Secrets Of the Expert Business Traveler

Ms. Career Girl

The post Secrets Of the Expert Business Traveler appeared first on Ms. You’ve seen her – the Expert Traveler. Here are her secrets for easier travel. Pre-travel. Choose reliable, wrinkle-free clothes in the same color family that mix and match. Post-travel.

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Balancing Business Travel with Family Life

Position Ignition

We have more, or at least different, responsibilities, both in financial terms and in terms of our families. As we get older our priorities change. This affects the way we work. At Work Issues Inspiration Mid Career

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Travel-Sustaining Jobs For Those Who Love Traveling

Ms. Career Girl

The post Travel-Sustaining Jobs For Those Who Love Traveling appeared first on Ms. If you’re like most travelers, you spend your every waking hour filled with wanderlust, dreaming about travelling to different places or relocating all over the world.

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How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler appeared first on Ms. Traveling the world as a female means navigating all the usual obstacles and differences encountered by every traveler, with a pile of extra ones heaped on top.

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13 Ways to Incorporate Your Love of Travel Into Your Wedding

Ms. Career Girl

The post 13 Ways to Incorporate Your Love of Travel Into Your Wedding appeared first on Ms. The travel bugs are out and about, and you and your fiancé are never able to fight them off, even when it comes to planning your wedding. The travel theme doesn’t have to stop at just the decor.

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Traveling in Turkey as a Woman?

Ms. Career Girl

Travel in Turkey for women can be rewarding and educational, but it pays to travel safely through unfamiliar landscapes. However, sometimes women traveling alone have been known to be hassled. Women can travel freely in modern Turkey thanks to the welcoming, courteous people.

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7 Vacation Tips for Women Who Travel a Lot on Business

Ms. Career Girl

The post 7 Vacation Tips for Women Who Travel a Lot on Business appeared first on Ms. When you travel a lot for work, you already know the travel tips and tricks for getting the best flight, booking a cheap hotel and so on. However, all of that business travel can get old.

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Is Your International Travel Destroying Your Moral Compass?

Evil HR Lady

My son was a baby when our family moved to Switzerland. To keep reading, click here: Is Your International Travel Destroying Your Moral Compass? The post Is Your International Travel Destroying Your Moral Compass? If you have any s tereotypes of the Swiss in your head , it’s probably that they are clean and orderly. This stereotype overwhelmingly plays out. For example, the street cleaner truck goes down my suburban street every week.

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Travel in Thailand – Hill Tribe Family

Boomers Next Step

Adventures Featured Thailand travel Getting off the beaten track has always been my husband, David’s, idea of a good holiday. It’s something I enjoy too, especially when it means that you meet the local people rather than other tourists. On our recent 2 week holiday in Thailand we planned the holiday to give us variety – Bangkok and Phuket.

Balancing Family & Work: 5 Mini Vacation Ideas

Career Realism

It can be easy to fall into the same old weekend routine with your family, especially if you have a high-stress career. However, taking a break and spending time with your family is extremely important. In 2010, the travel agency Expedia conducted a survey on vacation time.

7 Ways To Get Back On Track

Ms. Career Girl

Visit with family and stow your phone in the other room for an hour as you partake in family traditions. The post 7 Ways To Get Back On Track appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I wrote this post on the flight home from WI to FL, two days after finishing the Chicago half marathon.

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Business Travel Has a Drinking Problem.

HR Capitalist

I've been on the road a lot recently, and it's safe to say that business travel has a drinking problem. That's not bad - that's people wanting to share, be friends and get through the slog of business travel together. But I've had some friends outside my nuclear family who have been recently impacted by alcohol in a negative fashion. It's true. Not everyone has a problem.

Chicks on a Plane – Top 10 Tips for Business Travel

Ms. Career Girl

This one is for all you ladies out there for travel for business. Here are my Top 10 Business Travel Recommendations: Pack it In. Pack in as many meetings as possible in a single trip leaving yourself an hour between each for travel.

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employee’s dad called to see if we had “properly briefed him” on his travel

Ask A Manager

He was very cagey, but finally came out that he wanted to talk to Fergus’s boss to find out if Fergus had been “properly briefed” about the dangers … of his travel? I think he was focused on the travel, but he refused to be specific about his concern. I told him that we are not in the habit of talking to employee’s family members without their consent, and that if he had a concern he should bring it up to his son himself.

