Work Tips

Advice for business professionals when planning work trips, dealing with clients, or navigating careers.

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    How to Survive a One Day Business Trip

    While in your job, you may find the need to go on a one day business trip. This quick work trip might be for a sales meeting with a prospective client, or an interview at a new firm. One day business trips can be stressful,…

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    How Do I Get a TSA Pre-Check Name Change?

    Changing your name is not fun, because there are so many places where you have to update it. Last year, I went through the TSA Pre-Check name change process, and this was the longest step to my name change. It is best to start this…

  • How to Get Around While Traveling

    Getting around in the evening can be problematic; you just want to get out and make the most of the town you are visiting, but so does everyone else. Understanding that means knowing you will need to research the pros and cons of the options…

  • How to Host a Large Conference Call | TravelAfterFive.com

    Tips for Hosting a Large Conference Call

    When hosting a conference call, I almost always think of the conference call bingo card: If you have to participate on conference calls for work, I guarantee that you will hit many of the spots above. If you are hosting a large conference call, consider…

  • What to do with hotel freebies

    What To Do With Your Hotel Freebies

    While traveling in nice hotels, there are always great freebies for you to use. Your hotel will typically offer shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and sometimes other bonuses like mouthwash or makeup remover wipes. While traveling for work, you may be tempted to take home some of…

  • How to Stay Connected While Traveling for Work | TravelAfterFive.com

    How to Stay Connected While Traveling for Work

    When you are on the road a lot for work, it can be difficult to stay connected to your friends and family at home. You essentially need to treat all of your relationships like long distance relationships, and try not to fall off the face…

  • Unspoken Rules of Team Dinner

    The Unspoken Rules of Team Dinner

    There are many unspoken rules of eating dinner with a team. When traveling for work and eating team dinner, there are a few dynamics that you will want to keep in mind. Check out these tips to remember when navigating the group meal. What to…

  • 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…