The War on Talent is won with clarity and communication I’ve written it before; the talents and professionals working in our industry are our most important assets. Not the rooms, the public areas, your award-winning restaurant, bar, or spa, but the people are our most prized assets. The people who check-in our guests who spend […]
Currently I am in my mid-twenties, a millennial trying to figure out who I am and what I want with my life. Plenty of questions that pop-up in my mind like mosquitos on a hot summer evening on a terrace, and sometimes even just as annoying. Perhaps one of the first things many of us […]
Obviously, this week’s papers are reporting about the staff shortage in the hospitality again. Nearly every guest noticed that in person this weekend in way too many establishments; long waiting times, no hospitable approach and clumsy types without any catering experience. If they even showed up. Too little staff was present, and it was like […]
It feels like last month that me and my classmates were finalising our first year of college. Everyone was overly excited since we were all leaving for our first internship abroad. Away from home, away from our parents and safe pre-set environment. For me it was the first time being away from my home-base for so long, I was excited for all experiences to come. During the preparation our coaches and lecturers told us that this first placement would be highly contributing to our learning process. In what way, we had to figure out and fill-in ourselves.
Why people love to work in Hospitality? It is for the charisma of the job! The special atmosphere and connection you build together, the guests you serve together, the show you create together, the moments before and after rush-hour, the feeling you get when you have done it, the fun you have together.
When it comes down to preparing for a job interview we all do our utmost best. You dress nicely, you wear your favourite perfume, chosen because it is not “too overwhelming”, you do not smoke beforehand, you speak politely, you are on time; Ready. To. Rumble.
Working on a terrace with too less colleagues and way too many guests? And then they also say; “What a relaxed job you have, working in the sun!” We know better. Seven terrace-tips to spice-up your working day and to keep it fun and easy for yourself during the warmest days of the season. 1. […]