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I’m Scared to Fly: How to Tell the Boss You Won’t Travel

Jobacle

Whether you literally are afraid to board that giant bird, or if you simply have no desire to leave your family, telling your boss you won’t travel is never easy. Ideally, the best time to bring up the fact that you won’t travel is during the interview.

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Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 2

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 4 of a new 6-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Community/Togetherness/Family. Family and Children.

5 Ways to Make Conference Travel Easy Breezy

Blogging4jobs

Whether it’s traveling to conferences where I serve as a blogger and member of the press, speaking or traveling for fun with my nearly 3 year old and hubby in tow. My family and I are on the road nearly every single week. The Perfect Travel Bag.

Traveling to Holland: Visa Preparation and Climate

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 2 of a new 6-part travel series on Holland, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Traveling to Holland/Europe. Traveling to Holland: Visa Preparation and Climate.

updates: the travel anxiety, the chilly interviewer, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I refuse to go on a work trip because of my anxiety about traveling ? I am dealing with my anxiety issues as best as I can, but it’s very much a work in progress and the trip did reinforce the fact that travel is too difficult for me right now, though of course I hope that I’ll be able to enjoy it in the future. Should I send my old team a photo of my family and cookies ? Here are updates from four people whose letters were answered here in the past.

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Creativity Hacks You Can Do While Flying

Ms. Career Girl

Business travel can sap your creativity, with long hours and the airport-office-hotel-airport circuit. Family in row 12 moving to Tahiti? Featured News Travel & Leisure air travel creativity hacks creative us of air travel time

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Balancing Family And Work: 5 Mini Vacation Ideas

Career Realism

Balancing your family and work is very important. It can be easy to fall into the same old weekend routine with your family, especially if you have a high-stress career. In 2010, the travel agency Expedia conducted a survey on vacation time.

How To Find A Career That Lets You Travel The World

Career Alley

More people than ever want to quit their jobs and start travelling the world. Travelling the world shouldn’t be pure escapism. Here are a few jobs that allow you to travel and earn money at the same time. Travel Writer.

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our non-traveling employees are upset about the travel “perks” that others get

Ask A Manager

My boss instructed me that if someone wanted to extend work travel by a few days, I should go ahead and do that for them, so long as they picked up any additional expenses. We’re evenhanded with this policy across all employees who travel. Sales people obviously travel the most, but on-site trainers for the product fly second-most–and the trainers are entry-level and not particularly high in the org chart.

choosing between a high school job and a family vacation

Ask A Manager

Do you think it’s worth being fired/let go from a job I originally hoped I would be able to work for the rest of the school year and during the summer next year, or to go on this vacation with my family? Also, I should note that going on this trip is not important to me because of the travelling, but because of the time I would spend with my family, including my older brother who lives away from home.

Cuba: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Ms. Career Girl

Embassy in Cuba , "These 12 categories include: family visits; official business of the U.S. Travelling to Cuba until recently meant jumping through numerous hoops. The post Cuba: What You Need to Know Before You Go appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

update: my company’s accountant is nitpicking my pretty frugal travel expenses

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter last month from the person whose company accountant was nitpicking his travel expenses in the most ridiculous way ? Our CEO is a very prominent woman in her field who travels constantly and is usually staffed when she has major speaking engagements. My colleague who handles this particular topic area had a family emergency so I was asked to go. I had lots of emails from Bob with his ridiculous travel decrees, so at her request I forwarded them along.

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I can’t do my new job’s required travel, family business disasters, and more

Ask A Manager

I can’t do my new job’s required travel. When the position was posted, there was no mention of extensive travel. During the interview, travel was not brought up and I didn’t ask (didn’t know I needed to, being that there was no mention in the job announcement). Now that I’ve been here for two months, this job requires extensive travel and overnight stays. I have young kids and am not able to do overnight travel.

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Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 1

Personal Excellence Blog

This is part 3 of a new 6-part Holland travel series , including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Traveling to Holland: Visa Preparation and Climate.

