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How to create a great team from the first interview

Posted by Mike Walmsley on Jul 1, 2020 5:41:43 PM

If you're in the process of hiring new hospitality staff, or you will be soon, knowing how to approach the interview is as important for you, the interviewer, as it is for your candidates. There is a clear link between staff morale, motivation and employee turnover: happy employees stay longer and collaborate more effectively to support core business values. So how do you get employees there, especially when you’re looking at new recruits?

Read on for tips on how to make a great impression on prospective staff and end up with a team that best supports the vision you have for your business.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Health and wellbeing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, COVID-19

How to be a bartender – tips for beginners

Posted by Ivana Rnjak on Jul 1, 2020 10:52:21 AM

If you’re about to start your first bartending job, or you’re thinking it might soon be time to switch it up and get behind a bar for the first time, there’s no need to be overwhelmed by your new adventure. 

Bartending is an incredibly rewarding and exciting path to take in the hospitality industry. But of course, it can be a little daunting for beginners. We’ve got some tips (and even a great beginners bartending course) to help you feel more confident and prepared when you get started! 

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality staff, Bars

New course! Typsy chats with 'Pastry Fundamentals' instructor Kay-Lene Tan

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on May 19, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Do you have a taste for tortes, an eagerness for entremets, a penchant for all things pastry? Look no further. Typsy's latest course, 'Pastry fundamentals', is out now - and instructor Kay-Lene Tan knows better than most what it takes to be a pastry chef. 

In today's blog, Kay-Lene chats with Typsy about the industry, what it's like to be a pastry chef, and reveals her top tips for home cooks. 

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Typsy updates, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training, Expert Q&A

Course spotlight: Espresso coffee fundamentals with Hugh Kelly

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on May 18, 2020 9:27:23 AM

It's been a trying couple of months for everyone in hospitality - but the tide is beginning to turn. Around the world, governments are looking at easing restrictions, meaning it won't be too long before skilled baristas will once again be in high demand. 

Get ready to amp up your barista career (for free!) with expert barista Hugh Kelly as he goes through everything you need to know to become a gun behind the coffee machine.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Typsy updates, Schools, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Hospitality training

What qualifications do you need for hospitality?

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on May 8, 2020 5:29:40 PM

Looking to get a head start on your hospitality career, or wondering how to step it up? Typsy’s got you covered. Whether you’re a soon-to-be superstar in the culinary world, in beverage, or in management, we’re looking at essential qualifications from around the world to send your hospitality career soaring.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality insights, Schools, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Hospitality training, COVID-19