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How the Best Companies Engage Employees 

How the Best Companies Engage Employees  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Business leaders are feeling the effects of the competitive job market. This means the ability to engage employees is more important than ever before. Business leaders are feeling the effects of the competitive job market. A drop in retention now could mean loss of business and heightened costs from extra hiring initiatives. This means the ability to engage employees is more important to your bottom line than ever before. Battling employee engagement pitfalls within your organization is a major challenge, but you have the power to make an impact.
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New Data on Millennials Reveals What Draws Them to Events

New Data on Millennials Reveals What Draws Them to Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Did you know that millennials make up a whopping one third of the U.S. population? This group, falling between the ages of 18-34, make up a huge percentage of your attendee base. But they’re a powerful audience for your events for another reason: 75% of millennials say they value experiences over things.

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The ‘New’ Event Professionals: 6 Key Roles to Consider (part 2)

The ‘New’ Event Professionals: 6 Key Roles to Consider (part 2) | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Following the first part of the ‘new’ event professionals, it is time to explore the remaining roles that have already had a great impact on the event industry. In the digital world that we live in, it is noticeable that the roles and responsibilities in event design and management increase and expand their functionalities further. Similarly to the new types of events and new ways of engaging with your audiences, the event industry’s workforce has been growing significantly with the creation/addition of new roles that complement the work of ‘traditional’ event professionals.

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The ‘New’ Event Professionals: 6 Key Roles to Consider (Part I)

The ‘New’ Event Professionals: 6 Key Roles to Consider (Part I) | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

How many people does it take to organise, communicate and evaluate an event’s impact? Of course, the number of professionals involved in event production and management depends upon its size and format (meeting, conference, etc.), but in the last years new roles keep emerging mainly due to the noticeable shift towards a more digital world.

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5 New Job Titles That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

5 New Job Titles That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Your job may have changed over the past few years, but it’s got nothing on these roles. See how five new job titles that didn’t exist five or 10 years ago are helpful to events today.

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17 New and Emerging Roles in the Event Industry

17 New and Emerging Roles in the Event Industry | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

A role in the event industry doesn’t just mean planning events. Here are 17 different career paths related to events.

As technology continues to evolve we are presented with a very exciting time in the event industry. Along with all of the advances in the event world comes a new series of career choices that are available to anyone seeking an opportunity to work in events. Here are a few roles that you’re sure to see popping up all over the event space in the coming years.

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19 Things That Thrill Event Planners

19 Things That Thrill Event Planners | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

As an event planner there are a number of simple things that get us over excited. Here are 19 things which are irresistible to event professionals, but which others outside the industry may not understand or appreciate. Sometimes the simplest of things can evoke disproportionate joy. Many of these items are inexpensive, and common place but to a professional event planner they can mean or be worth so much more.

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5 Tips to Becoming Today’s Best Meeting Planner

5 Tips to Becoming Today’s Best Meeting Planner | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
With new technologies changing the way we interact before, during and after events, delivering great meetings on time and on budget isn’t enough.
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20 Event Planning Resources From Event Experts

20 Event Planning Resources From Event Experts | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

A directory of 20 event planning resources designed to help people planning events more successful. All resources are written by event experts and are free.

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When I Grow Up, I Want to Be an Event Planner

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be an Event Planner | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The event planner’s job comes with a lot of stress but also with great rewards. So why do we always focus on the negative side? This is not your usual EventMB’s post. Let’s call it an editorial, a divertissement or a digression. 

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How To Engage Millennials At Your Event - Endless Entertainment

How To Engage Millennials At Your Event - Endless Entertainment | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Instead of waiting for Millennials to fall into traditional behavioral patterns, learn how to engage millennials at your next event!

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How To Engage Millennials At Your Event

How To Engage Millennials At Your Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

There is so much information out there to explain HOW to get Millennials to your event and how to increase attendance by creating great hype in the lead up to the event.. but when it’s crunch time.. and the moment comes to actually make an impact DURING the event – how do you engage with them to ensure the hype continues well after the event has ended and create a legacy?

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A Millennial Perspective: What a Modern Career Should Look Like

A Millennial Perspective: What a Modern Career Should Look Like | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

With 6.5 million Americans now working part-time jobs and more working in roles they dislike, seeking that passion and that complete career is more difficult to achieve.... Read More»

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Why the Meetings Industry Doesn't Understand Millennial or Modern Needs

Why the Meetings Industry Doesn't Understand Millennial or Modern Needs | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Millennial-age meeting planners and attendees have been pushing for more modern meeting design and advanced event technology for years, but the meetings in

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5 Ways Millennial Planners Are Going To Change The Meetings Industry

5 Ways Millennial Planners Are Going To Change The Meetings Industry | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Over the past three years, planners and suppliers alike have been focused on how Millennial attendees will change the convention industry. How will their behaviors impact meeting design decisions?

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Hotels for Millennials: The Next Decade

Hotels for Millennials: The Next Decade | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

“We’ve got to be cool,” Bill Marriott says about his company. “Today is a whole new ballgame.” When the 82-year-old chairman and CEO of Marriott International is quoted inThe Wall Street Journal talking about how Millennials will dictate the future, you know the conversation surrounding this coming-of-age generation has reached a crescendo in the hospitality industry.

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When Millennials Take Over: Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business

When Millennials Take Over: Preparing for the  Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The following blog post was written by guest contributors and social media experts, Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant. Read on for a sneak peak into their new book, When Millennials Take Over. 

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Study: Millennials Want Experiences More Than Anything

Study: Millennials Want Experiences More Than Anything | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

According to The Drum, they will account for 75% of the UK workforce in a decade. And with it a huge amount of the consumer spending in the UK. So what do millennials want? For many companies in the UK, it’s quite literally the billion-pound question.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 11, 2014 11:56 AM

Study shows millennials turning from materialism & trad measures of success to focus income on experiences. 

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 11, 2014 2:25 PM

The research makes interesting points. What does it mean for teaching and learningÉ

 

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