Finding The Perfect Hotel For Your Trip

Ms. Career Girl

The post Finding The Perfect Hotel For Your Trip appeared first on Ms. While there are a ton of booking sites out there, here are some tips to find the perfect hotel for your travels. With so many websites that search for hotels, it can be confusing to know which one is best.

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How to Prevent Identity Theft During Hotel Stays

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Prevent Identity Theft During Hotel Stays appeared first on Ms. When guests check into a hotel, the first thing the front desk requests is a credit card for the room for any incidentals. Hotel Stays Increase Hacking and Identity Theft Risks.

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Networking Lessons From ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

Career Realism

I finally got around to seeing the movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel this weekend… twice. The post Networking Lessons From ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Career Advice Networking networking lessons The Grand Budapest Hotel

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7 Reasons to Stay at Airbnb or HomeAway (or Anything Other than a Hotel)

Evil HR Lady

In 2018 I slept in 9 different countries, sometimes in hotels and sometimes in vacation rentals–usually through Airbnb. While I do love the housekeeping services that come with hotels, apartment rentals usually win out for me. So, when I saw 7 reasons I’d choose a hotel over Airbnb any day , by Laura McCamy, I thought it deserved a response. Most hotel rooms (especially in Europe) won’t sleep four, even with a roll-away bed, so you have to get two rooms.

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Why ALL Employee Contributions Matter at Chicago’s InterContinental Hotel

Career Realism

PICTURED ABOVE: Hotel colleagues celebrating everyone’s contribution to success. Senior Human Resource Generalist, Haseeb Siddiqui , loves how the InterContinental Hotel on Chicago’s ‘Magnificent Mile’ makes sure it includes ALL employees in celebrations.

Networking Lessons From ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

Career Realism

Networking Lessons From ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Work It Daily. I finally got around to seeing the movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel this weekend… twice. places a collect call to a fellow concierge at another hotel and sets into motion a series of calls, each to colleagues of his who drop whatever they are doing at the moment in order to rush to the aid of their friend. I suspect I could watch it a third time and see something I missed the first two times.

Can a Company Require a Long Drive and Not Pay for a Hotel?

Evil HR Lady

I asked her about querying her company for a service pick up or a hotel room and they rejected the notions even though she is the only sales exec that must travel this distance. The situation is very tough on her and I am wondering if there is anything legal protecting her in this situation. . I think you could make pretty good argument that having to be three hours away for a 7:30 am meeting would be a good business reason for a hotel room.

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sleep terrors and a naked boss: when coworkers share hotel rooms

Ask A Manager

Now imagine that at the end of a long day, you head back to your hotel for some down time … but your coworker is sharing the hotel room with you. If you’re in an industry where people never share hotel rooms, the idea of sharing sleeping space with a coworker probably sounds preposterous. Today at Slate, I wrote about the many, many ways making employees share hotel rooms can go wrong.

Founder's Rules: Marriott to Put Copies of Bible and Book of Morman in Starwood/Westin/Sheraton Hotels.

HR Capitalist

Starwood-owned hotels haven't offered religious materials at all until being acquired by Marriott. Other major hotel chains like Hilton and IHG, owner of Holiday Inn, let hotel managers decide whether or not to provide Bibles in their rooms.

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coworker complains about my tattoos, sabotaged by another hotel’s manager, and more

Ask A Manager

Sabotaged by a manager at another hotel with same ownership. I work for a fancy hotel, and a manager at another hotel in the next city (owned by the same company) over has been creating all sorts of problems for us. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My coworker won’t stop complaining about my tattoos. I started a new job in December; Carol started in February. We work for a small company, with six of us in production. We’re not customer-facing in any way.

my boss stranded me without a hotel room, my boss believes fake news, and more

Ask A Manager

My boss stranded me without a hotel room. The hotel required him to fill out a form to allow me to pay for the hotel on his company card. When I arrived at the hotel a couple of days later, they said he hadn’t sent the form and needed it by the end of the day or they couldn’t let me stay. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I started a new job in April. This past week I was sent to training in the U.S. (I’m I’m Canadian and work in Canada).

“Is it illegal or unethical to work for two competing hotels?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Dear Mr. Sklover: Is it illegal or unethical to work at the same time in two competitive hotels which are situated in the same town and in the same area of the city? The positions are Director in the first hotel and Sales Manager in the other. I don’t think working simultaneously for competing hotels is unethical, either, BUT it could be viewed by other people to be unethical. Which hotel might you tell someone represents the better value for the price of a room?

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#HRTECHCONF: Your Employment Brand Has A Pecking Order Like Vegas Hotels.

HR Capitalist

When you talk to Vegas insiders, the people that come here 2 or more times a year, one thing is painfully evident - they have opinions on every hotel up and down the strip. The hotels really have a natural pecking order that goes something like this: High End - Wynn, Venetian, Bellagio, Aria, Vdara, etc. But the point is that in Vegas, there's a hotel brand for everyone.

