Why Qualified Managers Are Not Hired


If you are a qualified manager, 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… Read more »

Hospitality Manager: Chaos Theory vs Complexity Theory


Hospitality Managers need to understand how management theories impacts their resumes. Most people construct a resume by writing a list of what has happened in their lives. A hiring manager with a strong understanding of organizational behavior is drafting something more. The job interviewer is looking for an indication that this manager understands Chaos and… Read more »

Are You a Qualified Restaurant Management Candidate?


There is a large influx of people eager professionals who believe they are a restaurant management candidate, but few are qualified restaurant management candidates. The problem is, there is no set structure for becoming a restaurant manager. Some people move up the ranks. Some people finish 5 years of university and appear to ‘walk right… Read more »

Hospitality Trends: Are You Ready?



If there’s one thing we all know it’s that change is constant. Keeping up with hospitality trends – particularly in an industry where consumers’ expectations of a flawless experience are high – can be in itself a full-time job. But keeping the eye on the big trends and shifting accordingly can yield a large impact on future success. According… Read more »

How to March Into a New Career


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How to March Into a New Career The Job Posting In order to know if you’ll love your new career,  make sure the company that posted the job is legitimate. The first thing you should do is make sure the company or the job posting is not a scam. Search the company and if they… Read more »

Thumbs Up- Shout Out!


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We are so proud of our Recruiter Stacy Lutz for placing Tony Chan in his new career as a General Manager at Tim Ho Wan in New York! Our candidates are not just numbers to us! Our candidate’s testimonials speak volume as to how we care and place them in a forever career! This is… Read more »

Are You Ready To Love Your Job?


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Are You Ready To Love Your Job? 69 percent of job seekers would not take a job with a company that has a bad reputation–even if unemployed The average time spent at work is 40 hours a week, so why not find a career that you love? When you are happy and love your job,… Read more »

Linda Slegel – Junior Recruiter Of The Quarter Quarter 4 2016


Linda Slegel recruiter for Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont

Gecko Hospitality is proud to announce that Linda Slegel has been chosen and awarded the Junior Recruiter Of The Quarter Award for the 4th Quarter of 2016! “Linda has now had five months in a row with sales over $20,000 per month. She has achieved success by working nights and weekends to reach candidates when… Read more »

Kathy Radel – Senior Recruiter Of The Quarter and Top Performer Quarter 4 2016


Kathy Radel Gecko Hospitality Recruiter

Gecko Hospitality is proud to announce that Kathy Radel has been chosen and awarded the Senior Recruiter Of The Quarter Award and Top Performer for the 4th Quarter of 2016! “Once again Kathy exceeded expectations and officially passed the $300k mark in the territory of Indiana. She completed the year with over $340k in total… Read more »

Sometimes Money Does Buy Love


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Sometimes Money Does Buy Love Show Me The Money Valentine’s Day is the 2nd busiest time for restaurants, the 1st is Mother’s Day. For Valentine’s Day, about 81% of reservations are made for two people, this means it can get a little crowded! Americans are expected to spend about $20 billion on everything that is… Read more »