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Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Millennials get their share of depressing headlines these days—like this one from NBC News : “Majority of millennials are in debt, hitting pause on major life events.”. A stunning sad fact: only 22 percent of millennials are debt-free. The state of millennial membership. Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Recruitment strategy: help millennials get jobs. Pricing.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market. Provide quality certification programs.

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Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. With an education system that is being disrupted, college students graduating with degrees that fail to provide them practical job skills and more adult and nontraditional learners than ever, associations stand at a crossroads,” Engel and Alcorn wrote. Associations provide niche education – via credentialing and certification – something most grads won’t have entering the market. Provide quality certification programs.

Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Active job boards are a great way to attract millennials as well. Even millennials who are already working in their chosen industry are often interested in new opportunities because, while they’re one of the most well-educated generations , millennials still make less money than their older counterparts. All that makes job boards an excellent benefit for acquiring new millennial members. Flexible Online Learning and Certifications.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.21.21

Reid All About it

The riches are in the niches, says WBT Systems. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenter: Michelle Brien, VP of marketing and product strategy, WBT Systems.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shared some depressing statistics about the percentage of leadership positions held by women. Culture is a true business function, like IT or marketing, and requires processes, systems and internal positions to support it.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.7.20

Reid All About it

But, this week, WBT Systems reveals the high career costs of working from home for Gen Z and millennials. Partner together to develop opportunities for them to bring their expertise to your members—for a price, of course.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems says three years is too long between need assessment cycles. Learn about the programs and engagement tactics most influential in establishing a strong perception of value with young members, the median price of membership and how it squares with what we know of the financial burdens millennials and Gen Z are facing, and actionable steps associations can take to eliminate cost as a barrier to joining – or renewing.

Friday Buzz: Analyzing the Real-Estate Market

Associations Now

Also: The ups and downs of certifications at events. The report, focused on the Washington, DC region, highlights the neighborhoods where you’ll be able to find office space, and at what price. A Certification Conversation. Meetings industry certifications—worthwhile or not? JeffHurt #eventprofs What's the True Value of Certification? Are certifications at events really worth it? If you’re sick of hearing about millennials, join the club.

Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

MGI noted the benefits of recruiting younger members: associations with increases in their one-year membership and five-year membership numbers are significantly more likely to have a higher percentage of millennial members. Gain or maintain professional certification (12 percent). One MGI participant said their membership growth was due to “stronger digital presence and online offerings” and “growth in certification customers.” Offer member and non-member pricing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems (of TopClass LMS fame) explains how learning subscriptions help good intentions come to life. Their post describes the benefits of learning subscriptions for members, employers and associations, and shares ideas for tiers, pricing, and retention tactics. Hosts: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Millennial and Gen Z Talent.