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Posted  |  Written by Marty Tarabar

3 Reasons Why Some Restaurants Are UP in Sales Over 2019 Yes, the restaurant industry, as a whole, has suffered terribly because of the COVID virus and the subsequent state and federally mandated shutdowns and restrictions on business. State by state, governors have targeted (fairly or not) the hospitality and travel industries with rules and… Read more »

Posted  |  Written by Claire Johnson

After months of being out of work, it can be frustrating to feel like there is no end in sight. At a certain point – we have two choices. We can either mope around and keep feeling sorry for ourselves, or we can use this season to better our professional selves. If we choose the… Read more »

Posted  |  Written by Bekah Orr

Gecko Hospitality is aware of the need to address employee turnover and financial challenges. Because of this, Gecko Hospitality, DiningEdge, and Club-Edge have formed an alliance to bring all unique strengths to the table. Their goal is to improve overall recruiting success and operational efficiency within the hospitality industry. Furthermore, this partnership supports the success… Read more »

Posted  |  Written by Bekah Orr

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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  |  Written by Bekah Orr

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  |  Written by Bekah Orr

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  |  Written by Bekah Orr

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  |  Written by Stephanie Winfield

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  |  Written by Stephanie Winfield

…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  |  Written by Stephanie Winfield

We’re Here to Help.                         Gecko Hospitality has always been with our clients through thick and thin. The hospitality industry has been resilient through recessions, political unrest and now a virus which has had tremendous impact on our clients. But, one thing we know… Read more »