4 Interview Red Flags When Hiring Hospitality Executives

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Anyone can look good on paper. That’s why hiring managers conduct the interview process to help discern any candidate red flags the resume might have hidden. This is especially important in the hospitality industry, where employees come in direct contact with your customers. Choosing the wrong person could negatively affect your ability to keep the… Read more »

Survey Finds Hospitality Industry Salary Increases for Women Outpace Men for Third Year Running

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FORT MYERS, FLA. (PRWEB) MARCH 18, 2019 Gecko Hospitality, North America’s premiere recruiting firm that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, released its fourth annual Hospitality Management Salary Survey Report. “Every year, we uncover trends that surprise us,” said Robert Krzak, President, Gecko Hospitality. “This is the most comprehensive salary survey… Read more »

Get Lucky: 3 Tips for Asking for a Promotion

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When it’s time for a raise, it’s one of those discussions that can make even the most confident employee nervous. The potential for opening up a can of worms is high; if the employer says “no” to your request, it may mean they feel you’re not doing the job. Or, perhaps the company isn’t doing… Read more »

Does Your Recruiting Process Need to be Re-Evaluated?

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We know how challenging the current recruiting environment is in every industry, not just hospitality. Challenging times require that we dig a little deeper and look for new processes to revitalize “business as usual.” In the case of recruiting, it’s highly possible the methods you’re using to source candidates aren’t working anymore. This means it’s… Read more »

8 of the Highest-Paying Jobs in the Hospitality Industry

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Serving guests in the hospitality industry may not seem like a noble profession. But in fact, there is something that feels like a giveback in our efforts to serve customers by making their vacation or even just a meal a comfortable and relaxing experience. Beyond the good feeling that comes from serving people, though, there… Read more »

5 Major Trends in Hotel Technology

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Digital technology innovation has affected every industry including the hospitality field. Technology can make or break the customer experience, particularly in the hotel world, where the guest experience starts well before the front desk, with an online check-in to your facility. By the time the guest has reached registration, they will already have a first… Read more »

How to Juggle Managing Customers and Staff During a Busy Restaurant Shift

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Multitasking is the art of handling several tasks at once. Some of us are usually better at it than others. In the hospitality industry, it’s almost imperative to handle lots of tasks at the same time. For restaurant workers and especially managers, handling customers and staff at the same time can be very difficult. It… Read more »

In Low Unemployment, How Do We Reach Passive Hospitality Candidates?

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We’re just one month into 2019 and the U.S. unemployment rate is still a big disappointment to recruiters everywhere. That’s because we’re at a 49-year low of just 3.9 percent. That means it’s slim pickings for human resource teams hunting for candidates for the hospitality industry. But we do have some good news to share…. Read more »

Get Your Hospitality Career Started Today!

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Get Your Hospitality Career Started Today!

One of the great things about the hospitality industry is there are a wide variety of jobs to choose from. From hotels to restaurants, accounting jobs to top chef, the field offers a little something for everyone. The job market is wide open for everyone from new high school or college graduates to those at… Read more »

3 Things to Remember When Scheduling Your Restaurant Staff

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3 Things to Remember When Scheduling Your Restaurant Staff

Employee management is arguably one of the most challenging parts of the job. For even the best team builders, issues like scheduling can throw an unexpected crimp into an otherwise smooth day. Scheduling is hard because of the unexpected variances in employee lives; sick kids, flat tires and general life issues can get in the… Read more »