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QUIZ 2 H ADM 211 – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FALL 2007 CHAPTER 9 – MANAGING COMPENSATION TA: Chelsea ([email protected] ) Identify a few potential positions that you would like to have once you graduate. Go to the U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics website ( ). Extract all of the wage information that the U.S. Department of Labor provides on their website for one of the potential positions you would like to have once you graduate (referred to as job 1 below). 1. A. Report all of wage information extracted from the U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics for job 1 (include website addresses used). 11-9081 Lodging Managers: Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations. Exclude "Food Service Managers" (11-9051) in lodging establishments. Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation: Employment (1) Employment RSE (3) Mean hourly wage Mean annual wage (2) Wage RSE (3) 31,300 1.7 % $23.83 $49,560 1.0 % Percentile wage estimates for this occupation: Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90% Hourly Wage $12.08 $15.32 $20.35 $28.07 $39.67 Annual Wage (2) $25,120 $31,870 $42,320 $58,380 $82,510 B. Provide a detailed explanation of job 1 (including job title, company name, company location, company size, etc.) I will work for Marriott Hotels & Resorts International in their rooms & operations division. Corporately located in Washington D.C., for job 1 will be working as a lodging manager at the Marriott Boston Copley Place Hotel in Boston, MA. Marriott International is a world-wide hospitality company comprising of 15 brands, 2,800 hotels, and approximately 515,000 rooms. The hotel that I will be working at is an 1,100 room property in the center of Boston, MA in the Copley Square shopping district. Note: Bring to Quiz 2 a single sheet of paper with you answers to parts A and B. C. Imagine that when you are hired for job 1 you are offered a wage that is 40 percent less than the national mean annual wage for the job. Prepare a written document for your new boss explaining why you believe the company’s wage offer is too low. In this written document for your new boss state what you believe your starting wage should be; clearly explain how you determined (and provide support for) your proposed starting wage for job 1. Dear New Boss, The fact that the company is offering me a wage that is 40 percent less than the national mean annual wage for this position is unacceptable. I believe that my starting wage should at least meet the national average 1
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annual wage for this position, which is $49,560, for several reasons. As a graduate of the Hotel School at Cornell University, I have already had a lot of hands-on experience in operations and many other aspects of the industry. Consequently, I am a more valuable asset to your company than the average student out of college, and should be paid accordingly. Additionally, according to the ONET Reports, the position of lodging manager is an “in-demand occupation”. (LINK)
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