Meetings Pro Tip: Get Creative to Navigate the Labor Shortage
July 12, 2022
Hiring has been a challenge in many sectors, events included, for some time. Now, along with other economic factors such as inflation, labor shortages are putting a pinch on in-person events, often making them much more expensive to put on.
As a recent report by Yahoo MoneyWise noted, resignation rates in leisure and hospitality (sitting at around 5.7 percent) have outpaced other fields, making it hard to bring in replacements.
Combined with other factors, such as increased food and beverage costs, it means that in-person events are going to be tough to navigate for a while. And that means trying to figure out creative ways to make it work, even if you don’t have the staffing you’d like.
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