Hospitality Job Hunting: What Not to Say

Hospitality Job Hunting: What Not to Say
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Have you heard the statement that ‘they didn’t hear what I said’. This happens more often than you think in a job interview, or on a phone interview. The problem is, the interviewer has no intention of clarifying the situation. It is your responsibility to ‘say what you mean, and mean what you say.’ The […]

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Restaurant Manager 101: Career Killing Problems
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Few people worry about problems that kill their career until they find themselves in the same job for 10 years, or they were fired from a position they felt secure in. A  successful Restaurant Manager follow certain habits. This includes preventing problems before they start. Successful people also believe that you cannot fail until you […]

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5 Aspects of a Hospitality Executive Management Job Search
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Understanding the realities of a job search can help managers transitioning into an executive job prepare for their job transition. Moving from hospitality management, to a general manager or executive management position is a different process than candidates are familiar with. 1. Time Commitment A job search is a full-time job, even with a strong […]

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Hospitality Job Seeking: 5 Things Your Resume Must Have
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The hospitality job growth is 6 – 8%, depending on the source of statistics. This has attracted many job seekers and candidates to the hospitality industry. Too many new applicants are applying ‘too far up’ the career ladder for their skillset.  Hospitality isn’t like other industries. The product being marketed is the consumer’s desires. The […]

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Hospitality Manager Jobs in Canada: Are They Tangible?
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I’ve coached many managers in transition who seem to hit one road block, or another, stalling their career. After several sessions the problem becomes clear. Hospitality Manager problem #1: They compare their industry to others and have created the mistaken belief that Canada lacks the same advancement as the United States. Perceptions can damage the […]

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It has been a pleasure working with Larry Friedkin from Gecko Hospitality - it is obvious how deeply he cares about his profession and helping to link candidates to find their best possible next career. Larry has certainly done his research in understanding our company's needs and interests, and presents timely candidates who often work out and end up being great additions to our bakery-cafes. He is quick to respond, be it setting up interviews, reviewing interview feedback and/or making sure each candidate is treated with respect, dignity, care and timeliness. Larry is conscientious, dedicated and interested to work with us to find the best possible candidates and managers. Our partnership continues to be enjoyable and a success.