Human Resources

Video: Unleash Greatness in Yourself and Others

October 01, 2007
Video: Unleash Greatness in Yourself and Others October 1, 2007 Unleash greatness by thinking bigger about what you're doing, says Rick Olson , founder of Rick Olson Seminars , Dallas, Wis. READ MORE

Seven Ways to Head Off Staff Performance Issues

September 01, 2007
Seven Ways to Head Off Staff Performance Issues September 1, 2007 You find them at nearly every place of employment—employees who exhibit "below standard" performance. At a credit union, it may be the salesperson with inconsistent numbers (dynamite one month, sluggish the next), or the assistant manager out with a... READ MORE

Why do CUs Fail?

August 01, 2007
Why do CUs Fail? August 1, 2007 Build assets, boost your ROA (return on assets) and you'll improve your chances of survival. So says a Filene Research Institute report, "Determinants of Credit Union and Commercial Bank Failures: Similarities and Differences, 1981-2005." The report, authored by James A. Wilcox , Filene... READ MORE

Kathryn Biddle Talks Training

August 01, 2007
Kathryn Biddle joined $245 million asset TopLine Federal in May as its training manager. READ MORE

Leadership Lessons From Doris and Dan

July 01, 2007

Twenty years ago, author Daniel Pink entered law school, following his parents' advice. But he's never practiced a day of law in his ilfe.

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Relax, Regroup, Recharge

July 01, 2007
Relax, Regroup, Recharge July 1, 2007 From fitness rooms to daycare centers to décor, facilities that factor employee needs can retain staff and boost morale. Making the case for workplace wellness isn't difficult. Credit unions that prioritize employee health and wellness, design facilities around employee needs, and offer healthy lifestyle... READ MORE

Use Human Resources to Create a Competitive Advantage

July 01, 2007
Use Human Resources to Create a Competitive Advantage July 1, 2007 America is on the cusp of a serious labor shortage. Between now and 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates nearly 35 million Baby Boomers will retire, leaving businesses with one of the tightest labor markets in American... READ MORE

Eight Ways to Help Employees Get Fit, Healthy, and Grateful

July 01, 2007
Eight Ways to Help Employees Get Fit, Healthy, and Grateful July 1, 2007 Consider these statistics from the Industrial Physical Capability Services Inc., Hudson, Ohio: 37% of new hires were obese in 2005, compared to 29% in 2000—a 36% increase. If this trend continues, by 2010, one of two new... READ MORE

Thirteen Habits Every Manager Should Develop

June 01, 2007
Thirteen Habits Every Manager Should Develop June 1, 2007 Being successful in business requires forming good habits, says Ty Freyvogel, founder of Entrepreneurslab.com . He says developing these 13 habits will help managers eliminate problems before they arise: 1. Review all systems from top to bottom Examine what's working and... READ MORE

Health-Care Costs a Weighty Issue

May 01, 2007
Health-Care Costs a Weighty Issue May 1, 2007 By Victoria White Lennyx Corporate health-care costs continue to rise at alarming rates—double the inflation rate and four times defense spending in 2005 (the latest year data are available), according to the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC). Employers now pay more... READ MORE

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