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.
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.
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.
At some point in the future, your association’s employees will hit the road again—but it’s important to understand the financial considerations and risk that come with that.
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.
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association has brought its employees back to the office. To make it happen, the group sought staff feedback, updated employee policies, and upgraded building systems.
Between pandemic-induced changes in the workplace and general shifts in management thinking, hiring managers are more willing to look past certain characteristics of job candidates than they might have been in the past. Next time you’re reviewing resumes, these “red flags” might be worth rethinking.
While some people may minimize the impact of mindfulness, Poppy Jamie, an entrepreneur and influencer in the mental health space, says the practice can help people be calmer, less anxious, and better focused.
Most people’s first taste of independence came with their first job, so in honor of Independence Day, we asked readers to share their first gigs. From corn detasseling to frosting donuts, see what jobs people held before they joined the association world.
Venture capitalists have long existed in the business world. A new fund is bringing them to the association world, focusing on investments that will help organizations grow their revenue-producing products, including events, credentialing programs, and publications.