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2019 Executive Committee of CUNA HROD Council announced

2019 Executive Committee of CUNA HROD Council announced

The 2019-2020 Executive Committee of CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council was officially announced at the council’s annual conference in Anaheim, Calif. Lisa Baron, SVP human resources and talent management, Baxter CU, Vernon Hills, [...]

The HR leader as executive coach

The HR leader as executive coach

A panel of credit union CEOs weighed in on the value human resources (HR) leaders provide when they step into the role as executive coach during the 2019 CUNA Human Resources & Organizational Development Council [...]

Registration open for CUNA CECL training Sept. 5-6

Registration open for CUNA CECL training Sept. 5-6

Registration is now live for the CUNA Current Expected Credit Loss School, a live training event designed to prepare credit unions for the new Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard going into effect Dec. 15, [...]

Panel celebrates 25 years of HR/OD

Panel celebrates 25 years of HR/OD

A panel of founding members of the CUNA Human Resources & Organizational Development (HR/OD) Council shared stories of how HR field has changed—and remained the same—over the last quarter century. Addressing the [...]

New NCUA Chairman Hood outlines areas of focus, ANPR issued

New NCUA Chairman Hood outlines areas of focus, ANPR issued

The NCUA Board issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) Thursday on compensation in connection with loans to members. This was also the first meeting of a full, three-person board since April 2016. Rodney [...]

Craft messages that inspire

Craft messages that inspire

When addressing an audience, take a moment to frame your message, make it memorable to your listeners, and spur them to take action. “When you inspire, you move the audience reaction from ‘I have to,’ [...]

NCUA’s Thursday meeting sees ANPR on compensation

NCUA’s Thursday meeting sees ANPR on compensation

There’s just a single item on the NCUA Board’s agenda for its April 18 meeting, the first with a three-person board since April 2016. This will also be the first meeting under new [...]

Deliver high-impact leadership training

Deliver high-impact leadership training

Every organization seeks to establish a program that develops the next generation of leaders. But the most successful programs develop leaders at all levels of the organization, not just those who are next in line [...]

Donovan: CU difference is best defense against bank attacks

Donovan: CU difference is best defense against bank attacks

Credit unions must be proactive to not only react to banker rhetoric but to bust myths about credit unions and their tax status, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrotein Credit Union Journal Monday. Donovan’[...]

‘Un-sales’ meeting adds fun to training

‘Un-sales’ meeting adds fun to training

When introducing a new product or service, or a different approach to increasing sales, don't hold a traditional  meeting. Instead, hold an “un-sales” meeting, says Mia Perez, chief administrative officer at Louisiana Federal Credit Union [...]

Tax status allows CUs to ensure 115M members come first

Tax status allows CUs to ensure 115M members come first

The credit union difference means all 115 million credit union members come first, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said in a video released this morning. Speaking on the occasion of Tax Day, Nussle said those [...]

Small CU committee shares merger, CECL concerns with NCUA

Small CU committee shares merger, CECL concerns with NCUA

CUNA’s Small Credit Union Committee wrote to NCUA about merger trends, the current expected credit loss (CECL) standard and other issues this week. The letters follow a meeting between the committee and Larry Fazio, [...]

PODCAST: James Collins on cannabis banking

PODCAST: James Collins on cannabis banking

When Washington state legalized the use of marijuana in 2014, O Bee Credit Union in Tumwater, Wash., initially decided not to serve marijuana-related businesses. But when members started asking for cannabis banking services, O Bee [...]

Nussle talks advocacy, advancement with Australian CUs

Nussle talks advocacy, advancement with Australian CUs

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle addressed global credit union peers Thursday during World Council of Credit Unions’ Australian Credit Union Study Trip. His keynote address at a CEO/Director meeting focused on CUNA’s efforts [...]