Criminal Background Checks in Hiring: A Tricky Balancing Act

As a business owner, it makes sense that you would use every resource to protect your employees, customers, and assets. Background checks provide much peace of mind when bringing a new candidate to the team. However, they do not tell the whole story of a candidate. A clean driving record is no guarantee of honesty,… 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 »

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 »

Horizon Opens Regional Office in South Florida

LEAWOOD, KS—October 20, 2014—Horizon Hospitality, a hospitality industry employment search firm that provides a variety of recruitment services to restaurants, private clubs, hotels, and resorts across the nation, is proud to report a 36% increase in revenue year to date in 2014—the best end-of-year result in the company’s 16-year history. Over the course of 2014, Horizon… Read more »

There is No Field Better than Hospitality

There is No Field Better than Hospitality. Here’s Why. The benefits of working in hospitality is a well-kept secret. Many people don’t even know all the options that are available to them, from front line positions like front desk clerk or server to running an entire hotel chain – the options are endless and varied.… Read more »

Top Hospitality Industry Trends in 2014

We’re getting ready for some of 2014’s peak travel times. How can your business stay ahead of the competition during this year of economic recovery? Customer Service What does customer service look like this year? If you want to be an industry leader, it has to go well beyond basic expectations. Look for a positive… Read more »