Career & Leadership

What will it take for you to create career that you want? Here are ways to develop leadership and cultivate other essential skills, plus hacks that can make a big impact on anyone's day-to-day work. And we look at ethics — how do your colleagues draw the line on everything from freebies to food waste?

Stress at Work: ‘Understand When Is Your Breaking Point’

Some common-sense advice for event professionals — who continue to land on most-stressful jobs lists.

BY Michelle Russell July 24, 2024

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Eleven productivity tips for lazy people — including the use of rubber bands. That and other advice in this week’s roundup of workplace news and trends curated by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors July 17, 2024

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale July 17, 2024

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Three ways to start setting boundaries at your new job — and other advice in this week’s roundup of workplace news and trends curated by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors July 10, 2024

5 Events Industry Predictions

Trade-show organizer Greg Topalian looked back at trends he predicted a decade ago and offered five more for the next 10 years during his presentation at ECEF.

BY Michelle Russell July 10, 2024

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale July 10, 2024

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

How to keep your conversations flowing — and other advice in this week’s roundup of workplace news and trends curated by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors June 26, 2024

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale June 26, 2024

‘Creating a Culture of Psychological Safety’

Matt Kalb led edUcon participants in two interactive sessions on how to prevent burnout while creating work environments where failure is embraced as a learning opportunity. He also explained what a study on 1-percent milk consumption has to do with promoting a healthier workplace.

BY Michelle Russell June 26, 2024

Practicing Self-Promotion

Marketing and communications expert Sherron Washington shared instantly actionable advice on elevating your personal brand — which is especially important for remote workers — during her two PCMA edUcon sessions June 24.

BY Casey Gale June 24, 2024

Feeling Stuck? Find Your Why, Not Just Your How.

In a two-part edUcon workshop, strategist and coach Yvette Simpson aims to help attendees discover true purpose in their work.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst June 24, 2024

‘People Get More Creative in Hard Times’

University of Texas’ Gaylen Paulson will point out a few silver linings that can work in event organizers’ favor during challenging times in two edUcon PCMA Business School sessions today.

BY Casey Gale June 23, 2024

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