AARP’s membership is at an all-time high, but members who are looking for the best way to beat the AARPs are facing a steep climb.
“AARP’s current membership levels are the highest we’ve ever seen,” said AARP president and CEO Nancy E. O’Neill.
“But the membership is not just for membership, it’s for those who want to learn and who believe that there is an opportunity to make a difference in the world.”
To do that, AARP members must be smart.
“We know that the smartest, best and most successful people are those who are willing to work hard and sacrifice,” said O’Connell.
“Our members understand that hard work and determination are the most important parts of being a leader.”
Here are some tips to help you find the smartest and best people at the AARM.
Get your resume in front of your peers.
“Most people will tell you they are looking to become a member of the AARR because they want to join an organization that is more inclusive,” said Jim DeGiorgio, AARP president and publisher.
But you might want to look for other reasons.
“It may be that you’re just looking to expand your network of friends and family, or it may be because you want to become more involved with the community, or you just want to be a better leader,” said DeGio.
“Whatever the reason, we know that a strong resume will help you get the most out of your membership.”
Find the right company.
The AARP has more than 1.6 million members worldwide, and there are more than 5,000 organizations with memberships, said O’,Neill.
They include the National Rifle Association, American Medical Association, National Football League, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, American Institute of Architects, National Society of Black Engineers, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Women’s Political Caucus, National Association of Hispanic Business Owners, National Academy of Sciences, National Endowment for the Arts, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Veterinary Medical Association and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Choose the right organization.
“One of the most difficult decisions that I have to make as a member is what to do about the AARS,” said Brian T. F. Gorman, president of the National Association For the Advancements of Coloring People.
“If you have a passion for the work that you do, the organizations that you love, and the work they do, you are going to find it much easier to join them.”
The National Association Of Retired Persons, American College of Nurse-Midwives, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Federation of Teachers, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, American Civil Liberties Union, National Council of Teachers of English, American Association of Community Colleges, National League of Cities, National Science Foundation, National Education Association, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, National Conference of State Legislatures, National School Boards Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, International Center for Holocaust Studies, National Taxpayers Union, American Council of Learned Societies, American Educational Research Association, Center for Applied Ethics, Association of Minority Business Owners and Business Leadership Institute.
Make the right connections.
“The AARP is a very unique organization because it has a very specific mission: to advance the health, economic and social well-being of the American people,” said Gorman.
“When you join AARP, you join the nation’s largest employer.
If you have children, you have the opportunity to help others and be a part of a growing economy that helps the most vulnerable in our society.
You also have the power to impact public policy by working for organizations that are aligned with your values and goals.”
For example, you can be a volunteer, volunteer coach or volunteer to support an organization or a group that is doing a project you think will be helpful to your community.
“You can’t be a member without a mission,” said Fogg.
“That mission is to be an ally, to be someone who believes in helping people and being helpful.
So be selective and ask for what you can get, not what you want.”
For instance, don’t be afraid to ask if there are any special events going on or to ask about upcoming events.
You may find that there are many different organizations with membership levels that you might be interested in. 6.
“Be transparent with your membership,” said Dr. Stephen F. Ollivander, president and chief medical officer of the Medical Research Council, an American society of medical researchers.
“There are so many different types of AARP organizations.
If they are not telling the truth, you’re going to get a mixed message,” said MRC president and Chief Executive Officer Michael M. Reitman.
“Don’t be shy about your membership levels, especially with those