Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, was quoted in Hcareers.
For people who would like to enter the hospitality industry and for industry professionals who want to advance their careers, contacting and meeting new people in hospitality is a good way to identify possible opportunities. Networking also allows job seekers to learn about different workplaces and figure out where they would fit in.
It’s an actual performance environment that you’re being put in. And that I think is more common in hospitality than anywhere else,” says Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, an executive search firm. “It’s not uncommon in the hospitality industry to see companies bring someone in for half a day or a day to work with the staff, to see the environment, to see if this is the right fit for them and the right fit for the company.