Implementing a change at your credit union without taking the proper steps can have a ripple effect of negative outcomes. AVP of Operations Jeff Miller covers the steps to change and why each is as critical as the last.
Is your organization prepared for unexpected employee departures or even expected retirements? If one of your staff left tomorrow, do you know who would take over their responsibilities? Amber Overla explains how best to prepare for known and unknown succession events.
In the age of self-service, many credit unions are asking themselves if they need a teller line anymore or if it can be done away with. Rick Preble of RVA Financial Credit Union has done exactly that, replacing his teller lines with ITMs. John Beachamp examines the motive behind the decision, the process, and how members took the shift.
Every member of your team is a link in your organization’s chain. Losing a team member means a break in the chain where both information and processes are lost. This is why, Brendan Lindsey argues, it is critical for everyone in your organization to document their processes.
In the final article in his series on business continuity, Jim Lawrence recaps the first six articles and covers ways to continue improving on your business continuity plan.
CUSO examinations, while less frequent than credit union examinations, are no less stressful or thorough. Patrick Sickels advises on how best to prepare yourself and your staff ahead of time for an audit to make sure you pass with flying colors.
EFT vendors are not one size fits all when it comes to what your members and your credit union need. Heather French walks through some considerations to keep in mind when choosing a vendor and how you can find the right partner for your credit union.