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3 main resume formats for the hospitality industry

Posted by Joyce Lee on Sep 20, 2021 2:10:00 PM

As things are slowly returning to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s certainly no shortage of jobs available in the hospitality industry. But despite your hospitality skills being in high demand, it’s not always an easy task getting the job you want. Your first step? Ensure your resume is up-to-date!

So, brush off your pen and grab some paper, in this blog post we look at the three main resume formats you can choose from and the unique benefits of each.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality staff

Finding the balance between service ethics and employee appreciation

Posted by Beau Peters on Sep 6, 2021 3:45:00 PM

Solid customer service ethics are central to any thriving hospitality industry business. Let’s face it, your company’s success depends on your consumers feeling as though their needs have been put first at all times. There should be no doubt at all of your responsibility to prioritize their safety, security, comfort, and wellbeing throughout your interactions.   

In the blog post, guest writer Beau Peters looks into how you can find the balance between providing great customer service and protecting your employees from bullying and harassment.

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Topics: Health and wellbeing, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff

What is the hospitality skills shortage and what can you do about it?

Posted by Beau Peters on Jul 20, 2021 5:07:34 PM

The hospitality industry took a major blow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide, the industry has faced shutdowns, no international guests, and border closures that have affected things for over a year.

Because of these problems, many businesses had to lay off employees and cut back on staff or hours. Now that things are starting to reopen and return to normal, there is a hospitality skills shortage to deal with.

Read on to what the shortage is, what caused it, and most importantly, what you can do about it.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality staff

Skills-based resumes: do you need one?

Posted by Beau Peters on Jun 28, 2021 3:45:00 PM

Creating a hospitality resume that stands out and ultimately leads to your dream job requires strategy, structure, and a punch of personality. Also, you must ensure you’re choosing the right type of resume.

There’s the chronological resume that most people use. But there are other types of resumes, like the skills-based resume, that can showcase you as the right person for the job better than the traditional option.

Read on to learn what a skills-based resume is, what to include in one, and who would benefit from using one.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hospitality staff

4 tips to reduce stress and burnout while at work

Posted by Typsy on Jun 14, 2021 4:45:00 PM

Stress in the workplace is an unfortunate reality that accompanies most jobs, especially ones that tend to be more fast-paced. According to Stress.org, “80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress…” Although stress might be a part of your everyday job, there are ways to avoid or reduce the level of stress you experience.

In this blog post, guest contributor Patrick Chism shares four tips to help you reduce stress and burnout while at work.

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Topics: Health and wellbeing, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff