Recruitment and
Retention
CREATED BY
BRAYDEN MANN (PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR)
First Thing’s First…
Why is Recruitment Important to Your
Senate?
Recruitment is the first
fundamental key of
any functional
senate.
• Recruitment keeps
participation in senate up
while ge...
Large Group Discussion:
What Recruitment Methods Have
Been Successful on Your Campus?
Methods
 Be visible as possible on Campus
 Sponsor School Functions
 Present Senate as fun, but with
Valuable Responsib...
Give 100% Energy and
Commitment!
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=G7X5s5vacIU
Retention:
The Next Layer of a Senate’s Foundation
Retention is the
second fundamental
key to a functional
senate
• Retention determines the
consistency of your senate’s
par...
Retention
 Retaining a senate can
be as tricky as recruiting
for a senate.
However, two huge
components can make a
senate...
Communication
 Communication is key for
anything. In this
case, communication is essential
for running an effective senat...
Does Everybody Have a Sense of
Ownership?
 What will ultimately create a
productive—but fun—
environment is the sense of
...
Thank You!
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Having trouble recruiting new senators? Is your senate failing to stay above quorum? Look no further! This workshop is all about recruitment with a side of retention! In this workshop, we will go over some methods of recruiting, talk about how to effectively maintain a level of students on your senate, and have fun in the process! Come to the workshop! Learn! Have fun!

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Recruitment and Retention

  1. 1. Recruitment and Retention CREATED BY BRAYDEN MANN (PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR)
  2. 2. First Thing’s First…
  3. 3. Why is Recruitment Important to Your Senate?
  4. 4. Recruitment is the first fundamental key of any functional senate. • Recruitment keeps participation in senate up while getting a wider body of opinions, thoughts, and insight—please note, recruitment should not be done for the sole sake of having a large senate.
  5. 5. Large Group Discussion: What Recruitment Methods Have Been Successful on Your Campus?
  6. 6. Methods  Be visible as possible on Campus  Sponsor School Functions  Present Senate as fun, but with Valuable Responsibilities  Introduce them personally to everybody on Senate  The personable charm of one on one recruitment is invaluable  … And remember: Everybody loves food, candy, and free handouts!
  7. 7. Give 100% Energy and Commitment!  http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=G7X5s5vacIU
  8. 8. Retention: The Next Layer of a Senate’s Foundation
  9. 9. Retention is the second fundamental key to a functional senate • Retention determines the consistency of your senate’s participation and size throughout the year. • Recruitment may be the art of getting new senators through the door, but Retention is the art of keeping them there.
  10. 10. Retention  Retaining a senate can be as tricky as recruiting for a senate. However, two huge components can make a senate retention consistent and vibrant:
  11. 11. Communication  Communication is key for anything. In this case, communication is essential for running an effective senate  Simply talking to and respecting your senate members, having team building exercises, and delegating tasks effectively give your senate a vital communications base.  Talk with, don’t talk at  http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=vev3NHU_Olk
  12. 12. Does Everybody Have a Sense of Ownership?  What will ultimately create a productive—but fun— environment is the sense of ownership each senate member should have over what tasks they have as well as over their role on senate.  Giving a sense of ownership creates a positive proactive environment in which relationships and legitimate care for causes and the people involved flourish.
  13. 13. Thank You!

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