Career/Salary en Judge Puts Overtime Rule Put on Hold <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just days before it was to go into effect, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on a Department of Labor rule that would have increased the salary threshold for overtime pay.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:29:00 +0000 67131 at Do You Have What It Takes to Go From Planning to the C-Suite? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While it’s unusual to see high-level association executives who came up through the meeting planning side, that could be changing. Witness these three planners with their eyes on the top spot.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources Career/Salary Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:07:00 +0000 65281 at <p>Man building staircase to success</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images PCMA Salary Survey: Who’s Making the Bigger Bucks? Yup, It's Men. Again. <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>According to the most recent PCMA salary survey, women—who comprised 86 percent of the survey-takers—still make 23 percent less than their male colleagues. Sigh.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings face2face Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:35:00 +0000 63411 at <p>pink and blue pegs on unequal piles of coins</p> What’s a CMP Worth? About $8,500 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Results from the Professional Convention Management Association’s 2016 annual salary survey track pay increases, work loads, and other key metrics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources Career/Salary Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:50:00 +0000 62751 at <p>Woman looking up at dollars falling through the air</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images Got a New Boss? Opportunity Knocks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Meeting planners, what happened the last time you got a new boss? The impulse to fly under the radar is a common reaction. Next time, see the change as a chance to step up and demonstrate your value and the value of meetings.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career Resources Career/Salary Objectives/ROI Premium Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:47:00 +0000 58741 at 10 Must-Dos Before You Launch a Meeting Planning Business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Jennifer C. Squeglia, CMP, shares her top things to consider as you investigate entrepreneurship and the independent life.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career/Salary Outsourcing Premium Tue, 08 Mar 2016 18:06:00 +0000 58461 at Industry Icons Sparkle at Hall of Leaders Gala <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Convention Industry Council honored outstanding pioneers and emerging leaders at the annual Hall of Leaders gala during IMEX America in Las Vegas. Here are some highlights. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career/Salary Fri, 23 Oct 2015 21:23:00 +0000 54001 at <p>CIC HOL honoree&nbsp;Amy Spatrisano, CMP (center), helped change the way we see sustainability as an industry. She is flanked by David Dubois,&nbsp;<span>CMP, CAE, CTA,&nbsp;</span><span>FASAE,&nbsp;</span>the 2015 chair of the CIC Board of Directors, and CEO of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events; and Karen Kotowski, CAE, CMP, CEO of the Convention Industry Council.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sell it: 5 Tips for C-Suite Presentations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Concrete strategies for improving one’s “executive presence"</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Career/Salary Corporate Meetings Premium Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:47:00 +0000 52121 at ThinkStock Do You Have What It Takes to be Great? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Recently I received the distinct honor of being named one of the most influential people in the meetings industry. I can tell you with certainty I did not achieve this alone.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career/Salary Premium Tue, 11 Aug 2015 21:37:00 +0000 52081 at Women in the Biz: Huge Growth for WINiT in its Second Year <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“You learn from the things you do, not from the things you don’t.” That was one piece of advice among hundreds flying off the stage from women (and a few men!) sharing their stories and experience during the day-long Women in Travel Summit. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Career Resources Career/Salary Corporate Meetings Global Events Medical Meetings Premium Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:40:00 +0000 51631 at