Advice

Advice for business professionals that are traveling for work.

  • What to Expect When Renting a Car For Work | TravelAfterFive.com

    What to Expect When Renting a Car for Work

    The first time that I rented a car for work was an absolute nightmare. I was supposed to catch a ride with the team, even though I was landing later. Once I turned airplane mode off, I read a text that there was a mistake…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Airport Security | Is TSA Precheck worth it?

    Is TSA Precheck worth it?

    If you travel at least 4 times a year – yes, I believe TSA Precheck is worth it. What is TSA Precheck? TSA Precheck is a status that is added to your boarding ticket for an airplane. This means that you can go through an…

  • Best places to sit on an airplane

    Aisle or Window: The best seats on an airplane

    When booking or checking in for your flight, you may be given the option to select your seat on the airplane. Do you prefer an aisle seat or a window seat during your journey? For me, it depends primarily on the length of the flight.…