Finding the next leaders in your credit union doesn’t always require looking outside the credit union.
Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis., created a leadership development program that focuses on each employee’s current performance and leadership potential to identify those who may have the qualities and skills to be future leaders.
“We want to bring people up and give them opportunities,” Amy Bauer, Royal’s vice president of shared project services for the $1.7 billion asset credit union, told a breakout session at CUNA’s HR & Organizational Development Council Conference Tuesday.
Team leaders assess each employee and rate their current performance and leadership potential during a talent review. Individuals identified as having high levels of current performance and leadership qualities are then classified as “high potentials.”continue reading »