Week of December 31, 2019
It is not uncommon for baby boomers to now work side by side with co-workers from generation X and generation Y. Each of the generations in the work place today grew up in times with widely varying political and social issues, technology and other factors, which have affected their attitudes on everyday life.
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: a 2018 Hotel Marketing Review
With 2018 in our review mirror, it’s time to take stock of what was another eventful year in hotel marketing. That includes the good, the bad and the downright ugly hotel marketing trends and practices we witnessed this past year.
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Analysts Predict Rate-Driven Grown in Q1 for U.S. Hotels
Industry data analysts from STR, PwC and CBRE share their predictions for first-quarter hotel performance in the U.S. to shed some light on where the industry might go in the New Year.
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Ten Reasons Why Customers Choose to Do Business with You
"People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it." That quote comes from Simon Sinek, author of the book, Start with Why.
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New Year, New You? These Hospitality Brands Are Helping Make That Happen
A new year means new resolutions. Typically, fitness tops the list alongside goals like traveling more and farther. There was a time when the two were mutually exclusive except to avid runners willing to lace up no matter the weather or extreme location.
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Link Between Readmission Rates, Mortality Rates Back Under Scrutiny
A new study shows a statistically significant correlation between lower readmission rates and higher mortality rates for patients with heart failure and pneumonia, renewing questions about the efficacy of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).
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2019 Begins with Higher Drug Prices
The new year is ringing in with higher drug prices. Allergan is reportedly setting the pace with increases of nearly 10 percent on more than two dozen products, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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Hospital Prices: Full Cost Lists Must Be Published from January 1, New Federal Rule Says
Hospitals across the country have geared up to publish online price lists for all the medical services they provide, as a federal law takes effect on January 1.
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Medical Gofundme Campaigns Raise More than $650M Annually
As patients struggle to afford healthcare, they are using crowdsourcing to help foot their medical bills, according to a report published by National Public Radio.
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Turn Employee Retention into a Talent Advantage
Competition for talent is fierce. Unemployment rates hover near historic lows around the world, new technologies are raising the demand for new skills, and older workers are retiring at a rapid pace.
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Appeals Court Sends Browning-Ferris Back to NLRB
A federal appeals court has put the joint employment debate back in the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) court, approving, in part, the Board's Obama-era Browning-Ferris standard (Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., No. 16-1028 (D.C. Cir., Dec. 28, 2018)).
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Why It Might Be Time to Say Goodbye to Exit Interviews
The exit interview is a long-time staple of HR departments. But an increasing number of companies large and small are ending the practice of asking departing workers to sit down for a final interview.
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HR Professionals Share 2019 New Year's Resolutions
It's a new year—the time when many make resolutions for change. SHRM Online heard from HR professionals and others who work in human resources about their workplace resolutions for 2019. 
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