Career Crafting & Job Drafting

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Getting back to work after months of being furloughed or laid off can seem daunting. With so many others in the job pool, how do you find the right job for you and also make sure you stand out? This month, NACE – Charlotte Chapter invited Megan Applegate to touch on these topics in their… Read more »

Types of Interviews – In the age of COVID-19, there are many!

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As society tries to move back to the new ‘norm,’ hospitality and restaurant employees are slowly seeing jobs open up. With this new age of ‘social distancing,’ it becomes increasingly challenging to conduct interviews. Regardless, the show must go on! The higher you move up in management, the more varied the job interview process will… Read more »

“I Make More On Unemployment”

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…not so fast! As a recruiter in the hospitality industry for the past 16+ years I have placed talented managers, chefs, and executives with some of New England’s best restaurants, hotel, catering, entertainment, and grocery companies. As businesses begin to open back up again, I am hearing people say they don’t want to go back… Read more »

Takeout is Here to Stay.

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It’s Time to Step Up Your Packaging Game    The quarantine in the United States has forced restaurants to adapt to a system entirely reliant on take-out and delivery. As takeout becomes the new business model, it becomes ever clearer that the success of restaurants will hinge on each component of the take-out experience. Owners… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Attends the New England Club Managers Association’s Annual Business Expo

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  On January 13, 2020 Franchise Partner Evan Kaplan, along with Recruiter Sara Sheiffele, had the pleasure of representing Gecko Hospitality at the New England Club Managers Association’s annual Business Expo. The expo was held at the beautiful Andover Country Club in Andover, MA and hosted by Francisco Ventura, CCM, and Boyd Holk, CCM, CCE…. Read more »

Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention 2018

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2018 Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention Gecko Hospitality This year we are proud to announce our presence at the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention. Gecko Hospitality has a long standing with many groups and associations across North America, and this adds one more!   One of our top recruiters, Michael Chamberlain-Torres, had the… Read more »

2017 Hospitality Salary Survey

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  Recent Report Reveals Major Compensation Gaps Between Men And Women Within The Hospitality Industry Gecko Hospitality® releases third-annual Hospitality Management Salary Survey Report examining 2,089 professionals in the U.S.   FORT MYERS, FL (PRNEWSWIRE) MARCH 15, 2018 – Fort Myers-based national hospitality-recruitment company, Gecko Hospitality, has released its 2017 Restaurant Management Salary Survey Report. The… Read more »

What You Need to Know About the Salary History Bans

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There are currently nine US cities, states, and territories that have banned (or soon may ban) salary inquiries from the interview and hiring process. Historically, a candidate was asked for their desired salary or salary range at some point during the interview process. These salary history bans make a direct inquiry with a candidate about… Read more »