Week of April 1, 2019
THE COMPENSATION MODEL
The compensation discipline seeks to maximize competitive advantage by attracting and retaining the most qualified workers to an employer. Best practice in today's workplace considers total compensation to include base salary, bonus or incentive plans, benefits, and non-cash compensation.
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A New Definition of Luxury, and Why it Matters
Just recently, Ed had the opportunity of speaking at Design Shanghai, one of the most celebrated events for designers, especially in Asia, in March. The organizer’s topic was “experiential luxury.”
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Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Five Trends In Hospitality
As part of our practice, we like to keep an eye on significant legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments affecting our clients in the hospitality industry. Based on our monitoring of these legal trends, we are shining a light on five key issues that are, or should be, top of mind right now for hospitality employers.
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Gap Analysis--Initiating an Effecting Training Strategy
The big question. A service-oriented business establishment operating within a competitive economic landscape may face a critical question either at business inception, or at any phase where customer sensitivity intensifies.
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The Ultimate Indian Travel & Hospitality Report 2019
The Indian hospitality industry is at an important juncture. The industry up-cycle, increased inbound and domestic travel, introduction and use of new technology…
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Back to Basics: Search Engine Marketing
Search engine marketing (SEM), or buying traffic through paid search listings, is a relatively easy way to drive qualified traffic and more direct bookings to your hotel website.
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Experts on Capitol Hill: Solution to Surprise Billing Should Fall to Hospitals, Insurers--Not Patients
Calling surprise billing a clear example of a "market failure," a collection of experts testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday told lawmakers to focus on solutions that would address the role of health providers and insurers—not further burden patients.
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Potential Fix for Hospital Star Rating Program
Allowing for more quality measures in the federal government's Quality Star Rating program would create a fairer and more equitable model for assessing the level of quality at US acute-care hospitals, according to a new study.
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Healthcare Once Again Tops List of Americans' Worries
Fifty-five percent of Americans worry "a great deal" about the availability and affordability of healthcare, topping Gallup's list of potentially worrisome issues for the fifth straight year.
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Hospitals Are Largest Employers In 16 States
Hospitals and health systems are among the largest employers in the U.S., according to a 24/7 Wall Street analysis cited by USA Today.
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Does Employer Empathy Matter?
Employers are starting to get it: showing empathy toward their workers increases morale, engagement and productivity. But in the eyes of workers, there’s still a gap between what their employers say and what they actually do.
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Why a Candidate Says Not to Your Job Offer
In a challenging labor market that saw the U.S. unemployment rate hover around 3.9% throughout 2018, employers are increasingly looking for ways they can beat the trend and meet their hiring goals.
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Effective Screening Tactics When Recruiting Talent
In a challenging labor market that saw the U.S. unemployment rate hover around 3.9% throughout 2018, employers are increasingly looking for ways they can beat the trend and meet their hiring goals.
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The Keys to a 5-Generation Workforce?
In recent years, there has been a shift in employee benefits, largely driven by new generations, including Millennials and Gen Z, making up a large percentage of the workforce.
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