Flipped Volunteering: The Better Way to Invite and Engage

Idea Architects

Moreover, lets make this a standard part of the membership application process (or the confirmation of joining) instead of treating volunteer recruitment as a separate effort done at a different time. If the annual Call for Volunteers (a nice, but wholly insufficient recruitment mechanism) fails to attract a sufficient response, leaders often lament the apathy among members and write it off as the 80-20 rule. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Six Principles for Harnessing.

Idea Architects

While Tulgan and Peters are both talking about paid staff in the new economy, associations and other organizations would be wise to note the relevance of their thinking for recruiting, developing, and rewarding volunteers. You would be well served to revise your recruitment brochures and methods to focus on recruiting talent regardless of an individuals age, tenure, and so forth. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: 10 Tips for Engaging A Volunteer.

Idea Architects

These pieces of work can then be developed into the various components of a comprehensive volunteer structure: work groups or project teams, solo assignments, advisory boards; task forces or committees; etc. Recruit with a one-to-one philosophy. The more interconnected individuals feel, the more like they are to (1) care, (2) to act on their caring, and (3) to recruit others who also care. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth Kanter

We were part of an email thread with a small group of individuals offered input on community management systems and facilitator recruiting resources. Highlights: April, 2002 Netpreneur AdMarketing discussion. Project management and success - Cliff Figallo has done a ton of stuff for some great companies including Cisco, the WELL, Electric Minds (Howard Rheingold), Social Media Today, AOL/GNN and Salon. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

Please contact us ASAP if your organization would like to participate in the project or if you would like to submit questions for consideration. It’s also a great member benefit and new member recruiting tool. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. It seems you can’t go to an industry or association conference these days without seeing Big Data somewhere on the agenda.