How Easy is it For Me to Transfer Jobs Between Hotel Locations?

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One of the benefits of working in a large national hotel chain is that there are often opportunities across the system to apply for new roles and transfer to another location. Although every hotel chain is different, this article will help you understand the general process of transferring jobs between hotel locations. Why Would I… Read more »

5 Qualities Corporate Event Planners Must Have

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There are nearly 150,000 professional corporate and party planning companies around the U.S. There are also event planners in large enterprise organizations around the globe. Event planning requires some incredibly diverse skills, from people management to organization, planning, and even an understanding of technology. What qualities do corporate event planners have that make them skilled… Read more »

What Do I Need for My Taxes If I Filed for Unemployment?

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There is probably not a single American on the planet that likes taxes. Each year, the tax code changes so there is nothing easy about the filing process. Over the past year, many Americans filed for unemployment—some of them for the first time. As we near tax season, we thought it would be a good… Read more »

How to Leverage Short-Term Hospitality Work to Advance Your Career

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There is good news on the horizon for the hospitality field: It’s predicted that the industry will bounce back from COVID with a vengeance. This means that if you’ve been affected by a COVID layoff, there is work in the hospitality field that could help keep you moving forward. This article will help you understand… Read more »

Answering Your Questions about COVID-19 & The Hospitality Job Market

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Who could have predicted how 2020 would turn out? The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped our world in ways we couldn’t have imagined at the beginning of the year. The long-term effects of a virus that’s still out there eight months later are that brick-and-mortar retailers, airlines, restaurants, and the hotel industry are all struggling. Politico says… Read more »

Job Seeker MUST KNOW Advice and Tips with Jeremy Nichols

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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 »

How to Build the Perfect Resume

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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 »

Types of Interviews – In the age of COVID-19, there are many!

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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 »