Week of January 28, 2019
ENGAGED VERSUS DISENGAGED EMPLOYEES
WHAT IS THE COST?
Employee engagement levels are at their highest in years. The Gallup Organization has been measuring levels of employee engagement since 2000.  
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Airbnb Is the Worst Thing to Happen to the Industry. Or Is It?
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The Top 7 Hospitality Trends Every Hotelier Should Watch in 2019
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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that by 2024, 25% of the workforce will be at least age 55.
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Four Key Tips for Workers When Confronted by Workplace Violence
Let’s say you have your workplace violence prevention plan in place, and you are conducting the training outlined in your plan. Part of the plan should include strategies for your workers to avoid harm.
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The Future Is Now: Three HR Trends That Will Transform Your Organization in 2019
Record low unemployment and skyrocketing turnover rates are presenting new challenges and opportunities as HR grapples with sourcing and keeping the right mix of talent in today’s fluid workforce environment.
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The ABCs of THC What Employers Need to Know About Marijuana Laws
As U.S. support for the legalization of marijuana grows and more states approve marijuana's medical and recreational use, employers must understand the relevant legal developments and how they affect the workplace.
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