Week of February 12, 2018
  It has long been customary for employers to gain salary history from job applicants to help determine an applicant's qualifications for a position.  

Airbnb Is Set to Launch a New Tier of Select Properties

You know the saying, "The more things change, the more they stay the same"? When it comes to Airbnb's new endeavors in the accommodations space, it is certainly being inventive, but the company is also borrowing heavily from what hotels have been doing for centuries.

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Hoteliers, Analysts Divided on Effects of US Tax Reform

Executives at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit sounded off on the impacts U.S. tax code reform will have on the hotel industry.

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Post-Vegas, Hotels Amping Up Insurance

The shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas that left 60 people dead, including the gunman perched in MGM Resorts International's Mandalay Bay, occurred October 1, 2017; the first lawsuit was filed October 12.

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How 'Amazon Go' No Checkout Stores Will Influence the Future of the Hospitality & Travel Industry

An insider's perspective on the inevitable demands for more self-service, mobile innovation and convenience.

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Trump's Budget Blueprint:  15 Healthcare Takeaways

President Donald Trump on Monday released his $4.4 trillion budget for fiscal 2019 with an addendum to partially account for the two-year bipartisan budget deal reached in Congress last week.

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Are You Scared to Show Warmth to a Patient?

The #MeToo movement is all over the place these days. It has clearly made the workplace a heightened sensitivity zone and it raises interesting ethics questions for physicians and other healthcare workers: How do you deal with patients?

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Amazon Pushes to Become a Major Hospital Supplier:  7 Things to Know

Deepening its move into healthcare, Amazon is pushing to turn its developing medical supplies business into a major supplier to U.S. hospitals and outpatient clinics, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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Surgical Infections Linked to Drug-Resistant Bugs, Study Suggests

Patients having surgery in low-income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria, research led by the Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh, and Warwick suggests.

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Resource Actions:  It's Time to Talk About Office Romance

It's February, meaning we are being inundated with articles and studies on office romance. Of which there are a lot. Which I find curious.

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Hiring Could Be Even More Difficult in 2018 as Employers Compete for a Shrinking Talent Pool

Employers have high expectations for business and headcount growth in 2018, but a severe skills shortage in the fastest growing sectors could hinder plans, according to the 2018 U.S. Salary Guide from Hays, a specialist recruitment agency.

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Johns Hopkins Brings Therapy Dogs Into ICU

In an editorial that draws on results of previously published studies and experiences in their medical intensive care unit (ICU), a team of Johns Hopkins Medicine professionals say that bringing specially trained dogs into ICUs can safely and substantially ease patients' physical and emotional suffering.

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As Rules Change, HR Managers Ask:  Should Employees Have Access to Data On Themselves?

Executives at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit sounded off on the impacts U.S. tax code reform will have on the hotel industry.

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