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Business / Health /  • June 6, 2017
The Name Game
Members perceive that a credit union values them more if staff are able to recall their names.

In the post-factual, fake news, digital age we live in, it seems there is no need to remember anything anymore. Names, however, are among the few things we leave up to memory on a daily basis. So then, why are many of us bad at remembering them? ...

Business / Human Resources /  • January 9, 2017
Exit strategy
Plan for employee departures so you’re not left shorthanded

Plan for employee departures so you’re not left shorthanded

Business / Marketing /  • December 8, 2016
Play big
6 ways to hone your content-marketing strategy

It's easy to feel overwhelmed as 2017 approaches, with the social-media landscape shifting and mutating ever more rapidly as you plan a content-marketing strategy for the year ahead. You know your product; you know your worth. That’s the easy part....

Business / Human Resources /  • October 13, 2016
Rules of Engagement
Navigating the minefield of social media in the workplace

Are you on social media? If so, human resources consultant Morgan Kemick cautions, “There’s no online privacy. Someone at work — your boss, your colleagues — is reading your posts." Social media gives credit unions a ...

Business / Community Development /  • July 12, 2016
B Corps are better for business
OMISTA Credit Union is generating higher returns while creating more value for its members

OMISTA Credit Union’s AGM, simulcast in Fredericton and Moncton in New Brunswick this past April, presented far more than just the 2015 financial results. Community business leaders also gave presentations to members and staff, focusing on one part...

Business / Community Development /  • May 12, 2016
How to tell your CSR story
Smart strategies to emphasize authenticity over hype

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been called the ultimate marketing tool, a mega-trend, and a defining brand booster. After all, what’s not to love about responsible business practices? Though credit unions have long embraced social respon...

Business / Community Development /  • February 16, 2016
Giving year round
Corporate citizenship boosts loyalty and more

Many organizations see the benefit of building corporate giving into year-long initiatives

Business / Community Development /  • November 1, 2015
Small business is big in Canada
A snapshot of our nation's SMEs

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Business / Human Interest /  • Nov 2014
Meredith Powell has designs on success
The B.C.-based entrepreneur is stylin’, thanks in part to a credit union

After launching a lucrative career in fashion, Meredith Powell pays it forward by helping budding entrepreneurs.

Business / Human Interest /  • Sep 2013
Success one bite at a time
Vanessa Mills is the young dynamo behind Chomp Vegan Eatery

Vanessa Mills is the young dynamo behind Chomp Vegan Eatery