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 »

What do Recent 2021 Tip Rulings Mean for Restaurant Workers?

As of December 28, 2021, the newest ruling of the Fair Labor and Standards Act by the Department of Labor, known as the “dual-jobs” rule, officially goes into effect. Like many government rulings, it is far from straightforward, even though it seeks to clear up confusion over previous policies. Here is a breakdown of how… Read more »

4 Myths About Successful Restaurant Managers

People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses. This is on the tip of everyone’s tongue as employers scramble to stay staffed during “The Great Resignation.” And since the restaurant industry sees some of the highest rates of turnover, it makes one wonder: What makes a successful restaurant manager? Here are some common misconceptions… Read more »

Should You Trust Glassdoor Reviews?

Over half of job seekers say that company culture is just as important as pay when considering a career change. So it is understandable that Glassdoor is one of the first places a candidate checks when applying for a job at a hospitality company. Although it can be a great starting point when researching a… Read more »