The Best Credit Unions to Work For under $200M in assets


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With unemployment low, proven executives and promising new blood have lots of opportunities. Attracting and retaining the top talent in this increasingly competitive environment will take more than just a good salary and a competitive benefits program. To successfully recruit, develop and keep great employees means offering them opportunities to grow both professionally and personally, tools that help them maintain a healthy work-life balance – and even have some on-the-job fun.

Credit Union Journal’s Best Credit Unions To Work For rankings give you the opportunity to learn from some of the most innovative credit unions out there. From enhanced family medical leave options, paid time off for volunteering in the community, special recognition programs that go beyond a plaque and a handshake and more, these credit unions have found creative ways to make people want to do their best work.

Read on to learn how the top credit unions with under $200 million in assets are attracting and retaining top employees, and check back throughout the week for more!


InFirst FCU

Location: Alexandria, Va.
Assets: $170 million
Overall rank: 3
Asset category rank: 1
Reasons employees like to work here:
· Member First Committee encourages new ideas from employees to be submitted to HR. Many ideas are implemented and awarded
· Employees have job shadowing opportunities so they can understand the full operations of the credit union
· FitBit Wellness Program for staff competitions.

Pictured above: InFirst Federal Credit Union employees gather for a photo at the CU’s Marlow Heights branch location.

For more on InFirst FCU, click here.


Texas Tech CU

Location: Lubbock, Texas
Assets: $179 million
Overall rank: 4
Asset category rank: 2
Reasons employees like to work here:
· Annual stress-management training sessions delivered by licensed professional counselors
· The credit union holds events such as holiday parties, potlucks and company picnics throughout the year where employees are encouraged to bring their families
· Every Friday is jeans day and staff are encouraged to dress up for Halloween and participate in a costume contest. The CU also participates in “spirit days” to show support for local universities.

Pictured above: Texas Tech FCU’s board and executive team pose with mascot, “Raider Red.”

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