Wednesday, 01 July 2020 23:42

Displaced talent ‘hunkers down'

An increasing number of travel and tourism personnel who find themselves out of work are ‘hunkering down’ and offering contract and part time services to get through the crisis, says the managing partner of a company that specialises in employment in the sector.

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Tuesday, 02 June 2020 22:10

Gig economy to help reset

Embracing the gig (or in demand) economy will be one of the key ways for both employees and businesses to make a fresh start as economies emerge from the effects of Covid19, according to a presenter in the international Tourism Expert recovery webinar series.

Karen Priest, of Tourism Talent, says that while the gig economy is nothing new it is likely to be become even more prevalent as full time positions become scarce and businesses look to set strategic goals while remaining agile and flexible.

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