Recruit the Whole Person

Spark Consulting

Last week, I was teaching the volunteer management course for ASAE’s Association Management Week with the smart and talented Andrea Rutledge (Executive Director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board), and she and I got chatting about membership recruitment. What are you doing to “recruit the whole person”?

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. This award has become an effective way to incentive our recruitment process.”. It’s what Gammonley calls “tag-team recruiting.”

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

Higher Logic

So if you want to recruit millennials, foster a collaborative environment that lets employees learn and build professional relationships. Best of all, an online community makes it easy for you to demonstrate a collaborative work environment to recruits.

5 quick member recruitment wins

Optimist Consulting

So here are five quick membership recruitment wins: 1. 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. Host a recruitment event. Membership Membership Recruitment

Industry Hiring Managers: Reach & Recruit Only the Best Candidates

YourMembership Blog

Niche job boards, recruitment advertising and sponsorship solutions make it easier than ever for associations to bring value to their industry and members. The post Industry Hiring Managers: Reach & Recruit Only the Best Candidates appeared first on YourMembership.

3 Surprising Truths about Recruiting

SocialFish

On Association Success this past month, Jamie’s been writing all about recruiting. What We Can’t Admit About Recruiting. I don’t mean recruiters and candidates are lying outright (though obviously that does happen).

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? The post What a Recruiter Looks for in CEO Candidates appeared first on Associations Now

Monday Buzz: How to Recruit Small Businesses

Associations Now

Recruiting small businesses to join your organization is difficult, but these tips could help. Many organizations already know the value of recruiting small businesses as members, but servicing emerging businesses can come with a unique set of challenges.

Recruiting Members – Your Questions Answered

Wild Apricot Blog

During our recent Recruiting Members For Keeps webinar sessions, we had a number of questions from participants. Here are the questions and answers from presenter Trish Hudson. webinar-membership

Four Things that Turned This Association’s Annual Conference into a Member Recruiting Machine

Wild Apricot Blog

But, what many associations don’t realize is that the annual conference can also be their biggest member recruiter. For many associations the annual conference is the biggest event of the year.

Member Recruitment Gone Wrong

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Meagan Rockett describes her personal experience with membership recruitment gone wrong and offers some tips for getting it right. Membership renewal membership

How to Recruit Volunteers from Your Email List

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re sending emails to your contact list, asking for volunteers, but not getting a lot of response, it’s likely that your emails are getting lost in your recipients’ inboxes. Here's one simple thing you can do to get your emails to stand out. Volunteers personalization email emails

How Moose Became King of the Forest: 5 Tips for Recruiting

YourMembership Blog

But like many other membership-based organizations, the Moose often finds itself riding through the peaks and valleys of member recruitment. Generally, its membership drive relies on existing members sticking around year after year and reaching out to recruit their friends to join, too.

Recruiting Members For Keeps – Free Expert Webinar

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are the details about our next Expert Webinar session: Recruiting Members for Keeps – Thurs. December 11 at 1:00 PM (Eastern). webinar membership

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. How does your association use LinkedIn for member recruitment?

Everything You Need to Know To Recruit Younger Members

Wild Apricot Blog

Are you having trouble recruiting and engaging Gen Y or Millennials? Here''s a look at our compendium of 10 resources – our Ultimate Guide to Connecting With & Recruiting Younger Members. Non-profits membership Millennials

Wednesday Buzz: Recruiting Passionate Members As Marketers

Associations Now

The post Wednesday Buzz: Recruiting Passionate Members As Marketers appeared first on Associations Now Leverage the importance of word of mouth by encouraging your members to volunteer their voices. Also: Dreamforce is big this year. Really big.

Volunteer Recruitment Resource

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a new volunteer recruitment resource that offers tips and secrets from volunteer managers. Volunteers

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.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How Social Recruiting Can Attract Top Talent to Your Organization

SocialFish

———— Have you tried using social media as a recruiting tool for your association or nonprofit? If you learn how to use social media for recruiting, you’ll find it’s one of the best ways to attract top talent. But social recruiting can have a downside as well.

The Secret to Recruiting the Best Talent: Authentic Employer Branding

SocialFish

Join Jamie Notter and Charlie Judy at WorkXO for the first in our new HR webinar series in partnership with QuestionPro about The Secret to Recruiting the Best Talent: Authentic Employer Branding. Why is it so hard to recruit and retain the right talent?

