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Which Talent Management Solution Helps Your Business Grow in 2018?

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While it’s difficult to predict what 2018 will bring, it’s critical to create a strategy for growth in the year ahead and put systems in place to support it. One of the smartest ways to accomplish this goal is by developing your current talent and recruiting top prospects. Savvy leaders will focus on improving productivity… Read more »

Plant-Based Food Are Popular in Consumer Goods, When Will It Be on Your Restaurant’s Menu?

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Meat is losing its mainstream appeal as consumers increasingly choose plant-forward meals. Vegetarians have been around for a long time, but restaurants have not kept up in what they offer diners. To attract those consumers who choose plant-based meals, you need to offer better choices than salads and mac and cheese. Vegetarians and vegans have… Read more »

Is Fatigue Affecting Your Team? What Can You Do to Minimize It?

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The hospitality industry is a very high-demand career. Long hours are often required, including late nights and even overnights. Getting adequate rest can be difficult, yet it is essential. What are the signs your team members are not getting enough rest, and what can you do about it? Fatigued workers can cost employers thousands annually… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Expands Into Healthcare

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott A. Samuels, CEO Horizon Hospitality Associates, Inc. (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] LEAWOOD, KS — December 18, 2017 – We’re pleased to announce a NEW division of Horizon Hospitality – Hospitality in Healthcare. Hospitality in Healthcare will provide a Unique Hospitality Approach to Traditional Healthcare Recruiting. Leading the Hospitality… Read more »

5 Restaurant staffing best practices

Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, was quoted in Nation’s Restaurant News and Culinary Institute of America News. Finding and retaining staff can be a significant challenge for restaurants, and that issue is amplified in cities where staffing demand exceeds supply. However, a few simple strategies can help keep restaurants well-staffed all year-round. “Many restaurant… Read more »

Your Restaurant Is on OpenTable, Should You Be on Resy?

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If your restaurant is already on OpenTable, does it make sense to be on Resy as well? If you are unfamiliar with Resy, it’s a restaurant reservation and wait list system recently launched by Airbnb. Resy offers simple-to-use software that includes everything from table management to online bookings and POS integration. How does it work?… Read more »

What vacation rentals can learn from hotels

Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, was quoted in Hostfully Vacation rental managers need to be a jack-of-all-trades. From marketing and advertising, to scheduling, guest communication, cleaning, and concierge services, the list of “things you need to know” can feel endless. Scott Samuels of Horizon Hospitality, a national hospitality recruiting firm, notes that “service still… Read more »

How Is Automation Making Scheduling and Ordering Easier?

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Many restaurant professionals worry about the impact that automation could have on the restaurant industry. Will innovations remove the personal touch from diner interactions? Will you need to recruit differently to find people with both restaurant expertise and a degree of tech-savvy? But lost in these concerns is the idea that technology can bring positive… Read more »