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Compensation can be defined as a reward earned by employees in return for their time, skills, effort and knowledge.  Compensation includes direct financial compensation, such as wages, bonus and commissions, indirect financial compensation such as health and welfare, retirement and leave benefits and non-financial compensation such as job training and development, recognition and advancement opportunities. 

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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
'Glanceability' and Your Hotel
Yes, that's a made up word in the title, but with any luck this neologism will soon be a mainstay in every hotelier's vocabulary. 
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The Great Casino Loophole
Two years after it was supposed to help revitalize Atlantic City, the $2.4 billion Revel casino-all 57 stories of it-is closed. It's an expensive eyesore that sums up Atlantic City's decline.
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Changing Trends in Hotel Couture
For years, hotel operators and developers have collaborated with luxury fashion houses to combine the best of five-star hospitality with flashes of designer fashion.  But travel trends are changing and the industry must do more than stamp brand names on bath robes to lure Asian jetsetters.
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Where There Is a Will There Is A Win
To ensure that the guest's stay in the Hotel will be transformed into positive experiences it is necessary to activate a transitional business process less focused on what services are offered but on How you offer them and How much impact will cause on the guest.
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Top Stories: Healthcare
Nurse CIOs Are Taking On Bigger Roles In Healthcare
Many hospitals and health systems have hired nurse informaticists and chief nursing information officers, who are helping execute EHRs and other health IT projects helped by their knowledge of how nurses use patient data.
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3 Of The Most Frightening Things In Healthcare Today
Halloween will come and go, but three problems in healthcare today will likely persist for longer than anyone in their right mind would like.
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3 Steps To Engage Patients, Personalize Care And Strengthen Your Health System's Brand
Given the rise of consumerism in healthcare, health systems must focus on connecting with patients and providing care that leads to a positive perception of their brand.  "Ultimately you need to create an affinity between consumers and your health system."
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Top Stories: Human Resources
How Should Employers Draft Severance Agreements Post-CVS?
Last month, a federal judge in Illinois dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission contending that a standard release agreement used by the CVS drugstore chain violated the anti-retaliation provisions of Title VII. 
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Don't Treat Risk Like a Four-Letter Word
When we prepared our book, "A Short Introduction to Strategic Human Resource Management," we reviewed the regulatory and management frameworks that are used to define human capital risk and how to deal with it. We found that human capital risk is typically defined as a bad thing to be avoided.
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Employers Fight Back Over Wellness Litigation
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's apparent campaign against certain types of corporate wellness programs is getting push-back from the business community.
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5 Data Points Are Key To Talent Management
Imagine being able to predict the outcome of future hires, saving time in the hiring and onboarding process. Through the use of data, it's possible.
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