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 »
Tag: Hospitality Management Recruiters
Working with an Executive Hospitality Recruiter – What’s a Standard Timeline?
If you think back to the last time you recruited a hospitality executive on your own, you probably don’t remember it fondly. The stakes are high – the right executive can set the tone for your entire organization – and it can consume a lot of resources to do correctly. The value provided by working… Read more »
Nearly Half of Top Performers Are Leaving – How Can You Get Executives to Realize the Economic Impact on Your Company?
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 »
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 »
Struggling to Retain Top Talent? Keep It Simple – Pay Competitively and Offer Great Benefits
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 »
Does Your Hospitality Company Have an Employee Value Proposition?
You have likely given a lot of thought to how your brand is viewed in the marketplace. You work to establish a brand that defines your company and take steps to ensure it is presented consistently, from how your logo is designed to the way you present yourself to the community and your guests. But… Read more »
The Counteroffer – Why Accepting One Doesn’t Help You Long Term
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 »
Why Will a Hospitality Recruiter Help You Grow in 2020?
If you are a successful hospitality professional, there is no shortage of opportunities for you to advance your career within the industry. If you’ve got the confidence in your skills to handle a job search on your own, you might wonder why anyone would bother working with a recruiter. There are plenty of reasons that… Read more »
The Stress Test
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 »
How to Find the Passive Candidates You Need in Hospitality
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 »