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You may think you are paying your employees fairly and equitably until the EEOC comes knocking at your door to perform an audit.  It is commonly known that EEOC requires that all employees are treated fairly regardless of national origin, race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and sexual orientation), disability or genetic information.

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Top Stories: Lodging & Gaming
The 4CI's (Contemporary Issues) in the Hospitality Industry
Some of these issues include shortage of labor and skills, global emerging markets, technology and social media, unavailability of capital, evolving customer expectations among others. However the most common ones are technology and social media, increased demand and low customer satisfaction, increased costs of operations and high level and intensity of competition.
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Hotel Security: Watching The Lot
Nothing ruins time away from home like safety concerns, which is why it's the hotel staff's job to create a secure environment.
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FTC Warns Against Deceptive Online Hotel Booking Websites
The Federal Commission is warning consumers about deceptive online hotel booking websites that trick them into thinking they are communicating directly with the hotel.
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Top Stories: Healthcare
Hospital Prices Up Year-Over-Year In June
Overall hospital prices were 0.7 percent higher in June of this year then they were in the same month a year ago, and hospital prices increased 0.1 percent between May and June, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Value Grows for Interim Nurse Leaders in Healthcare Industry
Temporary nurses are an integral part of the healthcare industry, particularly in this era of transformation when workforce flexibility is critical to improving patient care and containing costs. Interim nurse leaders fill an equally vital role, providing clinical management expertise in times of change and increased demand.
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The Pros And Cons Of Smartphones In The Operating Room
There are no universal regulations in place for smartphone use in healthcare settings, but the devices have caused problems in the past, such as in 2011, when a patient died during surgery when an anesthesiologist, who was using a phone, failed to notice dropping oxygen levels.
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Top Stories: Human Resources
Recruiting for Cultural Fit
Culture fit is the glue that holds an organization together. That's why it's a key trait to look for when recruiting. The result of poor culture fit due to turnover can cost an organization between 50-60% of the person's annual salary, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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Zappos: A Workplace Where No One And Everyone Is The Boss
Such is life at Zappos, which has adopted a system of self-governance that effectively has eliminated all management. This spring, CEO Tony Hsieh - an entrepreneur known for his opinions on management - sent an all-staff email explaining how the entire company was embracing a concept known as "holacracy."
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A Communication Framework For Change Agents: How To Win Hearts And Minds Faster
While organizations thrive on change, people often don't. We don't all embrace change at the same rate or pace (and a few even reject it outright). How new ideas are communicated can hinder or accelerate adoption. If you're an innovator, it's tempting to think that conveying your enthusiasm and excitement will accelerate others' acceptance-it turns out, that won't work most of the time.
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