Introducing Sean Hawkins, animal welfare lifer. As a college student, Hawkins was hired by Cleveland Amory and the Fund for Animals to establish spay/neuter clinics nationwide, and he is also responsible for creating and producing the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards national television special.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
5 key talking points for getting buy-in (and yes, funding) from your supervisor If you read this blog or receive The Association’s weekly newsletter, you know we love talking about the accomplishments of industry leaders who have completed the Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) program. Becoming a CAWA makes you a stand-out, as you hold the only leadership credential in the animal welfare profession.
You may have read last week’s blog about shelter populations increasing and numbers of animals transported out decreasing. If you are planning to start or resume a transport program, here are some practices to ensure the animals’ safety and comfort.
Ever heard of a moonshot forum? This week we look at the next big thing in brainstorming. “A moonshot forum is a great way to encourage your team to think really, really big,” says positive psychology expert Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPC.
Last year she received the Kansas City Business Journal’s CFO of the Year award, and this year she stepped into a new leadership role. Read on for our chat about the Certified Animal Welfare Administrator program with the newly minted President of Wayside Waifs.
We wrapped up our Great Place to Work series recently with the always-insightful Tom Erb. In his webinar on Maximizing Employee Retention in a Highly Competitive Labor Market, the staffing guru shared tips for conducting more productive exit interviews.
This week, we take a closer look at word usage, and how it can impact your relationships with the folks who come through your doors. What is the job title for your front desk employees? Inquiring minds in The Association’s members-only Facebook group want to know, recently sharing that “customer service representative” doesn’t do it anymore.