The credit union community continues to hire new workers. Callahan & Associates is reporting that postings to the Job Center on its www.creditunions.com site were up 54% in the first four months of 2003. The number of jobs listed on the online Job Center grew steadily from 142 in January to 218 by April 30 and activities on the site jumped 55% from Jan. 1 to the end of April, the company said. During the same period, the number of registered employers grew by 5% to a total of 361. " Credit unions realized a growth rate of 12% last year and figures for the first quarter point to continued growth," said Callahan's CEO Chip Filson.