Vacation Time: You’ve Earned It, So Why Not Take It?

By Sunny Wang When was the last time you took a vacation? Let me rephrase that. When was the last time you took a vacation without thinking about work or…

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Does Flexible Working Lead to Better Productivity?

Love it or hate it, I am pretty sure you have heard of the concept of “flexible working.” Ever since people first realized they do not have to work like…

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How to Write a Good Job Description

By Amanda Belarmino Remember when Rupert Holmes asked the famous musical question, “Do you like piña coladas, and getting caught in the rain?” The songwriter was trying to attract the right kind…

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Millennials Reveal What they are Looking for in a Workplace

As a hospitality student, and a millennial, I frequently hear discussions about how millennials behave. It is indeed intriguing, and somewhat entertaining, to see the labels being placed upon millennials…

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Facts about Service Animals in the Hospitality Industry

Horses, and ducks and monkeys! Oh, my! We are approaching one of the craziest travel seasons of the year, and you could very well be sitting next to a miniature…

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H-1B Visa Filing

Don’t Miss the Looming Deadline, Preparing for April 1st H-1B Visa Filings

For further details on H-1B visa filings and other work visa options, attend Pabian’s ProLinks webinar on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. A longer version of…

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Adding Diversity and Taking the Scare out of the Visa Process in the Club and Hospitality Industries

As someone that often speaks about visas and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residency (green cards), there are two common looks that I see in the audience when I start my presentations…

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Happy 20th Anniversary to Lucinda Hart, a Key Ingredient to HFTP’s Success

Running an association is a lot like a team challenge on a chef competition, where the team is given a box of ingredients that need to be used to make…

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Follow Me, I’m Right Behind You!

I recently had the opportunity to present the opening keynote session at the HFTP Club and Hotel Controllers Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. As another benefit to HFTP members I will…

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Pay or Play? Deciding on Employee Health Care Coverage

Pay or Play? I started my second day listening to the Thursday Keynote’s, Shawn Achor’s, excellent presentation on how concentrating on the positives improves your career success. I ended the day…

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