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Human Resources /  • November 7, 2018
New social order
Credit unions' cooperative ethos should bode well for finding and developing synergies with millennials, a socially conscious generation that is defying old - and defining new - business practices.

There is a disconnect between millennials and credit unions, despite a myriad of synergies.

Business / Human Resources /  • November 4, 2017
Leaks in the Talent Pipeline
Commercial lenders can be big money makers for credit unions, which makes these talented staff members recruitment targets for competing financial institutions.

Commercial loan portfolios are complex, challenging and profitable, with talented lenders sometimes being poached by a competing financial institution.

Human Resources /  • August 17, 2017
Fill in the Gaps
Credit unions in isolated rural areas, such as Innovation in Saskatchewan, are coming up with creative ways to staff specialized areas of expertise, including IT and risk management.

It can be challenging for smaller credit unions, or those in isolated, rural areas, to staff their employee roster with highly specialized personnel.

Human Resources /  • Sep 2014
Leveraging the people factor
Nature and nurture go far to ensure you have the best staff possible

What distinguishes credit unions from banks? It comes down to the CU system’s emphasis on members, service and a commitment to community.

Human Resources / Marketing /  • Jul 2014
The key to great creative
Get big bang for your marketing bucks — no matter the size of your budget

Credit unions are putting energy into social media to directly engage and converse with younger members.

Human Resources / Marketing /  • May 2014
Talking points
A rich culture of communication can help every credit union up its game

Running a credit union is serious business and internal communications can’t always be fun and games.

Governance / Human Resources /  • Jan 2014
How to succeed at succession
Finding – and keeping – the right mix of directors is a science and an art

The Canadian credit union system is light years ahead of it U.S. counterparts in addressing board issues, according to a report by Filene Research.

Human Resources /  • Jan 2014
The disappearing glass ceiling
Credit unions are at the vanguard when it comes to female leadership

It’s late on a spectacular West Coast afternoon in October, but Tracy Redies’ workday is still far from over.

Business / Human Resources /  • Sep 2013
Quality-of-life insurance
Credit unions are beginning to offer a timely new kind of policy

No question: people are living longer and it’s affecting their financial futures. The good news is that credit unions have made considerable progress.