Category Archives: Job Opportunities

Never Look for a Job Again!

Believe it or not, there are people out there who have never needed to conduct a formal job search. While there is a bit of luck involved, it’s the kind that you can create for yourself. By cultivating a reputation … Continue reading

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Q&A: How to Find a Job in an Association When There Aren’t Any in Your Area

My friend (and editor of “I Want to Work in an Association – Now What???”) Jason Alba recently passed the following question on to me: “I’m an association executive looking for work in the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere. … Continue reading

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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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