I have to share a hotel room with a coworker who screams in her sleep

Ask A Manager

I’ve served with the armed forces and am in the reserves now and I have only ever worked in academia or the nonprofit world, where sharing hotel rooms is standard. A reader writes: I work for a nonprofit. Whenever there is travel, coworkers double up two to a room. The first time I shared a room with a coworker, she first talked in her sleep and then bolted upright in the middle of the night screaming, crying, and trashing. She was shouting about things like blood and murder.

problem employee or youthful hijinks, music in a shared hotel room, and more

Ask A Manager

Sleeping hours and quiet when sharing a hotel room. I’m in an industry where hotel room sharing is the norm. I’m writing to ask, what are best practices around behavior when sharing hotel rooms with a coworker? He plays it at a respectful volume, but it’s a small hotel room and I still can’t sleep. I’m not sure there’s any such thing as playing music “at a respectful volume” when someone else is still asleep in your shared hotel room.

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5 Unexpected Careers in the Travel Industry

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting bloggers Hotel Inspector Ruby Clarkson Tour Guide travel agents Travel industryWhile several graduates are perfectly okay with working 9 to 5 jobs, a few feel the need to travel and see the world in its full glory.

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employee is refusing to share a hotel room, no-talking mornings, and more

Ask A Manager

Employee is refusing to share a hotel room. Our hotel expenses are quite high; each month is over £6000 and they are staying in the nice hotel rooms. There are some industries where sharing hotel rooms is normal if it’s for an occasional conference or trip, but what’s different here how often these employees are traveling. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. We have no-talking mornings three times a week.

A Stop at Staytion: An Interview with Chef Daniel Perez

Ms. Career Girl

As someone who regularly frequents the Chicago foodie scene and stays up-to-date on hot downtown locales, it is no wonder that Staytion, the newly renovated space at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel that opened in May 2015 made its way onto my radar.

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I can’t get my own hotel room even if I pay for it, I cried in a meeting, and more

Ask A Manager

I can’t get my own hotel room even if I pay for it. My department’s travel policy doesn’t require us to have roommates, but so far our travel coordinator won’t let me book a hotel room without naming one. I’ve offered to pay for half of the room, or even the entire hotel bill, but she won’t get off my back. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I’ve been at a new workplace for about a year and am getting ready to take some business trips this summer.

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Finding a Career in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Career Realism

Working in a management capacity in a hotel or restaurant requires the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Can you handle that? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Job Search advice blog career job management path search

update about the manager assigning hotel rooms based on race

Ask A Manager

Remember the manager who wanted to assign employees’ hotel rooms by race ? Of course you do. Here’s the update: Sadly, unlike so many other follow-ups, I can’t really say that things have changed at all.

my boss thinks I should share a hotel room with a stranger at a conference

Ask A Manager

The scholarship includes registration, meals, and a shared hotel room with another scholarship winner. I do not want to share a hotel room with a stranger. While I understand that some people don’t mind sharing hotel rooms with strangers, it’s not something I’m comfortable with and it’s not an option for me. Does he feel like people aren’t being sufficiently frugal with the organization’s resources, aside from this hotel room issue?

3 Things To Know When Changing Careers

Ms. Career Girl

For example, planning a premier client event will feel natural for me because of my Sales and Catering background at The Drake Hotel. Patton interview learning new career new job online training patience power pose practice reading smile The Drake Hotel victory

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sharing a hotel room when you snore, coworker heats up fish in the office microwave, and more

Ask A Manager

I have to share a hotel room at a conference, and I snore. You may also like: I had to share a bed with a coworker on a business trip my boss thinks I should share a hotel room with a stranger at a conference should I give my new boss a gift, I get my own hotel room while my male coworkers have to share, and more sharing a hotel room when you snore, coworker heats up fish in the office microwave, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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the hotel for a job interview was charged to my credit card — without my authorization

Ask A Manager

The company’s travel agency sent me email of the hotel reservations at the end of September. The email stated that the hotel room and taxes would be direct billed to the company. Also, the company’s policy states that the hotel will be direct billed to the company. On check-in, I confirmed that my credit card was to cover incidentals, not the hotel room and tax. They corrected the hotel room error because of the direct billing.

update: my boss thinks I should share a hotel room with a stranger at a conference

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose boss wanted her to share a hotel room with a stranger at conference, after she’d won a scholarship to attend that was actually saving her company significant money? So the committee ended up paying for me to stay both nights in the hotel anyway. (I update: my boss thinks I should share a hotel room with a stranger at a conference was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

5 New Career Paths to Think About in 2013

Career Copilot

Career Development business career career advice career development career paths culinary arts early childhood education education hotel management course programmingWhether you’re going to graduate high school this year or already have an established career in one field, it’s never too early or late to start thinking about a new career.

