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Temperamental Executive Chefs: Are They Worth the Drama?

The short answer is no. While the Gordon Ramseys of the world make for great television, a drama king or … Continue reading

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There is No Field Better than Hospitality

There is No Field Better than Hospitality. Here’s Why. The benefits of working in hospitality is a well-kept secret. Many … Continue reading

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Ace Your Restaurant Management Job Interview

Ace Your Restaurant Management Job Interview Interviews are stressful in any industry, but when you are looking for jobs in … Continue reading

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The MANY benefits of Applicant Tracking Software for Your Hiring Process

The MANY Benefits of Adding an Applicant Tracking Software to Your Hiring Process. The more hiring you do, the tougher … Continue reading

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How Can Social Media Impact Your Restaurant’s Success?

Increasingly people depend on social media to get information and make purchasing decisions. As a restaurant owner there are several … Continue reading

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Healthcare Changes: A Checklist for Restaurant Operators

The Affordable Care Act can have immediate and long-term effects on your restaurant. It’s important to keep up with the … Continue reading

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The Most Sought After Careers in the Hospitality Industry

When you talk about hospitality, people first think of entry level jobs like busing tables, working as front desk clerk … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lose Your Restaurant Manager Job

Working as a restaurant manager is a demanding job. Long hours on your feet, managing a team in an industry … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Treat Job Seekers as Potential Customers

In any business, establishing and maintaining a good reputation is the key to success. In hotels and restaurants, reputation is … Continue reading

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Is a Hospitality Degree required for success in the Hotel and Restaurant Industry?

Hospitality Degree: Your Fast Track to Hotel and Restaurant Industry Success? A hospitality degree may be helpful in advancing your … Continue reading

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What Technologies are Impacting the Private Club Industry?

What Technologies are Impacting the Private Club Industry? According to the National Club Association, new members typically join private clubs … Continue reading

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How Health Care Reform and Minimum Wage Changes will Affect Your Hospitality Company

Hospitality Recruiting Industry News Update This is a milestone year for changes in health insurance coverage, as the federally mandated … Continue reading

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Restaurant Management: Stop Losing Your Top Performers

Why do hospitality employees – including top-performing talent – feel the urge to flee? The top two reasons cited by … Continue reading

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Top Hospitality Industry Trends in 2014

We’re getting ready for some of 2014’s peak travel times. How can your business stay ahead of the competition during … Continue reading

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Does Your Restaurant Manager Fit Your Restaurant’s Culture?

With about 13 million people, the restaurant industry employs one of the largest workforces in the United States. And there’s … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Pursue a Job in Hotels

Nearly 1.9 million Americans work in the hotel industry – and there are some excellent reasons why this is true. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Manager Salaries: What Do You Deserve?

The starting salary of a restaurant manager can cover a wide range, based on a candidate’s experience, industry and choice … Continue reading

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Understanding the Truth about your Restaurant Managers

A recent Harvard University study reported that 80 percent of job turnover is due to hiring mistakes. And the U.S. … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Interview an Executive Chef

It goes without saying that your executive chef must be a master at running an efficient kitchen. But what really … Continue reading

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7 Blunders When Searching for a Hotel Management Job

When filling management positions, hotel executives want the right combination of experience, industry knowledge, career track record with progressive growth … Continue reading

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How Using a Recruiting Firm Can Help with Your 2014 Restaurant Budget

A restaurant manager vacancy can become costly in a hurry – and on many levels. The opening causes a gap … Continue reading

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The Best Use of Assessments in the Interview Process

Talent assessments, also known as pre-employment tests, are important tool in the hiring process. And just as you need more … Continue reading

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Hotel General Manager Salaries: Where Do You Stand?

If you’re seeking a career with excellent growth potential that does not require a four-year degree, hotel management may be … Continue reading

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Horizon Hospitality Plans for Growth and Expansion after a Record-Breaking 2013

LEAWOOD, KS—November 18, 2013—Horizon Hospitality, a hospitality industry employment search firm that provides a variety of recruitment services to restaurants, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Outsourcing Your Club’s HR Department

How would your club run without the right staff – and the best possible human resources structure to hire, retain … Continue reading

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Beware! Dangers of Accepting a Counter Offer

You’ve reached a critical point in your job search: You have an offer and a new job on the horizon. … Continue reading

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How to Receive Critical Employee Feedback

You’re committed to attracting new customers and retaining the ones you have, encouraging them to return time and again. Right … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs in the Hospitality Industry

While planning your next career move, you can spend countless hours combing through postings and reading job descriptions. Or, we … Continue reading

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Your Online Presence is Important

How important is social media to your business? In short, you can’t afford not to leverage its potential, as hospitality … Continue reading

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Prepare for a Phone Interview: Here’s How

A phone interview may seem like an easy, relatively effortless experience. After all, you don’t have to stress out over … Continue reading

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Selecting the “Right” Recruiting Firm

When a hiring need arises, you need to make the right candidate match, efficiently and successfully. The cost of a … Continue reading

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Recruiting Challenges for 2014

Are You Ready to Meet the Challenge of Recruiting in 2014? written by Dana Baith VP of Recruiting – Horizon … Continue reading

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What is TURNOVER costing you?

written by Leigh Ann Teubert Director of Client Relations – Horizon Hospitality No one likes change in staff, including your … Continue reading

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HIRING PRACTICES – Get Ready for the EEOC’s New Strategic Enforcement Plan

written by Cathy Loudon, EVP of Horizon HR Solutions As many of you are developing your budgets and operational strategic … Continue reading

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Creating a SERVICE Culture

CULTURE is a key ingredient for the sustainability and prosperity of  all private clubs.  Creating an adaptive culture that is aligned to business … Continue reading

