How to Convince Association Millennials to Stick Around in 2019

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Trying to look into the future to see how you can be the most prepared in 2019? Check out these values that your association should focus on to keep association Millennials around in 2019.

How to Increase Millennial/Gen Z Membership in Professional Organizations

HighRoad Solution

Many associations are facing a daunting generational challenge. Baby Boomers are retiring en masse, having provided many associations with a stable membership for the past 40 years. member engagement

How to Get Millennial Donors from Social Media

Wild Apricot

If you're struggling to get millennials to donate, follow these tried and tested ways nonprofits these days are successfully getting new millennial donors off social media. Millennials

How to Recruit and Retain Millennial Employees (Hint: Start by Building Community)

Higher Logic

Some companies naturally attract millennials. But for the rest of the businesses out there, convincing Gen Y that your organization is a great place to work isn’t so easy. If you can’t afford (or don’t want) distracting foosball tables, how do you appeal to young professionals?

[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Motivate Millennials

SocialFish

based, full-time Millennial employees (not Virgin Pulse members). The report, “Misunderstood Millennials: How the Newest Workforce is Evolving Business” uncovers who Millennials really are, and what they want out of the companies they work for.
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Learning from Millennials

Higher Logic

Ever since the Millennials started coming into the workforce about 10 years ago, we’ve been hearing a lot of complaints about them. This happens every twenty years, of course – when the new generation hits the scene, the older generations tend to freak out about “kids these days.”

Millennials Are Lazy?

Eric Lanke

Recent readers of this blog may not be aware that I cut my blogging teeth on the subject when I hosted (with Jamie Notter ) The Hourglass Blog from 2009 to 2012. I put that hobby horse to bed in 2012, but now, in 2018, it seems that not much has changed. Millennials are lazy.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Engage Millennials and Boomers

SocialFish

infographic out about Millennials and Boomers. Avectra has a new(?) See the whole infographic here.

5 Ways to Engage Millennials in Meetings

Cvent Association Tips

Loosely defined as individuals born between the 1980s and early 2000s, the oldest millennials are now in their early to mid 30s. " Transparency and Governance: Access to information is desired more quickly than conferences and reports can provide.

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led?

How to deliver the right in-person learning experience online.

YourMembership Blog

Today, in-person courses and multi-day conferences are the top two leading learning formats for association members, according to our 2017 Member Professional Development Study. Trailing slightly behind is online learning and webinars, with online taking the number two spot for Millennial learners. Considering today’s learner consumption habits, how can you offer your members the learning. The post How to deliver the right in-person learning experience online.

Attracting Millennials: Are you thinking age-appropriately?

Association Adviser

Attracting millennials to your association requires thinking about the different life stages they are living through – and marketing to them appropriately. Millennials range in age from 16 to 35. Targeting older millennials for membership?

Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

I recently had the opportunity to read a review copy of When Millennials Take Over , a new book by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant of Culture That Works designed to help us get past the freak out and to a “ridiculously optimistic” view of the future of work.

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How to Create a Great Mentoring Program in Your Online Community

Higher Logic

Through mentoring, employees get the chance to learn vital skills and increase competency in ways that boost morale and job satisfaction – something that’s improving with technology. Associations, which are widely-recognized experts in their industries, are stepping up to offer such programs.

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How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer

SocialFish

Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community. Millennials Volunteer the Least. Unfortunately, millennials have the lowest volunteering rate of all age groups.

How to Make Culture, Not Perks, Work For Your Organization

Higher Logic

These perks are meant to reflect a culture that helps employers recruit and retain top-rate talent to their organizations. Too good to be true. This has the potential to create resentment amongst organization members. How to define your organization's culture.

Religious Meetings for Millennials

Cvent Association Tips

When it comes to engaging Millennials, churches face the same challenges as associations and other organizations. This is magnified by the fact that, according to a study conducted by Pew Research, 35% of Millennials are unaffiliated with any particular faith.

The Key to Attracting Millennials

Association Success

We need to think about the digital expectations of this generation, and meet them. I am not an expert on Millennials, but I have three daughters aged 22, 20 and 18 so I am definitely gaining some basic understanding of how they think. I have also studied, in a previous life as a designer, how technology changes the way that the generation react to the world around them. How did she do that? That growth came from the Millennials.

The Four Trends That Shaped the Millennials

Jamie Notter

I spoke this week at the Direct Marketing Association's annual meeting --twice actually: I did a "book club" session on When Millennials Take Over , and then I had a concurrent session on "What the Experienced Marketer Can Learn from Millennials."

Daily Buzz: Attract Millennials and Gen Z to Meetings

Associations Now

What millennials really want is more digital integration and to be included in all aspects of a meeting, says Jason Dorsey, president of The Center for Generational Kinetics, in an interview with BizBash. Life is busy, but we must find time to keep learning.

