5 Hospitality Skills That a Candidate Can’t Fake

Social Talent

No matter what hospitality positions you’re sourcing for, be it food service, catering, hotel or event management, you really need to have your wits about you as a recruiter. If you’re hiring hotel staff, you want to know that they will try to upgrade rooms wherever possible.

Recruiter/Sales/Biz Dev. Tip; How to Effortlessly Capture Business Card Info (While Sitting at the Airport, in a Hotel Room, or in Traffic)

Recruiting Blogs

Client facing Professionals have plenty of challenges being out and about- gridlock traffic, delayed flights, uncooperative parking meters, and un-charmable gatekeepers (I have never met one, but have heard the rumors), to name few.

Staffing News Of The Day, November 20, 2012

Staffing Talk

who founded Hotel Executive Placement and veterans’ placement service, died Nov.

Hotel Hiring Magic! 8 Ways to Gift Yourself Applicants that Truly Fit


Hotel hiring can be challenging. Here are 8 ways that you can attract more of the right candidates. 1.Make a nice wish list: List what you really truly want to find in a candidate for each position you are hiring for. Have you heard of the trend called developing Job Applicant Personas?

Headcount Heroes: How Siteminder Reduced Time to Hire by 20 Percent


This week, we turn our attention to the southern hemisphere and the team at Sydney-headquartered SiteMinder, the leading cloud platform for hotels. SiteMinder boasts 28,000 hotel customers and 550 of the industry’s top connectivity providers as partners, giving the company a presence in more than 160 countries on six continents.

Aim Higher … From Talent Acquisition Business Partner to Trusted Advisor


But much like your airline mileage or hotel points where the membership reaches beyond the Silver and Gold to Platinum, the same can be said for the next level that everyone should be aspiring to: a status known as trusted advisor.

The biggest recruitment selfie… ever!

Greg Savage

Friday 27th February 2015, Hilton Hotel, Sydney. 300 recruiters packed in for my recruitment master-class, ‘Will the new golden era of recruitment pass you by?’ And I mean packed in. Fully booked, not a spare seat, and dozens turned away (sadly).

Staffing News of the Day, May 23, 2013

Staffing Talk

New World Beijing Hotel gives 1,000 candidates “decadent hand massages,” samples of gourmet dishes, and one-on-one interaction with hotel leaders [E Travel Blackboard]. Wage and hour lawsuits filed under FLSA are up 10 percent from last year [Staffing Industry Analysts].

7 Most Epic Ways People Have Quit Their Jobs

Social Talent

Joey quit his job at the hotel worked in, and oooooh how he did it in style. A workplace should be a happy environment. A place where laughing and smiling doesn’t result in 50 lashings of the whip. Unfortunately, that’s not always the way!

Should companies start offering pet bereavement leave?


Kimpton, a San Francisco-based restaurant and hotel group made Fortune’s “Best companies for dog and cat lovers” list for giving its pet-parent employees perks like pet insurance, bereavement leave, and on-site amenities like water bowls, treats, beds and toys.

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Oh the Horror! Scary (and Amusing) Interview Stories


Everyone was required to participate… Solitaire : I flew from NY to LA to interview someone who asked me to stand there and wait in a hotel lobby so that she could finish the game of solitaire she was playing, because it looked like she was going to win.

Marriott International Shares Its Secret To Driving Employee Engagement

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2015, their study of Marriott-managed full-service hotels in the U.S. Other employee-led initiatives include advocated for healthier options in their hotel cafes and organizing 5k races. We’ve heard time and time again that organizations with engaged employees are more successful.

Don't you hate it when a candidate turns down an offer 1 week before their start date?

Recruiting Blogs

Relocation assistance approved and sign on bonus all in place, even 3 weeks paid in a hotel to help transition. Just do as much as you can to keep everyone informed and keep checking with your clients to make sure everything is moving along and processing checks for mileage and hotel reimbursements. The dreaded decline of the offer usually comes before accepting the offer, oh no, not on this one.

Recruitics’ President Josh Gampel to Present Session at 2016 SIA Executive Forum


— Recruitics President Josh Gampel will be a featured presenter at next week’s Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Executive Forum at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, AZ. Session Titled “Stop Wasting Money: Drive Higher Gross Margin by Optimizing Your Recruitment Marketing Spend”.

Even Iconic Four Seasons Needs a Good Employer Brand

Recruiting Daily

Michael, the Vice President of Employer Brand and Insights, has spent over 18 years with Four Seasons, where he recently led a massive HR Transformation process that included consolidating HR processes across 94 hotels in 38 countries.

Things to Consider While Hiring Security Manpower Services

Recruiting Blogs

Hospitality/hotel security. After the 26/11 bombing of the hotel Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in 2008, security measures in hotels across India were increased significantly and these security measures are still very prevalent.

3 Ways to Include Your Employees in Employer Branding

Linkedin Talent Blog

Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts runs quarterly campaigns that show employee perspective. Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts has a legendary history of exemplary service and demand for excellence.

How This Hot Startup Tackled Its Candidate Experience Challenges

Linkedin Talent Blog

His company HotelTonight , an app that connects travelers with last-minute hotel deals, was surging in popularity on both the App Store and Google Play. Create a memorable, hotel-like experience for candidates . Not to mention, the office is designed to look like a hotel lobby. “We

Recruiting on Instagram: 4 Companies Crushing It

Glassdoor for Employers

Repost” Like Salesforce, the third-largest hotel chain in the world also has a recruiting account on Instagram that’s separate from the main corporate account. Using social media for recruiting purposes goes way beyond LinkedIn. While 97 percent of U.S.

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How Long is Too Long for a Candidate to Wait?

