While “The Great Resignation” has hit the Hospitality industry the hardest, with almost double the worker quit rate of any other industry, hiring has stayed steady. This means that some hospitality employers are finding success in the hiring market. So what are these companies doing differently that is attracting candidates? Here is what we have… Read more »
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Should Hotels Be Worried About the Metaverse?
When Mark Zuckerburg proclaimed that the metaverse is “the next chapter in the internet” last summer, the hotel professionals began to wonder: Should we be worried? First of all: The “meta-verse” isn’t even real…yet. So, no, hotels do not need to overhaul their operations overnight. And no, virtual reality is not going to make the… Read more »
Curating an Exceptional Culture
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist. Always chatty and eager to share his wisdom, Carnegie once said, “You must capture and keep the heart of the supremely able man before his brain can do its best.” It’s a savvy assessment of the vital connection between heart, mind, results, and retention. How do we… Read more »
What do Recent 2021 Tip Rulings Mean for Restaurant Workers?
As of December 28, 2021, the newest ruling of the Fair Labor and Standards Act by the Department of Labor, known as the “dual-jobs” rule, officially goes into effect. Like many government rulings, it is far from straightforward, even though it seeks to clear up confusion over previous policies. Here is a breakdown of how… Read more »
Top 3 Restaurant Trends for 2022 (and what they mean for employers)
It is that time of year again: everyone puts out their predictions for next year’s hottest restaurant trends. Which ingredients will top menus? What is the next big fad diet? What dining experiences will be hot? But many of these trend predictions leave out one of the most important aspects of a restaurant: the staff.… Read more »
How Long Should Your Onboarding Last?
A recent survey indicates that 33% of new hires quit within the first six months of employment. Why? The top reasons reported were feeling neglected, overwhelmed, and unqualified. All of these factors underscore the importance of an onboarding process that keeps employees engaged, especially for a high-turnover industry like Hospitality. Some leaders believe that a… Read more »
Four Surprising Ways Restaurant Loyalty Programs Are A Win-Win
For decades, the loyalty program has been a tried-and-true marketing tactic for the restaurant industry. But loyalty programs have evolved far beyond the simple punch card. With a bit of data management and creativity, restaurants can attract new customers, and existing customers can receive more meaningful perks. Here is how loyalty programs are truly a… Read more »
Should Hotel Executives Be Involved in Hiring?
In today’s seemingly impossible hiring market, the strain for talent is felt at all levels of hotel management. Many hotel executives are looking for any strategy that will give them the edge in hiring quality talent. So is it time for them to put on their recruiting hats and jump into the hiring frenzy? Not… Read more »
Keep Your Restaurant Staff Safe This Fall
COVID still looms over the restaurant industry and diner safety is a huge priority. But many employees are still nervous about the resurgence in COVID numbers. Employers that are conscious of these concerns have already begun to take such drastic measures as requiring vaccination of patrons and employees. However, this might not a feasible option… Read more »
How to Write a Hospitality Job Ad That Sparks Interest
You’ve plastered your job opening all over the internet. Maybe you even invested in paid advertising. Yet nobody is applying. Why? Many hospitality employers don’t realize that the job ad itself could be turning candidates off. Here are 5 things that every job advertisement needs to convince candidates to click ‘apply’: Compensation Details Many employers… Read more »