Moving On Up: The Benefits of Career Ladders for Volunteers and Student Unions

As “help needed” signs seem to pop up on the doors of every business imaginable, many student unions — often dependent on volunteers, let alone paid employees — are wondering how to make ends meet.

One way to tackle the problem is to encourage growth from within. That’s where career ladders come in. These formal development paths allow student and professional employees to climb through progressively higher “rungs,” or levels of career advancement.

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  • Christine Preusler

    Christine Preusler, Managing Editor at The Wyman Company in Gainesville, Florida, writes The Lead for ACUI's biweekly newsletter, The Bulletin. Christine uses more than 15 years of experience in publication management and a master’s in mass communications from the University of Florida to highlight the latest industry news and create thought-provoking content. Contact her via email ([email protected]) with story ideas and announcements you'd like to see in the newsletter.

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