The millennial mantra: give

Aaron Wolowiec

And millennials are taking note. According to the plethora of research on millennial behavior, Gen Y embraces social responsibility. At the same time, millennials believe in giving back – but not necessarily with money. Engage your millennials. ‘Tis the season for giving!

Millennial-friendly meetings: Bring on the couches and big screens

Aaron Wolowiec

Google images of millennials and you’ll find young professionals connected to their smart phones and tablets. Meetings and events offer the best possible platform to help millennials expand their networks, customize their self-education and personalize their career paths,” the report says.

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Millennial Engagement: Lessons from a Successful Video Contest

Associations Now

The Institute of Management Accountants did so with a successful video contest, which also boosted its Facebook reach by 500,000 individuals in February. Individuals and teams were asked to submit short videos that showed the benefits of being a CMA.

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

Higher Logic

Some companies naturally attract millennials. Lean on research, including studies and surveys, that flat-out asks millennials what they want. In the study, 88 percent of millennials polled preferred a collaborative work culture to that of a competitive one.

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.

Reaching Millennials (Gen Y) with Mobile

Association Adviser

Two millennials weigh in on the latest research findings. As two members of the millennial generation, we pay special attention to articles that claim to state the best ways to market to us. A mobile site is a must for reaching millennials: 74% of them use a smart phone.

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.

5 Reasons Why Associations Should Use Vertical Video

GrowthZone

Smartphone use has disrupted the way we create and consume videos, but people love to hate vertical video – or do they ? Vertical video has become the new default, despite the fact that the human eye prefers a horizontal plane. It becomes a hassle to rotate for a video.

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Friday Buzz: Millennials Love Text

Associations Now

It’s taken as a given these days that if you want young adults to listen to you, you have to communicate with them visually—through photos or video. What if millennials still like text as a medium? The post Friday Buzz: Millennials Love Text appeared first on Associations Now

3 Associations that Created Viral Videos

Associations Now

Associations are using funny videos as a way of communicating and building awareness around their campaigns. For example, have you seen Dollar Beard Club ’s videos? This past year, these videos have garnered 130 million views and $10.5

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Amy DeLouise is a video director-producer who specializes in telling real people stories that help nonprofits and companies tell their brand story. Wistia has done several useful studies on viewer drop-off, and it looks like a couple of trends are worth watching for social video makers.

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When Millennials Take Over on The Nonprofit Exchange

SocialFish

Last Tuesday, Jamie joined SynerVision Leadership Foundation , a nonprofit foundation that exists to engage and educate social benefit leaders for impact, for their weekly web-program “The Nonprofit Exchange” talking about “When Millennials Take Over ” (access the video and/or podcast ).

Proven Tactics to Recruit, Retain and Unleash Millennial Talent

SocialFish

By 2025, Millennials will comprise 75% of the global workforce. A vast majority of these Millennials want to work for organizations that foster innovative thinking, develop their skills, and make a positive contribution to society. Millennial’s Employer Criteria.

What Millennials’ News Consumption Habits Mean for Associations

Associations Now

A new report found that millennials are not willing to pay for news and that while they don’t actively seek news through social media, they often get their information through Facebook and YouTube anyway.

6 Articles for Associations and Millennials

SCD Group

Millennials Will Become The Majority In The Workforce In 2015. More than half of the hiring managers agreed that it was difficult to find and retain millennial labor. Nearly 80% of the millennials surveyed say they would consider quitting their existing jobs and working for themselves in the future. As it turns out, how millennials work and what they want from their work environment is not drastically different than what Generation Xers and baby boomers want.

Association Leaders Weigh in About Member Challenges, Millennials, Talent Development and Pivoting for the Future

Association Adviser

Our colleague Eryn Underwood’s recent article Why Millennials Join Associations and What Associations Can Do to Keep Them has been republished by a number of state society publications, so it appears we struck a nerve. Association Adviser: How is your organization connecting with millennials? Millennials don’t want to meet face-to-face. They want to video-conference in, or [check in] from their phones.

Your Association’s Future: Generation Z

Blue Sky eLearn

For years we’ve been talking about Millennials. While Millennials are still as important as ever, we can’t overlook the up and coming generation – Generation Z. How does Generation Z differ from Millennials? How they are different from previous generations. How to market to them.

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.

Chew on This: Texas Beef Council Aims for Millennials

Associations Now

Millennials and beef aren’t a match made in heaven. The post Chew on This: Texas Beef Council Aims for Millennials appeared first on Associations Now

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What Should You Make of the “Pivot to Video”?

Associations Now

The latest buzz coming from the online publishing world is that it makes more sense to invest in video at this juncture, which means that a lot of writers are getting laid off. And that is leading to situations like the one that faced the startup millennial-focused news outlet Mic last week.

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Your Association’s Future: Generation Z

Blue Sky eLearn

For years we’ve been talking about Millennials. While Millennials are still as important as ever, we can’t overlook the up and coming generation – Generation Z. How does Generation Z differ from Millennials? How they are different from previous generations. How to market to them.

Thursday Buzz: Are Millennial Leaders Struggling to Communicate?

