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.

 
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.
October 26, 2018

Riding the recruitment rollercoaster!

We work with a wide range of clients in the corporate travel sector – some have HR departments who deal with the majority of the recruitment and others it’s the managers of the section that they’re recruiting for.
July 17, 2018

Why the tradition of “labelling” candidates isn’t what we do..

In recruitment, there is often talk about both “passive” and “active” candidates. Passive meaning the person is not out there regularly applying for jobs, in fact, they may not even really be looking.
June 27, 2018

Giving notice: what to do & what to expect when you want to part ways..

It would be rare if at some point in your life, you didn’t have to have one of the most awkward conversations in the work place… the dreaded “I’m leaving” one!
June 18, 2018

Settling in to a new job – keep calm and carry on!

s there an exact science as to how long it takes someone to settle in to a new job? Usual probationary periods are between 3-6 months so it could be assumed that’s the perceived amount of time .
April 27, 2018

Starting out: How to give your new staff the welcome they deserve

Congratulations! That brand-spanking new employee has just walked through the door for their very first day in the office.
February 23, 2018

Job Security – are you better off in a big or small company?

On top of the majority of our candidates wish lists when looking to make the move in to a new company is that much sought after “job security”.