Payroll Optimization – To Do List

The single largest expense at any hotel is labor cost.  Finding ways to control cost, without having a negative impact on either guest experience or employee attitude is a fine balancing act.  When you achieve that balance, you Optimize your payroll.

This download will show you processes you should have in place, and measurements you can use to stay aware. 

Labor Positions and Drivers

A key to controlling labor cost is to have good scheduling habits.  Standards ensure that managers are not over or under scheduling hourly employees.  Many well intentioned managers will over staff in quiet times and busy times, in an attempt to give hourly employees enough hours to keep them happy.  Standards prevent this from happening.  Begin by determining the right factor on which to base each positions schedule.

This download will help guide you through determining the best way to schedule each position.