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.

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? Benefits could also help associations looking to attract millennials and other entry-level employees. Associations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia could consider HUNGRY Catering.

FACT: Using social media will help you attract Millennials.

SocialFish

We were sitting with a few other people, including the only Millennial in the room - a student from the University of Maryland. And the killer quote: "If you had only done this kind of thing, there would be 100 Millennials in this room instead of just one." Of course, I can't do a post on young professionals without mentioning YAP, a project I started with uber-bloggers Lindy Dreyer , Jamie Notter and supercool Millennial Lauren Wolfe.

Membership Q&A: Don’t Leave Us!

Spark Consulting

As Dr. Theodore Woodward of the University of Maryland School of Medicine taught his med students in the 1940: “When you hear hoofbeats, think of horses not zebras” For our purposes, that means start with the obvious: Did that member switch careers or retire? We’ll just recruit more early-career Millennials to make up for it.” ” Two problems with that thinking: The oldest Millennials are about to turn 35.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.30.16

Reid All About it

Leveraging the Millennial Generation in your Workplace. Maryland Dept. The Maryland Internship Network. The future of learning has been on my mind lately.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

Reid All About it

Location: Maryland Psychological Association, Columbia, MD. Learn how to get started with relationship marketing; how to divide and track your audience, from basic segmentation to defined personas; and the importance of relationship marketing to attract, engage, and nurture millennials.

Leadership and the Future of Volunteering

Associations Now

As Boomers slowly edge toward retirement, they’re being replaced by Gen Xers who are impatient with all your rules , man, and Millennials who expect to do meaningful work quickly. The old structure of volunteer management is broken. Strong leadership is required to fix it.

Seeking Some Meetings Innovation? Ask Attendees.

Associations Now

Earlier this year Marriott International unveiled two new initiatives with a dual purpose: to attract more millennial and tech-savvy guests to their properties and to increase guest satisfaction. The first is an Innovation Lab at its Bethesda, Maryland, headquarters.