Tag: business travel

Will Business Travel Ever Become the Norm Again?

The business trip was once such a fundamental aspect of corporate life that it was a staple of popular culture, including launching points for storylines in the film industry. Today, of course, things are much different. Restrictions on in-person gatherings and corporate-level and individual-level fears of COVID-19 transmission and air travel mean that traveling for […]

COVID-19 Continues to Pose Challenges for Travel—Is Technology the Answer?

In-person interviews, corporate retreats, and customer visits have all declined precipitously since the beginning of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to government bans on a significant proportion of international and even domestic travel. Even now that vaccines have been made widely available throughout the United States, recent events demonstrate how extensively the pandemic continues […]

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Employee Attitudes on the Return to Business Travel

Not so long ago, business travel was a key component of the work lives of countless employees who experienced the familiar ritual of Monday morning and Thursday evening flights and continental breakfasts at major hotel chains. The COVID-19 pandemic, of course, had grounded the vast majority of business travel to a halt. But, now that […]

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COVID-19 Impact on T&D-Related Business Travel

We’re still months away from getting back to “normal” in response to COVID-19, which has upended virtually every aspect of business operations, including training and development. Many companies once sent employees across the country for intensive training or in-person onboarding for staff intended to be remote. But travel-related training is virtually nonexistent these days, and […]

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Preparing for Employees to Return to the Workplace

Whether your workplace has kept workers in person all along, has recently started welcoming employees back, or is still contemplating how to do so when the time is right, there are a lot of considerations when bringing employees together in a post-pandemic world.

UPDATED: COVID-19 Map and Resources for HR Professionals

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Our latest interactive map of COVID-19 cases has been adjusted to reflect the rise in cases in the United States. Read on to view our updated color-coded map, a list of resources, plus an animation showing how our map has developed […]

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Coronavirus Fears at Work: What Employers Need to Know

News reports of deaths and illnesses from the rapidly spreading coronavirus get scarier every day. Millions of people are being quarantined. Foreign companies and governments are evacuating their people from hard-hit areas of China where the virus got its start. And even employees who don’t travel for work are getting anxious about traveling coworkers who […]

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New Survey Reveals the Unhealthy Side Effects of Business Travel

The health of the United States’ frequent business travelers may be quickly deteriorating due to high stress levels and the hectic nature of work-related travel. According to a national survey by On Call International—a travel risk management company—a majority of business travelers (54%) say they are less likely to exercise on a work trip compared […]