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Welcome to the howtobecomeahotelmanager.com blog. A Free Learning Platform for everyone within the Hospitality Industry, but probably most useful to you if you have not had the time or the money to go to College or University.

Lots of the Blog is discussion relating to Hospitality Management and is free and available to everybody. Some of you might want to buy my e-book or the paperback copy of the same materials.

Best wishes

Stephen Blog Sawyers

 

We all have a basic need to feel liked. But you don’t need to be a glamorous guest or the most interesting member of staff to have people adore you. Often, it’s just the simple things that can make a real difference. Here are some easy skills that anyone can use and also feel good […]

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Hotel Managers have two primary jobs: to get the best work out of the people who work for you and to create an environment that enables people to get work done (so they can do their best work). This article describes some of the lessons I have learned about People Management within my life working […]

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Rather than looking at what makes a great Hotel Head of Department Manager by looking at specific individuals, I am sharing with you my Experiences of What the Best Managers do to create and maintain the strongest Hotel Departments? (read on or watch the video) Put another way, “what traits distinguish exceptional Hotel Department Managers?” 1. They […]

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Of-course you need great people skills and a sufficient amount of technical knowledge to guide a Team in a Hotel (read on or watch the video). But the best Team Managers have mastered more than the basics – they insist that proficient Hotel Team Managers can become highly effective by following these tips: They Share […]

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When you Manage a Hotel Food and Beverage Team and someone tells you that good Food and Beverage Management simply does not exist, it can be more than a little frustrating… So, for what it’s worth, I’d like to share my current list of ten things great Food and Beverage Managers do (read on or […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Love Your Hotel Job… I was recently speaking to a Hotel Manager about his career. He was considering making a move from his current employer to be able to pursue other interests, but wasn’t sure if he should? (read on or watch the video) His current job was with […]

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You would be surprised at how few Interviewees think about the following Crucially Important areas when going for an Crucially Important Interview at a Hotel (read on or watch the video): Wear the Right Outfit Make sure you know what the dress code is for the Hotel. One good idea is to check before the […]

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Sometime we are so busy working (or staying) in Hotels that we often forget to really think of others (read on or watch the video). But a small gesture of kindness can not only make someone else’s entire day, but it can also make you feel good. Here are 20 ideas to get you started: […]

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Let’s start out with this fact: Annoying people are inevitable in Hotel Work. Work colleagues, long-term and regular guests, suppliers and the competition – you can’t hide from them forever (read on or watch the video). But here’s another fact that you may not want to come to terms with – hate is a destructive […]

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Welcome to Hotel and Hospitality Management in 2018. It’s fun, it’s exhausting, it’s rewarding — but most importantly it’s here to stay? But what might have worked for you before might not work for you now and in the future? Read on or watch the video You may have to acquire a new set of […]

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