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Labor Demand: Layoffs were Common During the Pandemic, So Why are Small Businesses Struggling with Labor Supply Now?

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Supplement or Replacement? How Robotic Technology Should Help Solve the Hospitality Labor Shortage
February 7, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the hospitality industry hard, especially in the early stages of the crisis. While leisure and business travel is back, and America’s hotels are filling up again, another problem is making it challenging to keep the industry up and running—a hospitality labor shortage. The American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AHLA) CEO […]

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Why Hotels Should Learn to Love Robot Technology
February 7, 2023

The guest experience is getting upgraded at many hotels today thanks to innovative robot technology. Aloft Hotels first introduced the world’s first robotic concierge in the early 2000s, and in 2014, they brought Botlr, a robot butler service, to the team. These AI enhancements increased the guest experience through shorter wait times for room […]

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Super Bowl LVII Ad Spots Sold Out. Why Did It Take So Long This Year?
February 6, 2023

Patrick Rishe, Host of “Suite Talk: The Business Behind Sports“, takes a look at the 2023 Super Bowl LVII Ad trends. An uncertain economy is one of the biggest factors as to why it took companies so long to buy out the ad spaces for this year’s Super Bowl. Not to mention we have […]

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Labor Demand: Layoffs were Common During the Pandemic, So Why are Small Businesses Struggling with Labor Supply Now?
January 1, 2023

Labor demand increased by 13% according to recent statistics and supply increased by 132 percent from 2019 to 2020. Furloughs and layoffs were abundant just over two years ago when the pandemic hit, and the statistics don’t lie. The Bureau of Labor Services found that between 2019 and 2020, labor demand decreased by 13 […]

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Shifting Patient Responsibility
July 12, 2022

From the patient to the provider to the payer, healthcare is a busy operating system that everyone plays an important role in. Reflecting on his journey in healthcare and the current operating system is Nick Love, a Benefit Strategist with Brinson Benefits. Host of  Highway to Health host David Kemp sat down with Love to talk about his […]

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Tearing Down the Barrier of Prior Authorization Through Automation
April 15, 2022

If you’ve ever had to chase down a prior authorization before getting your medical procedure approved for coverage, you’re not alone. According to a recent white paper by the American Hospital Association, prior authorization has been found to be a barrier to care, restricting access to coverage for many patients. Paul Shorrosh, founder and CEO […]

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The EdTech Industry is Refocusing its Goals After the End of Unemployment Benefits
September 13, 2021

This week marked an end to COVID unemployment benefit programs, leaving millions without federal aid, and millions more with reduced weekly checks, according to data from The Century Foundation. This is raising many questions across industry, as different verticals weigh what it’ll take to get employees back to work, and as workers determine how this […]

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Why You Want to Work at Presco
May 21, 2021

While many companies look at positions as just job,. Presco commits to providing careers for its workforce. The Marking Minute host Daniel Litwin chatted with Kelly Brown, HR Representative, to learn more. “We have a wide variety of different positions, from entry-level to sales and administrative,” Brown said. The inclusive and welcoming culture of the […]

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What is the Best Material for Utility Poles?
May 3, 2021

They’re a familiar sight – they line city blocks and country roads, carrying powerlines and serving utilities. Utility poles come in a variety of materials and designs, but what material actually provides the best combination of performance, cost, and environmental impact reduction? Let’s take a look at some of the key materials used, how they […]

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Why a Successful Wellness Program Starts at the Top
May 20, 2019

St. Louis-based MTM, Inc. is innovating the medical transportation industry, but the company’s own wellness program is getting employees moving in a way they never imagined. On this episode of the Healthcare Podcast, host Daniel Litwin sat down with Alaina Macia and Chris Mileski, President & CEO and Director of Wellness & Benefits at […]

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