Our Employees Make the Difference

July 21, 2017 | Linda Barner

Illustration of Mission Fed quote: I feel I am learning valuable  skills at Mission Fed that  I can use to further my career.

At Mission Fed, we have a deep appreciation for our Mission Fed family. Our employees are of the utmost importance to the success of our values, vision and mission. We believe strongly in creating a supportive and rewarding work environment. It’s important to us that our employees feel fulfilled and empowered to grow and succeed in their careers.

Because Mission Fed is people-focused, we don’t just talk about valuing our employees—we make decisions that show them how important they are to us, like offering consistent hours with minimal weekend shifts so that employees can maintain a healthy work/life balance. Our company culture is based around the idea that a well-balanced life is essential to employee retention, so we work hard to make sure employees’ schedules work with their lives. Pay is competitive at Mission Fed, and we offer a benefit package to both full-time and part-time employees.

In addition to great hours, competitive wages and fantastic benefits, we believe in recognizing our employees’ strengths and ambitions. Employee recognition starts by helping our employees achieve their goals. Mission Fed supports employees who want to advance their careers by offering training and education programs that help reinforce employees’ career aims and goals. Employees who want to pursue continuing higher education can take advantage of our tuition reimbursement program.

We also offer employees opportunities to give back whenever possible—something Mission Fed is deeply passionate about. We invite employees to participate in events throughout the year to give back to our community. We believe that investing in our employees and our community helps improve employee retention and satisfaction, and it also makes our company a better place, too.

Because we truly value our employees and prioritize making Mission Fed a great place to work, we are honored to say that we’ve won the Peter Barron Stark Companies’ Award for Workplace Excellence a thrilling three times! This prestigious award is given to companies who use an employee survey program to gather employee opinions and exceed an overall favorable response of 80 percent or higher. Because this award is based on opinions, it is a clear gauge of employee satisfaction. We’re proud to say that our employees are as pleased with us as we are with them, and we’re delighted to employ such high-caliber people at Mission Fed. Our goal is to create a gratifying, worthwhile workplace for our employees, and a company culture that celebrates our Mission Fed family. We are happy to say this award indicates that we’re doing just that.

90% or more of Mission Fed employees feel this way about their job, our management team, growth opportunities and Mission Fed:

My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment.

I feel that my work is important to the success of the credit union.

My supervisor treats me with dignity and respect.

I feel I am learning valuable skills at Mission Fed that I can use to further my career.

The credit union’s mission personally motivates me to do my job.

I have a good working relationship with my supervisor.

I would recommend Mission Fed to my friends and family as a good place to work.

I feel a strong sense of loyalty towards my organization.

I believe Mission Fed has an exciting future.

The employee benefits package at Mission Fed meets my needs.

My supervisor encourages my personal growth.

The content provided in this blog consists of the opinions and ideas of the author alone and should be used for informational purposes only. Mission Federal Credit Union disclaims any liability for decisions you make based on the information provided. References to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name in this article by Mission Federal Credit Union is for the information and convenience of its readers and does not constitute endorsement, control or warranty by Mission Federal Credit Union.

Linda Barner

Linda Barner

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.

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