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From the Director 
An important part of CHR’s mission is to increase knowledge. Two ways we accomplish this goal occur when our Advisory Board meets to share insights, and when we sponsor industry roundtables. We have hosted both the board and the following roundtables in recent weeks... Read more »
Study Examines How Bias Affects Hiring Practices
Removing bias from the hiring process presents challenges for the hospitality industry and other service industries that want a qualified, diverse workforce. New research from Cornell University shows that HR managers’ awareness of competence among job applicants and managers’ attitudes toward affirmative action programs help reduce prejudice in recruitment... Read more »
Hospitality Money Managers Should Avoid Short-term Trading
A new study from Cornell University suggests that professional investment managers often engage in short-term stock trading with poor results, which could have serious implications for hospitality firms with billions of dollars in pension funds... Read more »
Cornell Report Aims to Cut Restaurant Food Waste
Food waste is a major issue for hospitality industry purveyors, both in terms of the cost of wasted food and the environmental consequences of tossing out tons of food. By one estimate, about one-quarter of food prepared in the United States is wasted... Read more »
Roundtable Focuses on High-tech Adoption in Hospitality Industry
A wide-ranging discussion at Cornell University on the impact of technology in the hospitality realm, involving two-dozen industry leaders, touched on such topics as the adoption of cloud computing, best practices for rolling out new technologies, and online marketing strategies... Read more »
Hotel Investment Climate Remains Favorable Despite Interest Rate Increases, Cornell Study Suggests
Prospects for hotel investors remain reasonably favorable even if interest rates move upward, based on an analysis of hotel capitalization rates. A new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research establishes the relationship between those cap rates and U.S. Treasury rates... Read more »
Register Now and Save!
Time is running out for your special $425.00 savings on Cornell's partner event. Register by February 24 with Promo Code CHR to save $125.00 on top of $300.00 Early Bird Savings for the HR in Hospitality Conference, March 27 - 29, ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. At this one-of-a-kind event, you'll hear firsthand accounts of how HR initiatives will help you meet overall business goals of enhancing customer service to create loyal customers — and ultimately increase revenue.
Upcoming Events
March 15
CHR Career Session with Students... more »
Ithaca, NY
March 16
CHR Advisory Board Meeting... more »
 Ithaca, NY
October 27
CHR Sustainability Roundtable... more »
Ithaca, NY
June 6
9th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Awards... more »
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