Week of April 22, 2019
It's becoming increasingly challenging to recruit top talent due to the relatively low unemployment rate, the increase in job openings, and the lack of experienced candidates. These factors require that companies need to be more creative and aggressive in their hiring practices.
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HVS Report - Hotel Brand Performance
Major public hotel companies recently released their year-end 2018 performance data. Of the 61 brands that report RevPAR statistics, most enjoyed an extended period of high occupancy levels and modest rate growth in 2018.
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The Power of Millennials in Hospitality for Delivering Game-Changing Service
The millennial mindset has fundamentally changed the actions of companies across every vertical, including hospitality. Yet it's not just millennial consumers organizations must cater to.
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Change or Die, Say Hotel Revenue, Sales Managers
The need to change revenue-management processes and the staff required to run them is more prescient than ever as the world’s largest companies delve more and more into the bookings and distribution spaces, sources say.
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For Hotels, 2019 Is All About Real-Time Guest Service
The hotel industry has always been a leader in customer service, but much like other businesses, it risks losing its edge if it doesn’t keep up with changes in technology and consumer behavior.
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CMS' Proposed Inpatient Payment Rule for 2020: 9 Things to Know
CMS released its annual Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule April 23, which includes changes to the hospital wage index and would raise Medicare payment rates for acute care hospitals.
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5 Things the Government Should Do to Clear the Path for Value-Based Rebate Arrangements
In January 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a proposed rule that would make sweeping reforms to the safe harbor regulations under the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the federal law that prohibits most payments for referrals of items or services reimbursed by Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare programs.
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Fewer Uninsured ED Visits, Hospitalizations After ACA, JAMA Study Finds
The percentage of uninsured patients who visited hospital emergency departments or were discharged declined between 2006 and 2016, according to a new JAMA study.
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Medicare Hospital Fund to Run Dry in 7 Years, Trustees Say
The trust fund for Medicare Part A — which covers inpatient hospital and skilled nursing home care — will deplete in seven years, according to the Medicare Board of Trustees' annual report.
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Use These Steps to Hire the Best Team Every Time
An integral part of being able to grow your company and make sure it thrives is getting the right people on your team. But how do you make sure that you’re hiring the people that are the best fit for the job and your business?
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Why Observable Behavior Alone Is Not Enough: A study on Predictive Behavior in Hiring
DISC is one of the most valid and reliable instruments of its kind, originating back to Dr. Marston’s work in 1928. It is estimated that over 30 million DISC assessments are used or sold yearly across the globe.
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Supreme Court Will Hear Major LGBT Workplace Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the nation’s major workplace anti-bias law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status.
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Are Your Employees 'Future Proof?'
Lifelong learning was once considered a luxury. No more. It’s such a necessity that management consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. predicts that more than one in three workers may need to adapt their skills’ mix by 2030.
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