According to a recent report, the average tenure of C-suite executives is about 5 years. This, combined with the impact of “The Great Resignation” on the hotel industry means that organizations are dealing with a wave of executive talent turnover. As hotel companies rebound from COVID and the past few years of public scrutiny, what… Read more »
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Thinking About Asking for a Raise? Here are The Dos and Don’ts for Hotel Professionals
Yes, salaries in the hospitality industry have gone up significantly in the last year. However, not every employer is proactively handing out raises. With rising inflation and more pressures on the job, you might be asking “Is it time to ask for a raise?”. We are always in favor of knowing your worth and being… Read more »
What Does it Take to Create a Resilient Hospitality Team?
While demand has surged in the hotel industry, employment levels have not. In understaffed teams, employees face increasingly challenging situations, work longer hours and wear multiple hats. This can quickly break down a team’s ability to bounce back from rough shifts or difficult customers. We have discussed the power of personal resiliency in our blog… 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 »
How Hotel Technology Can Ease the Staffing Shortage Pains
Across the country, hotels are struggling to open at full capacity due to a lack of available hourly workers. In previous blog posts, we have discussed technology’s role as a perk that elevates the hotel guest experience. But with the tightening labor market, technology will become less of a bonus and more of an essential… Read more »
What you Should (and shouldn’t) Put on your Hotel Management Resume
Less than seven seconds. That is how long a hiring manager spends scanning a resume for the first time. In a pile of resumes, yours needs to quickly stand out to hotel hiring managers. For this, a hotel management resume needs to be visually clean and only include valuable information. So what information are hiring… Read more »
How to Proactively Manage Your Hotel’s Reputation
Word of mouth is one of the most powerful marketing tools for a hotel. And now, travelers can simply pull out their phones to check a hotel’s reputation before booking. So, it can be devastating when a hotel loses stars on review sites like TripAdvisor, Google, or Yelp. Aside from offering the best quality service,… Read more »
Do Extended Stays Fit Your Hotel Business Model? Maybe They Should!
In the last three months, 76% of travelers have made major changes to plans due to COVID-19. Once appealing quick weekend trips might not seem worth the trouble right now, especially if guests are hesitant to venture out and explore their destinations. But people have been stuck at home for months and are looking for… Read more »
What Qualities Make Leaders in Hospitality
Looking to add to the leadership team for your restaurant, hotel or resort? Look for these qualities to ensure your success and that of your team. Focus On ALL Their Customers Many managers pride themselves on guest experience, but what about staff experience? The best leaders also take the time to develop and train their… Read more »