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 »

“I Make More On Unemployment”

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…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 »

Takeout is Here to Stay.

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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 »

Gecko Hospitality Attends the New England Club Managers Association’s Annual Business Expo

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  On January 13, 2020 Franchise Partner Evan Kaplan, along with Recruiter Sara Sheiffele, had the pleasure of representing Gecko Hospitality at the New England Club Managers Association’s annual Business Expo. The expo was held at the beautiful Andover Country Club in Andover, MA and hosted by Francisco Ventura, CCM, and Boyd Holk, CCM, CCE…. Read more »

5 Key Takeaways from the NACE Conference + Expo

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The National Association for Catering & Events (NACE) is a professional organization for event and catering specialists. NACE has been around for more than 60-years and has over 40 chapters and 3,500 members.  Each year they host an annual conference. In 2019, the event was held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Gecko Hospitality was pleased to attend… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Named to Forbes 2019 List of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms

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Selected for second consecutive year Fort Myers, FL — Gecko Hospitality, North America’s premiere recruiting firm that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, was named to Forbes list of America’s 250 Best Professional Recruiting firms. This is the second year that Gecko was independently nominated and selected based on quality… Read more »

A Recap of the Top 5 Hospitality Job Search Blogs

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As we near the end of 2018, we like to look back at some of the most popular Gecko Hospitality blogs to figure out what trends were most important to our clients. Over the past year or so, we tackled some tough topics such as how to retain the top talent in a competitive employment… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Named to Forbes 2018 List of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms

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FORT MYERS, Fla., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Gecko Hospitality, one of North America’s premiere recruiting firms that connects top talent and companies within the hospitality and restaurant industries, was named to Forbes 2018 list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting firms, ranking 160 among the 250 firms selected to the list. “It’s an incredible honor… Read more »

Key Duties of a Good Hotel Manager

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The reputation of a hotel often relies on the level of management they deliver. A hotel manager is responsible for the smooth running of the establishment and keeping customers happy so that they return. Hotel management is quite lucrative because typically requires no further higher education after the completion of high school. According to data… Read more »