Week of March 25, 2019
Pay compression is when either a subordinate’s base pay is very close to or more than their supervisor’s or when a less tenured employee is equal to or paid more than a senior employee in the same position.  
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5 Things Affecting the U.S. Hotel Industry
The U.S. hotel industry continues to grow at a slow and steady pace, but there are several factors that could affect this period of growth. Analysts from STR, CBRE and Tourism Economics gave their takes on the state of the industry at the recent Hunter Hotel Conference during the “Statistically speaking—the data does the talking” session.
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Female-Friendly Hospitality: How to Make Your Hotel Appeal to Women
Following the global out-poor on International Women's day last March 8 (2019), hoteliers around the world should take some time to look into a very important market segment, the solo female traveler.
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5 Unique Experiences Hotels Can Use to Attract Guests
We’ve all been there. You finally wake up from the dreaming phase of the travel planning journey and pick on a destination to visit. Now the planning begins.
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Google Launches Hotel Search Site: "This Could Undermine OTAs"
Google has launched a full destination search site for hotel listings in a move that could seriously shake up online travel - again.
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DOJ Supports Striking Entire ACA: 5 Things to Know
In a March 25 court filing, the Department of Justice said it supports a judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be invalidated, according to CNN.
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Why Hospital Associations Are Dipping Their Toes into State-Based Medicare ACO's
In an effort to build scale and drive greater savings, providers in some regions are banding together in statewide Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs).
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Hospital Patient Volumes Are Sliding as Amazon, CVS and Walgreens Threaten to Make Matters Worse
Hospitals improved their financial performance last year but they continue to struggle to increase their volumes, according to a new report.
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Hospital Pharmacists Face Dozens of Drug Shortages Yearly
More than two-thirds of pharmacists in U.S. hospitals deal with at least 50 drug shortages every year, according to a new study that suggests hospital staff are often forced to ration life-saving medicines as a result.
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The Rise of Gen Z in the Workplace
Remember how the Millennials were going to take over? That has already essentially happened. Now, HR managers and recruiters have a new generation to consider: Gen Z. What do they want? Can they be classified? These are the important questions.
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4 Keys to Creating a Robust Harassment Prevention Program
After a headline-making year of sexual harassment claims in corporate America and a statistical bump in U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges, it may come as no surprise that employers are rethinking their understanding of and approach to the problem.
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Drafting a Remote Work Policy: 5 Legal Pitfalls to Watch For
The ability to work from home has morphed into a highly valued perk. In response, many companies are implementing work-from-home-benefits for employees in an effort to attract and retain top talent, and to stay competitive.
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How Important Are Reference Checks to Your Hiring Decision?
A survey from Accountemps finds that the last step in the hiring process can still make-or-break a hiring decision – senior managers report they remove approximately one in three candidates (34%) from consideration for a position after conducting their reference check.
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