Ten critical things your association or nonprofit should be doing to recruit, retain and engage your volunteers. By Jack Shand, CAE, CMC.
As leaders and contributors, we want to make things happen. We need to make things happen. On our watch revenues should be ramping, membership should be growing, and our organization’s influence should be expanding. We develop strategy, equip the ship, and set sail. And things go well… until perhaps they don’t. Then, it seems, we have more questions than answers...
Applicants for a job will recognize that common interview question: “Why did you leave your last employer?”
In my consulting work I have discovered a number of valid reasons why one should consider moving on from a job. Years ago I did research on why good employees get fired and heard from executives on reasons why they should have left a job sooner. I've continued to talk with individuals who have exited a role because it was no longer the right job for them.
Here is a suggested list of factors that may point to the need to get on with that next chapter in your professional career.