hotel labor shortage

3 keys to counter lodging’s labor shortage

It’s hardly a secret that the lodging industry labor shortage has hotel HR departments working overtime. Thanks to low unemployment, higher minimum wages, and changes in immigration laws, the labor pool is unusually low, and employee turnover is exceptionally high – 70% annually. With labor costs already the largest line item on hotel balance sheets […]

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get restaurants through the labor shortage

Four labor-saving ideas to get restaurants through the labor shortage

It’s hardly a news flash to say the restaurant industry is struggling through a major labor shortage. In fact, a 2018 study showed that nearly 60% of restaurant managers point to hiring, training and retaining staff as their biggest challenge. And while the most common response may be to get more competitive for employees, with […]

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