Credit Unions Raise Staff Pay
Data from CUES Employee Salary Survey show 3.32 percent boost to overall total compensation
Join CUES Compensation Consultants Scott Dettmann and Bob Cartwright as they outline the findings of the 2013 CUES Employee Summary in this free webinar on Feb. 28.
CFO Focus: Purchasing a Derivative–Part One
Financial impacts for credit unions to consider before using swaps, caps to hedge interest-rate risk
CFO Focus: Purchasing a Derivative–Part Two
What methodology should be used to evaluate swaps?
Five Steps for Successful Branding
Work to create recognition, loyalty and awareness
Search Engine Optimization
Are we waging an online popularity contest?
NextGen Know-How: Bring out the Best in Those you Lead
Create a workplace where every employee advances the organizational mission every day
Credit Union Management Featured Article
Experienced CU execs find ways past the financial pitfalls of construction projects.
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Video: Characteristics of Effective Boards with Carol Weisman, president of Board Builders
Review all your member benefits.
Blog: Missional Monday 1 of 7: Changing Employee Behavior to Support Your Mission: Michael Neill, CSE, president of Michael Neill and Associates, Atlanta, and CUES' partner in ServiStar, emphasizes that to encourage more behavior in support of a credit union's mission, leaders need to catch employees doing things right. If a credit union focuses on catching off-mission behavior, "employees want to do just enough to not get caught," he says. Read more in this CUES Skybox blog post.
Learn more about ServiStar, a joint offering of CUES and Michael Neill and Associates.
Catch someone doing something right, post a video and you could win $1,000! Learn more on the ServiStar Facebook page.
Master Member Business Lending
Prevent even one business loan from going bad with the information you’ll learn at CUES School of Business Lending, and it will pay for itself several times over. Reserve your space at each week-long school: Business Lending Fundamentals, April 29-May 3; Financial Analysis and Diagnostic Assessment, July 15-19; and Strategic Business Lending, Sept. 9-13. CUES members, sign up today for all three weeks and save a total of $1,485!
Cool App: The mission of Here On Biz is simple: ensure professionals never miss an opportunity--whether that is alerting you when a potentially great connection is nearby when you're traveling on business, allowing you to better connect and communicate at a conference, or letting you know when an old colleague is passing through town. Here On Biz is the app that travels with you and makes the most of your time, automatically connecting you with nearby opportunities that matter.
Building High Performing Organizations
DDJ Myers, in partnership with CUES, will help you leverage your best talents, values and visions for optimal organizational fitness. DDJ Myers supports the leadership development of credit unions with services including strategic planning; succession planning for board and executives; executive coaching; and board governance, recruitment and renewal. Learn more today.
Honored: The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, in conjunction with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, has named Park Community Federal Credit Union, Louisville, as a winner in the Ninth Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky competition. The CU is one of 33 winners in the small/medium-sized employer category. The selection process was managed by Best Companies Group, based on assessment of each company’s employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey. The CU has 41 CUES members as part of its CUES Advancing Management Group Membership.
Promotion: David Young, CCUE, has been promoted to executive vice president at Commonwealth Credit Union, Frankfort, Ky. Previously he was VP/operations.
New Position: John Godwin, CCE, is the new chief operating officer of Securityplus Federal Credit Union, Baltimore. Previously he was VP/business development/strategic alliances at MECU of Baltimore, Inc.
Retirement: Anthony (Tony) Cali, president/CEO of IC Federal Credit Union, Fitchburg, Mass., has announced his retirement effective April 30.
Community Involvement: For the fourth year in a row, employees from Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., assisted at the Riverside County Academic Decathlon. Altura CU’s 11 staffers served as proctors during the “Super Quiz” portion of the event. More than 180 students in teams from 19 high schools competed in the 30th Annual Academic Decathlon, which is sponsored by the Riverside County Office of Education. The event components include writing essays, delivering prepared and impromptu speeches, being interviewed by judges and participating in the Super Quiz. The CU has nine CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
Members Advantage Credit Union, Michigan City, Ind., has donated $2,500 to the Michigan City Salvation’s Army holiday fundraising campaign. The CU has six CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
Through Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union’s “Funding Your Ideas” Grant Program, educators across Long Island had the opportunity to apply for a grant to support an innovative classroom project. NEFCU, Westbury, N.Y., awarded more than $13,000 this past December and more than $100,000 in total grants since the program’s inception in 2004. The CU has six CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
Read more—and submit your own--CUES member news.
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Free! Webinar: Employee Compensation in Review: 2013 CUES Employee Summary
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University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
CEO Institute II: Organizational Effectiveness
Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management
Embassy Suites Downtown Chicago
April 29-May 3
Embassy Suites Downtown Chicago
CUES School of Growth and Profitability™
Embassy Suites Downtown Chicago
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