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Mackensie Freedman

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The hospitality professional's guide to building your personal brand

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jul 22, 2020 5:42:08 PM

If you’re a hospitality professional looking to make waves in the public arena, chances are you’ve thought at least a little about marketing. Maybe you’ve created a public Instagram account; maybe you’ve booked yourself or your business a local high-profile job; maybe you’ve signed up to speak as an expert instructor. Whatever road you’ve taken, you understand – in some way or another – that expanding your audience takes some forethought.

To help you get started, Typsy has compiled this handy guide to develop your personal brand as a hospitality professional. 

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hospitality career tips, Hospitality insights

NEW COURSE: COVID-19 business restart for managers

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jul 20, 2020 4:06:19 PM

If you're a hospitality manager, you might be thinking about - or are already in the process of - restarting and reopening your venue to "normal" operations. 2020 has been a bit of a wild ride so far, so you could be forgiven for feeling a little anxious.

That's where Typsy's new course, 'COVID-19 business restart for managers' comes in. We're taking the guesswork out of reopening to give you a strategic, confident path to coming back stronger than ever.

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Topics: Hotels, Typsy updates, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars, COVID-19

Hospitality training will be the key to industry recovery. Here’s why.

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jul 15, 2020 4:47:44 PM

When we think about next steps for the hospitality industry, there’s a lot to consider. Around the world, the industry is in a pretty constant state of flux at the moment – making it seem unpredictable and, at times, intimidating to plan a rebound strategy. The first step is taking a close look at what we should prioritize, and what can wait.

Good hospitality learning, training, and development needs to be at the top of that list: without learning, there can be no recovery. Here, Typsy’s breaking down the reasons why you should be making learning and development your top priority for post-COVID hospitality recovery.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Restaurants

NEW COURSE: Recruitment and Onboarding with Mike Hewitt

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jun 26, 2020 4:35:08 PM

In hospitality, people make the place. As a hiring manager, the culture of your workplace - and the people you invite into it - is entirely in your hands. Knowing the best way to approach recruitment and onboarding is an essential skill, but many of us don't think too much about it. 

Typsy's Recruitment and onboarding course is all about taking the guesswork out of hiring. By watching this course, you can ensure you're strengthening both your team and your business with every new hire. 

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Topics: Hotels, Typsy updates, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training

Advice from a manager: how to ace a hospitality interview and trial

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jun 17, 2020 5:02:38 PM

If you're a hospitality professional, chances are high that your employment has been affected by the ongoing coronavirus. But businesses are now looking towards reopening, and with them job opportunities are becoming increasingly available. Your best chance at success is being prepared and knowing what to expect.

Read on for advice from an experienced hospitality hiring manager on how to ace a hospitality interview and trial.

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Topics: Hotels, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars, COVID-19