As 2014 winds to a close, CEO Update looks back at some of the valuable insights provided by key association players in news and live events throughout the year. Also: trade groups scored a big win with the GOP gaining control of Congress, and a summary of which CEOs either stepped down or have announced plans to retire.
In this episode, Investment Company Institute CEO Paul Stevens says honesty and accuracy in industry analysis can have huge payoffs when building public confidence.
There are few opportunities for soon-to-be former lawmakers who would like to head an association. Still, there's buzz around Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), an oil industry proponent.
Buzzwords alone are not enough to attract attention; job hopefuls should give key details of roles they held and impact they had. And don't forget to say where you live.