Talent Generation: How to Engage Members in the Era of Disruption Companies are less profitable today than they were in 1965. Job satisfaction has been declining since 1987. Organizations are losing billions in employee turnover. Global research indicates the top concern among executives is their inability to recruit and retain talent. What's this have to do with membership? Quite a lot, actually...
Concerned about declining engagement in our nation’s membership associations, non-profits, and workplaces, Sarah Sladek founded XYZ University, a trend-setting, generations-focused training and engagement strategy company, in 2002.
She is the author of several research papers on the generational topic and four books including The End of Membership As We Know It (Association Management Press, 2011) and Knowing Y (Association Management Press, 2014).
In addition to being an author, Sarah is the founder of the RockStars@Work Conference, the nation’s first business conference focused on bridging talent and leadership gaps in the workforce, and co-founder and producer of Millennials to Members, the first online course designed to help associations develop a future-focused membership strategy.
Sarah’s expertise has been prominently featured in international media including Forbes, Fast Company, and National Public Radio, and she has keynoted events worldwide. Backed by years of experience and supported by solid research, she remains committed to helping organizations engage every generation to thrive and prosper in the new economy.
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