The tight labor market and high number of employees looking for new jobs has made news recently. For associations that don’t have the ability to offer high salaries to compete, embracing remote work, focusing on core values, and expressing gratitude can boost retention and attract new hires.
The pandemic has been challenging for many associations. Greg Bell, author and leadership coach, has found that organizations that are thriving are asking what’s going well, focusing on their goals, and cultivating relationships.
Organizations have been working to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion for decades, often in a cycle of progress followed by retraction. After an increased focus on racial justice in 2020, many associations are hoping to seed long-lasting change through a new C-suite position: chief diversity officer.
Chief diversity officers aren’t the only ones that have an impact on an organization’s ability to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Board members matter, too.
How a webinar series spawned leads and fueled income.
First jobs often teach us life lessons we carry with us. In our second round of first work experiences, readers share how they got their starts—from being a cellar hand to telemarketing.
Having a plan in place that allows attendees to inform your association of a coronavirus infection after your meeting is the first step in an action plan to deal with this potential issue. Then, organizations need to report to other attendees and possibly public health officials.
As associations prepare to welcome employees back to the workplace, there are key concepts to concentrate on. The president of the National Safety Council says communication, physical safety, readiness for change, and vaccination discussions are pivotal for success.
Attendees at their first face-to-face meeting post-COVID may feel a little overwhelmed. Recognizing this, the American Association of Feline Practitioners is creating a Recharge Room at its fall meeting. Attendees can get extra social distance and mentally recharge.
Association professionals are always on the move. Here’s our monthly roundup of new hires, career changes, and retirements across the association industry. Of note: Molly Murray, CAE, is now leading the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association.