Category Archives: Job Opportunities

Q&A: CVBs/DMOs as a Career Option

Most professionals have probably noticed that Convention & Visitors Bureaus (CVBs)/Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) work closely with associations. And, they’re also somewhat “secret” industries that few people are familiar with. Since this sector is worth exploring if you’re thinking about … Continue reading

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Mix and Match to Find Your Dream Job

I often joke with my husband – an author of three Civil War books – that we could do a joint book tour. The target audience? People who want to find a job in a Civil War association. While it … Continue reading

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Targeting International Association Jobs

A recent article in the ASAE newsletter discussed opportunities for associations following the Arab Spring. While the article focused on the Middle East and Northern Africa, there are likely new opportunities in whichever country you’d like to work in – … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To JOIN Associations

One of the reasons the association industry remains a “secret” sector is because people only think of joining them – not working for them. Do association employees do the same thing in reverse? Do they forget the impact that membership … Continue reading

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May I Have Your Hand In Employment?

You wouldn’t marry someone you just met. So why do so many of us join associations/companies we barely know? Of course, jobs aren’t in the same league as marriage, but there is a certain level of commitment when you accept … Continue reading

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8 Tips to find the Best Executive Jobs

While exploring the web for some job search tips to share with my readers, I ran across an article written by Meg Guiseppi based on a query by About.com’s job search expert Alison Doyle. Alison put together eight bits of … Continue reading

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Get Your (Job Search) Act Together!

If you’re like a lot of people, there probably isn’t a method to your madness as far as your job search is concerned. You apply for positions when they interest you, send your resume on to recruiters that request it, … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by Opportunities?

According to CEO Update’s March 4th issue, new association job listings are up an eye-popping 45 percent in the first two months of 2011. At the same time, the article also says, some hiring managers are receiving fewer resumes. After … Continue reading

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Volunteering Your Way Into an Association Job

I always knew that volunteering was good for the job search – it’s a great way to learn new skills, network, and explore other career options. Still, when interviewing association employees for the book, “I Want a Job in an … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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