What happens when Google and Apple collide?

first_imgOne of the biggest rivalries in the new millennium is the battle between Google and Apple. Both sides have a loyal following and reasons for thinking their side is the best, but what happens when you combine the two in a credit union setting? You get Credit Union 2.0! Credit Union 2.0 is a new type of credit union that is focused on attracting millennial (people between the ages of 18-34) members and employees by combining the culture of Google with the technology and retail model of Apple.Why is this necessary?Research shows that millennials now make up a third of the workforce. That means one in every three employees is between the ages of 18-34. That is huge! It is imperative that credit unions make changes in order to attract this age group as employees and as members. Google has been successful in this area. In fact, they have been the number one work place for years mostly due to their culture. Imagine working for a company that has nap rooms, onsite physicians, free restaurants, free shuttles to and from work, showers for after a workout, haircuts on site, amazing paternity/maternity leave, etc. The list goes on and on. While all of these perks sound amazing, Google is a HUGE company and smaller credit unions, such as Shell Geismar, have to decide what we can afford to duplicate and what we can’t. continue reading » 21SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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