How Country Clubs Can Keep Employees Engaged and Satisfied

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Employee satisfaction low, help keep your team engaged with these 11 tips

One of the toughest terms for business leaders to grasp the definition of is employee engagement. Employee engagement is a slippery phrase that eludes many in management because its definition is different for every business and in every industry.   To keep an employee engaged at a factory might require frequent breaks or per piece… Read more »

Increase your applications during the new normal

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Write successful job postings with these tips Your job descriptions will be the first impression job seekers have of your company and they are essential to your businesses’ success. Job descriptions play an important role in their ability to attract top talent. The quality of your job posting and the information included determines the quality… Read more »

Painting a New Bull’s Eye

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  Every year, around the beginning of December, I ask my recruiters to set goals for next year. In January, we review those goals along with the results from the past year. I challenge my team to increase the number of placements, the new clients signed and the number of active clients. When we miss… Read more »

Career Crafting & Job Drafting

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Getting back to work after months of being furloughed or laid off can seem daunting. With so many others in the job pool, how do you find the right job for you and also make sure you stand out? This month, NACE – Charlotte Chapter invited Megan Applegate to touch on these topics in their… Read more »

The Restaurant Industry is Making a Comeback! But How?

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3 Reasons Why Some Restaurants Are UP in Sales Over 2019 Yes, the restaurant industry, as a whole, has suffered terribly because of the COVID virus and the subsequent state and federally mandated shutdowns and restrictions on business. State by state, governors have targeted (fairly or not) the hospitality and travel industries with rules and… Read more »

What to Do in The Meantime….

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After months of being out of work, it can be frustrating to feel like there is no end in sight. At a certain point – we have two choices. We can either mope around and keep feeling sorry for ourselves, or we can use this season to better our professional selves. If we choose the… Read more »

Job Seeker MUST KNOW Advice and Tips with Jeremy Nichols

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Are you struggling with how to STAND OUT as a candidate in the current “new normal” that the hospitality industry is facing? Jeremy Nichols shares his MUST KNOW advice and tips for job seekers in this situation. Florida’s Top Hospitality Recruiter, Jeremy Nichols, takes time on a daily basis to help people in his network… Read more »

Gecko Hospitality Attends the New England Club Managers Association’s Annual Business Expo

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  On January 13, 2020 Franchise Partner Evan Kaplan, along with Recruiter Sara Sheiffele, had the pleasure of representing Gecko Hospitality at the New England Club Managers Association’s annual Business Expo. The expo was held at the beautiful Andover Country Club in Andover, MA and hosted by Francisco Ventura, CCM, and Boyd Holk, CCM, CCE…. Read more »

4 Tips for Dealing With a Difficult Boss

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Eventually, most employees encounter a difficult boss. In fact, half of all adults have quit a job to get away from a superior to improve their quality of life. “Difficult” can mean many things: a micromanager, hothead, poor communicator, someone with lousy interpersonal skills, someone unconstructively or excessively critical, someone who openly shows favoritism, someone… Read more »

Feeling Burned Out? Try These Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

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Feeling Burned Out? Try These Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

“Burnout” isn’t a particularly scientific term, but it’s definitely a real condition. It’s a form of deep-seated exhaustion that can result from a prolonged high-stress situation if the stress isn’t effectively managed. For example, there’s “caregiver burnout,” which affects people caring for a disabled or terminally ill loved one. But probably the most common form… Read more »