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Hiring for Attitude

When you’re making the decision on whom to hire- how much weight do you put on “attitude” vs. skill or … Continue reading

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Measuring Employee Engagement

With the competition for loyal customers ever rampant, one of your key differentiators is the service provided by your employees.  … Continue reading

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What Do We Give Up For Service

Recently I was on my favorite website planning a get-away vacation as a Valentine’s Day gift for my husband.  He … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Undercover Boss

What We Learn from an “Undercover Boss” (article by Catherine Loudon) While I’m usually opposed to watching “Reality TV”, I … Continue reading

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Introducing Horizon HR Solutions

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:         Scott A. Samuels, President Tel:                       (913) 897-3100 Email:                  scott@horizonhospitality.com Web:                    www.horizonhospitality.com Leading Executive Search … Continue reading

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Horizon Opens Orlando Office

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Scott A. Samuels, President Tel:  (913) 897-3100 Email:  scott@horizonhospitality.com Web:  www.horizonhospitality.com HORIZON HOSPITALITY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION Executive … Continue reading

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How Companies Keep Top Performers

Keeping these people engaged from day one is the challenge.  So how can you be positive and create an atmosphere … Continue reading

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Hospitality Recruitment Trends

Interviewing is like going on a first date…you never hear about the negatives until later in the relationship! I have … Continue reading

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Horizon Expands to CVB’s & Chambers

Talent Acquisition Firm to Target Convention & Visitors Bureau / Chamber of Commerce Industry As the President of Horizon Hospitality, I’m … Continue reading

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Horizon Hospitality Performance Management Tools: Driving Success in Your Hospitality Organization

Like most businesses today, hospitality organizations are being forced to do more with less.  HR and other leaders must focus … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Fit: Is Values-Based Recruiting Right for Your Hospitality Organization?

One of the biggest challenges facing HR and other hospitality hiring managers is finding candidates who are the “right fit” … Continue reading

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Why Hospitality HR Professionals Need to Participate in Social Media

Still on the fence about using social media?  Consider these statistics from the recent Cone Business in Social Media Study: … Continue reading

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Job Search Strategies for Hospitality Industry Professionals

Like most things in life, you’ll get out of your job search what you put into it.  Those who work … Continue reading

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Sustainability Poses Multiple Challenges for Hospitality Operations

Despite contradictions involving finances, operations and marketing, today’s hotel and restaurant operators are making huge strides toward sustainable operations. This … Continue reading

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Biggest Challenges Facing HR in the Next Decade

What do you think will be the biggest challenges facing HR during the next decade? This is one of the … Continue reading

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Why Hospitality Recruiters Beat Job Boards – Hands Down

When it comes to finding your ideal hospitality job, nothing compares to working with a specialized recruiter like Horizon Hospitality. … Continue reading

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National Restaurant Association Predicts 2011 U.S. Restaurant Rebound

According to the NRA, after three years of negative real sales, America’s restaurant industry is poised for a comeback.  In … Continue reading

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HOT Job Opportunity: Director of Sales – High Profile Hotel – Kansas

Horizon Hospitality, the leading recruiting and consulting firm for the hospitality industry, currently has a wide range of excellent career … Continue reading

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Effective Employee Onboarding Tips for Hospitality Employers

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you hear this saying, you may envision a … Continue reading

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Ways a Hospitality Recruiter Can Expedite Your Job Search

It’s tough out there. If you’re not seeing much progress with your job search in the hospitality industry, here are … Continue reading

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Succession Planning – Identifying New Leaders for Your Hospitality Organization

The boomers are retiring. This is not news, of course, but their mass exodus from the workforce does create a … Continue reading

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Ways Recruitment Services Can Save Hospitality Employers Time and Money

The time and costs associated with recruiting, screening, interviewing, evaluating and hiring employees are significant.  So why do it on … Continue reading

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Interview Tips for Hospitality Industry Professionals

Congratulations – you’ve been invited in for an interview with a leading hospitality employer.  This opportunity really has potential, and … Continue reading

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Hospitality 2011 Big Picture: How Will the Recovery Impact the Hotel Industry?

Is there a light at the end of the tunnel this year for the hotel industry? According to Adam Sacks, … Continue reading

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Horizon Hospitality – A Full Range of Recruiting Capabilities for Restaurants, Private Clubs, Hotels and Resorts

As a former hospitality industry executive, I know that selecting the best firm for your specific search is never easy.  … Continue reading

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EEOC Files Suit Against Employer Requiring Credit Checks

EEOC Files Suit Against Employer Requiring Credit Checks We recently learned that the EEOC has filed suit against an employer … Continue reading

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Beyond the Résumé: Out-of-the-Box Job Search Tactics for Hospitality Professionals

These days, I’m seeing more and more news stories about the lengths people are going to in order to get … Continue reading

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“Tell Me About Yourself”: Leverage the Power of this Critical Interview Question

If you’ve ever been on an interview, you’ve probably heard this one: “Tell me a little bit about yourself.” Sounds … Continue reading

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Hospitality Companies Fear Rising Costs of “Mini-Med” Plans

The hospitality industry is already feeling the effects of healthcare reform, and employees may wind up paying the price. According … Continue reading

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing for Hospitality Companies

…the competitive edge for many Hotel, Restaurant and Club Management Companies! When I broach the subject of Recruitment Process Outsourcing … Continue reading

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Horizon Hospitality Launches Enhanced Website and Blog

Leading Hospitality Recruiting & Consulting Services Firm Better Connects with Clients, Candidates Overland Park, KS – Horizon Hospitality is pleased … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Website

We’ve recently launched our new website. We’ve added more information and resources, so please enjoy your time here and let … Continue reading

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