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How to prepare for a hospitality interview

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Jan 18, 2019 4:00:00 PM

You submitted your CV and instead of the automated, “we’ll keep your CV on file in case something opens up in the future” response, it’s an email about setting up a phone call, video chat, or face-to-face interview. Exciting! Now, you are one of many who are going to be interviewing for this role.

But how do you prepare for these interview scenarios? Should you treat them all the same?

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Topics: Hospitality interview, Tips for front of house, Tips for back of house, Hospitality career advice

New mentor session: Reif Othman, world-class chef

Posted by Emily Marr on Nov 14, 2018 4:07:10 PM

In our mentor sessions, you can join hospitality industry leaders as they give a behind the scenes tour of their careers.

This week we are pleased to announce the release of Reif Othman's mentor session - Making the cut in the kitchen. Follow Reif on his journey to become one of the most sought-after chefs in the world.

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Topics: Tips for front of house, Tips for back of house, Hospitality career advice, Typsy news

The top hospitality schools in the world 2018

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Oct 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM

There are thousands of universities across the world, many with outstanding reputations. However, not all schools are made equal. There are some schools like Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, or Stanford that people dream of attending. Yet, these schools would not be the ideal place to attend if you are someone who is interested in studying hospitality management.

If you think you’ve got what it takes for this industry keep reading!

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Topics: Hospitality training, Hospitality career advice, Hospitality schools

5 essential qualities you need to look for when hiring servers

Posted by Daniela McVicker on Sep 20, 2018 11:30:00 AM
Servers are an essential element of your restaurant if you’re looking torwards building a great business that is focused on delivering exceptional customer experience . Despite the fact that a serving job doesn’t require any type of formal education, that does not mean that this type of job has low standards or expectations.

To you, as an employer, it is imperative to have a well-defined skill set that you look for in potential employees. This article will provide you with a list of qualities that any server needs to have, according to the common standards of the hospitality industry.

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Topics: HR for hospitality venues, Tips for hospitality managers, Hospitality career advice, Tips for owners, managers

6 tips to write your resume when you don't have hospitality experience

Posted by Warren Fowler on Aug 1, 2018 8:24:00 AM

The hospitality industry keeps growing for years and it offers a variety of exciting positions.

But what if you don’t have the much-needed hospitality skills? Can you get a job without any hospitality training, food service experience, and similar accomplishments?

The simple answer is: Yes, you can. In this post, we'll go through some tips to maximize your resume when you haven't got much hospitality experience.

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Topics: Tips for front of house, Tips for back of house, Hospitality career advice