Week of October 7, 2019
WHEN TO EMPLOY
SHORT-TERM & LONG-TERM INCENTIVES
An employee compensation plan should provide a competitive wage and reward employees fairly and equitably for behaviors while accomplishing goals and objectives for the organization.
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'Hospitality for Millennials'
According to demographers at Pew Research Center, The Millennial generation are born between roughly 1981 and 1997. They account for approximately 2 billion people which make them the largest living generation by population size.
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Las Vegas Shooting Two Years On: 5 Lessons Learned
The mass shooting at the Harvest Music festival in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, was not an attack on a hotel but from a hotel. Still, after the shooting the public spotlight on hotel security was intense.
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Congress Takes On 'Hidden Fees' at Hotels and Resorts: Here's What it Could Mean for Travelers
If you find yourself scanning and clicking on hotel prices only to see a higher bill when it's time to pay, you're not alone. Resort fees are mandatory charges that include a bundle of services guests have come to expect during a hotel stay.
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Fraudulent, Misleading Hotel Bookings Rob Consumers of $5.7B Annually
AHLA released new research that reveals online booking scams and dishonest marketing practices by fraudulent and misleading travel websites continue to deceive and confuse consumers.
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The Risks in Relying Solely on Guest Reviews
In today’s world, everybody seems to have an opinion about the quality of hotels and there is no shortage of avenues for voicing those opinions.
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HHS Releases Regulations to Overhaul the Stark Law to Entice Value-Based Payment Arrangements
The Trump administration has proposed new exemptions and safe harbors to the Stark Law and anti-kickback statute to spur more physicians and healthcare facilities into value-based care arrangements.
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Healthcare Leads the Way as U.S. Hits Lowest Unemployment Mark in Decades
The healthcare industry gained 38,800 jobs in September, up from the amount added in August but largely on par with the average increase over the past 12 months, according to figures the U.S. Bureau of Labor released Friday.
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Study Suggest Medicare Overpaying $1.28B Annually to Support Residency Programs
Medicare is overpaying for graduate medical education (GME)—the money used to train residents—which could be used to address physician shortages, according to a new study.
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2020 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards Executive Brief
This 13th edition of our Top 10 list features many first-time topics, with an emphasis on newly developing hazards and the migration of medical technologies to areas beyond the acute care setting.
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Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding
Tell your staff you’re planning to do some teambuilding exercises and you’re likely to hear some groans and see a few eye rolls. Unfortunately, teambuilding exercises have a negative connotation in many workplaces.
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DOL takes a Second Swing at Tip Credit, Pooling Regs
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will, for the second time during the Trump administration, propose new tip pooling and tip credit rules Oct. 8, according to a Federal Register announcement.
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Four Ways to Engage Millennials in the Workplace (According to a Millennial)
Studies show that this generation spends an average of two years with a company, meaning leadership often struggle to retain them.
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Google's Best Leaders Stretch and Grow Their Teams in These 4 Savvy Ways
One of the primary responsibilities of a leader is to find ways to get more out of the teams they lead. More top and bottom line growth, greater productivity, bigger ideas, more efficiency, greater cost savings.
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