The Hiring Site

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michelle Bustos , originally from Colorado, began her career in HR and recruitment with some iconic global hotel and hospitality brands, landing her on the South coast of England. I’ve recently re-entered the job market in search of my next career challenge.

Social Talent’s 2015 Christmas Party Extravaganza!

Social Talent

to our hotel: Sercotel Suites Viena. When we’d finished cooking up a storm, we made our way back to our hotel to doll ourselves up and get our glad rags on for our big night out! Some people broke off to head back to the hotel when we’d enjoyed a few scoops in the cave.

Giddy Up! The 2016 SourceCon Registration and Welcome Wagon

ERE SourceCon

Perhaps you shrug and hrumph before you head back to your hotel room or find your way to a local coffee shop or watering hole to somewhat reluctantly go through work emails and texts before heading out to dinner.

3 Quick Tips that Will Improve Your Customer Service Skills

Recruiting Blogs

My customer service skills resume shows that I’ve worked in the food industry, I’ve worked in the movie industry, and I’m currently working in the hotel and travel industry. For example: My hotel charges a fee for parking.

Office Holiday Parties: Never a Dull Moment


It was an otherwise ordinary party – dinner and dancing at a local hotel ballroom. Parties, get-togethers, gatherings & soirées are all common occurrences this time of year.

Data Breach – Could It Happen to You?


Krebs on Security recently revealed that Trump Hotels suffered a data breach extending back months. The short answer is yes. A data breach involving more than four million federal employees was announced in early June. The breach, involving the U.S.

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CEO Robert Hohman Talks About the Glassdoor Mission

Glassdoor for Employers

Back then, the world had given us Yelp to find restaurants and TripAdvisor to find hotels. It’s not a review of a restaurant or a hotel under consideration; it’s a review of a company, its mission, its people, its management, even its culture.

Google For Work: Confessions of an Early Adopter


We’ve seen this time and time again (Taxi industry and Uber; Online vs. print media; Hotels vs. Airbnb, etc.). I volunteered to be an early adopter for our Google for work pilot in August of 2016.

Bed Bugs in the Workplace – It’s Real


Just like no fancy hotel wants it known that there are bed bugs on the premises, neither do employers. Hotels and other accommodations. Even the most expensive hotels have bed bug problems, which are quietly and quickly managed. Bed bugs – They are creepy and crawly, and if you are not careful, they could be coming home from work with you. At least that is what happened at New-York-based media firm, Buzzfeed, last month.

Avoid These 4 Costly Mistakes During the Hiring Process

Spark Hire

Think about the cost you’re paying for airfare, meals, and hotel rooms for candidates. Regardless of the industry you’re in, the hiring process can be costly.

The importance of user interface design


Companies compete to provide the most convenient solution to send important paperwork, book a hotel room or arrange a delivery. What do employees see when they sit down and start working with a business software solution?

We’re Headed to SIOP 2017! Join Us to See How Mobile Assessment Makes Small Screens Become Mainstream.


Later this week I’ll be heading to Orlando for SIOP’s annual conference, and while having Disney World outside of my hotel sounds enticing, I’ll be (surprisingly) thrilled to pack in some crowded conference room time to learn about the latest research and practice in our field.

Recruiting on Instagram: 4 Companies Crushing It


Like Salesforce, the third-largest hotel chain in the world also has a recruiting account on Instagram that’s separate from the main corporate account. Using social media for recruiting purposes goes way beyond LinkedIn. Facebook and Twitter are popular channels, of course.

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10 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Autumn/Winter 2016/2017

Social Talent

5-7 October, The Venetian Hotel , Las Vegas, US. 24-26 October, New Orleans Marriott Hotel , New Orleans, US. 27-29 November, Crown Promenade Hotel , Melbourne, Australia. 8-10 November, Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa , Edinburgh, UK.

9 Incredible Employee Perks That Really Exist

The Hiring Site

SC Johnson & Son, Accenture, Hyatt Hotels and Nordstrom are just a few of the companies that provide concierge services to save employees time and help them juggle work and personal lives.

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring for Soft Skills


Here are some examples we pulled from our library of over 350 job-specific surveys: Hotel Housekeeper: remain calm and helpful when handling complaints from guests. How to hire for soft skills and find the best candidates for every role.

Staffing Innovation and Old World Charm Highlight Tempworks Conference

Staffing Talk

Paul Hotel and be whisked off to a cocktail and appetizer reception at Pazzaluna. Paul Hotel Target Field TempWorks The Works Some companies send out an annual birthday or holiday greeting card for customer appreciation.

What the Modern Candidate Journey (Actually) Looks Like


When you were ready to book flights or hotels, you’d go see a travel agent or call 1-800 numbers. When was the last time you made a remotely significant decision without first consulting the web? Odds are you can’t remember.

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The Best Startup Perks You've Never Heard Of


Hotel Tonight's Surprise Sendoffs. Photo Source: Hotel Tonight via Twitter. Once a month, the last-minute hotel booking app holds a lottery to send a lucky employee (and an even luckier plus one) on a paid weekend vacation to a surprise destination.

Gamification in Recruiting


Another successful game based on recruitment is My Marriot Hotel running on career page of Facebook where the visitors can experience virtually what it takes to manage process of Marriott hotel.

Insights into HR Tech Conference, Las Vegas 2017


Organized in one of the best hotels across the world, The Venetian, the event will have continental breakfast and a HRTech party which is not to be missed. With less than a week left for HR Tech Conference , LA , professionals from across the globe are getting geared up for the event. It is one of the most popular events in HR industry which is always curiously awaited by HR professionals and vendors every year. This three-day mega show, taking place from October 10-13, has a lot in store.