At Alliant Credit Union, 90 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 259 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.04. It was published on Jul 14, 2016. 3257 Visitors

What Employees Say

When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
People celebrate special events around here.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

What They Do

We asked Alliant Credit Union to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Alliant is a leader in the financial industry, recognized for our successful business model, financial strength and effective organization. As a member-owned cooperative, we provide members with superior financial value through high returns on deposits and low rates on loans.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Financial Services & Insurance
US Headquarters: Rolling Meadows, Illinois US Sites: 14
Major Locations: Chicago, Illinois; El Segundo, California; Oakland, California; San Francisco, California; San Mateo, California; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Dulles, Virginia US Employees: 425
US Revenues: $232 million Worldwide Revenues: $232 million
Corporate Structure: Non-Profit Founded: 1935

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Perks and Programs

We asked Alliant Credit Union to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Telemedicine though MDLive: To save time and money, Alliant has launched MDLive, a telemedicine benefit offered to our employees and their family members. For only $40, our employees and their family members can consult with a board-certified doctor by phone, secure video, or MDLIVE App – anytime, from anywhere. MDLive doctors can assist and treat in most non-emergency conditions from the comfort of our employees’ homes.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA: Alliant’s goal is to offer our employees the best possible benefits program at low cost. To make that happen, annually Alliant funds $770 for individual coverage and $1,400 for family coverage into a Health Savings Account (HSA) for those employees enrolled in one of Alliant’s high-deductible medical plans. These funds are loaded in January in order to allow for employees to have sufficient funds in this account throughout the year.
  • Hyatt Legal Plans: To offer our employees a cost-effective way to obtain legal help, we have invested in a plan that provides access to attorneys at no charge for many legal services, including real estate transactions, creating or updating wills, creating or updating trusts and civil or criminal court proceedings.
  • Employee Assistance Program: ComPsych is a stand-alone employee assistance program that offers online, in-person or over-the-phone services to our employees as well as their dependents. Some of the many programs offered include wellness initiatives, mental health assistance, legal assistance, locator for daycare/ elder care, wedding planning and vacation planning.
  • Strengths Based Culture: Alliant respects individual differences and believes in developing the unique strengths of all employees. We engage all of our employees in StrengthsFinder assessments, coaching and training. We recognize the importance of developing the strengths of each of our employees. To gauge our success, we all participate in an employee engagement survey annually. Our team’s learning is supported through individual learning paths and development plans.
  • Alliant Wellness Program: Alliant values each of its employees and believes that their health is one of our top priorities. We also recognize that health is important to the health of our business. Because of this, Alliant offers a wellness program to help our employees achieve better health. To help make the commitment and get involved, Alliant offers incentives for participation in the program, as well as gym membership reimbursement program.
  • Credit Union Membership: We offer membership as a benefit available to all employees and their family members. As an Alliant Credit Union member, our employees receive high savings dividends and employee discount loan rates, as well as personal service and financial planning education. An employee may retain his/her membership after leaving the company on the basis of “once a member, always a member” status.
  • Pet Insurance: Alliant partnered with VPI pet insurance to help our employees protect their four-leg family members by offering 5% off coverage for pets. There are three plans to choose from. The pet insurance policies cover medical problems and conditions related to accidents and illness.
  • Employee Referral Program: At Alliant, we know that talent attracts talent and our employees know best what qualities it takes to succeed at Alliant. That is why Alliant offers a hiring bonus. If an employee refers a candidate for any of the open positions at Alliant, and we end up hiring them, he or she will be awarded $1,000 after the new employee has been at Alliant for six months.
  • Other Programs and Discounts: - ADP LifeMart – access to one of the largest members-only online discount shopping websites - AT&T – 22% off on qualified wireless services, equipment and more - Hotel Discounts – special rates at DoubleTree in Arlington Heights and Hilton Des Plaines locations - Dry Cleaning – 24-hour, 7-day a week dry cleaning service that was created to be easy to use and convenient. With pick-up and drop-off at our Touhy and Golf Rd locations, our employees can get your dry cleaning done when it fits your schedule. - Car Detailing Service – DuVault provides vehicle storage and automobile detailing services and offers Alliant employees 15% off of any of their packages.


100% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 5% of an employee's salary80% Company-paid health coverage for employees
80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 80% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
There is no minimum hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $5,000 College Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k)
  • Pre-tax savings account


  • Free snacks during the day
  • Massage therapy
  • Car wash
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Banking
  • On-site package/mailing service
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Convenience store
  • Dry cleaning
Keeping Up With Holiday Traditions - White Elephant


21 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 21 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule
  • Telecommute option


60 days Job-protected maternity leave25 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave
10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave.


  • On-site or near-site backup childcare center
  • Elder care resources
  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Cholesterol tests
  • Flu shots
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Complete biometric screening

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

$210,000 Philanthropic donations in last year $4,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year


  • 10 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

Giving Back Matters at Allinat


Our CEO Teaching Financial Literacy

How to Get Hired

We asked Alliant Credit Union for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Our goal is to hire candidates who possess a passion for what they do and a high motivation to succeed. Our recruiting team works closely with hiring managers to evaluate each candidate thoroughly. In addition, we partner with a third party organization to administer a talent assessment screening tool in order to ensure we are hiring top talent that fits our culture. All candidates take this talent assessment, on-line or via phone, which helps us understand if their inherent strengths and talents align with those needed to be successful here at Alliant. The assessment addresses a variety of questions to evaluate candidates’ personality traits, skills and potential to succeed at Alliant.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Alliant's goal is to secure the right fit and pays attention to candidates that are knowledgeable about our organization. We value individuals that have done their homework on our business and culture and are able to showcase they are serious about their job search and finding the right opportunity.

When it comes to the ideal candidate background, prior experience in a financial institution will stand out. If a candidate wants to be taken seriously, then they should apply for the job that matches their skills and experience. Our recruiting team pays close attention to highlighted experience that is relevant to the position.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are a financial institutional focused on technology; therefore, our hiring efforts target technology and digital marketing candidates. Alliant’s investments and direction are focused on building a world-class on-line banking platform for our members.  Alliant offers countless opportunities in these areas, which give our employees the satisfaction of working on exciting projects while having the ability to be a part of the end result. To fulfill our commitment to provide our members with superior customer service, and a friendly, efficient and personalized banking experience, we are also focused on hiring top customer service talent in our Member Contact Center.  Our goal is to provide our members with an exceptional banking experience whether it be in person, on the phone, or online.  Hiring this top talent allows us to continue to work towards achieving our goals with committed team members.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates should research Alliant by visiting our newly modified website and social media sites.  We pay close attention to our social media profiles in order to ensure that necessary information can always be obtained by viewers. Our goal is to present Alliant’s culture for what it is and to get prospective candidates excited about Alliant’s talented teams and all of the challenging opportunities within.    All open positions are listed on our website and other applicable job boards. Our careers page on the company website provides live employee testimonials from individuals throughout the organization on what it is like to work at Alliant.  This sets the stage for prospective candidates on our culture, employee value proposition and exciting opportunities that our organization has to offer.

hiring Outlook

150 Job openings forecast for coming year 8% Job Growth
51 Average applicants per opening 8,108 Applications received
141 Positions filled in past year 13% New hires by employee referrals
45 New positions created 21 Jobs filled by current employees
1 New graduates hired 9% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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