6 Articles for Associations and Millennials

SCD Group

Millennials Will Become The Majority In The Workforce In 2015. More than half of the hiring managers agreed that it was difficult to find and retain millennial labor. Nearly 80% of the millennials surveyed say they would consider quitting their existing jobs and working for themselves in the future. As it turns out, how millennials work and what they want from their work environment is not drastically different than what Generation Xers and baby boomers want.

Tips for Managing Millennials - from a real, live millennial!

Association Management

Management is about coping with complexity. that it dawned on me that I belong to the dreaded Millennial Generation. In a Fortune Magazine article entitled Everything you need to know about your Millennial co-workers , Katherine Reynolds Lewis.

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The Most Popular Community Management Articles from the Last 12 Months

Socious

But through all the turmoil, we found that associations and businesses remained focused on what they do best – serving their customers and members. That’s why we’ve put together our 12 top articles from 2016. These articles will give you a head start on 2017, covering topics from member engagement to business management. Top 3 Member Engagement Articles. Article #1) How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Member Engagement Tactics.

The Hourglass Blog: We're All Millennials Now

The Hourglass Blog

Were All Millennials Now. But here’s an interesting article Shelly Alcorn pointed me to. Millennials: Tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and independent, they tend to value work-life balance and meaningful work more than a large paycheque. Thanks for the shout-out on the article.

Association Professionals: Don’t Forget Your Baby Boomer Members!

MembersClicks

Everywhere you look, it seems like there’s a new article explaining how to engage Millennial members. And now, articles are starting to pop up explaining how to engage Generation Z members.

The Technological Divide: Leap or Fall?

Association Adviser

Countless theories, articles and study courses have been devoted to analyzing and understanding these dynamics. Gen Y or Millennials. And, central to this article, they are often uncomfortable with technology and slow to adjust to it. On the other hand, boomers’ Gen Y/millennial children formed perceptions that cause them essentially to “work to live,” and they are much more aware of work-life balance than their parents tend to be. Tom Hubler.

FACT: Using social media will help you attract Millennials.

SocialFish

Instead, a lot of people wanted to know how you manage the "maintenance" of your social media initiatives once you get started - how you allocate staff time, how you know how often to post to a company blog, how you can (or should) maintain "office hours" in a space where people expect immediate responses. We were sitting with a few other people, including the only Millennial in the room - a student from the University of Maryland.

Moore’s Law and Association Development

SCD Group

Moore published an article titled Cramming more components onto integrated circuits in Electronics magazine. It will be upon this wall that millennials will climb their careers against almost-unimaginably quick, complex and ever-changing competition.

SCD Group: Build for the Future: Expand the reach of your.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Build for the Future: Expand the reach of your associations convention content. This Tweet grabbed my attention: SHRM Atlanta 2: Malcolm Gladwell on Why Millennials Are So Very Different. Reverse Mentoring and Associations.

The Hourglass Blog: Don't Forget the Baby Boomers

The Hourglass Blog

Not too long ago a friend sent me a link to this article about "Why Marketers Cant Afford to Ignore Baby Boomers." In a culture that endlessly focuses on youth, the article warns marketers not to overlook a group that has tremendous buying power: the 78 million Baby Boomers in the U.S.

The Hourglass Blog: Don't Wall Yourself Off From Your Community

The Hourglass Blog

This is part two of my reaction to Jeff De Cagnas excellent article on business model innovation for associations in the April 2011 issue of Associations Now. Associations should be really good at this. Association Management. Developing Millennial Leaders.

Innovation, Freeloaders, Mistakes & 3 Other Reads for Association Executives

SCD Group

We Are All Becoming Millennials By Darcy Jacobsen via Globoforce It’s hard to read anything about business today and not trip over references to millennials, and the changes they are bringing to the workplace. I’ve been surprised that millennials do not differ from the workforce at large in as many areas as you’d think. Getting Rid of the Freeloaders in Your Association: Is it Realistic? When Amy Wrzesniewski, an associate professor at Yale, and Jane E.

The Hourglass Blog: You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had

The Hourglass Blog

This is the fourth and final part of my reaction to Jeff De Cagnas excellent article on business model innovation for associations in the April 2011 issue of Associations Now. For most association leaders, this is a hugely radical, even dangerous, idea. Management.

The Hourglass Blog: Generational Herd Mentalities

The Hourglass Blog

A little while ago, Neil Howe called attention on his blog to a New York Times feature story about a 24-year-old Millennial who, even amidst the Great Recession, is living at home and turning down $40K job offers until just the right opportunity comes along. Association Management.

The Hourglass Blog: A Lost Generation of Leadership?

