Traveling for business could jeopardize your job if you don’t stay in the office loop. Besides daily check-ins, “keep a hand in the coffee klatch. Don’t gossip, but find out what’s happening,” advises Richard Clarke, president of Richard Clarke & Associates, a New York City-based recruitment firm.
Take advantage of available technology. “Use e-mail, cell phones, beepers, pagers, faxes–whatever it takes to remain in the loop,” advises Terrell Mellen of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives.
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