News & Articles - event careers

  • Eight new rules for career success

    Ever feel like the corporate ladder is broken? That’s because you’re making the mistake of trying to climb it. As we discovered through our research, an increasingly uncertain business world requires all-new methods of thinking and strategies to navigate. Following are eight new rules needed for career success in increasingly unpredictable professional environments – and how to use them to vault yourself straight into the executive suite. Become essential – You’ve got to be crucial to your organization – not someone…

    Career Development, People & Profiles

  • Looking back and looking forward: Seven suggestions for mentoring a novice event planner

    As I write this, thousands of kids have headed back to school, from junior kindergarten to PhD candidates. I have a new group of students in my post-graduate program, Festivals, Events & Conference Management at Centennial College. The fall course is Industry Relations. The goal:  give students an insight into the world of professional meeting/event careers, to understand the variety out there, to introduce associations that can help them advance their careers, to ultimately find a job. Do you remember…

    Destination Profiles, HR Tips, People & Profiles

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