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Skift Podcasts From Skift, one of the best content and learning resources for the travel industry:  “Every week, we sit down with creatives, executives and entrepreneurs from across the travel industry to discuss their insights and perspectives on the how and why of travelers’ habits, industry patterns and the seismic changes happening to each.”   Check the podcasts here Fuel Hotel...
"A survey  looked into the feedback practices of 22,000 leaders around the world  and found that managers who scored near the top on giving feedback had employees who were three times more engaged. On the flip-side,  managers that scored towards the bottom had employees who were three times more likely to think about quitting." (in soapbox ) All Hands Create an all hands presentation to...
  Only 2% of applicants get the interview. "First impressions matter when competing for the job you want. Recruiters spend less than 6 seconds deciding whether your resume or CV is worth a second look." (in visualcv.com )   Visual CV “Our mission is to empower individuals to accomplish their career goals. We believe that one of the best investments an individual can make is in their career. A successful...
Performance Reviews can have great impact on how we empower our teams to achieve goals and tackle roadblocks.   We chose 5 great tools to consider including on your tool stack to better structure team appraisals.  Teambit "Teambit helps teams create a high performing culture by making feedback a daily habit."     The tool also includes feedback, praise and surveys. According to...
Looking to get organised and give the best impression to your employees on their first day? Here is a collection of onboarding checklists that you can customise or get inspiration from.  Airtable Airtable has lots of great templates to help keep track of processes like Content Marketing, Event Planning or Recruitment checklists. One of them is dedicated to Employee Onboarding.   You get a task checklist, team...
I work in a company with three male founders. However, there are plenty of women in middle and senior management that inspire me every day. I also had more women than men as my managers throughout my path in the travel industry. However, the leaders of the companies I have worked for were always men. I ran a search to find out if there are many companies in travel tech that are being led by girl power. Sadly on LinkedIn looking for CEOs...
Airbnb   The company that put us sleeping at strangers homes and even pay for it. It changed the way we experience a new destination by staying at locals houses and meet their hosts. It also fuelled the sharing economy as never other company did and triggered a few other types of business from companies providing services for Airbnb hosts. Founded in 2008, Airbnb, previously called airbedandbreakfast.com raised $7.2...
Are you planning your holiday and weekend breaks for 2018? We organised bank holiday calendars so you can optimise your much deserved rest days.  France Calendar here Bank Holidays    1 Jan New Year's Day 2 Apr Easter Monday 1 May Labor Day / May Day 8 May WWII Victory Day    ...
The job market continues to change at a fast pace. Companies are going above and beyond to be chosen by the best talent available. Glassdoor Chief Economist, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, released a report where he “forecasts what lies ahead for the future of work and hiring, including the impact of new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), on HR and finance; the sectors that are driving job creation; and how mobile is...