What Hotel Owners and Operators Can Learn from the Chicago-Area Hotel Worker Strike


More than 6,000 hotel workers from 25 downtown Chicago hotels went on strike on Friday, September 7, after their contracts expired on August 31. While the strike is limited to the Chicago area, this news is a wake up call to hotels across the country. Blog Hotel Employment Bran

How Improved Hiring Can Help Hotel Owners and Operators Overcome Top Industry Challenges


The hotel industry is continuously growing – in 2017, U.S. hotel revenue surpassed $200 billion. One way hotel owners and operators can attract and retain customers and increase profitability is by hiring the best team. This represents 6% of today’s global hotel market.

The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Jobs in San Francisco


Nevertheless, San Francisco is one of the most exciting cities in the country and hotel jobs are not likely to decrease any time soon. Below we have compiled a list of helpful resources to get you started on your San Francisco hotel job search. Looking for a hotel job in San Francisco?

Hotel Kitsmiller Main: The Business of Hotel Hospitality in Fredericksburg, Texas | Matt and Taylor Gutierrez


The Hotel Kitsmiller on Main is a family-owned retro motor court built in the 1940s in the town of Fredericksburg, Texas. Matt and Taylor Gutierrez met in Austin while they were both working in the corporate hotel world.

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?

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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.

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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.

Tackling Turnover with Technology: Why the Hospitality Industry Needs Rapid HR Digitalization

HR Technologist

Use these digital apps for workforce management in the hotels industry. Facing employee burnout and high attrition? Workforce Scheduling

Candidates should be the center of the hiring process. Kick tires on Pounse.

Recruiting Daily

Couple of funny things as we wind up some articles from HR Tech in Vegas in September: On the first morning, I was low-level hungover and somehow got up, at a different hotel, at about 5:30am.

Staffing News Of The Day, November 20, 2012

Staffing Talk

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

Staffing News Of The Day, July 23, 2012

Staffing Talk

Hyatt Hotels boycott joined by broad coalition , including Football Players Association. Heidrick & Struggles hepatitis C temp Hiregy Hyatt Hotels boycott Ingram Micro Inc. The US Justice Department has dropped its human trafficking criminal case against Global Horizons Manpower Inc.,

Recruiting Methods Of The 21st Century

Staffing Talk

I Love Rewards , a company that creates rewards and recognition programs to help recruit and retain employees, held a cocktail party recently at San Francisco’s W Hotel, to help the hotel recruit 40 salespeople for a new branch. Forget job boards, career fairs or LinkedIn.

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.

The Perfect Laundry Attendant Job Description


A Laundry Attendant is responsible for providing a constant supply of clean linens for the entire hotel. Laundry attendants also may be responsible for cleaning guests’ personal items if the hotel offers a cleaning service.

Staffing News of the Day, June 26, 2013

Staffing Talk

Crowne Plaza and Marriott Hotels & Resorts snag the top two spots for employee happiness according to CareerBliss [Herald Online]. After Supreme Court ruling, married same-sex couples in a dozen states and D.C. will now be eligible for more than 1,000 spousal benefits [CNN Money]. Newsroom staffing losses are more than twice the level estimated , having fallen 6.4% in a mere two years [Pew Research].

Workpop Wins the HotelTechAwards!


Hotel Tech Report has named Workpop 2018’s top rated HR & Staffing Software based on data from thousands of hoteliers in more than 40 countries around the world. Over 100 of the world’s elite hotel technology products competed for a chance to win this prestigious title. Workpop

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.

Hospitality & travel job description templates


Sous Chef Restaurant Manager Hotel Concierge Writing a job description for a hospitality or travel role? We've compiled a list of hospitality and travel job description templates just for you. Remember to use them wisely, following the do's and don'ts. Click the role to jump down to the job description. Copy, paste, and customize away!

SHRM India to host India's HR and Business Conference in October 2018

HR Technologist

SHRM India has announced its 7th SHRM India Annual Conference & Exposition 2018, the most premium HR event in the subcontinent, to be held on 11-12 October, 2018, at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi.

Personalization as the cousin of automation

Recruiting Daily

Personal Hospitality in Recruiting Hospitality is a major component of recruiting—just like it is at a restaurant or hotel.

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).

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Empathy Doesn’t Need to Happen in a Vacuum

Brandon Hall

I was recently reading about a training program for new hotel executives that uses virtual reality technology to give those executives the opportunity to virtually dust rooms, make beds and clean floors. Hotels are not the only ones taking a direct experiential approach to empathy-building.

The Rise and Rise of the “Glassdoor Generation”

ERE SourceCon

When you researched your last holiday, did you look to see what other people had said about the hotel before you booked it? When you made a reservation at that Italian restaurant last weekend, did you do so on the back of a friend’s recommendation or the customer reviews you had read about it?

Mind the Gap: HR Tech 2018


The venue, a large hotel and casino […]. The HR tech market is almost as hot as Las Vegas in September. This year’s HR Tech conference was one of the biggest ever in regard to solution providers, corporate buyers, consultants, thought leaders and analysts—and even a fair amount of venture capitalists ready to place their bets. The post Mind the Gap: HR Tech 2018 appeared first on Bersin by Deloitte.

