How well do you manage your workforce?
Qualified employees are already in short supply in the tourism sector and the problem is going to get worse. The sector is projected to have the equivalent of over 47,700 full-year jobs unfilled by 2015, with potential for over 114,000 unfilled jobs by 2025. To be successful in this challenging labour market, businesses will need to develop flexible and effective human resource practices.
Managing your workforce well will give your business a competitive advantage, especially when labour and skills are limited. Assessing the effectiveness of your current HR practices can help ensure that you attract and retain a qualified workforce. Even if your operation is too small to employ a dedicated Human Resource professional, it is possible to manage your workforce well.
Take this 20 minute self-assessment to find out how you are doing in:
- human resource planning
- hiring and keeping qualified staff
- occupational health and safety
- working with unions
Take advantage of practical HR templates, checklists, training products and other tools developed in collaboration with industry to meet the needs of small and large tourism operators.