Hey, where's the Volunteer Leadership issue of Associations Now? Learn about our rethink of a yearly feature.
Associations Now asked a group of association execs what their ultimate benefit would be. Here’s what four of them had to say. “No more vacation or sick leave time tracking. Rather, both of these should be unlimited—provided there is a standard in place to help employees understand expectations. As long as your work is getting […]
Competitive salaries are a big talent draw, but association employees are also looking for benefits that pay off for themselves and their families. Here’s what the latest ASAE Foundation research reveals about trends in employee benefits.
From unassigned work areas and flexible meeting rooms to wellness features and amenities, these four associations have found ways to boost productivity and staff morale by selecting and designing new office spaces.
What associations should know about buying or renovating a workspace for maximum productivity.
What associations and employees should know about working "bleisure" into business trips.
Meeting attendees are looking for more ways to mix business and leisure on the road. From post-conference tours to day trips to planned downtime, associations are stepping up to help them maximize their “bleisure” time.
Rick Burt, the training and development manager for Alpha Gamma Delta International Fraternity, would be a flight attendant if he wasn't doing this.
Randi Mayes, the executive director of the International Legal Technology Association, answers questions from ILTA member Richard Shepherd.
Finding the right fit for an office abroad, when the possibilities are as big as the world.
Philadelphia auto dealers help kids get new coats.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
Association program trains Chinese lung doctors in patient care.
Employee wellness often starts in the C-suite.
If you could give your 25-year-old self a piece of advice, what would it be?
If you could give your 25-year-old self a piece of advice, what would it be? It's a question that a lot of people had answers for, many of which we couldn't get into the issue. But we made room for them here. Check a few of them out below.
Silvia Quevedo, CAE, the director of practice guidance for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, taps her clinical experience to solve problems and meet goals.
The National Wood Flooring Association's Digital badging program builds skills for its members.
Strategies for successful flexwork and telework policies at your organization.
Americans have quite a bit to do on the work-life balance front.
Associations are everywhere. Here’s a snapshot from the Golden State.
Kathy Kiernan, managing partner at consulting firm APPI Energy, shares how associations can help their members create good energy management strategies. Why should associations connect their members with energy management solutions? Associations representing business owners and managers can provide education and information to members throughout the energy procurement and management process, increasing the value they […]
How to manage projects to avoid burnout.
On the eighth annual National Day of Unplugging, March 3–4, people across the country will declare independence from their digital devices, if only for 24 hours. Tanya Schevitz, a spokesperson for the Jewish nonprofit Reboot, which created NDU, has the backstory and some ideas for how you can join the movement to unplug.
Membership renewal is catching up to our faster lives.
How Subway franchise owners talk and listen online.
When it comes to the benefits that professionals seek from associations, preferences change with age. A recent study of association members from software firm Abila found that jobs, training, and career advancement rate highest for younger members, while those in older generations value more good-of-the-order benefits.
Ways to help attendees stay active onsite.
Space City offers out-of-this-world experiences.
Journalist Frank Sesno breaks down the art of strategic asking.
Six steps to maintaining an even keel by maximizing your work-life balance.
Abner Gonsalves, CAE, the partner relations manager at Health eCareers, moved from promoting reggae shows to becoming a master networker.
The Trump administration could prompt new thinking on congressional ethics.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Including cameras.