"What USource does is definitely more than just customer service. It's a real relationship, a trust factor that is very, very valuable."
Human Resources Director, Glenwood State Bank, Glenwood, Minnesota
With an expanded array of products and services, USource® functions as your complete in-house HR department. In addition to unlimited access to the HR Hotline and the customized employee manual, USource membership includes:
Annual Salary and
Salaries, incentives and benefits are surveyed for community banks located throughout the Midwest (download sample). Data is conveniently categorized by overall results, state-by-state, metro vs. non-metro, and bank asset size. Benefits surveyed include medical insurance, dental insurance, disability, life insurance, PTO/vacation/sick leave, retirement, board of director's compensation, and salary policies.
We scrutinize your existing human resource policies to ensure compliance with current legislation. The audit flags areas of concern and recommends improvement in recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, communications, employee relations, performance management, record keeping and termination policy.
Studies on best practices, money-saving sample forms, and extensive community bank job descriptions (download sample) are all available online at the USource library. Topics include: recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management and employment regulations.
Our online, confidential surveys solicit honest feedback from employees so you can correct problems early and capitalize on successes quickly (download sample). Employee surveys are also perfect for strategic planning, before or after major policy or benefit changes, or as an annual gauge of bank morale.
To avoid the cost and frustration of making the wrong hire, USource provides validated pre-employment tests at discounted rates to help you better assess if an applicant will be a good fit for your open position.
Complimentary member seminars are presented at least three times annually on a variety of timely issues. The seminars also provide a great networking opportunity and are available to non-members for a small fee.
Complimentary member webinars are given most months. Lasting about a half hour, they provide a convenient way to stay up-to-date with ever-changing employment laws and regulations. There is a small fee for non-members.
The USource quarterly newsletter will keep you on top of all the latest human resource practices, trends and employment updates. To view a sample, click here.