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New Year’s Resolution? Meet New Year’s Action Plan!

The New Year comes full of expectations, ambition to advance even further in your career, and perhaps even a brand new job. Here are five areas of focus to make 2016 your best year ever. Find Balance Forming better habits … Continue reading

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Want To Work From Home? Associations Could Be Your Ticket.

In light of the recent company policies set forth by Yahoo! and Best Buy – both companies recently mandated that all employees need to work on site – many people might think that telecommuting is no longer an option for … Continue reading

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Find Career Mentors – Today!

When thinking of the word “mentor” most of us picture a one-on-one relationship. Usually, many of us see this person as guiding us throughout our careers, giving us advice, and meeting with us regularly. While all that can – and … 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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Associations Lead The Pack When It Comes To Employee Benefits

While salary is important to everyone in the workforce, sometimes benefits mean just as much. An organization that provides robust healthcare, flexibility, and a good number of vacation days can sometimes mean more than a higher paycheck from somewhere else … 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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Happy Fourth of July – Let’s Celebrate Associations in America!

While there are fantastic associations around the world, the U.S. has some extra reasons to celebrate. According to the ASAE’s Association FAQ page, the first American settlers created trade guilds modeled after British traditions, so that people in the same … Continue reading

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Want To Move? Build Your Association Network In A New Location

As a follow-up to my last post becoming a member of associations can help you make a geographic move. If you’re targeting employers in an area in which you have no network, cultivating a base of local contacts can make … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Really Quit An Association?

Maybe it’s the shared “fighting for a cause” environment, but employees that move on from associations tend to feel like alumni. This isn’t unique to the association world, but I have noticed it seems to be more common than in … Continue reading

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Twitter – a Must for Association Professionals!

If you’re in the association industry and you’re not on Twitter, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Association professionals seem to be among the most active posters in the Twitterverse, and much of the content I’ve seen is highly … Continue reading

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