Travel

Employ apps for better business travel

February 5, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Mobile applications can help keep your boss a sane, secure and happy traveler. TechRepublic writer Jack Wallen shares five great travel apps for the savvy business traveler.

No-iron advice for unexpected wrinkles

January 17, 2014 Categorized in: OrganizingTravel

Even dressing in freshly ironed clothes is no guarantee you’ll stay wrinkle-free between home and work. Luckily, there is a pretty easy fix to be found in wrinkle-release spray, says Erin Greenawald, an editor at The Daily Muse.

Apps make great driving companions

January 14, 2014 Categorized in: InternetTravel

The daily commute is a big part of many peoples’ lives. Technology writer Phil Cohen has found a few applications that can help make your drives more pleasant.
Get the most out of your breaks … Practice “mind over mattress” to become a productivity super­­star … Identify flights with Wi-Fi.
Take a stand for workplace wellness … Vacation is time to think about the future … If you wouldn’t poke a bear, don’t open a suspicious email.

5 tips on business trip etiquette

November 26, 2013 Categorized in: TravelWorkplace Etiquette

The way you look and act while on a business trip reflects back on your employer. Avoid making a bad impression on your next work trip. Follow these five tips for business travel.

Rein in office out-of-policy travel

October 31, 2013 Categorized in: Tracking ExpensesTravel

If planning and managing travel are part of your job, you probably also deal with people who try to go rogue and plan travel outside the bounds of company policy. Travel Market Report’s Fred Geb­­hart has four tips to help avoid out-of-policy travel.
Keep your phone calls focused and productive … Grab your in-flight meal from the hotel desk … Show the world how many people “like” you.

Travel light yet connected on the road

August 14, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

You need a lot of stuff to be productive on the road, but there’s still a way to get everything you need into a small bag. Travel veteran James Kendrick explains how to avoid travel nightmares with these smart tips.

Slide through customs with Global Entry

July 11, 2013 Categorized in: Travel

If your job involves arranging travel for someone who frequently does business overseas, you’ll want to consider encouraging your boss to enroll in the Global Entry program, which makes it easier for travelers returning to the United States to get through customs and be on their way.
Try taking some valuable career lessons from “Mad Men” … Change a typo in that PDF … Find the power in refusing to say “I’m sorry” … Use prepaid cards to keep tabs on employee spending.
Add “investing” to your list of skills … Keep personal and professional online networks separate … Try hosting your next party at the gym … Get ready to say “yes” to napping on the job.

What to pack in a business carry-on bag

April 25, 2013 Categorized in: OrganizingTravel

Business travel can be tough, but it’s a lot easier when you pack the right accessories for the journey. Here’s a list of must-pack items from seasoned travelers.