What to Do If There Are Gaps in Your Hospitality Resume

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Gaps in employment on your resume can be a deal-breaker. You know the expression, “It’s always easier to find a job if you have a job”? Unfortunately, it’s generally true that employers frown upon employment dates that aren’t consecutive. This article will give you some tips for how to cover the gaps in a resume,… Read more »

Is There a Limit to How Much I Can Negotiate a Job Offer?

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You’ve landed the job offer. It’s the home stretch toward starting a new job. There are three options now: Accepting the offer, declining it or making a counteroffer on the salary they’re offering. You don’t want to blow the job or make the employer mad, but you also don’t want to walk away from higher… Read more »

Ready to Relocate? 4 Long-Distance Job Search Tips

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Ready to relocate but having a tough time finding an out-of-town job? Long-distance job hunting can be stressful and overwhelming, and it’s challenging to attract the attention of employers when you’re competing with local talent. Fortunately, a little preparation can help you start fresh in a new place with the job you’ve always wanted. Have… Read more »

5 Marketable Hotel Management Skills You Didn’t Know You Had

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Landing a hotel management job in the hospitality industry isn’t easy. To stand out from your competition, identify and highlight the skills employers consider most valuable. If you’re worried you’re underqualified, check out this list of marketable hotel management skills you didn’t know you had. Top-Notch Interpersonal Skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required… Read more »

3 Long-Term Benefits of Working With a Hospitality Recruiter

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In the hospitality industry, people are everything. Superior employees with outstanding aptitude and attitudes help ensure your organization thrives. A hospitality recruiter helps you find top-tier talent, whether you have an opening for an executive, chef, or sales manager. Reasons to Work With a Hospitality Recruiter The benefits of working with a hospitality recruiter go… Read more »

Job Interview: How To Research a Company

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Management Candidates are expected to show their ability to research, organize, and collect data by researching the company before a job interview. There is no reason a company cannot give their Management Candidates a portfolio on the company, but that would negate an important hiring tool. Only through repetitive filtering and sifting will you achieve… Read more »

Job Hunting Mistakes of Restaurant Managers: Digital Marketing of Yourself

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This article is a part of a series of career coaching articles written by www.geckohospitality.com to help people transition into an exciting career as a restaurant manager. There has been a long term, lack of qualified candidates in North America. As the demand for restaurant managers continues to exceed the talent base, the opportunities for… Read more »

Hospitality Manager 101: Why You Lost The Job

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Hospitality managers are a breed apart. If you become one then you have a little charisma, a lot of courage, and a little bit of moxie. But in reality, a manager is someone who can be ‘on the job’ in all aspects and never ‘let the balls drop.’ There are several things that signal ‘red… Read more »