5 Key Takeaways from the NACE Conference + Expo


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


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



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 »

What Can We Learn From the Recent Airline Incident?


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What Can We Learn From the Recent Airline Passenger Incident? A great deal. I am not pointing fingers at anyone, or any business. I was saddened to see the passenger treated the way he was. It has horrific. I am sure very few of us have been in such a situation, either as someone in… Read more »

The New Best Career Path – Hospitality Industry?


Mid-Level Managers and University grads often pigeon-hole the hospitality industry as a place where you work while putting yourself through university, or to fill resume gaps. This leaves some of the best talent missing some good career advancement moves. Your career doesn’t need to stall. Robert Krzak, www.geckohospitality.com shares some insights that will prevent holes… Read more »

Gecko Tells All – New Years Resolutions


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Happy New Year From Gecko Hospitality! Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 1. Lose weight 2. Become more confident 3. Stop procrastinating 4. Learn something new every day 5. Give more effort at work 6. Stop eating out so much 7. Pay off credit card debt 8. Save more money 9. Exercise more 10…. Read more »

Turkeys For Tots!


Gecko Hospitality Turkeys For Tots Gecko Hospitality is working hard to give back to children and families across Southwest Florida this holiday season. WE NEED YOUR HELP. Our 2nd Annual Turkeys for Tots campaign will allow us to partner with local charities and distribute hundreds of turkeys this November so more families can enjoy an… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Restaurant Salary Survey Report 2015


Gecko Hospitality 2015 Salary Survey

Salary Survey Report 2015 We’ve conducted several months of research and collected nationwide salary data from more than 1,100 hospitality management professionals.  This information is obtained directly from restaurant management professionals that will provide valuable insight for companies to maintain a competitive edge when hiring. Click below to view the survey! http://bit.ly/RestaurantSurveyResults