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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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The Challenge of New: Embracing & Managing Change with Your Staff

Whenever someone talks about the challenge of change, I hear David Bowie in my head. “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes….” The second line of that song turns out to be “turn to face the strange.” I rarely hear song lyrics correctly, so this was news to me, but it...

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Implementing Smart Technology to Enhance Security and Minimize Risk

New safety standards are being enacted across the hospitality industry. Legislation is expanding at the local, state, and federal levels in response to escalating situations that endanger guests, hotel staff, and the general public. Hotels are responding...

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OSHA Compliance Importance In The Work Place

Occupational Safety and Health Act Compliance

Following the passing of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, commonly referred to as OSHA. This was done in an effort to ensure...

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Preventive Maintenance Essentials for Housekeeping

Hospitality is a service industry that needs to be in its best form 24x7 to provide its guests with a comfortable stay. A stay that lets the guest depart with satisfaction so that they not only willingly return to the hotel but also recommend the place...

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Reputation Management starts with Employee Safety

Imagine this: you are a housekeeper at a five-star hotel. One day while you are on duty, a guest asks you to enter their room and give them a massage to earn some extra money. That is an incident that happened to an employee at a hotel in Seattle. Such...

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