Why It’s Time to Move Millennials Into Leadership

Associations Now

Current leaders will need to do more to keep them around. At this point, we should have collectively shaken off our millennial anxiety. Millennials now represent the largest cohort of the U.S. It’s wonderful to hear your CEO say, ‘Great idea.

Millennials, nonprofits and data

SocialFish

John Clese over on the Avectra blog posts an interesting question about Millennials and nonprofits … and data. Not-for-profits need to focus their attention on how to act on the data at hand. Using Big Data to analyze and predict prospect and donor behavior.

The Millennials Are Here.What are you doing about it?

Cvent Association Tips

The time for saying "the Millennials are coming" is past. The Millennials , representing 25% of the U.S. Associations and organizations need to dramatically transform their approach to marketing and re-engineer their conferences and to attract this demographic.

How to Move Past the “Millennial” Conversation and Actually Change your Association

SocialFish

Tired of the same old crap when it comes to generational differences? The Millennial generation are not the “kids these days” we’ve been lamenting for the last ten years. They’re just shaking their heads, wondering why we’re slow to adapt to the changes that are already happening.

Who are the Millennials?

SocialFish

So while Gen X got some attention back in the early 90s when they were entering the workforce, the attention on the Millennials is likely going to follow them their whole career. Given their importance, then, here’s a simple question: Who are the Millennials?

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. If you have a chance to read this Did You Know? So why is it so hard for associations to get it right?

Daily Buzz: Millennials’ Work Anxiety Challenges

Associations Now

Millennials deal with work-disrupting mental health issues at nearly twice the U.S. Also: how to juggle personal and work activities during the holiday season. And for millennials, the effects of feeling overwhelmed bleed deeper into work than older generations.

Millennial-Friendly Benefits Worth Considering

Associations Now

Not sure how to crack the code to attracting and retaining that millennial workforce you’re looking for? These three benefits might just be the way to go. Benefits could also help associations looking to attract millennials and other entry-level employees.

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer

SocialFish

Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community. Millennials Volunteer the Least. Unfortunately, millennials have the lowest volunteering rate of all age groups.

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How to Get Young Professionals to Volunteer

GrowthZone

Half of Americans are under age 30 and millennials have become the largest share of the U.S. millennial noun [mil-len-ee-uh l] A person born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.; Young professionals (aka Millennials) are the future of member-based organizations.

How to Win the War for Talent

Jamie Notter

We hope that our salary and benefits packages are attractive enough to draw in the best people in for all of our positions, but if we face the facts, reality can be somewhat disappointing--most of us have competitors out there who have more resources available and more money to throw at the talent.

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New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

Associations Now

New research reveals both similarities and differences in the way millennials and older generations approach the C-suite, as well as some misconceptions. It also gives cross-generational recommendations on how to ensure that millennials become successful leaders.

How to Produce Revenue-Generating Association Podcasts

Associations Now

New reports show that podcasting is steadily growing in popularity, especially among millennial consumers. Here’s how associations can make use of podcasting—and bring in some nondues revenue dollars in the process. Now they’re starting to see, ‘Wait, people are really listening.’”.

Why Another Book on Millennials?

Jamie Notter

Some of you may be wondering why Maddie and I thought the world needed another book about Millennials. It''s a fair question, and we have a compelling answer, but it starts with a few questions for you about your organization: Do you have close to 100% engagement? They may not be perfect but you don''t have to spend any time figuring out ways to motivate them just to get stuff done. Well there is: it''s the Millennial generation.

Professional Development for Millennials (and Everyone Else Too)

Association Adviser

Millennials: You know them well, those 73 million professionals born between 1980 and 1996 who are now an integral part of the American workplace. It’s a myth that millennials feel entitled to a better title and more pay for simply doing their jobs. Use that to your advantage.

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Day 4: Membership Growth Online Summit - Reach Millennials

Wild Apricot

The 4th day of our Membership Growth Online Summit is all about Millennials! Join Sarah Sladek as she talks about how to reach this demographic. How to Turn Millennials into Members You know there’s a lot of opportunity with attracting a younger. Millennials members strategies

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns. Whole companies grow from bootstrap startups to multi-million dollars companies using an almost entire social media strategy.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. It may be easy to dismiss the image and video messaging mobile app as a millennial fad, but with 100 million daily users it’s definitely reaching a large audience.

How to Boost Newer Employees Into Leadership

Associations Now

Gen Xers and millennials are get held back for fear of disruption, a new survey suggests. A 2016 report from the Workforce Institute , for instance, emphasized the importance of investing more in middle management to help them develop skills in other employees. “If