• Travel After Five | Sunshine Blog Award

    Sunshine Blogger Award

    In early November, I was nominated by Gabrielle at Up and Gone to receive the Sunshine Blogger Award. The Sunshine Blogger Award is a recognition given to bloggers by their peers, in order to recognize the great work that they are doing on their blogs!…

  • Surviving Team Dinner with Dietary Restrictions | How to get through group meals when you have dietary restrictions

    Surviving Team Dinners with Dietary Restrictions

    When you start traveling for work or working in professional services, you will find yourself at team dinners on a very regular basis. Group dinners are a great opportunity for networking, but can be difficult to get through if you have dietary restrictions. It can…

  • Passing the Tableau Certification Exams

    Last year, I took and passed both the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate and the Tableau Desktop Certified Professional exams. While I have been using Tableau Desktop for two years at my job, I was a little nervous about the exam – primarily because I didn’t…

  • What To Do When On The Bench

    What To Do When On the Bench

    “On the bench” is a term that consultants will use to describe the situation when they aren’t assigned to a project. New staff members may typically find themselves on the bench while the resource scheduling team evaluates where they will be the most productive. While…

  • How to Select the Restaurant for Team Dinner

    How to Pick the Restaurant for Team Dinner

    While traveling with a group, your team will have at least a few meals together. Especially if you are the newest person on the team, you may get tasked with the responsibility of figuring out where everyone will eat. When looking at the dozens of…

  • Secret to Long Lasting Travel Nails

    The Secret to Long-lasting Travel Nails: Dip Powder

    How do you maintain your nails while traveling? Nail polish chips, and getting acrylic nails done every other week can get expensive. I love the look of having my nails done, but I don’t want to pay for a professional manicure every week. I have…

  • How to Choose an Airline Alliance | What to keep in mind when picking which airline you want to be a frequent flyer on. Don't just choose an airline with the best perks - you will want to consider your location and where you will be flying to. | TravelAfterFive.com

    How to Choose an Airline Alliance

    If you are going to be traveling frequently, whether for work or for pleasure, it would make sense to choose an airline to align with. By selecting an airline to always fly with, you will be able to maximize the amount of airline miles that…

  • 5 Tips for Attending Conferences

    5 Tips for Attending Conferences

    There are many different types of conferences you may travel to: recruiting conferences, networking conferences, or even training conferences! You may start attending conferences as early as high school, and it definitely doesn’t end once you start your “real life” job. Conferences can be stressful,…