The Power of “We”: Why Inclusive Hotel Workplaces See More Success

Hotel human resources and executive teams can make the best-laid plans for diversity initiatives, but they will never see success without truly inclusive hotel workplaces for their teams. This brings about two questions for hotel owners – “What does it mean to be inclusive?” and “Why should I care?”. Inclusive workplaces consist of employees who… Read more »

2024: A Year of Better Employee Benefits in Hospitality

what employer benefits are today's hospitality employees looking for

Whether voluntarily or legally obligated, hospitality employers have made record-setting pay rate increases in 2023. However, many companies are still struggling to attract talent due to a low unemployment rate. When employers compete for talent in a small talent pool, they need more than increased pay to gain the upper hand. These conditions will produce… Read more »

4 Strategies to Attract Gen Z Workers to Senior Living

Even though senior living staffing has improved immensely since the pandemic, attracting new staff is the number one priority for many senior living communities in 2024. Where can communities find fresh talent that can grow and develop with the senior living industry? Since Generation Z will make up 30% of the total workforce by 2025,… Read more »

Eight Strategies for Restaurants to Create Staff Loyalty

It’s no secret that the restaurant industry struggles to retain workers. Many restaurant owners have simply accepted this as a fact of life and figured out ways to cope with a revolving door of employees. However, the most competitive restaurateurs understand that creating staff loyalty is not only good for business but essential for growth.… Read more »

How to Tell If Your Hotel Staff Training Program is Working

Find the right metrics to measure your hotel staff training program

Whether you are trying to maintain a high level of service or turn around a poor bottom line, hotel employee training is crucial to running a successful property. Effective hotel staff training programs can increase profitability, help with talent acquisition, and improve employee engagement. Here are four metrics to assess whether your hotel’s training program… Read more »

Four Reasons AI Can’t Replace Hospitality Recruiters

As in every other industry, Artificial Intelligence has many hospitality recruiters on the edge of their seats. How can this technology be utilized? How will this technology change the industry? Will it replace certain roles? Our recruiting team has already discovered ways to leverage AI to research markets, build prospective candidate lists, efficiently catalogue candidate… Read more »

New FLSA Exempt Salary Proposal: How it Could Impact Hospitality Companies

Recently, the Department of Labor proposed updated rules for salary overtime exemptions, potentially making 3.6 million more workers eligible for overtime. While there will undoubtedly be pushback and negotiations regarding the new overtime rule, here are the essential points of the current proposal: The Minimum salary-level threshold for overtime-exempt employees would rise to $55,068. Highly… Read more »

The Five Signs of an Emotionally Intelligent Hospitality Manager

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, has become a buzzword among hiring authorities, especially in high-stress service industries like hospitality. Yet when it comes time to hire management talent, many hiring authorities struggle to know what to look for. Here are five signs of an emotionally intelligent hospitality manager: Self-Awareness Empathy Keeping Cool Under Pressure Problem-Solving Coachability… Read more »

What Do the Top Senior Living Recruiters All Have in Common?

A Top Senior Living Recruiter Builds Teams

The senior living industry is in a period of innovation, trying to overcome stale perceptions and attract the next generation of residents. Strategies like data-driven marketing and finance, customer-focused sales processes, and wellness-oriented operations dominate current senior living trends. To find innovative leaders that can create these changes in operations, finance, and marketing, communities are… Read more »