CAI is proud to announce it has surpassed the 45,000-member milestone while celebrating the organization’s 50th anniversary. CAI has added 2,000 members over the past year. This month, 827 new members joined the organization, and more than 80% of members renewed. CAI has grown by 10,000 members since 2018.
Whipping up a plan to recruit, educate, and retain volunteers is a delicate mix that includes patience, flexibility, solid coaching, and listening skills—plus a dash of strong commitment to community.
As we look to solve the talent shortage issue facing our industry, it is crucial that we think of new solutions. Whether that means creating more resources to help managers take on the first years on the job, or expanding our search for finding new talent, I am confident that we will be able to attract and retain people to our industry.
Finding talented young professionals to recruit, develop, and retain has become increasingly more challenging in community association management. Adjust your hiring strategies to attract and motivate them in a highly competitive job market.