How to “Speak Recruiter” 101

A quick google search for “recruiter near me” will probably yield a confusing hodge-podge of results. Some recruiters call themselves staffing agencies, some recruiting firms, and some even refer to themselves as headhunters. If you are already struggling to figure out how to hire quality employees, you probably have no time to decipher what all… Read more »

What Can a Hotel Do With Its Customer Data to Improve the Relationship?

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Collecting data is a waste of time if you don’t leverage that data into creating a better customer experience, improved processes and repeat visits. Using Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) that keeps all of your data in one place can help you to operate more efficiently. Begin With the Basics: Acquire basic guest data. Keep… Read more »

A Revamped Interview Process Helps Candidate Retention

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Often the interview process is focused exclusively on getting a top prospect on board, with little thought put into keeping them with your company for the long run. What new interview tools could help you to that end? Focus on understanding. By really getting to know candidates, you can better see who will fit into… Read more »

What Can You Do to Make Your Hiring Process as Easy as Possible?

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Hiring is increasingly competitive. Making the process easier on applicants and more efficient for yourself can ensure that you spend your time more productively, keep the interest of top talent and ensure you hire and retain the best people. Make it easy to apply. One of the biggest problems is application abandonment. This can occur… Read more »

Personalization in a Traveler’s Experience Creates Brand Loyalty

According to a survey from American Express, 90 percent of travelers appreciate when a travel service company strives to customize their experience based on their preferences, while 76 percent of travelers agree the level of personalized customer service they receive while traveling can really make or break their trip. Use the following tips to improve… Read more »

Which Talent Management Solution Helps Your Business Grow in 2018?

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While it’s difficult to predict what 2018 will bring, it’s critical to create a strategy for growth in the year ahead and put systems in place to support it. One of the smartest ways to accomplish this goal is by developing your current talent and recruiting top prospects. Savvy leaders will focus on improving productivity… Read more »

Is Fatigue Affecting Your Team? What Can You Do to Minimize It?

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The hospitality industry is a very high-demand career. Long hours are often required, including late nights and even overnights. Getting adequate rest can be difficult, yet it is essential. What are the signs your team members are not getting enough rest, and what can you do about it? Fatigued workers can cost employers thousands annually… Read more »

Which Hotel Technology Provides a WOW Guest Experience?

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There is no shortage of technology available for hotels now, but which of the many available options are going to deliver a WOW experience for the guest? Begin by putting yourself in your customers’ shoes. What do they want most? Convenience Guests want to check in and out when it suits them. They don’t want… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Lauded as Top Industry Blog

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott A. Samuels, CEO Horizon Hospitality Associates, Inc. (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] LEAWOOD, KS — May 23, 2017 – Horizon Hospitality has been recognized once again as a trusted resource for the hospitality industry. Most recently, the website and blog was named to Feedspot’s Top 100 Hotel Websites &… Read more »