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?

Wanda Johnson: ‘My Leadership Style Starts with Respect’

In November, Wanda Johnson, CMP, CAE, was appointed the CEO of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), following a 26-year career at the Endocrine Society, where she most recently served as the society’s chief program officer. In that capacity, she led the organization’s education, science, and professional development department, and was responsible

BY Michelle Russell December 28, 2018

Leadership Success Via Team-Oriented Work Culture

Arlene A. Pietranton, Ph.D., CAE, has served as CEO of The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for the past 14 years, but her association with the organization goes back much further. She joined ASHA — which serves nearly 200,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists — as a member in the late 1970s,

BY Michelle Russell December 28, 2018

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move – Dec 28, 2018

BY Casey Gale December 26, 2018

Job Search: 3 Fails to Avoid During Phone Interviews

Do you have ‘find a new job’ on your 2019 resolutions list? If so, see what experts say about how to ace that all-important phone interview.

BY Angela Campiere December 26, 2018

Geena Davis to Give Closing Address at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

Academy-award winning actor and gender-equality activist Geena Davis will be the closing keynote speaker at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019, PCMA announced Dec. 24.

BY Cristi Kempf December 26, 2018

How to Ace Your Next Performance Review

How can you help ensure your next review goes smoothly? Preparation is crucial, according to experts, who share their tips.

BY Angela Campiere December 20, 2018

4 Steps for Setting Healthy Boundaries at Work

Creating work/life balance is tough. You might worry that setting boundaries will cause repercussions at work. Here’s how to navigate the situation.

BY Casey Gale December 20, 2018

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move – Dec 21, 2018

BY Casey Gale December 19, 2018

Talk to Your Chef, Says Devin Burns of Omni Hotels & Resorts

The Vice President of Food and Beverage at Omni Hotels & Resorts offers meetings planners advice as he discusses his own career path.

BY Barbara Palmer December 17, 2018

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move – Dec 14, 2018

BY Casey Gale December 13, 2018

Heather Seasholtz’s Unconventional Path to Personal, Professional Fulfillment

The director of meetings and events at Talley Management Group reflects on how her decision to avoid burnout helped her find a new sense of passion for planning meetings and events.

BY David McMillin December 11, 2018

Humility Is a Virtue, Says Marketing Guru Seth Godin

The Convening Leaders 2019 Main Stage speaker shares insights from his new book, This Is Marketing, and applies them directly to the events industry.

BY Michelle Russell December 9, 2018