Internal Culture & HR Archive
Many financial institutions delving into social media simply shovel the additional workload on top of the existing marketing staff’s responsibilities. Reality Check: Even if your marketing department has the experience to pull it off, they
The Financial Brand interviewed Mary Olson, VP of Marketing, Delta Community, and talked about the credit union’s creative — and branded – employee intranet, affectionately named “Simon.” Simon is the portal for all employee communications
As part of a broader initiative to reach out to customers experiencing financial hardship, TD Canada Trust has created TD Helps, a subsite featuring 12 employee videos. The project was inspired by stories shared among
BofA has taken a lot of heat in the press lately. As if all the problems surrounding TARP, their merger with Merrill Lynch and executive compensation aren’t enough to deal with, the bank has to
This parody video is pretty funny, so it must be hitting close to home. If you can’t watch YouTube videos at work, you can (1) read the script below, and/or (2) get your financial institution
$4 million severance one day… $474,000 salary the next Steve Blakely joined Servus Credit Union back in March 2007, a little more than a year before the 3-way marriage between Servus, Community Savings and Common
An AIG corporate security memo, leaked to Gawker, advises employees on how not to fall victim to the populist horde calling for their heads. Click to enlarge. Here’s to hoping your financial institution never, ever
Right now, there is much debate about how much banking executives should or shouldn’t make. Is $1 million too much? Is $500,000 fair? What about bonuses? One of the big concerns is that Washington will
If all banks pretty much share the same core values, then what good are they?
Filene released a study on employee perceptions of credit unions. The study concludes that credit union employees are confused about what “a credit union” is. Among the conclusions: Employees agree on the “credit union idea”
Some financial institutions have mission statements. Some have vision statements. Some have both. Some companies have a defined list of core values, while others don’t. One thing is for sure: There is a lot of
United Community FCU just gave brand new 2009 Chevrolet HHRs to 17 employees. The cars, wrapped from bumper to bumper with credit union graphics, cost $380,000. To pay for the campaign, the credit union is
In order for your brand to thrive, employees must be on board. Here's 5 ways HR can do to help instill a branded culture and get staff living the brand.
WaMu has coined a term for its staff. “WaMulians” as they’re known, is a term that dates back to at least 2003, but was only used informally. Until recently. It appears WaMu has an employee
“Wanted: Marketing People. Also, donuts.” This was the headline of a recruitment ad placed by Coast Capital Savings. The rest of the ad reads: Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s second largest credit union, and we’re