Led by Filene Fellow Sekou Bermiss, the Center for War for Talent connects credit unions to solutions for attracting, developing, and promoting top performers, from the front line to the board table.
Feb 14 2020
Big.Bright.Minds. Event Recap
For the last few years, the financial services industry has been through a roller coaster of technological and social change...
Nov 09 2019
Diverse Employees, Diverse Members Research Event Recap
A research event recap from Filene's Centers for the War for Talent and Consumer Decision Making As the American population...
Talent / Jun 26 2019
The Case for Workplace Financial Well-being: The View from Credit Unions
Financial stress is undermining your employees’ job performance, leading to absenteeism, and negatively impacting cognitive ability, productivity, and physical health—all...
Talent / May 31 2019
Workplace Design as a Strategic Human Capital Management Tool, Part 1
In today’s tight job market, competitive compensation and benefits are table stakes in attracting, recruiting, and retaining talent. What is...
Talent / May 20 2019
Leveraging Employee Loss for Employee Gain
Within most organizations, employee recruitment and turnover are inextricably linked. The questions of whom to recruit and when to recruit...
Talent / May 06 2019
Incentive Pay: Research and Guidance for Credit Unions
Is incentive or variable pay worthwhile for credit unions? The short answer: it depends. Small-scale programs, when carefully managed, may...
Talent / Dec 28 2018
Young Professionals: Will They Come? Will They Stay? Or Will They Go?
What Filene’s research says about the state of attraction and retention of young adults at credit unions.
Talent / Nov 08 2018
Formalizing the Art of Board Composition
A board of directors can make or break the success of a credit union. Yet credit unions sometimes find board...
Talent / Nov 16 2018
Best Practices are Dead. Experiment Instead!: Research in Action Recap
It’s easy to assume that a policy adopted by industry leaders will lead to success for your organization. But what...
Talent / Jun 28 2018
Diving Headfirst into the (Applicant) Pool: How Employee Attraction Impacts Employee Retention
This report uses credit union human resources data to investigate the process of generating potential applicants, and identifies various conditions...
Talent / Sep 15 2017
The Laws of Attraction: Credit Union Recruitment in a Competitive Labor Market
A large hurdle today for many credit unions is attracting and retaining talented employees. This report lays out the key...