After an organizational crisis stemming from concerns over diversity and equity, the Romance Writers of America have decided to end the annual RITA awards. They will be replaced with The Vivian, an award that RWA says will be inclusive, equitable, and accessible.
While the current financial downturn caused by COVID-19 is new, lessons learned from previous recessions can help organizations survive. Finding resilient programs—including certification and microlearning—can help maintain revenue.
As associations struggle to serve their members and deal with the economic fallout from the pandemic, experts say it’s crucial for them to cut through the clutter and provide valuable information tailored to their industry. Providing content is a key way associations can help their members navigate tough times. But in a world overrun with […]
Much of the advice about reopening the office has focused on the logistics of floor plans, cleaning, and new norms. Now, experts discuss the practical policies related to smoothly managing your people and addressing their concerns as they come back.
With many states beginning to relax COVID-19 restrictions, employers in a variety of disciplines, including associations, are looking for the best advice to reopen their workplaces. Two new guides offer specific advice to help people work safely during a pandemic.
Organizations facing budget shortfalls after coronavirus closures and cancellations are looking for ways to increase nondues revenue. Experts suggest going back to basic economics: Find out what members and sponsors need and supply it.
With many people now working remotely and worried about the coronavirus’ impact, it’s time to change up your email marketing formula. Focus on subject lines, word choices, and infusing the present into your campaigns, one expert advises.
As the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, some associations may need to furlough employees. HR experts explain what this step means and offer some guidance on how to furlough properly.
Forced closures of entertainment venues have left most in desperate financial straits. Many came together to form the National Independent Venue Association, which is seeking federal support and sharing advice among members.
As various states begin to reopen following COVID-19 closures, associations must plan ahead to ensure their employees can safely return to the office. A new guide from real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield discusses how organizations can prepare. With many states allowing businesses to reopen, associations are looking more closely at how they might […]