SAN DIEGO (2/16/10)--ShiftHound, a Web-based scheduling and open-shift management solution provider, has released version 1.5 of its online staff-scheduling tool. The tool helps credit union staff assist management by requesting and filling open shifts online, eliminating the daily stresses of scheduling, the company said. “ShiftHound allows managers to view staffing information across multiple locations and departments online 24/7 through the interactive manager dashboard,” said Ian Chaplin, ShiftHound president and founder. The solution provides instant visibility into a branch’s shifts and schedules, employees, risk areas, and budget and labor cost impacts. Staff members also have Web access to their assigned schedules and open shifts for which they are qualified to work. The tool is accessible to any employee through any Web browser. ShiftHound runs, maintains and enhances the software for its clients for a monthly fee.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (2/16/10)--Corporate One FCU, Columbus, Ohio, has partnered with Multi-Bank Securities in Pleasant Ridge, Mich., to offer investment products and other securities-related services to credit unions. Corporate One plans to expand its credit union securities offerings to include negotiable certificates of deposit and funding resources. The partnership also will offer credit unions free safekeeping through an independent third party; free portfolio analysis reports through BondEdge; access to Multi-Bank’s fixed-income accounting tool, SunGard; and other investment products. Corporate One has annual sales of more than $500 million and provides securities investment services to more than 160 credit unions nationwide. Multi-Bank Securities is a broker-dealer that serves more than 2,500 credit unions.