5 Creative Employee Benefits to Win Over Talent

5 Creative Employee Benefits to Win Over Talent

Just how valuable are employee perks? According to Glassdoor’s Q3 2015 U.S. Employment Confidence Survey, nearly four in five employees prefer new or additional benefits to a pay increase. From increased parental leave and unlimited vacation, to free food and work-from-home policies, more and more companies are providing generous benefits packages. These days, however, attracting top

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How to Travel—for Both Work & Play

How to Travel—for Both Work & Play

Travel isn’t always sightseeing and guilt-free dining experiences. Often, it centers around business. Sometimes, however, it can be a bit of both. The recent buzzword “bleisure” (an unfortunate combination of the words “business” and “leisure”) implies an exciting lifestyle that blends work and play. While many long-time business travelers will forever cringe at the idea of

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5 Simple Cost-Saving Tips for Travel Managers and Travel Coordinators

5 Simple Cost-Saving Tips for Travel Managers and Travel Coordinators

As a travel manager or travel coordinator, you bear a huge responsibility. You’re required to select travel vendors and coordinate flights, hotels, transportation, and sometimes dining and other activities for business travelers (who all have quirks…I mean, preferences). And you’re under constant pressure to do it as cost-effectively as possible. A Carlson Wagonlit Travel survey published

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