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Why Social Media is Key to a Successful Hospitality Career

Social media has long been a platform for personal relationships and communication. Now, as the lines between personal and professional spaces are blurring, the digital world of social media is as well. Considering that over 80% of Americans have a social media account, any hospitality professional would be wise to assess how they use social… Read more »

Considering a Career in Property Management? Here’s What to Know.

Most people don’t think of property management as part of the hospitality industry, but the two industries have quite a bit in common. Both focus on creating exceptional experiences for guests and residents. And since property management careers are expected to grow 7% in the next 10 years, it’s a tempting career path to consider… Read more »

Quick and Easy Ideas for Restaurant TikTok Success

Busy restaurant owners might be hesitant to jump into yet another social media platform, but TikTok is becoming difficult to ignore. Considering it gains eight new users every second, has low competition for exposure, and has an algorithm that focuses on pushing content to users nearby, it is a perfect place for restaurants of all… Read more »

Is Your Social Media Image Killing your Hospitality Career?

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is a hotspot for recruiting and networking, even for frontline managers in Hospitality. And if used correctly, even Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can become an asset to those looking to strengthen their professional reputation. However, if used incorrectly, these platforms can stall the career of even the most talented hospitality… Read more »

Is a Four Day Workweek in Restaurants Just Crazy Enough to Work?

Recently, a few restaurants have gained national attention for experimenting with something unheard of in the industry – a four-day workweek. While normalizing a better work-life balance is long overdue, a four-day workweek might feel too extreme for many restaurant operations. But with some creativity and clear communication, many restaurants can give their workers more… Read more »

How Hotels Can Successfully Attract Boomerang Hires

If you scroll through LinkedIn today, you’ll see story after story of professionals happily returning to old employers after years of working for competitors. These boomerang hires are more than a feel-good story, they represent a largely untapped talent pool for hotel companies. Ex-employees already know the company culture, and understand the market, and the… Read more »

How COVID and Baby-Boomers Have Changed Senior Living Dining

Dining operations in Senior Living Communities made drastic changes during COVID. But it turns out that many of these changes worked well for the newest generation of residents: Baby Boomers. This group is in tune with technology, has a busy lifestyle, and enjoys new culinary experiences. Here are some dining trends that were initially meant… Read more »

Should I Include Salary in a Job Ad? Yes!

We hear a lot of objections from employers about including pay in job advertisements: “We don’t want competitors to know our rates.” “We’ll lose our negotiating power.” “It might rustle current employees’ feathers.” The list goes on and on. But in a tough labor market, these objections are slowly becoming obsolete. When employers are not… Read more »

How to Create a Highly Competitive Compensation Package for Hospitality Management

After being furloughed, unemployed, or transitioning to a new industry, hospitality workers have reassessed the industry’s ability to meet their well-being needs. Multi-faceted benefits packages have now gone from “nice-to-have” to “must-have” for employers to attract and retain talent. The most well-received benefits focus on supporting employees outside of their working hours. Focus on these… Read more »