Aging Leadership: 6 Tips for Finding a Hospitality Job after the Age of 50

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost forty percent of Americans aged 55 and older are active in today’s workforce. Yet this demographic consistently finds itself up against roadblocks when seeking new opportunities, particularly in the hospitality industry. Young hiring managers often hold misguided notions that older candidates can have too much experience, not… Read more »

What Does It Take to Become a Hotel General Manager?

Whether you are a hotel professional trying to climb the ladder, or transitioning mid-career into hotels, the path to becoming a hotel general manager can sometimes be unclear. While each brand, region, and even property has its quirks, there are a few things that every hotel manager needs to be successful. Consider these skills when… Read more »

5 Common Interview Preparation Mistakes to Avoid

Five tips to avoid interview preparation mistakes.

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” — Benjamin Franklin As hospitality recruiters, we have seen first-hand the importance of preparing for an interview. Not only does it show a potential employer that candidates are excited about the opportunity, but it gives candidates the confidence they need to let their skills and experience… Read more »

How to Make ChatGPT Your Hospitality Resume’s New Best Friend

How to use ChatGPT for your resume

What resources can you use to create an attention-grabbing resume? Having a friend or colleague proofread your resume is always a great idea. But when many large companies utilize technology to receive and screen resumes, wouldn’t it make the most sense to introduce your resume to cutting-edge technology first? Resume, meet ChatGPT! You don’t need… Read more »

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way

A guide to not burning bridges when you quit your job

Whether salary negotiations fell through, the work environment was toxic, or your dream opportunity fell into your lap, you’ve decided that your days are numbered with your current employer. You have finally come to the conclusion that it’s time to move on. So how do you handle your last days at your current company? A… Read more »

Providing Professional References: The Essential Dos and Don’ts

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 »

Should You Apply to a Confidential Job Posting?

How to decide when to apply to a confidential job post

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 »