Our hospitality recruiters will be the first to tell you that a glowing professional reference can seal the deal on your dream job offer. But if you are not in the habit of networking, asking for professional references can feel intimidating. The good news is that most of your professional network would love to contribute… Read more »
Category: Career and Job Search Resources
Should You Tailor Your Resume for Each Hospitality Job Application? Yes!
Employers spend an average of seven seconds initially scanning a resume. How can your resume possibly make an impression in such a small window of time? Do you cram as much information onto the page as possible, hoping to impress them with the sheer volume of bullet points? Not exactly. Here are five reasons you… Read more »
Should You Apply to a Confidential Job Posting?
A jolt of excitement hits you when a LinkedIn message pops up from a recruiter saying you’d be a great fit for an opportunity. Or you see your dream job on a job board and meet all the qualifications. But when you realize you have no clue what company these opportunities are with, you might… Read more »
What Does it Take to be a Successful Senior Living Chef?
The role of the Executive Chef has recently evolved into something of a celebrity within the senior living industry. Many senior living communities are elevating their dining programs to produce menus and food that rival top resorts. As the demand for distinguished food and beverage grows among residents and operators, so does the demand for… Read more »
The Top Interview Questions for Today’s Hotel Managers
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
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 »