5 Reasons Why You Should Always Ask Questions in an Interview

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“So, do you have any questions for me?” This question can make even the most confident candidate nervous, and unfortunately produce the occasional “deer in the headlights” reaction. As a candidate, you might think that if you ask too many questions, you’ll come across as annoying or even clueless. But that couldn’t be farther from… Read more »

Be Proactive – Address These Job Candidate Concerns Up Front

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The pandemic has had an enormous impact on the hospitality industry. In some areas, businesses are slowly reopening. But many potential job candidates are reluctant to return, mostly because they don’t know what to expect when they get there. Reassure candidates by sharing your policies and safety plans upfront in job postings, on your website,… Read more »

Nearly Half of Top Performers Are Leaving – How Can You Get Executives to Realize the Economic Impact on Your Company?

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Turnover is typical in the hotel and restaurant industry. Many managers and executives don’t give it a second thought. It’s merely the cost of doing business. But this can be an expensive mistake. Those who leave the company are more likely to be among the top performers. Why? Top performers have more options They are desired by other companies… Read more »

Struggling to Retain Top Talent? Keep It Simple – Pay Competitively and Offer Great Benefits

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  There is a tendency to overthink what it takes to attract and retain top talent. Will team builders help? Casual Fridays? What do people want? Competitive pay and benefits! Perks are great, but no matter what you offer, people count on a living wage and benefits that can make a real difference to their physical and… Read more »

The Counteroffer – Why Accepting One Doesn’t Help You Long Term

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To accept the counteroffer or to not accept the counteroffer, that is the question. You’ve gone through a tough job search and come back with an exciting offer. Upon going back to your current employer, you mention the offer.   It could be a few minutes later. It could be a few hours later. It could be the next day. Your current manager… Read more »

How to Find the Passive Candidates You Need in Hospitality

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Passive candidates are some of the strongest you’ll find in the hospitality industry. They are already working successfully for one of your competitors or in a related industry. It’s up to you to encourage them to join your organization by persuading them that your opportunity represents an upgrade to their career or lifestyle. But first,… Read more »