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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

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

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

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