7 Things to Remember After a Rough Day of Working With Customers

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Most hospitality workers have a love/hate relationship with their customers. Our clients are the reason we’re there, but they can also make the job difficult. When something goes wrong with a guest’s meal, room or another amenity, it can sometimes make the job harder – but, dealing with these problems is just part of the… Read more »

Get Your Hospitality Career Started Today!

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Get Your Hospitality Career Started Today!

One of the great things about the hospitality industry is there are a wide variety of jobs to choose from. From hotels to restaurants, accounting jobs to top chef, the field offers a little something for everyone. The job market is wide open for everyone from new high school or college graduates to those at… Read more »

A Recap of the Top 5 Hospitality Job Search Blogs

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As we near the end of 2018, we like to look back at some of the most popular Gecko Hospitality blogs to figure out what trends were most important to our clients. Over the past year or so, we tackled some tough topics such as how to retain the top talent in a competitive employment… Read more »

How To Attract A More Diverse Candidate Pool to Your Restaurant

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Diversity in the workplace still matters. This is especially true in the ultra-competitive world of restaurant food service. Having a crew of employees that encompasses a wide array of people means your customers will feel welcome, no matter their ethnicity. Offering a multilingual menu and making subtle shifts to accommodate culture can help attract a… Read more »

Three Ways to Get Extra Tips This Holiday Season

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Tipping is an important way to supplement the income of hospitality industry workers. From the hotel concierge, housekeeping, and bellman, to the valet and restaurant server, tipping is an accepted and important part of the service industry. Each of these roles requires a certain amount of hustle, as well as strong customer service and attention… Read more »

Should You Offer Paid Hospitality Internships?

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Internships are an important way of giving back to students seeking to improve their resume skills before leaving college or high school. It’s also a great way to proactively fill a recruiting funnel for down the road. But interns are labor-intensive additions to your hospitality team, typically requiring closer oversight than a working adult with… Read more »

Boost Your Career at These Upcoming Hospitality Conferences

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Conferences for hotel and hospitality professionals are an excellent way to keep current on — and even a step ahead of — new developments relating to industry trends, technologies, guest expectations, sales and marketing, and more. If you’re a career hotel staffer, or you’re looking to break into a management or other senior-level positions, attending… Read more »