I have been working at World Council of Credit Unions, Inc full-time (More than 10 years)
WOCCU is a place where you can make your mark on the world and help thousands of people enjoy a more prosperous lifestyle. It has a noble mission. WOCCU has promoted its employees from within IF there is demonstrated performance and personal initiative. Some employees have started very low in the organization and have risen to senior levels because they see opportunities on their own to improve the organization and they know what to do and how to make it happen. They are in it for the long run. These people tend to have strong technical and people skills and can work well with their colleagues as team players. They believe in the mission of the organization and are willing to sacrifice and want to leave a legacy for others to enjoy. Employment at WOCCU is much more than a job. As such, it has the potential to be a life-changing experience.
WOCCU is not for everyone. If you are more interested in receiving big salary increases and bonuses than helping get the job done, forget it. If you are a job hopper looking for your next two year stint, forget it. If you don't know how to manage or get along with people, forget it, if you tend to push your work off on others and don't like to "get your hands dirty", forget it, if you are a "high maintenance" employee who needs lots of attention, forget it, if you are a complainer and always blame others, forget it. Finally, and above all, if you like to talk, but can't do the walk, FORGET IT!!!
Advice to Management
Improve Institutional Governance. Teach correct principles and let the people govern themselves, but hold them accountable and reward them if they succeed.
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at World Council of Credit Unions, Inc (Washington, DC) in February 2013.
Phone call with HR staff, followed by an in person interview. Many of the jobs require a second language so I had a third interview in Spanish. The language interview was odd as a rarely ended up using Spanish while working.
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