Restaurant Management Candidate 101: Marketing Yourself

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A restaurant management candidate is often shocked to learn that community college only prepares them for entry level positions. The next ten years will define where you will go in your career. They will either be spent preparing you for a five-figure career, or spent hanging with your friends. You, and you alone will set… Read more »

Job Hunting Mistakes of Restaurant Managers: Social Media

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This article continues the recruitment firm’s geckohospitality, series of career coaching articles published assist restaurant manager candidates when job hunting. As the demand for restaurant managers continues to exceed the supply, opportunities increase. This article is designed to help you use social media as a marketing tool, and not how to clean a social media… Read more »

Hospitality Career Outlook Canada 2018

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This is a good time to explore transitioning into a Hospitality Career. Growth in the Canadian Tourism industry will require 538,000 jobs be created between 2015 and 2035. The potential growth is so great that the labour force may only be able to fill 345,000  of those job vacancies, leaving 10% unfilled. (UNWTO) While most… Read more »

Toronto Now Challenges Vancouver’s Cost of Living

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Toronto’s current housing spike increased the cost of living. It matched Vancouver’s in Q1 2017, and may exceed by 2018. This has caused various problems for hospitality managers, and human resources within the hospitality and tourism industry in Toronto. Even matching the average 49% of salary invested in buying a home, many employees in the… Read more »