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Tip of the Week: Uh, No Thanks…

This week we’ve got some food for thought on the traditionally obligatory post-interview handwritten thank-you note. The post-interview, hand-written thank you note… “Some people think they are an absolute necessity...
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Tip of the Week: Another Way to Say It

It’s Monday—that means it’s time for tools, time-savers and new ideas to try out. This week we explore how we talk about barn cat programs. Barn cat programs give second...
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Tip of the Week: A Little Friendly Advice

It’s Monday—that means it’s time for tools and time-savers recommended by your colleagues and members of The Association. Today’s tip, courtesy of Mike Buckley, CFRE, offers inspo for getting fast, honest...
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Tip of the Week: Tattoo Who?

In need of some #MondayMotivation? Get yours right here. Every week, we share tools, time-savers and savvy ideas that your colleagues and members of The Association have suggested and tested....
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Tip of the Week: Shout Out Your Colleagues

This week’s tip is a call to help celebrate the inspiring individuals who work in animal care and control. Who can you nominate for a NACA award? The 2023 National...
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Tip of the Week: Rave Reviews

Today’s tip digs into the #1 most important content for most job seekers when researching an employer. How do your online reviews rate? Have you reviewed your online reviews on...
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Tip of the Week: Walkies!

August 1, 2023, The Association
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Best thing about the animal sheltering industry? You readily, generously share with each other. Here’s a list of suggestions received when a colleague asked for recommendations for two-way radios. “Our...
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Tip of the Week: In Good Hands

July 24, 2023, The Association
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We recently put out a call for your favorite shelter signage. Here’s one that’ll hands-down make folks stop and take notice. Ever notice how if you see the same sign...
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Tip of the Week: How To Find a Lost Pet

July 18, 2023, The Association
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In commemoration of Lost Pet Prevention Month, PetHub teamed up with National Animal Care & Control Association to conduct a survey determining the most effective strategies for finding lost pets....
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Tip of the Week: Got a Minute?

July 10, 2023, The Association
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By taking just sixty seconds out of a busy day, you can decrease your stress in the moment and return to work feeling more grounded. These tools will get you...
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Tip of the Week: Wait, What?

Been in a situation where you’ve witnessed a microaggression or seen someone from a marginalized community being bullied? Here are some communications tips for responding in the moment. It’s often...
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Tip of the Week: Right on the Button

Are you posting available jobs on your social media channels? Good thinking. Here are some ideas for refining your strategy. HR teams, are you leveraging social media to fill your...
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