How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

Starting or growing a career management site doesn’t have to be intimidating. However, many associations are hesitant to commit the needed resources and staff time to begin or enhance an online career center because doing so always seems to be a large undertaking.

Make Your Association a Top Recruiter

Membersuite

As an association executive, chances are that you’ve heard how important it is to retain members - over and over. Associations get so fixated on retaining members, that they may forget how to effectively recruit them. Is your association recruiting 5 star members?

Five Super Effervescent Sparkling Fresh Conference Education Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

Constantly looking for new ways to freshen up the attendee’s conference experience. The best conference organizers proactively seek fresh, new ideas to implement at their next annual meeting. Pro-Am This model embodies a professional-amateur (pro-am) approach to learning.

Membership Marketing Blog: Membership Marketing News You can.

Membership Marketing

• First Class Letter rate is increasing to $0.45 (up from $0.44). • First Class Postcard rate is increasing to $0.32 (up from $0.29). • Standard A Letter rate is increasing to $0.281 (up from $0.276). • Non-Profit Letter rate is decreasing to $0.172 (down from $0.174). Also, here are links to some job opportunities with membership marketing organizations that you may want to explore. How to Recognize a Good Strategy?

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5-Step Guide to Calculating Your Member Retention Rate

Higher Logic

In fact, 46 percent of associations reported that increasing member retention is one of their top membership goals, according to the Membership Marketing Benchmark Report. If you’re worrying about member retention, the first place to start is to find out how you’re doing on paper.

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

That said, it’s important to think about boosting member engagement as the best way to set your recruitment strategy up for long-term success.¹. With an engaged member base, word about your association’s value will spread organically, supporting your greater recruitment efforts.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.2.16

Reid All About it

I’m definitely participating in Tuesday’s Association Chat on Blab—a topic and speakers I don’t want to miss. And, I’ll see how the rest of my week shapes up. I’d love to go to Chicago for the AMS Fest, but…too many conferences, too little time and money, sort of like books.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.2.16

Reid All About it

I’m definitely participating in Tuesday’s Association Chat on Blab—a topic and speakers I don’t want to miss. And, I’ll see how the rest of my week shapes up. I’d love to go to Chicago for the AMS Fest, but…too many conferences, too little time and money, sort of like books.

Achieving Success in Diversity and Inclusion

Association Advocacy Chick

We asked the D + I Committee’s Immediate Past Chair and 2008-2009 DELP Scholar Mariama Boney to talk about their important work. Mariama Boney : For nearly 25 years, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee has promoted diversity and inclusion in association management, develop recommendations on how to make ASAE’s leadership and membership more diverse, and assisted ASAE with integrating diversity and inclusion into initiatives, education, or programs. Focus on Recruitment.

What Hiring for Diversity Requires From Leaders

Associations Now

ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo speaker chef Jeff Henderson has strong feelings on how to create diverse teams. It starts by understanding the culture the team exists in to start with. “They can’t just put a message on recruitment ads and be done.”

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Building Inclusive Online Communities

Higher Logic

How might your perception of me be shaped by that one piece of information? How implicit bias affects communities. And, since we’re each getting millions of bits of information a second but can only consciously process about 60 bits , no one is immune to snap judgements.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. Every year, I look forward to pouring over this report as soon as it comes out. To participate in the survey, follow this link.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. Every year, I look forward to pouring over this report as soon as it comes out. To participate in the survey, email Tony Rossell at MGI.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.14.16

Reid All About it

Most webinar hosts send a link to the recording to all registrants. Rebecca Achurch joins Association Chat to make project management more…er, manageable. Learn how to present a business case to your leadership for adding digital events to your offerings.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. According to the 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from Marketing General Incorporated (MGI), the median basic annual membership dues is $212. For a young person who’s not working or who’s living paycheck to paycheck, shelling out a few hundred bucks may not be feasible. Recruitment strategy: help millennials get jobs.

Monday Buzz: Appealing to New Graduates

Associations Now

How to engage and recruit new graduates to your association. The class of 2017 has collected its hard-earned diplomas and is ready to head into the workforce. This will create an audience-centric program to address the attendees’ needs.”.