The Hourglass Blog

Ive been slogging through a backlog of articles I thought I might want to comment on here on Hourglass. link] "baby-boom-millennial-leadership"? Labels: Developing Millennial Leaders , Leadership , Pretending Gen X Doesnt Exist. I get so tired of the boomer/millennial drum.

The Hourglass Blog: The Innovation Problem for Associations

The Hourglass Blog

The Innovation Problem for Associations. Jeff De Cagna had another great article in the April 2011 issue of Associations Now that I just got around to reading on one of my recent plane rides. The innovation problem for associations is not about process. Management.

The Hourglass Blog: The Chaos of Constant Connection?

The Hourglass Blog

A while back I read this article in Newsweek by George Will. ” Then I read this post from Andrew McAfee about how the connected habits of Millennials are benefting organizations. Labels: Millennial Perspectives , Social Media. Association Management.

The Hourglass Blog: Only Xers Care about Work/Life Balance

The Hourglass Blog

So I finally got around to reading the article in the August 2010 issue of Associations Now about Generation X moving into leadership positions in the association world. You wouldve thought that someone who runs a blog dedicated to "exploring generations and leadership in associations and in society" wouldve gotten to that a little more quickly--but, hey, what can I say? Millennials, conversely, are busy figuring out how to make their life their work.

The Hourglass Blog: Digital vs. In-Person Relationships

The Hourglass Blog

This is part three of my reaction to Jeff De Cagnas excellent article on business model innovation for associations in the April 2011 issue of Associations Now. For as long as there have been associations, the social layer has existed almost entirely in the physical dimension.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I was all excited to share a must-read article from ASAE (members-only) by Kaihan Krippendorff about how your association can lead your industry in the blockchain revolution.

Friday Buzz: Get Ready for Gen Z

Associations Now

But that problem is about to get much more pronounced, Skift ’s Jaimie Seaton points out in a new article. “Here’s the funny thing about gen Z and even millennials; if it looks like you’re trying too hard it won’t work,” Lo told the publication.

Associations and the Vision Thing

YourMembership Blog

I am writing from Xperience2015 , YM’s second annual customer conference, where we’re spending three days with more than 300 association leaders and staff. online article: “In a world of constant change, the fundamentals are more important than ever.

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Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now. Trends Associations Should Prepare For.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.9.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Ernie Smith at Associations Now provides really smart advice on SEO (search engine optimization) for your website and blog based on Google algorithm changes over the last few years.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… We’re all Equif*cked. too—I think it will help shape the future of associations. WBT Systems has a solution associations can implement to solve that problem: a post-conference learning plan.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.5.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… “I’ll do that but not right now.”. I finally got off my butt, pulled up the site, and entered my digits after hearing Chuck talk about it on a recent Association Chat.

Some Especially Great Ideas From Great Ideas 2014

Associations Now

Over the past few days, we’ve touched on some highlights from the 2014 ASAE Great Ideas Conference in articles and through our live coverage , but we wanted to give a little extra love to some ideas we found really fascinating. Think Local, Reach Millennials.

Building and Protecting Your Association’s Brand Is Vital - Part 2

SCD Group

I closed saying: Who at your associationmanages” its brand? Who watches events and activities within your environment so your association’s brand benefits? long associated with the 1960s counterculture movement, now needs to spark a new one. What about your association?

Age Doesn't Matter. Goal Does. - Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. nextgen Journal featured an article written by Cathryn Sloane in which she argues “Why Every Social Media Manager Should be Under 25.” For associations and chambers who have been looking for ways to entice Gen Ys into joining their membership organization, maybe employing a Social Media Manager under 25 is appealing. Membership Management.

From the Corner Office: Scott Wiley, CAE

Association Adviser

Scott Wiley, CAE, head of the Ohio Society of CPAs , and newly elected Chair of the ASAE board, shares his thoughts about advocacy, millennials, member engagement and the importance of financial literacy in an exclusive Association Adviser interview. .

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Steal This Idea!

Association Adviser

Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have basically zero overlap in audiences). Some members only date your association casually and then move on. And many associations are NOT in crisis.

Hear That Sound? It’s the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Engaging Members from Day One

Association Adviser

Since becoming Director, Membership for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2013, Mike Skiados, CAE has enjoyed a 98 percent member retention rate. Association Adviser: Tell us how you got into working for associations. MS: We’ve got a great association.

Steal This Idea!

Association Adviser

Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have basically zero overlap in audiences). Some members only date your association casually and then move on. And many associations are NOT in crisis.

Association 141+: Guest Appearances

Association 141+

Association 141+. After reading The End of Membership as We Know It and discussing future membership model iterations, I think that there is a sweetspot where associations have the chance to take a step back and explore what membership would be if there were no limitations.