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5 Tips To Keeping Employees Not Only Engaged, But Happy

Much focus is placed these days on keeping employees engaged. But is that enough? Keeping your employees happy is the key to reducing turnover, increasing operational efficiency and improving your bottom line. How can you ensure that your employees are happy and engaged? Communicate Your Vision Let them in on your dreams and plans. Employees… Read more »

How To Retain Seasonal Employees To Reduce Turnover

Busy seasons can be a great proving ground for new employees. But how can you ensure that the best of them want to stay once their expected tenure is over? Laying the groundwork ahead of time is the key. Make Them Feel Like Part Of The Team. Your existing employees may subtly (or less than… Read more »

The Cost Of A Bad Hire And How To Avoid It

A single bad hire can cost an employer up to 30% of the individual’s first year compensation. In the hospitality field, damages can go farther and wider. One bad hire touches so many people – both customers and employees, that there is no telling how far the ripples will extend. Impact of Bad Hires Employees… Read more »

Horizon Opens Regional Office in South Florida

LEAWOOD, KS—October 20, 2014—Horizon Hospitality, a hospitality industry employment search firm that provides a variety of recruitment services to restaurants, private clubs, hotels, and resorts across the nation, is proud to report a 36% increase in revenue year to date in 2014—the best end-of-year result in the company’s 16-year history. Over the course of 2014, Horizon… Read more »

Having Trouble Finding Hospitality Job Candidates? What Should You Do?

As the economy improves, demand for hospitality professionals increases. People who had been saving their discretionary income begin once again splurging on vacations and restaurant meals. At the same time, workers who had turned to hospitality for extra income in a slow economy may now return to their regular jobs. With increased demand and fewer… Read more »

Using Assessments and Pre-Screening Tools to Hire the Best Talent

Screening resumes and interviewing is only the start of the hiring process. Both are subjective and prone to human error. Adding screenings and assessments can help to uncover a candidate’s hidden talents and problem areas in an objective manner. But screenings are just a tool.  Assess the information you glean from them along with the… Read more »