HR Answers: Top talent development challenges

Credit unions report five major concerns in the latest CUES survey.

In today’s dynamic and competitive global business landscape, talent has emerged as the ultimate differentiator. The rapid evolution of technology, changes in work patterns and shifting societal expectations have led to a significant transformation in the workforce. Like other organizations across various industries, credit unions are adapting to these changes by focusing on talent development as a pivotal cornerstone for sustainable growth and maintaining a competitive edge.

A notable trend in this transformation is the increasing automation of routine and repetitive tasks, which has led organizations to emphasize the development of critical and specific skills for their employees. Additionally, remote and hybrid work environments have become the norm, catering to the diverse needs and expectations of a multigenerational workforce. This workforce increasingly seeks inclusive workplaces that prioritize work-life balance and employee well-being, reflecting the growing importance of holistic employee development.

Amid this changing landscape, the credit union sector faces its own set of challenges, including digital transformation, shifting demographics and heightened competition. To remain competitive, credit unions must focus on cultivating a skilled and resilient workforce and fostering a culture of continuous learning, personal growth and professional advancement.


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