Associations Now

Millennials are rising through the ranks in their careers, and in doing so, they may be coming up against a surprising leadership challenge. As more millennials step into leadership roles, they do so with different career challenges than their predecessors.

Tuesday Buzz: Why Millennial Member Engagement Means Letting Go

Associations Now

Millennial member engagement isn’t easy, but letting go of a little control could make things easier. millennials, those famous unicorns of new membership—is not the easiest thing to pull off. Check out Notter’s full post for some more tips on millennial member engagement.

5 Ways Associations Can Support Lifelong Employability

Blue Sky eLearn

I find that we talk a lot about Millennials and Gen Z. For Gen Z, these trainings might be geared more towards entry-level roles, while Millennials might be more interested in trainings that help them get into management and leadership positions. We talk a lot about lifelong learning.

Millennials: The Economic Engine of the Future

Slice-Works

As the parent of 5 millennials, it’s easy to identify with the stereotypes of this younger generation as entitled, spoiled and non-committal. The wedding is just over 5 weeks away. After marrying 3 sons off in the last three years, I FINALLY get to play the role “Mother-of-the-Bride!”

MTI's Story: Harnessing Community to Digitally Transform

Higher Logic

As you scroll on to soak up lessons from MTI’s strategy, be sure to watch the videos featured throughout to hear about MTI’s digital transformation directly from Tom and Kristen. Communications Millennials Associations Member Retention Customer Success Online Community

Groups Target Young Latinos With CPR Training Video

Associations Now

But a new video from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Anthem Foundation, which is specifically targeted at Latino millennials, hopes to better those statistics—all while continuing the groups’ efforts to teach hands-only CPR.

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NRA Video Series Aims to Attract Younger Generation of Members

Associations Now

With an aging membership, the National Rifle Association is taking a leap into online video as it tries to shape its message about gun ownership to appeal to the millennial generation. Noir and the NRA have teamed up to produce a new online video series simply titled “Noir.”

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Should Your Association Have a Podcast Channel?

Blue Sky eLearn

Podcasts have become increasingly popular over the past decade and as a millennial I am going to give my insights as to why. The first is a 2018 study conducted by Nielsen and Edison Research which found: 42% of millennials, ages 18-34, listen to at least one podcast a week. So, why do millennials and affluent individuals listen to more podcasts than the rest of America?

How to Create a Great Mentoring Program in Your Online Community

Higher Logic

In addition to providing members with the chance to learn from industry experts, an online mentoring program can also build a network of young professionals, including millennials, who are searching for jobs. Millennials Member Communities Associations

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The Young Professional – Tracking down the Future Leaders of Your Association

Association Adviser

If you’re not a millennial – loosely defined as people born between 1980 and 2000 (ages 18 to 38 years old today) – you may feel that you are unqualified to understand what motivates them. Part 4 of our 2017 Association Communications Benchmarking Study series.

Content, Millennials, Decision-making and Teaching: 4 articles for association professionals

SCD Group

What Millennials Really Want Out of Work By Wharton professor Adam Grant via LinkedIn. Some observers believe that Millennials display “a notable urgency to make social change” (Washington Post), and their “commitment to altruism signifies a fundamental change” (Forbes). Others call Millennials “narcissistic praise hounds” (CBS News), “cocky about their place in the world” (Time), whose goal is “wealth and fame” (USA Today). Is it Content Marketing or Clever Advertising?

Content, Millenials, Videos 7 best of the week for associations

SCD Group

Three Tips for Producing Online Video from a Popular Youtube Host By Katie Bascuas via AssociationsNow Launching a new video? Emily Graslie, host of the online educational series The Brain Scoop, shared a few tips for producing shareable video during last week’s Online News Association Conference. With 80 percent of companies now producing online video, and with more and more people posting their own, video is a communication platform ripe with opportunity.

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The Hourglass Blog: Millennials Are the New Slackers

The Hourglass Blog

Millennials Are the New Slackers. In this case, the blogger is Andrew McAfee and his target is the "entitlement mentality" of many Millennials. Its horrific, McAfee says, and he goes on to detail out how Millennials should be acting in this dismal economy. Millennials.

The Hourglass Blog: We're All Millennials Now

The Hourglass Blog

Were All Millennials Now. Millennials: Tech-savvy, entrepreneurial and independent, they tend to value work-life balance and meaningful work more than a large paycheque. Now, with the definitions listed above, I think Im going to start being a Millennial. Millennials.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Why Video is the Best Form of Engagement

SocialFish

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Why Video is the Best Form of Engagement

SocialFish

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Why Video is the Best Form of Engagement

SocialFish

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Gen Y: Retention and Loyalty

Slice-Works

Our daughter was recognized as an Outstanding Scholar recently at her university and I was truly touched with the intimacy of the ceremony and recognition given to each student.

SXSW is here! Association Weekly Wrap-Up for March 8th!

YourMembership Blog

Three millennials (two males and one female) also served on the committee. The three millennials asked some very tough and insightful questions. Social media is more than Harlem Shakes going viral, but the flash mob video of the moment certainly illustrates the power of the Web as an important marketing channel that can’t be ignored. Social Media and Business Trends association executives associations conference Membership Management millennials social media