Hospitality Managers: Job Interview Mistakes

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We’ve all seen hundreds of articles written for employees starting their career with redundant advice like ‘don’t show up late.’ The internet is full of basic information for anyone who is starting their career. What about people who are vying for hospitality managers jobs earning $75000 range, or higher. What are some of the things… Read more »

Words To Never Say At A Job Interview – For Managers

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There are several words and clichés used from the 70s, 80s, and 90s that when used in today’s job interviews will likely cause a manager to lose the job, today.  Some of these phrases can label you as an unqualified management candidate. Their very use ‘slots’ you in the same way using words out of… Read more »

Words Never To Use in a Job Interview

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Any management candidate will tell you that it is hard enough to survive the job interview process without making blunders which can alter the meaning or intent of the message you are trying to convey. The problem is that there are many single words that are easily misunderstood, or create a personal perception in the… Read more »

Hospitality Management Candidates Frustrated With Job Interviews

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The job interview is the most frustrating for a hospitality candidate. The hospitality management candidate is faced with one infuriating road block after another when they prepare for a job interview. Let’s take the housekeeping directory. They need to dress to impress for the job interview. By the time they are in a suit and… Read more »

Is Blockchain Influencing Your Hotel?

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Blockchain is a term that’s thrown around a lot these days, usually in articles about how this new technology is poised to revolutionize a particular industry. Well, here’s another one. Blockchain technology offers great potential to improve transparency, security, trust, convenience, and operations in the hospitality and travel industries, to the benefit of hotels and… Read more »

Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention 2018

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2018 Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention Gecko Hospitality This year we are proud to announce our presence at the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Convention. Gecko Hospitality has a long standing with many groups and associations across North America, and this adds one more!   One of our top recruiters, Michael Chamberlain-Torres, had the… Read more »

Is Artificial Intelligence Changing Your Hotel’s Hiring Process?

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Recruitment automation isn’t new in the hotel business. For decades, HR departments and recruiters have used artificial intelligence (AI) to track applications and speed up the hiring process. But recruitment remains one of the toughest, most time-consuming tasks businesses face. Recent advances in AI mean more help for recruiters and better hires, but also bring… Read more »

Career Development: Restaurant General Manager Job Description

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A talented General Manager has more opportunity to advance their career than any other time. Professionals can work their way to the top of the Hospitality Industry without needing an academic background. A Restaurant offers almost unlimited opportunities. Many people have moved from the Restaurant floor or Kitchen and moved all the way into a  Restaurant… Read more »