Human Resources

The Art Of Business Execution

July 01, 2006
The Art Of Business Execution July 1, 2006 Conflicting organizational activities, silos, redundant processes, and confusing policies block effective, consistent execution, according to the book, 'Get it Done: A Blueprint for Business Execution,' by Ralph Welborn and Vince Kasten. The authors identify 10 common challenges that get in the way... READ MORE

Protect Your Workplace From ID Theft: 13 Steps

July 01, 2006
Protect Your Workplace From ID Theft: 13 Steps July 1, 2006 By Karen Saul Identity (ID) theft has received a lot of attention from the fraud angle. But credit unions also must understand how ID theft pertains to their human resource functions. This crime often occurs internally when nefarious employees... READ MORE

Every Immigrant Is A Hero

July 01, 2006
Every Immigrant Is A Hero July 1, 2006 Who: Luis Pastor What: CEO Where: Latino Community CU, Durham, N.C. What are some common misconceptions about serving the Latino community? Some institutions don't approach the Latino immigrant community with a clear understanding of the situation and the support that we need.... READ MORE

Moving In, Reaching Out

July 01, 2006
Moving In, Reaching Out July 1, 2006 Who: Kim Sponem What: President/CEO Where: Great Wisconsin CU, Madison, WI On relocating the CU's headquarters: The main reason we decided to relocate was space. We've grown at an average rate of 15% over the past several years. We had people sharing offices,... READ MORE

Council Releases New White Papers

July 01, 2006
Council Releases New White Papers July 1, 2006 Strategic planning advice and successful tips to negotiating are offered in two new white papers from the CUNA Operations, Sales & Service (OpSS) Council. 'What Every Operations Professional Should Know in Preparation for Strategic Planning' covers the central role that operations executives... READ MORE

'Best Employer' Offers 'Babies In The Workplace'

June 01, 2006
For six consecutive years, San Jose Magazine has named $294 million asset Valley Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., one of the "50 Best Places to Work in the Silicon Valley." READ MORE

Growth Hasn't Changed America's First's Mission

June 01, 2006
Growth Hasn't Changed America's First's Mission June 1, 2006 Who: David Adcock What: President/CEO Where: America's First FCU, Birmingham, Ala. How has your CU changed over the years? Having been employed at America's First for more than 33 years, I have seen the credit union grow from $25 million in... READ MORE

Top Talent Is A Top Priority

June 01, 2006
Top Talent Is A Top Priority June 1, 2006 By Sharyn Alden The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 10 million more skilled labor jobs than workers by 2010. The Employment Policy Foundation, Washington, D.C., also projects a systemic labor shortage in the next two to three decades. Human resource (HR)... READ MORE

What's Your Biggest Training Challenge?

May 01, 2006
What's Your Biggest Training Challenge? May 1, 2006 Changing The Culture Culture change. We went from being a single-sponsor credit union to a community-based credit union. Before, we had a captive audience. Now, as a community-based credit union, we've had to take our message out to the community. We had... READ MORE

CEO's Life Is One Big Adventure

May 01, 2006
CEO's Life Is One Big Adventure May 1, 2006 CEO's Life Is One Big Adventure Who: Konnie Werner What: President/CEO Where: Team One CU, Saginaw, Mich. Why Team One's call center won a Best Practices Award from the CU Association of New Mexico: We were delighted to be honored with... READ MORE
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