Week of September 9, 2019
MERIT BUDGET ALLOCATION
A primary goal of any compensation program is to motivate employees to perform at their best. Most organizations have pay for performance at least in the form of a merit pay system.
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NEWS FROM AROUND THE WEB
The Millennial “Bleisure” Traveler and the MICE Industry
Millennials love to travel - also on business. They place particular value on authentic experiences over stuff that can be purchased and collected. What is interesting about Generation Y is their flexibility. They enjoy a stay in a luxury hotel but also enjoy staying at a hostel.
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How Hoteliers Turn Lookers Into Bookers
Hoteliers want to turn leisure travel lookers into bookers, but that first requires understanding who those potential guests are, where they’re coming from and why they’re traveling.
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Google Price-matching: Are Hotel Bookings Next?
Recently, Google announced a test of a new brand promise for its Flights product: a 'lowest fare' price guarantee that offers cash refunds to travelers for overpaying on select itineraries.
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4 Ways New Nurses Can Gain Confidence On The Job
Nurses must carry a large amount of medical knowledge and quickly pick up skills on the job, which can be daunting for new clinicians. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked four Atlanta nurses to discuss moments in their careers that built up their confidence.
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Resuscitation Training in Practice: Saving More Lives
The American Heart Association® recently published a scientific statement in the medical journal Circulation surrounding its research into best practices for improved outcomes from resuscitation training.
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A.I. Technology Could Identify Those At Risk Of Fatal Heart Attacks, Research Claims
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology that could identify whether someone is at high risk of a fatal heart attack years before it occurs.
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Starbucks To Focus On Employees' Mental Health, Wellness
Starbucks held its first employee conference in five years in Chicago last week, and announced plans to enhance its Employee Assistance Program with more mental health and wellness benefits.
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What Employees Want Most from Their Workspaces
The results of a recent Harvard study suggest that wellness programs, offered by 80% of large U.S. companies, yield unimpressive results—and our findings mirror this.
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Washington policy update: September 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin
Here’s a quick roundup of recent legislative and regulatory developments relating to employee benefits and compensation.
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