18 March 2024: Future-Proofing Hospitality Operations

18 March 2024: Future-Proofing Hospitality Operations

Securing the Future: Easy Steps for Hotels to Manage Payroll and HR

In today’s dynamic landscape, where global events reshape industries overnight, the hospitality and tourism sector stands at the forefront of change. From natural disasters to technological advancements, there are a lot of challenges for Queensland businesses – but there are also opportunities. The key to success? Being ready to adapt and plan ahead despite all these changes.

Future-proofing isn’t just about weathering storms; it’s about thriving in them. Like a superhero suit, equipped with the latest tools and insights, it empowers businesses to navigate challenges with confidence and emerge stronger than ever.

According to the Department of Tourism and Sport, the Tourism industry in Queensland employs 206,000 Queenslanders and contributes $22B to the state and $13B into the regional economy.

With the industry employing so many people, it’s clear that they’re the heart and soul of your business. That’s why it’s never been a more important time to get ready for what might change. By keeping up with new technology, making guests happy in new ways, and managing your people well, hotels can stay strong, stand out from the competition and be ready for anything unexpected, like economic ups and downs. Employment Hero is now a proud partner of the Queensland Hotels Association (QHA), offering fully integrated recruitment, HR, payroll, and employee benefits software tailored specifically for Queensland’s hospitality and hotel businesses. As part of this partnership, QHA members can enjoy access to exclusive benefits, valuable insights, and industry resources like this article and guide all year round.

Hotels can future-proof their business from a payroll and HR perspective by taking several strategic measures such as:

  • Embrace Flexibility: Adopt flexible work arrangements, remote options, and adaptable scheduling to foster a resilient workforce capable of navigating change.
  • Foster Communication: Establish open channels for employee feedback, leveraging insights to enhance the workplace environment and drive continuous improvement.
  • Stay Informed: Keep abreast of industry trends and developments in HR and payroll management to proactively adapt and maintain a competitive edge.
  • Harness Data Analytics: Utilise data-driven insights to optimise workforce planning, talent acquisition, and performance management, driving informed decision-making and strategic growth.

For further guidance, we invite you to explore our comprehensive resources on employment best practices. Download Employment Hero’s ultimate guide on HR and Payroll’s Role in Future-Proofing Hotel Operations. Join us on this journey as we explore how it all begins with your people.