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Panic regulations are nothing to panic about

WrkSpot is based in Los Angeles, so we are currently surrounded by talk of panic buttons, compliance, the search for solutions, and yes, some griping about the need to meet yet more requirements in an industry that already has so many. The new City...

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Got Lion-like Resilience?

Most definitions of resilience focus on the ability to bounce back from setbacks, adapt to change and keep going in the face of opposition.

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The Struggle to Get Housekeeping Right

A recent Associated Press article outlined the challenges that hotels, hotel staff, and hotel guests are facing when it comes to housekeeping these days. You’re in the industry, so you know the highlights, even if you haven’t read the article: Hotels are...

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Five elements of great leadership

Leadership is a combination of charisma, skill and the ability to motivate others to succeed in doing the things you want done. While there are countless resources on leadership, here are five key takeaways to inspire, practice and more importantly,...

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WrkSpot Users' Top 5 Features

As a relatively new WrkSpot employee, and a marketer, some of my first questions were, “What do our users love about Wrkspot?” “What do people really value?” The best way to find out is to ask actual customers. So we did. Based on customer feedback, here...

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What working as a hotel housekeeper taught me about life

When I finished college, I was at a bit of a loss. I knew what I wanted to do, but the thought of moving to a large city and actually looking for a job, especially during a recession, was daunting. So I took advantage of a student visa extension and...

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What are room beacons & why should you care?

Let’s start with IoT, the Internet of Things. In my mind, IoT is still firmly connected with the idea that my refrigerator will talk to me and remind me that I’m out of milk. That’s a thing that could behave differently if it were “smart” and connected,...

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Keeping Employees...and Keeping Them Engaged

The news continues to be full of The Great Resignation, and we all feel it. As recently as last week, the New York Times reported that staffing levels for hospitality businesses continue to be 10% below pre-pandemic levels and people in our industry are...

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Perfect matches: Peanut butter & chocolate, cookies & milk, WrkSpot & ...WrkSpot

It’s Valentine's Day. The day we celebrate our loved ones. Our mates. Our significant others. Today is an opportunity to reflect on what makes a great union between two things. My wife and I, for example, are different in many ways… she doesn’t like...

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Something New is Happening at WrkSpot

You’ve probably noticed a different look on the WrkSpot blog. WrkSpot.com looks a little different too. After some discussion, debate, thought, and more debate, we’ve changed our logo.

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