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?

Racial Inequity Discussed at NCBMP’s 7th Annual State of Black Tourism Event

The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals (NCBMP) held its State of Black Tourism event virtually on Sept. 17 in partnership with the National Press Club. In his Chairman’s Address, Jason Dunn spotlighted how the pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black hospitality workers.

BY Casey Gale September 18, 2020

Fast-Tracking a Career in Events by Working at the 2020 DNC

John Yoerger is still a student in hospitality management, but at 22, he has already amassed a wealth of event management experience.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst September 17, 2020

‘Carve out Time to Learn — It’s Your Future’

The ability to learn — and unlearn — are key to thriving in the new world of work, says future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan.

BY Barbara Palmer September 17, 2020

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

BY Convene Editors September 17, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale September 17, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale September 10, 2020

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

BY Convene Editors September 10, 2020

Five Questions for George Aguel

As the Visit Orlando CEO prepares for his retirement after a 46-year career in hospitality and tourism, he reflects on his achievements, what’s next, and his thoughts on the industry’s recovery.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst September 4, 2020

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

BY Convene Editors September 3, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale September 3, 2020

Pandemic Pastimes: How Hobbies Help Us Deal with Stress

Many have turned to hobbies as a way to cope with quarantining. And that, neuroscientists and mental health professionals tell us, provides many lasting benefits beyond serving as a distraction during the crisis.

BY Curt Wagner September 2, 2020

What Matters Now: How the Pandemic Has Changed Priorities

If we’ve just been waiting for the COVID-19 crisis to pass to go back to business as usual, we’ve missed a rare opportunity to see our lives and our work in a new light. Here are some ways our world has changed and what we hope will stick once the pandemic is behind us.

BY Convene Editors September 1, 2020