How to Know When You’re on Thin Ice at Work

Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal People who perform poorly in certain tasks often aren’t aware of their shortcomings, but there are signs if you learn how to look for them It starts with an uneasy feeling: You’re left out of meetings you used to attend. The boss… Read more »

Asking Candidates for Salary History May NOW Have Legal Implications

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Recent discussions have employers wondering if they should be asking candidates for salary history during the interview process. Of particular concern is Oregon’s Equal Pay Act, portions of which are to go into effect in October 2017. Along with many other provisions, it contains the admonishment that employers may not ask an applicant how much… Read more »

Thinking about Career Relocation? Here’s What You Must Consider

Relocating for your career and be exciting and often lucrative. But what factors must you consider before making the move?  It’s rare to be offered a relocation package in this industry unless you are very high up the corporate ladder. Assuming that the venture will be on your dime, here are some things to think… Read more »

Keep Your Top Employees Longer With These Tips

With all the time and energy that’s put into hiring, you would think employers would focus more on keeping great people. But like in many relationships, some restaurant and hotel managers often take their best people for granted. Why? They get the job done, they don’t need a lot of management and they are drama-free.… Read more »