When Google+ first appeared on the scene, it didn’t make much of a splash. Its clean interface and relative lack of tools – especially tools to connect people to specific locations – made it less popular than Facebook and other social media sites for local businesses seeking to reach out to surrounding communities and clients. For some time, local companies could afford to ignore Google+ in the social media landscape.
The days of ignoring Google+ are…Continue
Posted on August 6, 2013 at 11:00am
Like any human, managers make the occasional mistake. Some mistakes are easily fixed, while others have lasting consequences. Mistakes that kill employee productivity are especially costly, both to the team and to the organization as a whole.
Many productivity-killing mistakes are made in good faith; managers believe that their team really does have things “figured out” or that they’ve judged a situation correctly. That’s why it’s so important for hospitality managers to…Continue
Posted on July 30, 2013 at 11:00am
Every organization in the hospitality industry relies on teamwork to spur productivity, solve problems, and improve customer experiences. It’s no surprise, then, that team building has become a popular topic in the business world – but only effective team building will help your company prosper.
When is team building most effective? Studies show employees learn the most about teamwork when they’re cooperating in pursuit of a common goal. If you’re looking for ways to encourage…Continue
Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:00am
Hiring managers and owners throughout the hospitality industry have seen it: after a long search and several interviews, they find a top manager candidate who seems like a great fit - only to have the candidate turn down the offered salary.
While money isn’t the primary consideration on every manager’s list, it’s certainly one of the items the best candidates consider when pondering a job offer. How your company responds when an initial salary offer is turned down does two…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2013 at 11:00am
When it comes to staffing key positions in any company, finding great people is only half the battle –keeping them is the other half. To increase retention rates, cultivate managers with solid skills, experience, and the personal traits necessary to thrive within your company’s culture.
Five ways to improve talent management and increase retention include:
Posted on July 9, 2013 at 8:00am