The Top Interview Questions for Today’s Hotel Managers

hotel manager interview questions

A career in hotels tends to come with frequent promotions, property transfers, ownership changes, or company changes. With these changes often come interviews. Meaning most hotel managers are well-versed in not only conducting interviews but also being interviewed themselves. But even the most seasoned hotel leader needs to anticipate and prepare for interview questions that… Read more »

Keep Your Eye on These Three Growing Hotel Career Paths

It takes teams of hotel professionals working behind the scenes and interacting with guests to provide a top-notch hospitality experience. Now, as guests’ travel priorities have shifted, so has the scope of talent needed to meet their demands. Here are three hotel career paths that are growing and evolving the fastest in the changing landscape… Read more »

Ace Your Hotel Management Interview

Interviews are stressful in any industry, but when you are looking for jobs in hotel management, you have to demonstrate your ability to wear the many hats required to meet the demands of the job. You must present yourself professionally, be outgoing and engaging and show how well you handle stress. These are the essentials… Read more »

Job Seekers Beware: 7 Ways to Spot a Job Scam

Job Seekers Beware: 7 Ways to Spot a Job Scam

These days, employers will do whatever they can to entice candidates to apply and accept their job offers, especially in understaffed industries like hospitality. Job offers are happening after fewer interviews, and benefits are getting better and better. Unfortunately, this makes it tougher to sniff out job scams meant to take advantage of job seekers.… Read more »

When Is It Time to Find Another Job?

The hospitality industry has no shortage of thrilling moments – it is what draws so many professionals to the job! But those thrilling moments sometimes involve angry guests or putting literal fires out, and can make even the most passionate hospitality professional look for greener pastures. But a recent Joblist survey found that 31% of… Read more »

Make Your Words Matter

Humans speak their first fully-formed words sometime between 9 – 12 months of age. It’s a big deal, delighting our parents and launching us into the world of interactive communication. For the rest of our lives, words are the foundation of (almost) everything we do. Psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson says, “If you can think, speak,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Will a Professional Mentor Actually Help Your Hotel Career?

Countless studies found that professionals with mentors earn higher salaries and are more satisfied with their jobs. And yet, only 37% of professionals say they have a mentor. Whether you take advantage of a formal mentorship program or seek out a mentor on your own, here are some reasons why your hotel management career will… Read more »