4 Ways to Attract Passive Hospitality Talent

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When the labor market is tight, attracting the passive candidate is a recruiting imperative. Passive candidates are the workers that aren’t actively looking for a job. That makes them very hard to find; after all, it’s not like they’re answering your hiring ad. Today, attracting the passive candidate takes skill and perseverance. Enticing the passive… Read more »

Can Instagram Improve Your Recruiting Process?

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Far from being just a social media channel to post charming pictures of your children, Instagram is one of the most popular venues to reach new candidates for the jobs you’re trying to fill. This article will look at how this social channel can take your recruiting efforts to the next level by reaching more… Read more »

Where to Go if You Want to Recruit Top Restaurant Talent

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The turnover rate in the restaurant industry hit 70% a few years ago and it shows no signs of slowing down. This is no news to most industry hiring teams who know that finding good help that lasts is increasingly difficult. This puts pressure on companies seeking good quality workers to keep their facilities functioning… Read more »

5 Tips for Attracting and Retaining Millennials

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Millennials just surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest population cohort in the United States. Pew Research reports that one in three of our workers is now between the ages of 21 to 36. That’s 56 American workers just waiting for you to reach out, hire, and retain them. But will the same techniques that attracted… Read more »

Stop Losing Talent at the Last Hour – Best Practices for Closing on a Job Offer

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How many times have you done your best to recruit a candidate, only to have them walk away from the job offer? Say you’ve developed a good relationship, checked out their social media profile, checked references, made your best offer … and still lose the candidate to another company. It’s a competitive world out there… Read more »

How to Eliminate Gender Bias When Hiring in the Bartending Industry

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Diversity matters. Having a bias towards any type of person creates homogeny in the workplace that can stifle creativity. This is true for any industry, including hospitality, where having a diverse team helps companies understand the needs of a diverse client base. In the restaurant industry, gender bias can be an issue. Male bartenders dominate,… Read more »

Important Reminders When Recruiting Millennials

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics says most workers average about four years in a job. That is unless the employee is a millennial. According to the latest statistics, millennials stay in jobs for less than three years, marking them as having the potential to hold 15 to 20 jobs by the time they retire. What… Read more »

4 Interview Red Flags When Hiring Hospitality Executives

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Anyone can look good on paper. That’s why hiring managers conduct the interview process to help discern any candidate red flags the resume might have hidden. This is especially important in the hospitality industry, where employees come in direct contact with your customers. Choosing the wrong person could negatively affect your ability to keep the… Read more »

Does Your Recruiting Process Need to be Re-Evaluated?

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We know how challenging the current recruiting environment is in every industry, not just hospitality. Challenging times require that we dig a little deeper and look for new processes to revitalize “business as usual.” In the case of recruiting, it’s highly possible the methods you’re using to source candidates aren’t working anymore. This means it’s… Read more »

In Low Unemployment, How Do We Reach Passive Hospitality Candidates?

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We’re just one month into 2019 and the U.S. unemployment rate is still a big disappointment to recruiters everywhere. That’s because we’re at a 49-year low of just 3.9 percent. That means it’s slim pickings for human resource teams hunting for candidates for the hospitality industry. But we do have some good news to share…. Read more »