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You don’t need high overhead to promote your restaurant with a high return. You just need a little creativity and some elbow grease, along with the Internet, to start filling tabletops during happy hour. Here are some of the best ideas for promoting your restaurant with a small marketing budget. You Don’t Need Money to… Read more »

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During the interview process, most potential employers ask you to supply them with a list of references. This list is very important as the icing on the interview cake; therefore, picking the wrong reference will make it more unlikely that you get the offer. While you may list an employer, you can also list personal… Read more »

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Managers in the hospitality field know that their customers have a lot of choices these days. With popular options that include other hotel competitors, bed and breakfasts, and even Airbnb, we know that making our hotel guests feel cared for and special could tip the scales in your favor and give you an advantage over… Read more »

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The biggest worry that we hear from most employees is that they won’t fit into their new job. During the interview, the candidate works hard to put their best foot forward, but when the offer comes, they may have some anxiety about how the job will really work. The time between the job offer and… Read more »

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During the holidays, there is an abundance of marketing messages that try to convince us, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” While getting together with your loved ones, preparing and eating food, or going out to celebrate your version of holiday cheer is fun, it’s also stressful. But for those of us that… Read more »

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As the weather turns cooler in much of the country, it’s a signal for retailers to start advertising for holiday seasonal jobs. But the hospitality field also has seasonal workers during the holidays. As families come into town or go shopping, occupancy at resorts and hotels increases. Holiday parties increase the use of meeting spaces… Read more »

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You’ve probably heard about the increasing popularity of computer automation for automated tasks. There are all kinds of articles that ask a basic question, “Will the computers take my job?” For hiring teams, there is a fine line between the human touch required during the hiring process and automating basic tasks to streamline productivity. This… Read more »

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Gecko Hospitality, one of North America’s premiere recruiting firms that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, announced the kickoff of its annual “Turkeys for Tots” fundraising drive. “The number of people — especially children — who experience daily food insecurity in our area is astounding,” said Robert Krzak, President, Gecko… Read more »

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The days of staying in one job for more than a year or two are over. For this, we can truly place some blame on millennials, who Gallup calls “The job-hopping generation.” These youthful workers, born between 1980 and 1996, have proven themselves to be the generation most likely to switch jobs. What makes workers… Read more »

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Addressing the issue of technology upgrades in your hotel is a touchy and controversial topic. Your customers expect the ease and convenience of modern technology in your hotel. But the capabilities of the software we use frequently evolve. This could lead to higher expectations from customers expecting the most modern IT capabilities. This should be… Read more »