If you are looking to transition into a management position within the hospitality industry then there are basic skills you need. The difference between losing a job at the interview level, landing a low paying job, and landing a high paying job is not education, experience, or a personality type. There are a few skills… Read more »
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Step #1 in the job hunting process is impressing the job interviewer. Few restaurant management candidates learn how to do this. Don’t focus on the information you see online that is written for job hunters. Instead, learn what is taught to Human Resources Personnel, the interviewers. If you learn how to view a job interview… Read more »
The internet is full of lists of interview mistakes. Most are generic, which is you are a manager in the hospitality industry, you already know is the death knell. Never go into a job interview and be vague, or over explain, and expect to leave the board room with your job. Review Your (Relevant) Qualifications… Read more »
There are currently nine US cities, states, and territories that have banned (or soon may ban) salary inquiries from the interview and hiring process. Historically, a candidate was asked for their desired salary or salary range at some point during the interview process. These salary history bans make a direct inquiry with a candidate about… Read more »
When I am hosting a job interview the first thing I look for is a brief case. There is nothing more intolerant than a management candidate who comes in and sits down, then tries outdated techniques like mirroring my every move, and smiling like their face is frozen. I often make the decision to dismiss… Read more »
Employment Branding is a new trend where companies leverage the stickiness of content marketing and social media to send a powerful corporate message that attracts a better level of manager.
When you are talking to a hospitality recruiter there is only one thing they want to know, will you fail. It is the only question they want answered. All the other questions are directed at answering that one.