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Creating and maintaining good workplace culture

Posted by Mike Walmsley on Jul 21, 2020 4:51:03 PM

Workplace culture is one of those things that seems like it can take care of itself, but anyone who's worked in a negative environment will tell you that a toxic workplace can spiral out of control quite quickly - and create all sorts of problems along the way. Luckily, positivity is just as contagious: good vibes beget good vibes.

In today's post, guest blogger Mike Walmsley is looking at how you can identify whether your workplace has a positive or negative culture, and how you can foster a positive environment to help your team and your business succeed.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Health and wellbeing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Bars

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

Managing your hotel's social media marketing (pandemic edition)

Posted by Emily Burton on Jul 16, 2020 1:34:42 PM

It's widely known now that social media is one of the most effective ways for hotels to reach potential guests - and keep old guests coming back. Because it's both extremely popular and easy to use, social media can offer you a huge ROI for relatively little effort. And now more than ever, it's especially important to make good use of your social media - it's an opportunity to be transparent (and reassuring) about your venue's measures against COVID.

In today's post from guest blogger Emily Burton, we're looking at four best-practice things to consider if you want to take your social media game to the next level.

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, 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

How to be a barista - tips for beginners

Posted by Ana Cvetkovic on Jul 14, 2020 4:13:59 PM

Being a barista is an incredibly rewarding job, but is also very challenging - and can be a highly coveted role in a café. Because it can be a competitive field, and there's quite a steep learning curve for beginners, it can seem a little intimidating when you're just starting out. 

But never fear! Typsy's here to help you rise to the challenge with our guide to everything you need to know about becoming a barista.

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