2015 For Hospitality: What’s In Store for Your Hotel or Restaurant?

One of hospitality’s most prominent trends in 2015 is continued consumer demand for locally sourced ingredients. Restaurant customers continue to ask for locally sourced and sustainable produce, meats and fish. Travelers to your hotel will be looking for meals and accommodations that offer local flavor over sterile corporate staleness. What Does That Mean For Hospitality… Read more »

Does Your Restaurant Manager Fit Your Restaurant’s Culture?

With about 13 million people, the restaurant industry employs one of the largest workforces in the United States. And there’s an abundance of good talent out there. The key is finding the right person for your restaurant management position – and that means securing a good cultural fit. Start by Defining Your Culture Your culture… Read more »

Sustainability Poses Multiple Challenges for Hospitality Operations

Despite contradictions involving finances, operations and marketing, today’s hotel and restaurant operators are making huge strides toward sustainable operations. This was one of the key findings of the Cornell Hospitality Sustainability Roundtable, held in New York City this past November.  Participants, led by Associate Professor Alex Susskind, examined the critical issues in sustainability – namely,… Read more »

Ways Recruitment Services Can Save Hospitality Employers Time and Money

The time and costs associated with recruiting, screening, interviewing, evaluating and hiring employees are significant.  So why do it on your own?  A recruitment services firm can provide quick and cost-effective access to the talented professionals you need: Position Specification and Search Strategy Development. Before starting a search, a professional recruitment firm will help you precisely define what type of individual… Read more »

Recruitment Process Outsourcing for Hospitality Companies

…the competitive edge for many Hotel, Restaurant and Club Management Companies! When I broach the subject of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) with Hospitality business owners, managers and HR executives, they usually ask me the same three questions: What is it?   Why do I need it?  And how will it benefit my organization? Of course, these are… Read more »