Lex Fuller | June 20, 2022
By Lex Fuller Over the past two years, the hospitality industry has had to make major changes to deal with the many difficulties it has faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most notable hurdle for the hospitality industry has been the labor shortage. With the dangers of COVID-19, it has been increasingly difficult for hotels to find and keep employees, causing the hospitality industry to make adjustments in order to compensate for the loss of on-sight workers. This leaves us with the following question, will the hospitality industry ever go back to the way it was before the pandemic? While things are opening back up after a long batt...
U.S. Travel Association | June 6, 2022
WASHINGTON (June 6, 2022)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May employment report: “With only 84,000 jobs added in May, Leisure & Hospitality employment remains 7.9% below pre-pandemic levels, with 1.3 million of these jobs still lost. While many industries have now nearly or fully recovered and are posting job openings focused on growth, L&H is desperately seeking to fill jobs just to recover to where it was in 2019.”...
Dr. Sébastien Fernandez | May 17, 2021
By Dr. Sébastien Fernandez A counter-intuitive yet highly practical approach to what really matters when hiring. Using a consistently methodical system throughout the hospitality recruitment process could win out in the long run over simply following gut instinct about a future employee. Poor use of intuition when hiring Some illusions persist over time. One of them is to believe you can determine who should work for you based on a 1-hour conversation. If so many people could accurately judge others, we would not observe voluntary or involuntary turnover to be that high in some companies. We would probably also not see so many intima...
Carver Hotel Group Announces New Staffing Alternative to Help Clients Impacted by J-1 and H2B Visa Changes
The Carver Companies | August 20, 2020
ATLANTA, GA – August 20, 2020 – Carver Hotel Group (CHG), a division of The Carver Companies, will now offer preferred clients SWATkeepers and SWATservers as alternatives to J-1 and H2B visa staffing. “CHG has always been a leading Task Force agency that works quickly to create solutions for our clients’ changing needs. As our industry begins to recover from COVID-19 impacts, we receive daily inquiries from clients asking if we could help replace the void left by J-1 and H2B visa team members,” said Chief Development Officer Charlene "Charley" Carter. “This new level of Task Force services will help address the issue for our ...
Diarmuid Dwyer Appointed Area Managing Director of Hilton’s New York City Managed Portfolio
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington D.C. Convention Center to Unveil Completion of $30 Million Renovation Next Month
New York Hilton Midtown Names Mark Sanders as General Manager
CorpHousing Group Acquires Long-Term Rights to The Tuscany Hotel in NYC Via 15-Year MLA
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