Where has the Workforce Gone?

Posted by Kristy Cohen on Aug 29, 2017 12:03:40 PM

Key Labor Trends Present a Challenge & an Opportunity for Associations

If you’ve been looking at labor and workforce trends in the United States right now, you’re likely aware that we are shifting toward a full employment economy. This means that a lack of workers, rather than a lack of jobs will be one of the biggest economic challenges we face over the next several years. Labor shortages are impacting several industries from health care to manufacturing and the skilled trades, as retiring Baby Boomers leave the workforce faster than millennials are replacing them.

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Topics: Growth, Trends

A Shared, Cord-cutting Economy is the Way of the Association Future

Posted by Jessica Ercolino on Jul 18, 2017 2:13:35 PM

MASAE’s 2017 Mid-Year Conference, entitled “Associations 2030,” inspired association professionals to examine not only the current best practices in association management, but also what best practices might exist in the future.

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Topics: Association Management, Membership, Trends

Might Your Association Benefit By Adding Micro-Credentialing Opportunities?

Posted by Sue Pine on Mar 2, 2017 10:39:35 AM

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a training webinar facilitated by Mickie Rops, MAEd, CAE. The session was titled “What About Micro-Credentialing?” and was hosted within the Association Trends educational series.

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Topics: ASAE Certificate, professional development, Trends

Excellence anyone?

Posted by Bob Waller, CAE on Feb 17, 2017 4:03:00 PM

The term “excellence” is used all the time in many different settings, and often listed as a personal or business value.

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Topics: leadership, Association Management, strategic planning, customer service, Trends