I got a pearl of wisdom here based on my experience.
So I’ve been seeing things lately. I see groups, especially non-profits, all talking about how their membership is aging and how they need to get young professionals to join and participate. I keep seeing a disconnect though. I look at books online and advice online, it is all directed towards the young professionals, such as self-help books, telling them what they should be doing and that they need to network and the like. I’m not saying these books and other related materials aren’t putting forward information that is helpful, young professionals likely should be doing many of these things. However, for all the talk about needing to attract young professionals, I’m not seeing these groups making any sort of significant effort in that direction.Continue reading