Every association is different, and the solutions that work well for some might not be so successful for others. However, no matter what works for any individual association, the most important thing for all leaders to remember is that this transition to this new world of work will require resilience and flexibility.
As attention shifts to the future of workplaces post-pandemic, many workers have reservations about a return to the old routine.
You know they nurture long-term relationships, but do you know what makes your account manager stand out from the rest?
No matter the time of year, YGS is highly involved in several community initiatives, but the holiday season is undoubtedly one of the peak times of giving.
Utilize these tips to keep the question of “Should I stay or should I go?” off your employees’ minds.
If you genuinely believe that people are your greatest asset, resolve to make 2021 the year you invest in the development of your team.
When opposing political views come together in the workplace, there is great potential for disruption and negativity. Here is some guidance on how your association can tackle this issue.
YGS has always believed in the importance of giving back. Here’s a look at how, plus some tips for how you can do the same, even in a post-COVID world.
That project you’ve been working has been scrapped? It doesn’t have to be a total loss and can actually work to your advantage.
Rehiring former employees is becoming more common. Find out how and why you should welcome these “boomerang” employees back to your organization.
As offices reopen, it’s not just physical well-being that employers must take into account.
If you’re looking for a quick reopening guide for your office, check out this list of precautions to make your workplace safer.
If you’re in need of a great tool to keep your staff connected, give Teams a go.
Consider the following advantages and disadvantages as you assess what’s best for your association.
As working from home becomes the new normal and geographical barriers are removed, there is more opportunity than ever to cultivate diversity.
“My head is spinning.” I must have received more than 50 emails in the past month that included that phrase or something similar.
It’s critical that your company’s leaders provide necessary resources and offer a lending ear to those on your staff who may need it.
As the leader of your workforce, you must help employees navigate the current challenges, whatever those may be.
A letter from Holly Alfano, CEO, Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association.
A letter from Jason Gamel, the President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association.
With several months of remote work under our belts and no definitive end in sight, employees may need a lift. Here are some great tips to keep them engaged and motivated.
Our pets provide consistency and companionship in the cutest form.
Some members are struggling with strained budgets and are being forced to make tough decisions about what expenses to prioritize.
Stress, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma—these are unfortunately becoming more common.
By now, you’ve likely heard of the 880-page bill known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the financial relief package signed into law to combat the negative impact COVID-19 has had on the economy, businesses, and individuals. If you have the time, by all means read it for yourself and try to […]
Developed by the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation as a means to introduce children to future job possibilities, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day falls on the fourth Thursday in April each year. This year was obviously a little different as many of us have brought our work home with […]
A letter by JoAnn Bartoletti, Executive Director of NASSP, first appearing in Principal Leadership Magazine.
A letter by By Karen Cygal, Worldwide ERC Senior Vice President, Product Development, first appearing in Mobility magazine.
Here are some strategies you can employ to mitigate an understandably strong emotional response to an infectious disease outbreak.
Even parents who are accustomed to working from home are having to face the new frontier of closed schools and shut-down daycares.
Twenty-plus YGSers joined the video happy hour, and it was just what we needed.
An article by Sheriff Daron Hall, 2019–2020 National Sheriffs’ Association President. It first appeared in Sheriff & Deputy magazine, produced by YGS.
As an essential organization during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders have a responsibility to maintain a safe working environment.
Both the CDC and WHO have indicated that the risk of contracting COVID-19 through the mail is extremely low.
To discuss this issue, we convened a virtual roundtable with our design team.
Maintaining a calm, clear voice and keeping open channels of communication with members and stakeholders is critical.
Some ways to combat feelings of isolation and invigorate your mission’s vitality in this brave new world.
YGS remains fully operational, safely and responsibly, and we are here to help.
Amid the spread of COVID-19, organizations and their members are adjusting to a new normal of working from home.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect employers in the U.S., the federal government has continued to issue guidance pertaining to unemployment.
Please take a moment to watch my video response to the current crisis.