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How Private Clubs Can Capitalize on the 2020 Golf Boom

appeal to new golf players to capitalize on 2020 golf boom

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have found themselves unable to participate in some of their favorite recreational sports. But one pastime that has proven itself relatively unaffected by restrictions and social distancing measures has been golf, even seeing a 14% increase in rounds played this past summer. This renewed interest could prove a boon… Read more »

4 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Restaurant’s Outdoor Dining Experience

Warm soups, space heaters, and comfortable furnishings make outdoor dining cozy in the winter

Safely re-opening restaurants has been difficult for many owners this past summer but having the ability to seat guests outside has helped immensely. So as winter approaches and temperatures drop, many restaurant owners are dreading the loss of useable outdoor seating. But there are ways to make outdoor dining spaces comfortable, even inviting, to diners… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Named Top Office in Sanford Rose Associates Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/2/20 CONTACT: Scott Samuels, CEO, [email protected], (913) 333-3190 OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS Horizon Hospitality, the nationwide leader in executive search for the hospitality industry, was recently awarded the highest honor, Top Performing Office of 2019, by Sanford Rose Associates, an elite network of over 135 independently owned executive search firms. The award, initially… Read more »

Hiring in the Hospitality Industry: How to Quickly and Efficiently Evaluate Resumes

quickly evaluate resumes to find most qualified candidates

Congratulations, you’ve created a clear and engaging job description for your open management position that gets job seekers excited to work for you! But now you have more applications than you know what to do with. While that can be a great problem to have, you need some way to accurately identify the most qualified… Read more »

How Will COVID-19 Impact Existing and Future Senior Living Design?

Senior Living design trends will focus more on outdoor spaces post COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry has had to make some of the most drastic changes. While they have most of the same health risks as hotels and restaurants, shutting down is just not an option for them. While senior living communities have taken the challenge in stride, it has been incredibly stressful… Read more »

No Tipping Restaurants: Weighing The Pros and Cons During COVID-19

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In light of COVID-19, some restaurants (like this one) are wholeheartedly embracing the no-tipping movement in an effort improve paychecks for their workers. Yet at the same time, other restaurants (like this one) have abandoned the idea, citing the same concern for employee pay. So how does a restaurant decide if adopting a no-tipping policy… Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Ask Questions in an Interview

Candidates should always be prepared with questions before an interview

“So, do you have any questions for me?” This question can make even the most confident candidate nervous, and unfortunately produce the occasional “deer in the headlights” reaction. As a candidate, you might think that if you ask too many questions, you’ll come across as annoying or even clueless. But that couldn’t be farther from… Read more »

Can Private Clubs Maintain Luxury but Move From “High Touch” to “No Touch”?

For years, private clubs have been synonymous with luxury, service, and socialization. Members expect attentive staff and look forward to a variety of in-person amenities like golf courses, pools, fitness centers, and dining outlets. But distancing measures due to COVID-19 have made “business as usual” incredibly difficult. As clubs re-open, how can they preserve their… Read more »