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.

Awkward Names That Will Make Any Recruiter Sweat

Social Talent

That’s a lot of Alpha, Kilo and Hotel to call out on the phone. We all like to think that we’re calm, cool and collected in any social situation… We are, of course, always wrong about this.

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How Virgin Group Prioritizes Employee Experience

Undercover Recruiter

Virgin Hotels. Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Mobile. Virgin Trains. Virgin Active. The Virgin brand is used in many guises, but what about employer brand? This week we’ll learn how it’s all tied together in one people promise.

Dreamforce attendees can seek lodging on Salesforce’s Dreamboat


The event is already so big that finding a hotel room is becoming an issue. According to Business Insider, 135,000 visitors registered for Dreamforce in 2014, which can stretch the resources of local hotels. If you can't find a hotel room, there may be room for you on the Dream Boat, which will dock at Pier 7 in San Francisco during the event. Dreamforce 2015 is coming this fall, and we're already getting excited. The conference takes place Sept. 15 to Sept.

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The best examples of workplace diversity


Hyatt Hotels. According to Fortune, this hotel group was ranked the second best U.S. Many companies today believe they are being diverse in their recruiting efforts.

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.

London Calling: TempWorks Launches in the UK

Staffing Talk

Paul’s Hotel in London. " Senior level staffing executives from all sectors and segments of the European staffing industry have been meeting this week at the first-ever Staffing Industry Analysts’ Executive Forum Europe at the Grange St.

November 2018 HR Events Around Ireland


Early Bird Registration is now open for Graphite HRM’s 2018 Annual HR & Employment Law Conference, taking place on Wednesday, 7th November at the Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge in Dublin 4. Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge Merrion Road D04 NX33 Dublin. Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Dublin.

#HRTechConf 2017: Master Your Time at HR Tech Conference with These Quick Tips


The conference is from October 10-13 at The Venetian Hotel and will feature more than 70 sessions covering everything HR related. The HR Tech Conference of 2017 is back in Las Vegas for its 20th Anniversary! Always evolving, this year the conference will feature Women in HR Technology and has added new tracks on Diversity & Inclusion, things we’re very passionate about here at WCN!

How to Avoid a Meh Candidate Experience

Social Talent

Her team even made sure that they booked an entire weekend at a hotel in Boston because a candidate was coming for the interview near his anniversary weekend. They even made sure that the candidate had a hand-written welcome note at the time they arrived at the hotel!

TV Reporter: Orange County, FL, temp agency not paying workers

Staffing Talk

People are waiting on paychecks from an Orange County temp agency.One of the workers called 9 Investigates Friday when she realized her money was never deposited into her account.Krizzia Santiago and other said they worked long hours cleaning hotel rooms.But Friday, the doors to the… " WFTV Feb 26, 2016ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: First Mickey Mouse Watch Sold

The Hire Solution

hotel lobby who wanted to sell writing tablets featuring the famous mouse—Disney earned $300 cash from this first deal. The first Mickey Mouse watch marketed. excerpted from Mark “The Watch Doctor” Siriani’s blog }.

The Future 100 – Recruitment Trends to Watch in 2017

JWT Inside

AI art, new witches, baby tech, Gen Z hotels – you’ll find all this and more in The Future 100. So many of these upcoming trends will have an impact on the working world, it’s important for recruiters to know what recruitment trends to watch in 2017. Get original analysis and insight on the most dynamic trends driving informed and engaged consumers this year. You’ll see why these changes are happening and what it means for brands who want to stay on the cutting edge.

SocialTalent Presents: a Life Changing Greg Savage Masterclass

Social Talent

The Alex Hotel , 41-47 Fenian St, Dublin, D02 H678, Ireland. SocialTalent are delighted to welcome Greg Savage back to Dublin! Greg Savage is a beacon of knowledge within the recruitment industry.

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How Much is Your Office Costing You?

The Whiteboard

The point is, shabby offices, like hotels with WiFi data caps, are fast becoming inexcusable. This week, one of our candidates made a career decision based primarily on office décor. They won’t admit this, but it’s the truth.

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The Future 100 – Trends to Watch in 2017

JWT Inside

AI art, new witches, baby tech, Gen Z hotels – you’ll find all this and more in The Future 100: Trends and Change to Watch in 2017. Get original analysis and insight on the most dynamic trends driving informed and engaged consumers this year. You’ll see why these changes are happening and what it means for brands who want to stay on the cutting edge. Read the full report here. The post The Future 100 – Trends to Watch in 2017 appeared first on JWT INSIDE. Trends future trends

By the Numbers: November 2, 2018


51% live in hotels while 41% live with family and friends. BountyJobs Bites. Consumer Confidence at 18-Year High. The Numbers: “The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index increased again in October following a modest improvement in September. The index rose to a reading of 137.9

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!

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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.