4 Reasons Why You Need a Board Recruitment Process

Wild Apricot

Here are 4 reasons to develop a board recruitment process and a new resource that can help. Board volunteer-recruitment

Reignite Your Membership Recruitment Before It’s Too Late – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 223

Moery Company

The time to reignite your membership recruitment efforts is now. Listen in to this week’s episode for three things you should to to reignite your membership recruitment efforts. How do we reignite membership recruitment in our association?”. Ask yourself, why do you want to reignite your membership recruitment? What is the reason we’re moving forward with our recruitment efforts?”. Now is the time to reignite membership recruitment.

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Three Must-Haves for Successful Membership Recruitment

Moery Company

In our experiences, the authentic stories of success from members are the most convincing recruitment tools, yet the technique is used infrequently. Look at your current membership recruitment efforts. Istock_Credit:Michail_Petrov96.

How to Recruit Volunteers from Start to Finish

Wild Apricot

Recruiting volunteers doesn't have to be difficult. Create your own recruitment process and engage your volunteers with tips from this amazing guide

8 Tips for Recruiting High-Quality Webinar Speakers

Blue Sky eLearn

Many associations , that I speak with , are concern ed about their ability to recruit high-quality webinar speakers, or even forget high quality, recruiting anyone to teach a webinar! Here are some strategies you can consider when recruiting new webinar speakers to set yourself up for the best success rate possible. . Make the process easy on the speaker. I call this a two-for-one deal, at least in regard to recruiting! .

Study: A Slow Hiring Process Turns Off Gen Z Recruits

Associations Now

Make sure you’re keeping your recruitment technology up with the times. That’s a key recommendation from the talent acquisition software firm Yello, whose latest study finds that recruiting methods of old—long application processes, long waits, and lots of paper—could be turning away potential applicants. The report, more generally, notes that the current job market favors applicants over recruiters, leading job seekers to ask for higher salaries and more perks.

What We Learned From the PPP Application Process – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 230

Moery Company

On this week’s episode JP provides an update on The Moery Company’s business operation and what we learned during out application process for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan. The process of this brought feelings of hope, frustration, gratefulness, and waves of other emotions. As sponsorship sales slow, and we change to new formats for sponsorship types, delayed strategic and membership recruitment cycles are going to lengthen and get longer.

How to Leverage Live Events for Member Recruitment

Moery Company

What better place to recruit new members than during a live association event – right? Here’s the process. So – when it comes to the prospects, remember these people will have a million things going on – so securing meetings ahead of time is an intentional process. Conferences, conventions, and symposiums are incredible opportunities to recruit new members – again, so much better than a phone call.

Association Hustle – Episode 206: How to Leverage Live Events for Member Recruitment

Moery Company

What better way to recruit new members than at a live association event? Here’s the winning process. The post Association Hustle – Episode 206: How to Leverage Live Events for Member Recruitment appeared first on The Moery Company. What better way to recruit new members than at a live association event? Here’s the winning process.

5 quick member recruitment wins

Optimist Consulting

So here are five quick membership recruitment wins: 1. You can help the process by encouraging your members to recommend the organisation to a friend or colleague. I have found in the past that a focused effort on trying to recruit key potential members can be a good way to grow membership. I think we can all appreciate a tailored approach, and with a smaller list you can afford to create a personalised and tailored feel to your recruitment communications.

Tips for association member recruitment


Here are four ideas to help you reach your recruitment goals , even in challenging times : Provide valuable , relevant content. . W hen prospects are ready to join, make sure the process is quick and easy. So, be sure to ask only for what’s really needed to process their membership. The post Tips for association member recruitment appeared first on Aptify by Community Brands.

Start Your Conference Improvement Process With Enrollment

Velvet Chainsaw

So before assuming we can persuade others with the data on why we need to change, we need to enroll them in our conference improvement planning process. We need to seek out volunteers who are willing to participate in the improvement process.

Membership 101: Recruitment versus Retention versus Renewal

Spark Consulting

Recruitment, retention, and renewal are related, but they aren’t the same thing. Recruitment is what you do to get people in the door of your association in the first place. When you recruit a member, you are both choosing to start a relationship with each other. To quote Joe Rominiecki from ASAE’s Associations Now membership blog : “Recruitment requires creativity, but retention demands authenticity. Renewal is a process.

Three Membership Recruitment Tips

Moery Company

When you spend over budget, what is the process necessary to do so?" Even if it isn''t possible yet, you are beginning to learn more about decision making and who the players are in the process. "We When is your budget process? Ditch the "Ten Reasons to Join Association" brochure. We''ve contacted tens of thousands of prospects this year. And, most companies join an association for one reason and one only.

