How to Prove You Are a Qualified Manager

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Most of the resumes submitted to job websites, and forwarded for management jobs, are from unqualified candidates. All professionals want to move up the job ladder. But reaching too high, too quickly can leave candidates feeling less valuable, or unqualified for the job. Before walking away, take the time to assess where you are on… Read more »

Career Development: Restaurant General Manager Job Description

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A talented General Manager has more opportunity to advance their career than any other time. Professionals can work their way to the top of the Hospitality Industry without needing an academic background. A Restaurant offers almost unlimited opportunities. Many people have moved from the Restaurant floor or Kitchen and moved all the way into a  Restaurant… Read more »

Director of Housekeeping – Is It The Right Job for You?

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This is one of those career paths few people think about. No one wants a Director of Housekeeping job when they are 10 years old. No one thinks they will be a Director of Housekeeping, but it can be a lucrative job for someone who is organized, likes the service industry, and loves working with… Read more »

Why Qualified Managers Are Not Hired

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Qualified managers, especially in the hospitality industry, then you need to understand why you are not hired for jobs you want.  We asked professionals here, at www.geckohospitality.com, to created a list of the reasons a recruiter may turn down a qualified Candidate. Image is Everything When you walk into the interview does your image fit the… Read more »

CEO Advice for Director and Management Candidates

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The best advice for job hunters is to ask the professionals who have already made it what they did to stand out from the crowd. How did they get to the top? The answers will surprise you, especially as they go against what the typical job hunting blogs tell you to do. In this article… Read more »

Build a Working Relationship with a Recruiter

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One of the best Career Development tools a management candidate can possess is a recruiter who is on their side. Unfortunately, most candidates do not learn this until they are well into their career, and have lost opportunities that could have launched them into six figure jobs. Developing ‘You’ as Management Candidate A management career… Read more »

Secrets to Landing $100 000 Hospitality Management Jobs

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There are more jobs in the $75 000 + than most people realize. Management is one of the fastest growing industries. The Hospitality industry is no exception. With Hospitality Management Jobs are responsible for over 2.5% of the GNP, and growing, the demand is increasing, but so is the talent base. An industry that is… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Named to Forbes 2018 List of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms

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Forbes Gecko Hospitality 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Gecko Hospitality, one of North America’s premiere recruiting firms that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, was named to Forbes 2018 list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting firms, ranking 160 among the 250 firms selected to the list. “It’s an incredible honor… Read more »

How to Land Hospitality Management Jobs Over $75 000

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The hospitality industry is one of the few in North America where you can earn in excess of $75 000 without needing a Masters or Doctorate in Management and Business Studies. While a formal education is a must for some jobs at the general manager level, and above, many successful managers have worked their way… Read more »

How to Prove You Are a Qualified Manager

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Most of the resumes submitted to job websites, and forwarded for management jobs, are from unqualified candidates. All professionals want to move up the job ladder. But reaching too high, too quickly can leave candidates feeling less valuable, or unqualified for the job. Before walking away, take the time to assess where you are on… Read more »