How Will COVID-19 Impact Existing and Future Senior Living Design?

Senior Living design trends will focus more on outdoor spaces post COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry has had to make some of the most drastic changes. While they have most of the same health risks as hotels and restaurants, shutting down is just not an option for them. While senior living communities have taken the challenge in stride, it has been incredibly stressful… Read more »

No Tipping Restaurants: Weighing The Pros and Cons During COVID-19

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In light of COVID-19, some restaurants (like this one) are wholeheartedly embracing the no-tipping movement in an effort improve paychecks for their workers. Yet at the same time, other restaurants (like this one) have abandoned the idea, citing the same concern for employee pay. So how does a restaurant decide if adopting a no-tipping policy… Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Ask Questions in an Interview

Candidates should always be prepared with questions before an interview

“So, do you have any questions for me?” This question can make even the most confident candidate nervous, and unfortunately produce the occasional “deer in the headlights” reaction. As a candidate, you might think that if you ask too many questions, you’ll come across as annoying or even clueless. But that couldn’t be farther from… Read more »

Can Private Clubs Maintain Luxury but Move From “High Touch” to “No Touch”?

For years, private clubs have been synonymous with luxury, service, and socialization. Members expect attentive staff and look forward to a variety of in-person amenities like golf courses, pools, fitness centers, and dining outlets. But distancing measures due to COVID-19 have made “business as usual” incredibly difficult. As clubs re-open, how can they preserve their… Read more »

Making Technology Easy is the Future of Senior Living

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One of the most critical factors in ensuring that residents of senior living facilities are happy is family interaction. The COVID-19 pandemic made this especially difficult since many facilities banned visitors to prevent further spread of the virus. Families in many states would have been unable to visit anyway with some on lock-down and others… Read more »

What Can Your Hotel Do to Prevent a COVID Outbreak?

As hotels begin reopening, it’s essential for management to have a COVID-19 outbreak prevention plan. Taking a multi-pronged approach can ensure best practices are followed and that every possible measure is taken to prevent infection. Educating Employees Begin by educating your employees. It’s natural to assume that everyone has been following best practices to reduce… Read more »

Could a Prix Fixe, Pre-Paid Service Be the Answer to Your Restaurant Revenue Struggles?

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No one needs to tell you how hard restaurants have been hit by the pandemic. But many have been able to rise to the challenge with takeout and delivery options. These have proven to be a win-win for restaurateurs and diners. But contact-free interaction and pre-paying have also allowed customers to enjoy dining-in at their… Read more »