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? There have been many articles written on how to attract millennials and hopefully, by now, you’ve put some processes and activities in place to attract this very large generation.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

Reid All About it

I pulled myself out of it by reading about leadership—educating myself and getting inspired to make some positive changes at work. WBT Systems explains this week how association membership can help professionals deal with burnout and provide a substitute for the 21st century scourge—workism.

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Wayfinding for Groups: Seven Questions to Accelerate Progress

Idea Architects

It is the term used to describe the various ways that cities, buildings, parks, transit systems, and more help people find their way and avoid getting lost. I find that more successful organizations pay great attention to wayfinding. They are not difficult to answer. Wayfinding.

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Nonprofit Helps Professionals Restart Their Careers with “Returnships”

Associations Now

Path Forward is a new nonprofit that aims to not only help women re-enter the workforce after a career break but also help companies find and keep top talent. The idea of a return-to-work program started catching fire, with other tech CEOs calling Blumberg for advice on launching their own.

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Tips for Enhancing Membership Value

Association Adviser

Providing excellent membership value is one of the most important ways associations improve recruitment and retention rates. Click to watch David Lewis of AASBO and Lauren Hoffmann of the Mid-Atlantic USTA share their best tips for enhancing membership value.

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7 Questions Every Group Needs Answered

Idea Architects

They are not difficult to answer. Yet they often go unasked and unanswered, essentially inhibiting the ability of the people who have come together to do what caused them to convene. How will we know we are successful? Help us get to know each other.

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Online Communities Reap Benefits From Volunteer, Executive Leadership

Associations Now

In the most simple terms, these are a few of the keys to success for an online community. Here, “advocacy” means a leadership structure of some sort, community members volunteering to help guide the direction of the community and actively participating in its success.

Friday Buzz: Are Job Boards Passé?

Associations Now

But despite its profitability, the company has struggled to maintain its market position. CMS Wire writers Noreen Seebacher and Dom Nicastro attribute that to what they suggest is an outdated business model. (To To compare, LinkedIn sold to Microsoft for $26 billion in June.).

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Trainer’s Notebook: Just A Few Participatory Facilitation Techniques

Beth Kanter

Recently, a colleague asked me a wonderful question: How did you learn to become a good facilitator and trainer? Did you read books, take classes, or have a coach? Conferences are a great opportunity to take workshops and observe the facilitator’s techniques.

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Data-driven Management Decisions

L&M Association Management

This is to be applauded. At L&M we believe there are five basic steps to solid management studies to increase the likelihood that the right questions are being asked to produce the best answers that time and budget allow. A clear understanding of the problem to be solved, or the desired outcome of the decision to be made, sets up a question that can be more easily researched. Selecting the data to gather. to the time line.

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Employees + Skills + Feedback + Dreams = 5 Stories for Association Executives

SCD Group

5 Tips to Keep a Conversation Going When You Meet New People By Paul Sanders via PurposeFairy blog When you meet a person that seems interesting or fun, and that could potentially be a friend, what do you do to keep the conversation going, and stay in touch? You Don’t Have to Be Super Interesting. No Need to Filter Yourself. Get People to Talk to You More. Feedback needs to be easy, fast and inexpensive to collect feedback.

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Online Jobs for College Students

SocialFish

It is the only place where you are allowed to be ‘poor’ and intoxication is not frowned upon. So, trying to take on some extra work on top of your academic endeavors can be quite taxing, and it is essential to look for a job that will not take up too much of your time.

Tutoring Jobs

SocialFish

You will be surprised to find that there are very many people requiring the services of a private tutor. have recently begun to learn English, and hence, English tutors are in high demand. There are many opportunities for you to make money if you can teaching. How does it work?

How Smart Associations Grow Membership

Association Adviser

As the old Groucho Marx line goes, “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would accept me as a member.” More than half of visitors to association websites are looking for career opportunities and resources. How much has your membership grown during the past 3 years?