How to Hire The Ideal Freelancer

Association Success

The thought can even seem too good to be true: low cost, talented individuals that need little management or guidance to do stellar work for your association. Often times, freelancers don’t work in the office and you’ll scarcely (if ever) see them face-to-face. How to Hire a Freelancer for Your Association. There are a bunch of websites like Upwork and Freelancer - these are an OK place to start. The key is to find the right one.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

Reid All About it

On the DelCor blog, Tobin (also a Squiggle) explains how you can use this exercise to reveal and mesh different project team personalities. How’s your association’s relationship with your chapters? It doesn’t have to be difficult. I’m starting to feel old.

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A New Perspective on Work

Association Success

Is your association ready to maximize the growth opportunity that the changing freelance economy presents? Upwork’s 2018 study , Freelancing in America, finds that the number of contract workers in the United States has increased by 3.7 As you might guess, our risk-averse community has yet to fully embrace this new phenomenon. In my own consulting experience, some groups are taking a proactive approach and others have yet to react.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.29.17

Reid All About it

DelCor’s Loretta DeLuca, Gretchen Steenstra, and Kathleen McQuilkin had a chat with Personify CEO Eric Thurston to get the deets. HubSpot explains how online search habits are changing and how topic clusters and pillar pages can improve your website’s SEO performance. And How?

Journalism Association Pushes for Member Safety and Support

Associations Now

In light of recent threats against news organizations, the Radio Television Digital News Association is fighting to protect its members and recruiting nontraditional members to act as allies in its “Fear Will Not Silence Facts” campaign.

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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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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How Journalism and Associations Can Solve the Membership Puzzle

Associations Now

As news organizations consider new models, there’s a unique opportunity for associations and journalists to team up and solve common membership issues. Collaboration within the association community is certainly a good thing, but sometimes it helps to get outside your bubble.

Thanks For Playing: Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012

Thanks For Playing

skip to main | skip to sidebar. Maddie Grant has thrown down the gauntlet of the first meme challenge (that Im aware of) of 2012: How am I going to change the world in 2012? How *are* we doing on D&I in associations? On to the tagging: KiKi LItalien.

Culinary Federation Cooks Up a Master Chef Pipeline

Associations Now

According to a Washington Post report, the shrinking supply of skilled cooks is causing heartburn for restaurateurs in major culinary destinations like Chicago , New York , Seattle , and San Francisco. Restaurant kitchens across the country face an impending shortage of chefs.

Content Marketing: It Matters For Meetings Too

Associations Now

Content marketing isn’t just for recruiting, retaining, and engaging members. It can also be used to do the exact same thing when it comes to your association’s meeting attendees. Learn the how and why of doing it successfully. Some How-Tos of Content Marketing.

A Different Way to Diversify Boards

Associations Now

A organization’s effort to improve gender parity on boards uses a surprising and effective strategy—and one practically tailored for associations. In the United States, things are more dire: 17 percent. So, back to that question I asked above: Who wouldn’t like this?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.6.19

Reid All About it

Do brands have anything to teach associations about earning and rewarding customer and learner loyalty? They explain how to earn and reward learner loyalty. Another person who has dedicated countless hours to the association community is KiKi L’Italien. How to respond?

Trends in Education-to-Employment: Part II

Association Success

Associations have the power to overhaul the education system as we know it. In Part I of this series, I explore the wicked problem facing the education system in the United States. Part II considers what our associations can do to rise to this challenge. We think of ourselves as only serving our members, and we tend to focus on only those topics we think will help our members learn how to run their practices or businesses better.

Advocating for a Better Legislative Flow

Association Adviser

Water is essential to life, and for the American Water Works Association , there may be no function more essential to its mission of “providing solutions to effectively manage water, the world’s most important resource” than advocating for clean, safe drinking water. Mehan details below how his department advocates for safer, more durable drinking water systems. My office works to maintain or increase federal financial support for SRFs.

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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Association Law Blog: The IRS, Private Inurement and Non-Profit.

Association Law

skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members. It is NOT intended to provide legal advice, but rather to share my informal thoughts on legal issues commonly faced by trade and professional associations, as well as foundations and other charities. Indeed, even the IRS admits that it is unable to assign it a precise definition. Payments to Insiders.

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12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt for 2011

Idea Architects

It was encouraging to see all the great ideas participants had for this important topic, but somewhat discouraging to realize how few organizations seem to have a comprehensive, systematic approach to volunteer development. It's time to get resolute and do the following: Develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the recruitment, development, and recognition of volunteers throughout the organization.

Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

Association Adviser

Delivering the right value to the right members at the right time. The same members tell us they never know about events, professional development opportunities or other benefits to which they’re entitled. The value of face-to-face interaction.

Behind China's Great Firewall ? A Social Media Platform Primer.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Most of these tools are not permitted into China due to the Chinese government’s “Great Firewall.” Especially China is an interesting market to explore. Return to top.

The Workplace Has Been Just Another Brick in the Wall

Association Subculture

skip to main | skip to sidebar. It is useful as an overall context, but needs to be carefully applied to our understanding of the individual. Its time to accept the changes and actually make them. Isn't it funny how things have changed?

Membership Marketing Blog: Is There a Membership Gene?

Membership Marketing

Is membership a concept that’s time has passed and we are looking to a societal future of “bowling alone”? I tend to think that although how we associate will certainly change, there seems to be a consistent recognition across the ages of this human characteristic of coming together around common interests. From Aristotle to Alexis de Tocqueville to Dr. Suess, there seems to be recognition that we need each other.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Their membership numbers more than 1,300 schools across the United States, as well as international schools in Canada, Mexico and 23 countries around the globe. Association Adviser: Tell us a little bit about your career background and how you became the head of NBOA.

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Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Their membership numbers more than 1,300 schools across the United States, as well as international schools in Canada, Mexico and 23 countries around the globe. Association Adviser: Tell us a little bit about your career background and how you became the head of NBOA.

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Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Their membership numbers more than 1,300 schools across the United States, as well as international schools in Canada, Mexico and 23 countries around the globe. Shields led a massive effort to reimagine NBOA as an organization that provides highly relevant education and professional development to all members throughout the year. Association Adviser: Tell us a little bit about your career background and how you became the head of NBOA.

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