computers—seeking safety from any kind of interaction or inquiry. They're... READ MORE

Cultivate Employees' Strengths

August 01, 2008
Cultivate Employees' Strengths August 1, 2008 By Beth Stetenfeld At work, do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Author Marcus Buckingham says this one question is better than any other at predicting your individual, team, and organizational success. Buckingham, who spoke at CUNA Mutual... READ MORE
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