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 »

How Generation Z is Already Impacting Membership at Country Clubs

Which generation has the most influence over how Country Clubs are evolving? Is it the Millennials, one of the fastest-growing groups of new golfers? Or is it Generation X (aged 42 – 57), which currently holds the highest utilization increase of Country Clubs? Or is it Generation Z, the current members’ children who can’t yet… 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 »

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way

A guide to not burning bridges when you quit your job

Whether salary negotiations fell through, the work environment was toxic, or your dream opportunity fell into your lap, you’ve decided that your days are numbered with your current employer. You have finally come to the conclusion that it’s time to move on. So how do you handle your last days at your current company? A… Read more »

How is Your Private Club’s Racquet Game?

Private clubs can invest in their teams to create quality racquet sports programs

When many people think of sports in private clubs, they might only picture tennis and golf. Yes, club leaders tend to focus on these more scenic and higher revenue-producing sports, but they may be missing out on an opportunity in niche racquet sports. Sports like pickleball, badminton, and platform tennis have fewer entry barriers than… Read more »

Going Green: How Country Clubs are Adding Value

how sustainability adds value to private club membership

At first glance, sustainability initiatives can seem at odds with the expectation of luxury associated with country clubs. But with some strategic and creative thinking, going green can add value to memberships. Here are five ways sustainability can elevate country club members’ golfing, dining, and experiences: Feature Native Wildlife Consider ways your club can actively… Read more »

Use Individual Goals to Drive Your Hospitality Team’s Success

Setting Goals for Individuals that Benefit the Whole Team

Communicating company goals to your hospitality team is critical to the success of your business. But teams or individual employees cannot be expected to break those goals down into achievable tasks on their own. Nor can they be expected to achieve them if the method is at odds with their own goals. It’s up to… Read more »

How to Create a Highly Competitive Compensation Package for Hospitality Management

After being furloughed, unemployed, or transitioning to a new industry, hospitality workers have reassessed the industry’s ability to meet their well-being needs. Multi-faceted benefits packages have now gone from “nice-to-have” to “must-have” for employers to attract and retain talent. The most well-received benefits focus on supporting employees outside of their working hours. Focus on these… Read more »

How Community Involvement Can Strengthen a Private Club’s Brand

While private clubs may have been founded on principles of exclusivity, today’s members may be looking for something else – a connection to a community. Private clubs exploring ways to strengthen their brand might consider investing time and energy into greater community involvement. Here are some top reasons for a private club to expand its… Read more »

 Private Clubs and Coworking Spaces: A Perfect Match?

Currently, almost fifty percent of Americans work from home full time, and most will probably continue to do so in some capacity after the pandemic. But many workers will still crave the ability to collaborate and separate work from their home life. This presents a perfect opportunity to capture a new type of member who… Read more »