Out in 2011: “I Want a Job in an Association — Now What??”

Currently, I’m working on the book, I Want a Job in an Association – Now What??:  A Guide to Getting a Job in a Professional Association, Membership Organization, or Society.” A good number of my individual coaching and resume clients work in or aspire to work in associations, and with good reason! They really seem to be the “best of both worlds,” those worlds being the corporate and traditional non-profit environments. While there are always exceptions, in general the pay is competitive with for-profit organizations, yet with the mission-driven focus of non-profits.

While many of the same career management principles apply across industries, there are always special considerations, resources, and “insider” information unique to each. I’m hoping to get the perspective of those who have been “in the trenches” – people who have conducted successful job searches, have transferred into associations from another industry, and those that have done the hiring. If you’d be willing to let me ask you 3-5 questions for the book, please contact me at Charlotte@weekscareerservices.com.


About Charlotte Weeks - Executive Career Coach / Executive Resume Writer / Outplacement Consultant

Prior to founding Weeks Career Services, Inc. Charlotte Weeks worked in human resources at a national association, where she experienced the hiring process from the other side. She's also the past president of The National Resume Writers' Association (The NRWA). Charlotte specializes in providing C-level executives (CEO, CFO, CMO, etc.), association executives, executive directors and senior-level professionals (director, VP, SVP, etc.) with comprehensive career coaching services and high-ROI resumes. She is author of "I Want a Job in an Association -- Now What?? A Guide to Getting a Job in a Professional Association, Membership Organization, or Society" and featured author of "101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career." Additional book contributions include "The Twitter Job Search Guide," "Resumes That Pop!," and "Step-by-Step Cover Letters." As an internationally-recognized expert, Charlotte provides programs and documents tailored to each individual’s needs. To ensure that each person is given the highest quality of attention and service, Charlotte works with a limited number of new clients each month.
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2 Responses to Out in 2011: “I Want a Job in an Association — Now What??”

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