The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) entry process

Optimist Consulting

The marketing and PR director for the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, Tracey Cowell, talks about the organisation’s entry process. “ The membership process could be perceived as a barrier to entry. We receive positive feedback from members on our membership process. Speaking as an advanced member, I can confirm that upgrading is a painless process, as long as you have the appropriate level of training and experience. .

Trade Association Challenges and Opportunities with Membership Recruitment

Membership Marketing

Membership recruitment for a trade association brings more challenges than selling individual membership. The process is complicated because asking a company to join may involve a significant financial commitment and require building a consensus among the firm's stakeholders.

Looking for new staff? Get recruitment ready!

Optimist Consulting

Great news, you’re about to recruit a new staff member! However, before you go anywhere near advertising your vacancy, it’s an idea to make sure that you’re ‘recruitment ready’ and you might like to consider the following: Job description and job title – do they reflect the focus and scope of the role? Adopt a candidate-centred recruitment process – have a clear idea of what the process will look like and who will be involved. Get recruitment ready!

Leveraging Current Conditions for Membership and Sponsorship Growth – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 251

Moery Company

Today, we’re going to discuss how to leverage what you have available to you in this current environment for new membership and sponsorship recruitment. Use the contact information that you collected during the registration process.

Membership Hack: Recruiting Award

Associations Now

To encourage membership recruitment, the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors gives an award to the member who is the biggest connector. Each year, the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors bestows a tree-shaped plaque on the member who brings in the most recruits. The award, given at NAFCD’s annual membership meeting, is public acknowledgement of the value of peer-to-peer recruitment, says Executive Vice President Kevin Gammonley. “We

3 Surprising Truths about Recruiting


On Association Success this past month, Jamie’s been writing all about recruiting. What We Can’t Admit About Recruiting. I think we can all agree that the hiring process can be frustrating, on both sides of the equation. Because, in short, the hiring process is fundamentally dishonest. I don’t mean recruiters and candidates are lying outright (though obviously that does happen).

Certainty in Uncertain Times

Moery Company

If you don’t have a focused and skilled recruitment team, don’t expect a new member next year – period. Smooth out your process to enable organizations and people to join your association easier. Smooth out and improve the process if you want new members next year. You should also make sure that you have a team that is focused and skilled in membership recruitment.

Daily Buzz: Recruit Skilled Workers With a Good Job Description

Associations Now

Having trouble recruiting the right candidates? You might be going wrong from the very beginning of the process: writing the job description. This needs to be conveyed through the job description and even into the interviewing process,” she says.

SNMMI Rekindles and Sparks Recruitment Among Their Lapsed Member Base [Case Study]

Higher Logic

In Kaitlin’s words, “It’s not just about one campaign or quickly sending out one email, it’s about using the lessons learned and acquired tools to continue the process.”. Moving forward, SNMMI’s staff now has the knowledge and skills needed to efficiently: Develop strategic, automated marketing campaigns using the Higher Logic platform for a variety of functions, including recruitment, renewal, sales, and event registration.

Next Steps for Business Development – Association Field Report (May 15, 2020)

Moery Company

Some of you may have suspended your recruitment activity. This is going to be a different invoice process than what we have done before with our renewal efforts. Membership Recruitment. The time is now to start recruiting them, or in the very near future. You will need to develop a process for reaching out to them after taking the time to assess the sponsorship inventory and all the assets in your association.

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How to Make Your New Members Feel Welcome  

YourMembership Blog

I’ve written quite a bit about the new member onboarding process and keeping new members engaged because addressing these topics is critical to any association’s long-term success. Membership & Marketing Member Retention Member RecruitmentThe first interactions with your organization make a long-lasting impression on a new member and provide the foundation for you to build a relationship that continues for years to come.

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Afraid of a “Ghost”? How to Keep Recruits From Disappearing

Associations Now

It’s a problem even at higher levels of an organization— one recent story on the Society for Human Resource Management website highlights an anecdote involving a senior leader who did not show up for the job on his first day, despite the fact that, according to the person telling the anecdote, “a ‘cast of thousands’ had participated in the selection process, from interviewing to making the offer.”. It’s one thing for a person to skip out on the interview process.

Certainty in Uncertain Times – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 238

Moery Company

If you don’t have a focused and skilled recruitment team, don’t expect a new member next year – period. Smooth out your process to enable organizations and people to join your association easier. Smooth out and improve the process if you want new members next year. You should also make sure that you have a team that is focused and is skilled in membership recruitment. Smooth out and improve the process if you want new members next year.

