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 »

Should I Wear a Suit to a Hospitality Interview?

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Even though you probably shouldn’t, chances are high you really do judge a book by the cover. Studies show that new acquaintances, employers and colleagues make assumptions about all kinds of things just because of how you look. Those first impressions are hard to overcome, which is exactly why new applicants to any job should… Read more »

Restaurant Manager Job Interview : System Theory

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This article continues our ‘job interview‘ series for restaurant managers who are working up the ladder into a hospitality management or director position. No hotel or restaurant runs smoothly without a plan. Many qualified candidates lose the job because they don’t understand what information the interviewer is looking for. Example: Job Interviewer, ‘How would you… Read more »

Job Interview Traps

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When a Recruiter, Human Resources Interviewer, or even the receptionist starts acting friendly, be careful. A job interview is not designed for you to tell the job interview host more about yourself. They are designed to catch you in a lie, find holes in your skill set, or determine what your work ethic and passions… Read more »

5 Common Interview Mistakes for Hospitality Managers

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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 »