Linda Barner is VP Human Resources at Mission Federal Credit Union where she oversees the human resources and training and development functions. In addition to having over 20 years of experience in HR, Linda is a dedicated lifelong learner. She feels very fortunate to have found the perfect career for herself, because “professional student” does not pay the bills.
Posts by Linda Barner:
Thankful for Free Checking
Do I still need checks?
Ideas for Employee Recognition
Our Employees Make the Difference
What It’s Like to Work at Mission Fed
Mission for Nonprofits—because the San Diego community matters to us
Set Goals. Take Action. Make a Career Development Plan.
If you work full-time, chances are you’re spending the majority of your day with coworkers doing what you love, right? If not, it’s time to start thinking about your professional future, where you want to be and how you’ll get there. It’s time to set goals, take action and make a career development plan.
Tips for saving for your retirement besides your 401(k)
Think out of the usual 401(k) box and expand your retirement savings by opening and IRA or certificate. Planning now for a great retirement can be as easy as setting aside extra unexpected funds and budgeting your regular expenses. A daily $5 latte costs $1,825 a year. Treating yourself half as much and putting the additional funds into your retirement savings could help you live the lifestyle you’ve always imagined in your golden years.
Behind the Scenes: Our Communication Pledge
To promote open communication and establish some guidelines for effective meetings here at Mission Fed, managers put their heads together and what resulted was our Communication Pledge, which was put into effect in 2012. This pledge is displayed in all of conference rooms throughout our corporate offices, and at all of our branches as well.