Welcome to Association Career Headquarters

People often start working at an association because a job opportunity is a good fit—but they stay for the mission, collaborative spirit, and vibrant workplace culture. In this video series, get a glimpse inside the association workplace.

Featured this month: What’s special about working for an association? Every organization is different, but most have characteristics in common. Find out if the culture of the association workplace is right for you.

  • For Job Seekers

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    How women can boost their negotiation skills

    Negotiating is a critical professional skill, and it can be especially challenging for women. But the ability to bargain well can mean the difference between cubicle and corner office. Here are some tips from the pros to prep you for your next give-and-take.

  • For Employers

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    Beware your unconscious bias

    Despite our best intentions, unconscious bias—our deeply buried prejudices about people different from ourselves—continues to shape hiring decisions and frustrate diversity and inclusion efforts. How to counter that tendency? Here are good first steps.

  • Ask the Expert

    What to do about a competitive coworker?

    When a colleague seems bent on competition rather than collaboration, your first step should be a frank one-on-one conversation. Laying out facts and listening actively are critical to getting the relationship back on track.