Top HR Challenges in the Hospitality Industry

[Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality sits down with SHRM to talk about the biggest HR challenges facing the hospitality industry at the moment] “…Another enduring problem is the lack of diversity at higher levels of the industry. The industry’s hourly workforce is diverse, but that’s not the case for management. As a reckoning over… Read more »

How Senior Living Can Tap into a Wider Talent Pool with Social Media

Social Media Recruiting to Gain more candidates

Finding and keeping talented workers has always been an uphill battle for the senior living industry. As rewarding as the industry can be, it’s an often overlooked-job market that isn’t well understood by job seekers. But amid record-high unemployment, senior living communities have the opportunity to recruit a variety of talented jobseekers from adjacent struggling… Read more »

Hotel Sustainability Starts With Employees

Today’s travelers are increasingly aware of the carbon footprint that their travel has. Unsurprisingly, hotels are investing in sustainability initiatives in response. Existing hotels are being refitted and new hotels are being built with energy-reducing technology. But are these physical changes enough to significantly improve hotel sustainability across the industry? Unless the entire hotel team… Read more »

What Will it Take to Win Hospitality Workers Back?

How are hospitality companies going to convince workers to return?

COVID-19 caused a massive wave of lay-offs in the hospitality industry. Although hospitality workers are some of the most passionate people about their jobs, necessity pushed many to find careers in other industries. So, once the pandemic subsides, will they be willing to jump back into the notoriously tough hospitality industry? Or will they have… Read more »

How property management companies can strengthen relationships with tenants during a pandemic.

The property management – tenant relationship hasn’t always enjoyed a great reputation. Add a pandemic to the mix, and it’s a recipe for some serious bad blood. Because of this, management will have to go the extra mile to accommodate residents’ complicated schedules, health worries, and financial insecurities. Because when it’s time to renew leases… Read more »

5 Myths About the Hospitality Job Market During the Pandemic

With record unemployment, it’s natural to assume that hiring for hospitality positions is a cakewalk right now. But COVID-19 presents so many unique challenges that make the hospitality job market tricky to navigate. There’s no precedent to guide the strategies of both job seekers and employers, leaving many to rely on broad assumptions. Here are… Read more »

How Private Clubs Can Capitalize on the 2020 Golf Boom

appeal to new golf players to capitalize on 2020 golf boom

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have found themselves unable to participate in some of their favorite recreational sports. But one pastime that has proven itself relatively unaffected by restrictions and social distancing measures has been golf, even seeing a 14% increase in rounds played this past summer. This renewed interest could prove a boon… Read more »