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What's the difference between up-skilling, multi-skilling, and cross-skilling?

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Oct 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM

What is the difference between up-skilling, multi-skilling, and cross-skilling? They all describe ways of expanding your skill set, but each has a distinct and specific purpose that can help you get ahead in different ways.

In today’s blog post, we’re looking at what these mean, how you can use them, and some top tips for developing professional skills.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars

Typsy explains: How to get better at learning in hospitality

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Sep 23, 2020 5:24:11 PM
Learning something new can be a struggle. Sometimes it feels like wading through mud - unpleasant, time-consuming, and taking up a lot of your energy. But what if it didn't have to be like that? We're here to tell you that learning is like any other skill - something that gets easier the more you practice.

In today’s post, we’re talking about why you should think of learning as a skill, with incredible benefits for your personal and professional life, and giving you easy tips you can follow to start improving your learning today.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Bars

Typsy chats with... Wil Slickers, 'Slick Talk' hospitality podcast

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Aug 13, 2020 4:42:13 PM

Wil Slickers is hospitality force to be reckoned with. With years of experience in hotel management, he hosts the popular hospitality podcast Slick Talk, and co-owns a company specializing in luxury vacation rentals. As if that weren't enough, this year he also founded the Destinationaire Award - a prize designed to recognize outstanding contributions and innovations in the hospitality industry (and based on a term he coined in an article for Typsy Blog!). 

Wil sat down with Typsy to chat about all things hospitality, including destination tourism in the post-COVID future, cultivating a good hospitality team, and what guests really want.

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Expert Q&A

6 habits of highly effective hospitality managers

Posted by Kacey Bradley on Aug 5, 2020 3:58:27 PM

In hospitality, management can make or break a business. Effective managers can help teams feel motivated to reach goals and provide excellent service, while ineffective managers can wreak havoc on company culture. Especially in the COVID period, when team members and guests alike are going to feel a little uncertain for the future, good management is going to play a big hand in keeping business in order. 

Today, Kacey Bradley talks through six of the most important habits to keep in mind if you want to be an awesome hospitality manager. 

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hospitality career tips, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Restaurants, Hospitality training, COVID-19

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