News & Events

Posted

podcast set up

Are you struggling with how to STAND OUT as a candidate in the current “new normal” that the hospitality industry is facing? Jeremy Nichols shares his MUST KNOW advice and tips for job seekers in this situation. Florida’s Top Hospitality Recruiter, Jeremy Nichols, takes time on a daily basis to help people in his network… Read more »

Posted

woman having a video job interview

Are you preparing for your next video job interview? It is becoming more common for companies to conduct online interviews through video platforms such as Zoom, GoToMeeting, WebEx, and Skype. You might think a video interview is casual or informal; however, it is just as important as an in-person interview. Below are tips to have… Read more »

Posted

Crafting the perfect resume can be a daunting task. While it is essential to build a document that showcases your experience, you should be able to reallocate the hours spent constructing your resume on the actual job search (or let a Gecko Hospitality recruiter do that for you, for free). A resume is a summary… Read more »

Posted

As we look ahead at the coming months and adjust to a ‘new normal’ in our business from the effects of COVID-19, it’s important to make sure there is a structured onboarding process for new employees who will be joining the organization. Onboarding is the process of acquiring and assimilating employees into your organization. Having… Read more »

Posted

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 »

Posted

…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 »

Posted

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 »

Posted

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Due to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

Posted

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »