Letter From the CEO

To my fellow Hospitality Professionals, Just three months ago, the unemployment rate was at an all-time low of 3.5%, and it was a candidate’s market. Now, as I write this, the unemployment rate is hovering around 20%, and the hospitality industry is feeling it the most. We are watching our industry and its needs change… Read more »

The Stress Test

stressed managers

In any high – level management search, employers look for passionate individuals who wake up each day craving success, and can channel that passion into actions and results. Companies respect those who have the strength to learn why they failed, what to do in the future to succeed, and the willpower to get back on… Read more »

Sales Training, Tech Top Indie Hotel Spending Plans

[Scott Samuels, CEO of Horizon Hospitality, is quoted in a recent article by Hotel News Now] …Sluggish demand for overseas travel to the United States is predicted next year and the election year could take the industry in a host of directions, which is why independent hoteliers are thinking about spending priorities now… …Independent hoteliers… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Launches Interim & Seasonal Staffing Services

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott Samuels, CEO Tel: (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] Web: www.horizonhospitality.com Horizon Hospitality Addresses Client Demand for Immediate and Interim Hospitality Leadership OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS – August 29, 2019 Horizon Hospitality, the nationwide leader in executive search for the hospitality industry, is providing an ideal solution to hospitality companies seeking… Read more »

The ABCs to Generation Z Workers

FEATURED IN FOOD FANATICS MAGAZINE – A tight labor market and record highs in terms of foodservice job openings requires that you do more than stick a “help wanted” sign on your front window. Instead, try turning to Generation Z – the 61 million potential employees born between 1997 and 2012 – to fill server,… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality’s Strong Growth Leads to Regional Office Expansion in Scottsdale

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott Samuels, CEO Tel: (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] Web: www.horizonhospitality.com Horizon Hospitality’s Strong Growth Leads to Regional Office Expansion in Scottsdale OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS – April 9, 2019 Horizon Hospitality, the nationwide leader in executive search for the hospitality industry is expanding their regional offices in Scottsdale, Arizona to… Read more »

Competing for top-tier hospitality talent in today’s highly competitive hiring climate

As a result of the current competitive hospitality employment market and low unemployment rates, more candidates than ever before are receiving multiple offers, accepting counter-offers and demanding higher salaries. Is your company strategically positioned to prosper in today’s extremely competitive hiring environment? The unfortunate reality is that the majority of hospitality companies are not positioned… Read more »

A Culture of Confidence

Turns out, there are benefits that come from being a cocky teenager. Although your parents might have been counting down the days until you flew the nest, that swagger means you’ll likely end up earning a higher salary than those of your more modest friends. According to the Journal of Economic Psychology, their “Self-Esteem and… Read more »

Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

No matter your role or how long you have been in it, we all have situations we would rather avoid. Scenarios can range from taking on a project in which you are not sure you will excel, having a difficult conversation with a client or colleague, or even simply interacting with coworkers in a social… Read more »

The Next Generation of Leadership

The success of any organization is largely reliant on the strength of the leadership; conveying a vision, formulating strategy, and ultimately driving the direction of a company is no small task. Thus, having a sustained and committed leadership development program can be a key differentiator in the trajectory of a firm. Although bringing in talent… Read more »