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 this article can be found in the Winter 2015 issue of The Bottomline (set to publish Feb 2, 2015). It…

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy Your Education

One of the many benefits offered as part of being an HFTP member is access to the ProLinks Webinar Archives. Here members can select from a long list of hot topics offering over 75 hours of education. Not able to join us at a face-to-face meeting? Or are the regular…

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 be presenting the webinar, “Follow Me, I’m Right Behind You — How to Lead a Multigenerational Workforce.” The hospitality industry…

Career Management in the Digital Era: Are You a Member of The Denovati?

As the Digital Era continues to evolve, professionals face all kinds of new challenges. It doesn’t matter what their professional discipline is or what stage of their career they are in. Although specific requirements will vary, all professionals are increasingly expected to develop their digital competencies and have a working…

[Webinar] HFTP Education Reaches All Parts of the Globe

As a global association, HFTP strives to provide services to our members around the world — whether it’s through networking, education or resources. And one of our more popular member benefits are the free webinars we offer twice a month. The beauty of webinars is that you can get education…

Overcoming Barriers in Your Workplace

How a Sermon Had Me Reflecting on HFTP’s Ability to Pull Me Out of a Rut I went to church yesterday and the sermon topic was “The Cloud.” It started making me think about HFTP and all I have learned being a member and participating in this association. For example:…

The Millennial Generation and a New Type of Learning

For many of us, our education was transmission based and many schools still continue this type of education. The teacher passes on the information to the student. However, today the learning experience is radically changing as we know more about how people learn. Three Types of Learners The Fleming model…

Explore Opportunites with Hotel Wi-Fi Networks

Last week HFTP hosted a webinar “Why Mobility” featuring a presentation by Shawn Tsetsilas, director of business development for Cellular Specialties. Shawn presented some new ideas how hotels can capitalize on their Wi-Fi networks.  Hotel Wi-Fi networks can be used as an additional touch point for guests and can be…

Changing Wi-Fi From Amenity to Opportunity

In my previous post, I cited a 2010 J.D. Powers and Associates study in which more than 53,000 guests who stayed in hotels between May 2009 and June 2010 were asked which amenity they felt was most important when choosing a hotel. Almost across the board, Wi-Fi access topped the…

Wi-Fi: Low Cost, High Opportunity

With the US hotel industry enjoying resurgence in spite of the trying economic landscape, there may be no better time than right now to tap into additional revenue streams that Wi-Fi access make possible. According to the Hotel Operating Statistics (HOST) Study for 2010, compiled by STR, the US hotel…