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Mackensie Freedman

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An A-Z of the best international pancakes you've never heard of

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Feb 16, 2021 2:05:23 PM

Alright Typsy tribe – it’s mid-February, and we know what that means: loosen your belts, turn off your phone and maybe bring out a blanket to shame-eat under… because Pancake Day is here!

With that in mind, it's the perfect time to add some new pancake recipes to your menu. To help you out with some sweet (and savory) inspiration, we're looking at some of the most interesting pancake styles from around the world.

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Topics: Hotels, Hospitality managers, Restaurants

Part 2! Typsy chats with... Anthony McGinty, security expert

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Feb 2, 2021 1:37:00 PM

Security and intelligence is a huge topic to cover, and one that really deserves a detailed chat. That’s why we’re thrilled to bring you part two of our interview with security and intelligence expert, Anthony McGinty.

Here, we’re talking about the nitty-gritty, nuanced issues you need to think about when analyzing your environment for security risks, including what’s changed in the industry over the past 20 years; how to avoid bias, discrimination and harassment; and what you need to know if you’re interested in getting into security as a career. 

 

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Expert Q&A

Typsy chats with... Anthony McGinty, security and intelligence expert

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jan 13, 2021 1:35:00 PM

Security isn't something we tend to think about in hospitality - especially if you're not in management, or work in a smaller venue. But just like first aid, security awareness is one of those skills everyone should have. 

Here, Typsy chats with Anthony McGinty, a former US Marine who now provides specialized security and intelligence consultant services to venues across the United States, including LAX airport. 

So read on to learn about how you can get started in the basics of security, intelligence, and risk assessment, no matter your role.

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Expert Q&A

Favorites from 2020: the top 10 Typsy courses you loved this year

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Dec 31, 2020 3:24:00 PM

Through all the craziness of 2020, Typsy's brought you a huge variety of courses to sink your teeth into - everything from rum cocktails to infection control to diversity, equity, and inclusion

There's so much to learn it's hard to know where to start! So to get your learning journey off on the right foot in 2021, here are Typsy's 10 most popular courses from the past year.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality insights, Typsy updates, Hospitality training

How to choose New Year's resolutions for 2021 - and stick to them!

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Dec 29, 2020 11:43:17 AM

New Year's resolutions are always a bit of a minefield. We make them because we want something in our lives to get better - but picking resolutions always seems much easier than actually sticking to them.  

The truth is: following through on resolutions actually has a lot to do with the resolutions you pick! When you take a second to be thoughtful about your resolutions - professional or personal - you set yourself up for a year's worth of success. Typsy's here to tell you how. 

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality insights, Hospitality training