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Achieving competitive advantage today requires the hospitality industry to make use of every tool at their disposal. This includes the virtual community, that online network of past, present, and future customers, along with business partners and potential and current employees. How do these tools and communities impact hotel booking? Are they detrimental or helpful to… Read more »

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If a recruiter reaches out to you on a social media platform like LinkedIn, it can feel a little awkward if you’re not used to responding. But you should respond, even if you’re not looking for a job. There are good ways and bad ways to respond of course, but no matter the status of… Read more »

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Did you know Glassdoor has 64 million unique users every month? From the sheer size alone, it’s likely that you’ll run into hospitality candidates. It’s one of the easiest to use and well-known of all the job sites, offering jobs, job tips, reviews of employers, and much more. It’s a great resource for recruiters and… Read more »

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Video interviews are increasingly common in the recruiting world. The latest data shows that 63% of hiring managers have used video interviewing to find candidates. But interviewing online is different from an in-person interview. If you’re in the hospitality field, what interview techniques will help you stand out from the crowd? Top Three Tips for… Read more »

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We’re sure you’ve heard about the online review, where your customers have a chance to rate your business. From a recruiting perspective, an online review can also reflect an employee’s experience of working in your company. Just like a customer review of your products and services, the online review of your current or past employee… Read more »

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Everyone wants more money. But how do you know if you’re being paid enough in your current position? Google can usually tell you what the salary ranges are for a generic “hospitality staffing wages” search. But that’s only a basic glimpse into what criteria employers use to pay you. What are the other factors that… Read more »

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When the labor market is tight, attracting the passive candidate is a recruiting imperative. Passive candidates are the workers that aren’t actively looking for a job. That makes them very hard to find; after all, it’s not like they’re answering your hiring ad. Today, attracting the passive candidate takes skill and perseverance. Enticing the passive… Read more »

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  Gecko Hospitality was proud to attend the 2020 CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX. 8 Franchise Partners along with President, Robert Krzak, and Vice President of Operations, Dennis Borders, made the trip to represent Gecko Hospitality at the industry’s largest gathering of club management professionals…. Read more »

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Managing up is an important skill. Employees must work on the relationship with their boss, by managing interactions and getting the job done well in addition to doing the job at hand. If workers can make their boss love them, they may reap the benefit of raises, promotions later on, so the extra effort is… Read more »

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Far from being just a social media channel to post charming pictures of your children, Instagram is one of the most popular venues to reach new candidates for the jobs you’re trying to fill. This article will look at how this social channel can take your recruiting efforts to the next level by reaching more… Read more »