Category: Young Professionals YP
Tips for Kick-Starting Your Career in the Exhibitions Industry After Graduation
Now that you’ve taken the walk across the stage and received your college diploma (congratulations!), it’s time to get serious about starting your career. The feeling of uncertainty that often accompanies post-grad life can make […]
How Event Organizers are Implementing Millennial-Focused Programs
Originally published in the quarterly IAEE insert of the Meeting Professionals magazine. A SPECIAL SECTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS By Michelle Bruno, MPC Writer | Content Strategist | Blogger […]
Why Leadership Should Invest in Young Professionals Attending Expo! Expo!: An Interview with Benjamin Rabe, CEM, Events Director at SmithBucklin
Expo! Expo! is a great opportunity for everyone, no matter their career level. Invest in your Young Professionals to attend.
6 Tips for a Newcomer at EXPO! EXPO!
By: Maxx Lebiecki, Account Executive, Association of Equipment Manufacturers We’ve all been there before – a friend or coworker invites us somewhere on short notice. Although not really interested, we decide to tag along to […]
IAEE Awards Spotlight on Cassie Thompson: 2015 Young Professional of the Year Award Recipient
By Mary Tucker, IAEE Sr. PR/Communications Manager Cassie Thompson has garnered significant accomplishments at SmithBucklin as Manager, Event Services as well as through her IAEE volunteerism and dedication to the industry. In only two years […]
Your Favorite Productivity Trick Is Actually Slowing You Down
Originally Published by Lindsey Pollack, 18 March 2016 I bet I know what you’re doing right now. You’re reading this post, singing along to the “Hamilton” soundtrack and composing a text on your phone. If […]
It’s Not About You: What You Really Need to Know About Your Personal Brand
Originally published by Lindsey Pollak. In 1997, business guru Tom Peters wrote an article for Fast Company, “The Brand Called You.” The timing for this revolutionary concept was especially powerful for me, as a recent […]
How to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever
Originally published January 8, 2016 by Lindsey Pollak As you set your New Year’s resolutions (mine include eating less sugar and reading more fiction — book recommendations welcome!), don’t forget to set some professional goals. […]
Help! My Boss Is a Millennial — and I’m Not!
Originally published 11 December 2015 By Lindsey Pollak. We talk a lot about how managers can work with millennials — but what about when a millennial is your boss? It’s a situation that will become […]
What You Can Learn from a Bad Boss
Originally published by Lindsey Pollak Got a Horrible Boss? Well, lucky you! Stay with me for a minute. The truth is, having a terrible boss early in your career can present a hugely valuable learning […]
Steal-Worthy Networking Ideas
Originally published by Lindsey Pollak It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Most of us have heard this career advice, but it is true that who you know can help propel your career. […]
Building on Your Expo! Expo! Experience
By Megan Miglautsch, Latin America Marketing Manager, Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Last year was my first time going to Expo! Expo!. I didn’t know anyone outside of my fellow co-workers at the Association of […]
My Expo! Expo! Experience
By Mary Higham, CEM, Manager, Exhibits with ASIS International Still on the fence about signing up for Expo!Expo!? Expo!Expo! is by far the best gathering of exhibition and event professionals each year. It is an […]
The Secret Hack to Market Your Product or Service to Millennials
By Lindsey Pollak I’ll admit it — I am a sucker for “secret hack” posts. Although typically they build the anticipation up to the big reveal at the end, I’m going to give you the […]
What It Takes to Recruit Top Millennial Talent
Lindsey Pollack, August 14, 2015 Recruiting talented Gen Y employees is high on every organization’s priority list. Millennials will lead organizations into the future, and competition for the best talent is fierce. One way to […]
Previous 20 Under 30 Honorees & Their Experience at #ExpoExpo
IAEE’s 20 under 30 program is for young-professional, exhibition organizer members who may not be supported by their companies to attend Expo! Expo! The program provides industry education for professional growth in the exhibitions and […]
Launching Your Career at Expo! Expo!
By Amanda Padron, CTA, Operations Coordinator, The Collective Group Expo! Expo! is a valuable experience While each year at Expo! Expo! is different, it never lacks in valuable learning and networking experiences. One of the […]
5 Tips for Young Professionals to Prepare for Expo! Expo! 2015 in Baltimore
By Kimberly Zonca, CEM It’s that time of year again – time to register for Expo! Expo! With the Discount rates expiring on September 30, many Young Professionals have already registered and are set for […]
The Simple Way to Build Intergenerational Relationships at Work
July 7, 2015 By Lindsey Pollak, Millennial Workplace Expert If there’s one issue on which all generations agree, it’s that millennials are masters of technology. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on millennials […]
Millennial Question: Why Does Gen X Love Email?
June 23, 2015 By Lindsey Pollak, Millennial Workplace Expert “You’ve got mail!” Ah, the days when the ding of a new message was exciting rather than annoying. With all the apps and productivity tools designed […]