Chapter president Teresa Zumwald recently shared on LinkedIn her personal tips for getting the most out of professional organizations like IABC. Among her observations from 28 years as a communications entrepreneur:
“I sometimes see longtime members of professional organizations revert to nonmember status when they change jobs, and their new employer no longer foots the bill for their membership in a professional organization. This is unfortunate – not only for the professional organization, but even more so for the longtime member, who gets cut off from the local and national professional networks; misses exclusive, professional development content; and loses access to insider opportunities (not to mention the long list of member-only discounts available in most organizations).”
Read her full post to see why participation in organizations like IABC matters to your personal and professional development.
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