human resources

Op Ed: Alisa De Gaspe Beaubien On Applying Technology For The New Segment Of Business Travel Inspired By The Future Of Work

As the co-founder and CEO of Groupize, Alisa de Gaspe Beaubien knows a thing or two about technology facilitating travel and meetings management. She makes the case that integrating such technology throughout the enterprise is becoming more important as the very nature of work and workplaces experiences rapid evolution. The corporate travel market has traditionally…

How To Leave The Industry If You Have To And What To Expect If You Don’t (Audio)

The near future of employment in business travel looks grim. The frontline lodging, dining or transportation worker, the corporate travel agent nearing retirement, the hotel salesperson 10 years into a dream job — they’re furloughed; they’re unemployed; they’re in limbo. For many, there’s no longer a good argument for holding out hope. They should grieve,…

Emerging From The Crisis: Helping Your Team Heal

By David Kessler, an expert on grief and a co-author, with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, of “On Grief and Grieving.” His latest book is “Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief.” His article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. Leaders Must Recognize People’s Grief And Assist Them In Finding Meaning As companies…

How To Network From Home

By Julie Weed of The New York Times. Her article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. Maybe you were never comfortable networking at the office or striking up a conversation over a boxed lunch at a convention, but after half a year working inside your…

In A Downturn, Include Your Employees In Cost-Cutting Decisions

By Patrick Daoust and Paul Simon of Oliver Wyman. This article is republished with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your thoughts on this topic in the comments section below. Almost every business is reorganizing its operations in response to the economic slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Often, companies take a…

Business Travel’s Connection To Mental Health Was Never More Relevant

Some cooped-up business travelers are itching to get back on the road for their mental health. But they may also be suffering from personal or professional stressors related to grief, politics, isolation, economics, lack of sleep or exercise, the crisis generally or a combination of the above. For some, the thought of traveling could be…

Ties With Human Resources Tighten As Corporate Travel Management Gains Executive Visibility

In the early days of the crisis, travel departments worked closely with risk and security. They still do, but in many organizations, human resources departments now are front and center. Their line to the C-suite is short, and sometimes corporate travel is in tow. Collaboration among these and other departments will be crucial for a…

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