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Enrich Your Career Through Associations

Have you thought about joining an association but questioned investing the time and money? It’s time to re-visit the subject.  Seven out of ten adults are members of at least one association, which proves there must be personal or professional … Continue reading

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Increase your Knowledge and Broaden your Network by Attending Industry-Specific Conferences

Later this month I’m heading to Charleston, South Carolina, to attend The National Resume Writers’ Association annual conference.  My motivation for attending is two-fold; not only do I get to sharpen my skills, I get to network with colleagues and … Continue reading

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The Association Industry’s Most Underutilized Employee Benefit

Just this morning, I attended a CEO-led panel discussion at the Association Forum of Chicagoland. While I knew that many associations offered tuition reimbursement, I was astounded to learn how few took advantage of this free education – only 5-6%. … 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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Are You “Penny Wise and Pound Foolish” When it Comes to Your Career?

This maxim really applied to me a few months ago. To save a dollar or two, I bought the cheapest toothbrush in the store – and ended up paying hundreds of dollars after the rough bristles damaged my dental work. … Continue reading

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Nothing Takes the Place of an In-Person Conference!

This past week, I attended The National Resume Writers’ Association’s conference, this year held in Portland, Maine. Though it’s nice to be able to interact with members virtually, I get more in the 3.5 days each year than I do … Continue reading

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