Week of January 16, 2017
Many business owners find it to be a huge challenge to attract and retain a group of talented and hardworking employees that are loyal to the company and its mission.  

Cornell Study Measures Frequency of Racial Bias in Hotel Hiring

Bias in hiring is a difficult matter to understand, and the Cornell University study has shed more light on how often it occurs.

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New US Attorney General May "Revisit" Online Gambling Law

Another threat may be looming for online gambling in the US as an iGaming opponent has been nominated as Attorney General by President-elect Donald Trump.

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Special Report:  Evolution of Loyalty Programs

When Marriott International announced its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, many feared what would happen to the companies' respective loyalty programs - Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest Program.

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Healthcare Staffing Outlook: Strong Worker Demand Eyed for 2017

The news is good for job seekers, but ongoing high demand for clinicians and leaders means hiring managers might benefit from thinking creatively about retention strategies.

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Helping Solve a Healthcare Shortage

Less than a year after she earned her degree from UNC, Misty Cox is already putting her skills to work - and helping make North Carolinians healthier in the process. 

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Hospital Impact: States Use Claims Data to Experiment With Healthcare Improvement Efforts

In the wake of the recent presidential election, questions have been raised about what will happen to federal healthcare law and policy. 

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Workers Plan to Land New Jobs in 2017, Says Survey

A new year means new beginnings, new opportunities, new resolutions, and for some workers, a new job. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, more than one in five workers (22%) are planning to change jobs in 2017, similar to last year (21%).

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Risky Business:  Pay Discrimination Case Costs Federal Contractor $1.2 Million

Seems like LexisNexis Risk Solutions should have known what was at stake when it paid female employees substantially less than their male counterparts for work on federal contracts.

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Want an Effective Compensation Plan?  Transparency Matters

At some point along the way, you've probably heard a comment about, talking the talk vs. walking the walk, with the implication being that action is more important than words.

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Sexism Remains an Unwelcome Advancement in the Workplace

When Andee Harris launched an HR tech startup nearly two decades ago she took pride in creating a workplace that supported women with family friendly benefits and ample career opportunities.

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