A LinkedIn-Centric Strategy for Member Recruitment

Associations Now

And, as the group grew in size, Barkan touted its increasing numbers in his templated recruiting messages. Membership recruiting in LinkedIn poses two tricky challenges for associations, Barkan says. ” He says it boiled down to a recognizable three-step process: Build a community with a critical mass, leverage that community to begin developing content, then create a formal membership offer built on that community and content.

In Recruitment, a Little Recognition Goes a Long Way

Associations Now

There’s no one way to make a member-get-a-member program a success, but recognition for recruiters is a must. In a perfect world, your members would do your recruitment for you. Your recruitment budget would be zero: All word of mouth, all the time. The more you recognize recruiters, the more everyone else will see member referral as a valued form of engagement. Top recruiters will have built-in networks, which recognition will only strengthen and expand.

Recruit People Who Naturally Are Inclined to Live Your Values

Eric Lanke

For my comments on the third rule, go here. + + + Here''s Nader''s fourth rule, along with what he says about it in his HBR blog post : Recruit people who naturally are inclined to live your values. This does not mean recruiting clones! We integrate the assessment of candidates’ values in our interview process, check references accordingly, and rely significantly on referrals.

Five Key Elements of the Succession Planning Process

Portage Group

There are five elements to managing a succession process. Does the person currently occupying this position hold a good deal of knowledge about processes or other institutional memory that will effectively leave when the incumbent departs the job? The commitment to the process, and abilities, of the succession candidate are integral to identifying who to develop. Guest Post by Jack Shand ( www.leaderquest.com ). Succession planning is not about replacing an existing employee.

College Grads, Employers, and the Recruitment Disconnect

Associations Now

For recent college grads and potential employers, the recruitment process can be a stressful one. One expert offers tips for associations to up their recruitment game and attract fresh talent. Recent college graduates are growing frustrated with employer recruitment practices, according to a recent study by U.K.-based For recent grads, that means taking a customized approach to recruitment.

Thursday Buzz: Recruit the Right Microinfluencer

Associations Now

Also: Take a look at the tools and processes of modern marketing. The post Thursday Buzz: Recruit the Right Microinfluencer appeared first on Associations Now Influencer campaigns aren’t just for major brands. Even small associations can get big results by leveraging microinfluencers. We’ve all seen how influencer marketing works for big brands, but associations that target a niche audience can also see success from running a microinfluencer campaign.

Proven Tactics to Recruit, Retain and Unleash Millennial Talent


How to Recruit Millennials. Expose them to senior leaders and involve them wherever possible in the decision process. Guest post by Ryan Jenkins. ————-. 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.

What a Recruiter Looks for in CEO Candidates

Associations Now

But that’s not the only thing a recruiter and hiring committee are looking for. So what are recruiters and hiring committees looking for? It can be hard to suss out that capacity in the interview process. People resist all of that not just because it’s time-consuming, but because inevitably the process will reveal flaws. As leadership expert Ram Charan wrote in Harvard Business Review last December on the CEO selection process : “Every CEO has an open flank.

Using Online Lead Generation to Drive Membership Recruitment

Membership Marketing

Whether you recruit new members using direct mail, email, or telemarketing, your efforts are empowered by identifying the very best prospects for membership and then promoting to them. Once the form is submitted, a follow up email fulfills the offer and the membership cultivation process can proceed. ??. From the initial click to the final join each step the prospect takes can be tracked through the process. Online Marketing Membership Recruitment

Executive Recruitment: Lessons From Megyn Kelly’s Move to NBC

Associations Now

But recruiting top talent isn’t just a challenge in the media or entertainment businesses. You also want to establish your senior staff and board members as experts and thought leaders within your industry to bolster that brand, said ASAE executive recruitment concierge Dany Bourjolly Smith. It’s about making the hiring process as personal as possible, Smith said. Lastly, make the recruitment process quick, Ruble said.

How to Apply Social to Marketing and Membership Recruitment


Manage the process of capturing and tracking leads. Recruit content from satisfied customers who are happy to explain why membership is valuable, or why they are excited for the upcoming conference. Do you work in Marketing? Used in the right way, social media marketing can help you acquire new customers, convince customers to buy more often, and increase the amount customers spend with you.

Eric Lanke: Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment

Eric Lanke

Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment. As a result, staff members focus shifted from tactical process and program management to continuous member engagement and solutions development. Everyone," he said, "is responsible for member recruitment.". Everyone there is responsible for recruiting 2-3 new members per year. Especially those of you who dont have direct member recruitment responsibilities. Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment.

3 Real Ways to Improve Your Membership Marketing Program

YourMembership Blog

To successfully attract and keep association members, continually remind yourselves membership marketing is a process. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders association management software association members member recruitment membership data membership growth membership marketing membership retentionMany associations struggle to improve their membership growth and retention.