Work Tips

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

  • 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…

  • Get the Airline to Reimburse Your Delayed Luggage

    Get Delayed Luggage Reimbursed

    Did you know that you can get your airline to pay for lost luggage? Did you know that you can get the airline to pay for your delayed luggage? As a traveling consultant, my wardrobe is critical to my profession and I cannot go more…

  • What does 70% travel mean?

    What does 70% travel mean?

    The requirements in the job post say may involve up to 70% travel, but what exactly does that mean? There are a variety of jobs that may involve traveling for work. Within the field of consulting, larger firms may have teams sent all over country…

  • Maximizing airline hotel points

    The Ultimate Packing List for Work Trips

    As you start to travel almost every week, your business trip packing list will become routine. You might find yourself packing for your corporate trip in less than fifteen minutes! When trying to create my packing list for a work trip, I consider what items…