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Two Ways That Technology Can Mitigate Rising Labor Costs

North American hotels are experiencing record revenue as the economy continues to grow, but there is a downside to all this economic growth. Wages...
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Measuring the Impact of Growing Labor Expenses on Training Costs

In 2016, the average property in CBRE’s Trends in the Hotel Industry survey sample spent 31.3 percent of its total revenue, or 42.8 percent...
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Hiring the Right Restaurant and Hospitality Staff

When a hotel or on-site restaurant is short staffed, every part of the business suffers. Hiring managers in the hospitality industry are looking for...
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What Hotel Operators Need to Know About Employment Law

Owning and operating a successful hotel requires compliance with a myriad of employment laws, particularly those relating to overtime and minimum wage laws. While...

U.S. Hospitality Employers Report Strong Hiring Intentions for Q2

MILWAUKEE—U.S. hiring confidence remains strong in Q2 2018 as one in five employers report plans to grow their workforce in the three months ahead,...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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