November 2010

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On November 2, Wil-Kil Pest Control sponsored and presented a free webinar on bed bug identification, detection, prevention and treatment. Speakers Randy Allen and Craig Rohde shared excellent information with attendees including:

  • Where bed bugs come from
  • Anatomy of a bed bug
  • Ways to protect your property
  • Canine detection services & more!

If you missed the presentations, members can access a recording here. (You will need your member ID and password for access – contact Michelle the WH&LA office if you can not log in.)

For more information on Wil-Kil and their bed bug detection and treatment services, please see their website.

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From The Business of HR Web site:

Attracting and retaining the best hourly workers requires understanding the demographics of today’s hourly workforce. If you are just targeting young people, you are overlooking responsible adults who are seeking hourly work. If you are just recruiting for full-time positions, you are overlooking a large population of workers who prefer part-time employment. If the statistics below surprise you, you don’t know today’s hourly labor pool.

  • 39 percent of hourly employees are under 25 years old.
  • 33 percent are 25–44 years old, and a full 28 percent are 45 or older.
  • More than 80 percent work within a 5-mile radius of their homes.

More statistics and tips on hiring part-time employees, including exploring hiring alternatives, creating a solid job description and developing can be found in the full article here.

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Yesterday’s election results have been compared to a tsunami because of the dramatic wave of change occurring on so many levels. The coming days will bring considerable analysis from political experts in both parties and at both the state and federal levels. Today’s Capitol Insider includes federal and state highlights as well as printable lists of winning candidates.

The entire WH&LA Capitol Insider can be viewed here by clicking the November 3, 2010 link. (This link is password protected for WH&LA Lodging Members only. Contact Michelle in the WH&LA office if you need help logging in to wisconsinlodging.org.)

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From HotelMarketing.com:

According to a new study, there has been a dramatic year-on-year growth in the percentage of passengers using airline websites to book hotels, up from 21% in 2009, to 38% in this year’s survey.

The most comprehensive global survey ever undertaken of passenger use of air transport self-service technology has found popular demand is now reaching out into non-traditional areas of self-service as airline passengers demonstrate their increasing ease with online, kiosk and mobile phone channels.

The entire article  is available here.

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