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I have to share a hotel room with my boss on an international trip

Ask A Manager

I have to share a hotel room with my boss on an international trip was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I took a new position (event planner) earlier this year and relocated from across the country. During my interview, my boss mentioned we had one international event for 2016. No big deal. Now, she has booked a second international event and is on track to book a third in 2016.

interviewing when an employer has a horrible website, same-sex sharing of hotels on business trips, and more

Ask A Manager

Same-sex marriage and sharing hotel rooms on business trips. Our team is attending an out of town convention in October, and to save money and because of a shortage of hotel rooms at the venue, we will be sharing hotel rooms, two men or two women to a room. They should find some other option — either paying for an additional room or, if the hotel doesn’t have more available, putting someone at at a different hotel nearby.

my manager wanted to assign our hotel rooms based on race

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m asking this question on behalf of one of my former coworkers. My former company was a foreign language educational publisher whose staff was pretty diverse. All employees had a professional relationship with each other and well, race never factored into really anything. The CEO is a different story.

my company is sticking us with part of the hotel cost on business trips, workload while boss is on maternity leave, and more

Ask A Manager

My company is sticking us with part of the hotel cost on business trips. My company wants to put a cap on how much employees can spend on hotel rooms during business-related travel. For example, if an employee books a hotel room for $250, they will have to pay the extra $50. my company is sticking us with part of the hotel cost on business trips, workload while boss is on maternity leave, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

should I give my new boss a gift, I get my own hotel room while my male coworkers have to share, and more

Ask A Manager

Is it okay that I get my own hotel room while my male coworkers have to share? We work long days and don’t spend much time at the hotel. My company would be glad to save the hotel money. It’s 100% normal to not mix sexes in hotel rooms during business travel. Sharing hotel rooms sucks. It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go…. Should I give my new boss a gift as thanks for hiring me? I got a job and start last Monday.

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my employer wants me to stay in hotels that feel unsafe, being told to repay $3.91 for expensing aspirin, and more

Ask A Manager

Because she travels for work, she was issued a company credit card for food, hotels, flights, and other miscellaneous expenses. My employer wants me to stay in hotels that feel unsafe to me. Recently, in preparation for attending these conferences, I have been discouraged from staying at hotels at or near the conference centers because they are “too expensive.” One of the reviews for the hotel mention a shooting that happened during a reviewer’s stay.

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Gaming the Interview Process

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment games gamification Interview Jenga Knack Marriott Marriott Hotel millennial Wasabi Waiter world There’s no getting around it – Millennials are taking over the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but their presence is definitely being felt in the workforce. According to the U.S.

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How 5 Companies Creatively Enticed the Best Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

Career Management Hiring Recruitment Sponsored Employer FP7 Google Ikea Interviewing marriot Marriot hotel Recruiter Recruiting Sage This article is sponsored by Sage UK, a service and software provider to over 830,000 businesses in the UK.

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Where in the World is Your Job Search?

Career Alley

“ You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there “ – Yogi Berra I’m on the road again this week and writing this from my hotel room.

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Was I “Let Go” or “Fired?”

Career Realism

& Dale: I was offered a job with a hotel chain taking inbound calls for reservations.

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Will Someone Build The Uber of Jobs for Candidates?

HR Capitalist

My friend Tim Sackett tweeted this question out last week - What's the Hotel Tonight (or Uber, etc.) of Jobs? I wrote a post on this very topic at Fistful of Talent earlier this week after thinking about his question. Go get my thoughts on same day employment apps by clicking here. . HR Tech Recruiting Talent

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How To Start Investing In Real Estate

Ms. Career Girl

For example, new companies like HotelierCo (a hotel crowdfunding platform) have made it possible for non-accredited investors to own part of a hotel, with investments starting from $2,500. Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to avoid the buzz about investing in real estate.

Do Small Businesses Have to Worry About Harassment?

Workology

Some of the top companies are experiencing the repercussions of lawsuits: Google, ESPN, Red Lion Hotels, and Lithia Motors to name a few. Sexual harassment has been in the news a lot recently. This has gotten the attention of CEOs and executives running small business. Most small businesses under 50 employees do not have an […] Source. HR eeoc laws harrasment sexual harassment small businesses

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3 Reasons For Your Boss to Approve Employer Brand Travel

The Undercover Recruiter

Every flight, hotel, business dinner is scrutinized and limited in many corporate organizations. Sponsored content Some companies have unlimited travel budgets, but most do not. And we’re not even talking about business class travel expenses. Basic travel is not cheap.

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Hilton’s $21 Million Reason to Honor a Dishwasher’s Religious Schedule Request

Evil HR Lady

Marie Jean Pierre worked as a dishwasher at Conrad Miami Hotel. How did Conrad Miami (owned by Virginia-based Park Hotels & Resorts, formerly known as Hilton Worldwide) screw up so much that the jury not only found them guilty of violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964, but threw in millions in punitive damages? She requested Sundays off and from 2009 to 2015, the company had no problem accommodating her request, which was for religious reasons.

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5+ Best Concierge Interview Questions & Answers

Algrim.co

You may recognize concierges most when you walk into a hotel. We’ve compiled the absolute best concierge interview questions to help you with upcoming job interviews as a concierge. The role of the concierge is to be insightful, helpful, provide guidance and generally represent the establishment they work for, in an efficient way. They are the ones that wil

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