The Urbanberry blog is the perfect place to read the latest news, thoughts and opinions on everything happening in the corporate travel world and beyond. Check back regularly for our latest news.

 
February 11, 2020

Soft Skills and how to showcase them!

How important is your personality when you are interviewing for a role? And what on earth are soft skills?!
January 17, 2020

Interview feedback- time is of the essence!

How long do candidates wait to hear about the job they really want? What is an acceptable length of time that they should give a future employer to get back to them after they put their heart and soul in to an interview?
November 28, 2019

Top Tips for securing a role as a Business Travel Consultant

When looking for a new role as a Business Travel Consultant whether you are coming from a Travel Management Company already, or, you are in Leisure Travel and fancy a change, there are certain things you need to do in order to get yourself noticed.
October 15, 2019

Counter offers- what to know and what to do

I posted a video last week about the difficult subject of counter offers. For those who aren’t sure what that means, it’s a situation you find yourself in when you go to hand in your notice for a better paid job and your current employer offers you more money to stay.
October 1, 2019

The true spirit of the travel industry

The last couple of weeks have been a particularly tough time for many people in travel with the sad demise of Thomas Cook who, let’s face it, were nothing short of an institution in the travel industry.
July 30, 2019

“Are you interviewing with any other companies?”

Whenever we ask this question to a candidate we feel a sense of uneasiness about telling us the answer. So we’d like to set the record straight about why we’re asking!
April 16, 2019

Online review sites – how do they affect the travel industry?

This weeks blog is looking at the validity of online review sites and how they affect us on a daily basis. As a naturally indecisive person, I'll often look for the "review" page on anything I'm going to purchase to try and glean some inside information on whether my money is being well spent.
March 12, 2019

When the interviewer becomes the interviewee..

I was chatting to a friend at the weekend who told me he was interviewing someone for a role at his company and at the end of the interview he asked the inevitable, “do you have any questions?”
February 12, 2019

Working from home – how to get it right!

Whilst working from home sounds like a dream come true- conjuring up images of being curled up on the sofa with endless cups of tea and your laptop, whether you do it full time or occasionally, you’ll know it actually takes a great deal of discipline and structure to be able to work effectively.