Three WOM Member Recruitment Strategies

The Moery Company

The report reveals the most effective recruitment methods as surveyed by associations. Now, go recruit some new members. The post Three WOM Member Recruitment Strategies appeared first on The Moery Company.

5 Places to Recruit New Members

MembersClick

New members are great, but as you know, they can be hard to find. So where, oh where is the best place to look? Here are five places we recommend: association management association leadership Association Views

Texas Apartment Group Campaign Looks to Recruit New Workforce

Associations Now

The post Texas Apartment Group Campaign Looks to Recruit New Workforce appeared first on Associations Now With industry growth comes the need for new professionals. The Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation’s new campaign seeks to find them.

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Recruit Great Association Volunteers

GrowthZone

Recruiting association volunteers can be tough. The post Recruit Great Association Volunteers appeared first on GrowthZone. Retaining them can be even tougher. But if you unlock the secret to the psychology behind volunteering, you’ll have a formula that works.

4 Reasons Why You Need a Board Recruitment Process

Wild Apricot Blog

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

Member Recruitment & Retention: It’s About Being Flexible & Personal

Wild Apricot Blog

It offers insight into the importance of being both flexible and personal in recruiting and retaining members This is the second post offering clips from our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group.

Friday Buzz: How to Use Your Annual Meeting to Recruit New Members

Associations Now

Your association’s annual meeting is likely your biggest event of the year, but are you leveraging it to recruit new members? Check out Ibele’s post for recruitment keys to success. Grow your membership at your annual meeting.

Now Hiring: Social Recruitment on the Rise, Study Says

Associations Now

Our results clearly show that it’s no longer a question of whether an organization is recruiting through social media—it’s about how they are leveraging social tools to achieve the biggest benefits. And social recruiting offers more than just cost savings for employers.

Using Social Media to Recruit, Engage and Grow Your Membership

Wild Apricot Blog

Check out the seven key insights for using social media to recruit, engage and grow your membership – shared during one of our Small Membership Advisory sessions

Volunteer Recruitment Checklist and Guide

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are two new resources from Wild Apricot - Getting Started with Volunteer Recruitment and Volunteer Recruitment Checklist - designed for the staff or volunteers of small non-profits and membership organizations who are new to volunteer recruitment.

Coaches vs. Cancer: Groups’ Fundraising Strategy Eyes New Recruits

Associations Now

Here’s why ACS recruited some of college basketball’s top coaches to their team. As we were thinking about a way to engage for donations, we started with the consumer insight that people are really interested in how coaches recruit.

Survey: Charitable Groups Losing More Donors Than They Recruit

Associations Now

The post Survey: Charitable Groups Losing More Donors Than They Recruit appeared first on Associations Now The latest Fundraising Effectiveness Project survey revealed that less than half of charitable donors contributed to the same organization two years in a row.

Monday Buzz: Recruiting Student Volunteers

Associations Now

The post Monday Buzz: Recruiting Student Volunteers appeared first on Associations Now Inspire more students to participate in volunteer work. Also: Discover an efficient way to promote your content through Twitter. Volunteering is mutually beneficial.

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.

You Won’t Believe the ROI on This Member Recruitment Campaign

Associations Now

I’m just going to let the following numbers from an association member-recruitment campaign speak for themselves: Total cost for recruitment campaign: $25,000. The post You Won’t Believe the ROI on This Member Recruitment Campaign appeared first on Associations Now

Recruiting members. and keeping them

Association Adviser

Are you at a stalemate when it comes to recruiting and retaining members? Create a contest and challenge members to recruit others to join. For each new recruit, the member’s name goes into a drawing for an iPad. Branch out from the typical places you recruit members.

Leveraging Non-Member Email Addresses for Membership Recruitment

Membership Marketing

Marketing Channels Membership Acquisition Membership Recruitment Many membership organizations have accumulated email addresses in their database of prospective members through site registrations, event attendance, or product purchases.

How to Use Membership Management Software to Recruit Members

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Leah Merrill suggests four ways you can use your membership management software to help you grow those members and perform outreach. membership website

Seven Levers to Increase Membership Recruitment

Membership Marketing

Seven Levers to Increase Membership Recruitment. Here are seven strategic levers or opportunities to explore in order to increase your new member recruitment efforts. If you have strong returns from your recruitment efforts, you probably are not reaching your full market potential.