10 Must Have Travel & Productivity Apps for #SHRM16

Blogging4jobs

I’m a traveler who loves to work from the road, in part thanks to my constant travel companion, my iPhone. 10 BEST APPS FOR MANAGING TRAVEL & PRODUCTIVITY AT #SHRM16. Here are the ten apps I’ll be using as I travel with me, my luggage and my 7 year old daughter, Ryleigh in tow. This is super helpful if there are travel delays or a connection that is a little tight. It’s my travel go-to.

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Is Business Travel a Blessing or a Curse?

Water Cooler Wisdom

It’s fun to travel with colleagues.  at CA, my whole team traveled from New York City to Las Vegas once a. Traveling with co-workers, however, involves a set of informal rules.   Express curiosity about their family and hobbies and be open in answering their questions about your lifestyle.  when you travel, the stronger your relationship will be back at the.   No, really.    Back when I worked.

5 Tips to Consider Before Hitting the Road With Your Pet

Ms. Career Girl

Travel, especially in the car, is stressful for many pets, who can become easily confused and frightened in the pooch caboose. If your pet is new to traveling, you may want to see how they hold up. Protect the whole family with Pet Insurance.

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Bereavement: How Much Leave Should You Take for a Death in the Family?

Tim's Strategy

Most employee manuals will contain a provision that discusses proper procedure in the case of a family emergency or death. Other headings where the relevant policy will be include “ Family Emergencies ” or “Time Off” or “Bereavement” or “Death” or “Leave.”

should I consider a job that requires 75% travel?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Should I even consider a job with 75% travel required? This job is a promising lead, but I’m worried about the 75% travel required. It’s for a state court system, so I’m not even sure why I would be traveling. I enjoy seeing my family often. I’ve traveled for work before. 75% travel is a lot. You will see friends and family far less. First off, it’s true that I am desperate for employment right now.

Why Encouraging Employees to Take Vacation Matters

Ms. Career Girl

However, many HR departments believe that encouraging employees to travel increases job satisfaction, productivity, performance and engagement. Employees Who Travel Are Happy at Work. Employees Who Travel Are Productive. Employees Who Travel Perform Well.

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How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to make business travel manageable Posted to: Productivity | Self-management November 11th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Last year I traveled almost every week. Some weeks I traveled to three different cities. If you are excited about business travel, thinking it’s a free ticket to see the world, you should stop reading now. I love travel.

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my low-travel job wants me to travel more — but boarding my dogs would be expensive

Ask A Manager

My position doesn’t require travel on a regular basis (though I expect any professional position to require travel occasionally – perhaps a few days a year – whether it’s attending conferences or visiting with clients). * My husband’s position is almost 100% travel and we have no family or friends nearby who can stay with our dogs while we’re out of town (or that our dogs could stay with). *

3 Amazing Thailand Resort Experiences

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve got the time and inclination, you may want to move your travel base from one resort to another to accommodate experiencing as much of Thailand as possible. Top that off with the availability of very reasonably priced five star resorts, and it’s travelers nirvana.

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can I refuse to travel for work, I got emotional in a meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

Can I refuse to travel for work? The job description for this position did not mention anything about traveling. The contract I signed did not mention anything about traveling. Since this is a grant-funded position, I felt that I wouldn’t be asked to do long distance travel due to costs. Anyway, the reason I can’t do long distance traveling is due to a sick family member I am helping to take care of. It’s five answers to five questions.

5 Ways GPS Technology Is Making Your Life Better

Ms. Career Girl

GPS, short for global positioning system, has for the most part made maps obsolete for everyday travel. Why would you print out MapQuest directions or pull out a travel atlas when all you need to do is punch the address of your destination into your navigation system or smartphone?

an extortionist might send my coworkers a private video, coworker won’t expense business travel, and more

Ask A Manager

While I am not too concerned about this video potentially being spread to friends and family (this is something that in the very long run, I can just laugh off), I am more concerned about the scammer finding my coworkers’ contact information. I’m doing business travel with a coworker who doesn’t want to expense anything. I am in charge of researching the travel expenses and doing the cost estimates for the trip: flights, hotel rooms, and meals.

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