Wed.Jul 17, 2019

With Gender Equality in Mind, CES Makes Changes for 2020

Associations Now

The Consumer Technology Association will enforce a new booth dress code and work with an equality partner as part of its efforts to improve inclusivity at CES, one of the year’s biggest tradeshows.

Manitoba Building Trades Constructs a Safe, Sustainable Centennial

Association Adviser

Sandhu spoke with Association Adviser about the challenges and evolution of the construction industry and how technology will change what and how workers contribute to this vital industry. He explains how MBT plans to grow to meet the needs of Canadian workers for the next 100 years.

Daily Buzz: How Nonverbal Cues Can Create a Positive Meeting Environment

Associations Now

Smile your way to a more memorable conference experience. Also: why employees don’t understand their benefits. If you’ve ever been in a room of giggling people, you know that laughter and smiles are contagious. At meetings, the same rule applies: When authentic joy is felt, it spreads.

[Infographic] Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

Starting or improving an association online career center doesn't have to be a Herculean task. We've distilled 6 steps for updating your career center into an infographic for easy reference. The post [Infographic] Grow Your Online Career Center appeared first on Association Adviser.

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AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Is Student Debt Repayment a Benefit Worth Offering?

Associations Now

While many employees consider student debt repayment a must-have benefit, organizations are wondering if it’s something they can actually offer. One association offers some tips and explains how its staff made it happen.

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Business Roundtable: Industry Can Lead Way to Secure Identity Verification

Associations Now

In a digital world, where a Social Security number isn’t enough to verify a person’s identity, the business community can help governments find more secure solutions, according to the Business Roundtable.

#AI4Good: Augmenting Human Interaction

Beth Kanter

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and to spread generosity. We are particularly interested in the human side of AI and how it will augment the work of fundraisers and support donors.