Farewell to 2020: A Look Back at the Challenges, Opportunities Presented by a Pandemic

The final HFTP Europe Hangout of the year made a few requests of its participants: wear some fun holiday garb, bring your sense of humor, tell a few stories about how 2020 put everyone through the ringer – and, on…

I Am Grateful To Be Global President and Amazed by Our Members

Written by: Mark Pate Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA I don’t think I can adequately express how exciting last week was to me —the first-ever CYBER HITEC. I was amazed by the keynote speakers, the phenomenal education sessions, the high-tech booths…

A Millennial’s Journey to Professional Certification

Insights from: Andrew Buwalda, CHAE Millennials, and young professionals in general, are often challenged in the job market — by roles that require x years of experience. Professional certifications are a great way to build up one’s professional skills and…

Certification Achieved: One Applicant’s Story of Success with New Platform

“Through hard work and dedication, my certification has been accomplished,” says Bernadette Mukuka Ceant, CHAE, who works in accounts receivables at Frenchman’s Creek Beach and Country Club. Bernadette has been a member of HFTP for many years. She has always…

View from the Top: HFTP Global Goes Local at 2019 HFTP Los Cabos Chapter Meeting

Written by: Arlene Ramirez This past February it was my honor and pleasure to present the HFTP Global Update to the HFTP Los Cabos Chapter. This is an amazing group of individuals representing HFTP — full of enthusiasm and a…

The Path to Certification: Take the Next Step in Your Career with the CHAE and CHTP

A professional certification is a measurable indicator of knowledge and training in your field. It is also a valuable investment of your time and resources towards better career opportunities. If you are a hospitality finance or technology professional, you can increase your…

Cybersecurity Professionals, Education and Certifications

Whether it is an in-house employee or an outsourced vendor, cybersecurity professionals are a must for all organizations. According to a study by Trustwave, there is a skills shortage when it comes to information security professionals and 76 percent of…

Job Searches Do Not Have to be a Pain (There is Help)

Written By: Susan Savkov  Often we dread starting a job search, or conducting a search for a new candidate. As the job seeker, where do you start? As the candidate seeker, where do you start? Do you look online, read…

The Advisory Advantage: Help Other Professionals Get CHAE or CHTP Certified

Written By: Robin Bogdon, HFTP certification manager Your experience can make a difference! If you are an active CHAE or CHTP designee, you can apply to become an advisor to other professionals seeking to achieve their own HFTP certification designation….

Pick Up and Earn as You Go #HFTP65

Written By: Artak Gevorgian Day two, Thursday, October 26, and the fears and uncertainties of a first-time attendee have stayed behind. I am in the middle of my deep dive, full of energy and enthusiasm constantly refilled throughout the Annual…