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Designing The Hybrid Office

Anne-Laure Fayard is an associate professor of innovation, design and organization studies at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. John Weeks is a professor of leadership and organizational behavior at the International Institute for Management Development. Mahwesh Khan is a former corporate governance officer at the International Finance Corporation and currently a research associate…

Negotiating Your Next Job

Hannah Riley Bowles is the Roy E. Larsen senior lecturer in public policy and management at Harvard Kennedy School. Bobbi Thomason is an assistant professor of applied behavioral science at Pepperdine University. Their article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. When we ask professionals to describe a career negotiation, the…

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,…

Op Ed: Jason King On What’s Really Happening With Employment In The Travel Industry

P. Jason King is founder, president and CEO of P. Jason King Associates, an executive search and career development firm focused on various elements of the travel industry. A pandemic, he tells job hunters, is no excuse for letting up on best practices and etiquette. He argues they also need to work hard while managing…

‘Hope And Help’ Here

Travel industry professionals not dealing with immediate health issues for themselves or their loved ones are nonetheless leading an uncomfortable existence. Many are natural networkers and extroverts. Spending nearly every minute within the same four walls is a mental health challenge. At least our plethora of communications tools are allowing us to stay connected. For…

‘No Great Answer’ In Search For Corporate Agents

CCRA’s Dic Marxen sees corporate travel agent salaries rising by double-digit percentages because of the profession’s aging workforce and dearth of new labor. He wasn’t surprised to see Travel Leaders Group this month create a scholarship program for military veterans. Marxen had a similar idea three years ago that died at the feet of federal bureaucracy,…

Getting Past The Travel Agent Workforce Crunch

Adoption of online booking technology means corporate agencies can grow without a commensurate increase in headcount. But when new travel agents are needed, especially as the retirement bubble looms, how do they find them and what competencies are they looking for? For young people considering their careers, travel isn’t as glamorous as it used to…

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