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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

 

Is Hotel Accountancy an Art or a Science? On one hand, Hotel Accountants are constantly analysing numbers – for example, Budgeting and Forecasting; on the other hand, they also need to be motivating and persuasive, and these skills aren’t completely scientific? (read on or watch the video) Hotel Accountancy goes beyond the skills required to […]

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Food and Beverage Management is not a simple task; it requires skills that need to be learned and knowledge and expertise gained through hands-on experience within Hotels (Read on or watch the video). In Food and Beverage Management, there’s a learning curve during which the person learns skills and gains knowledge to perform as F. […]

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6 Critical Executive Hotel Housekeeping Skills Soft skills are essential for Executive Hotel Housekeeping – 75% of Executive Hotel Housekeeping job success depends on soft skills (read on or watch the video). The benefits of having Hotel Housekeeping with strong soft skills include better customer service, improved communications and team interactions, stronger relationships, and increased […]

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5 Qualities of the Perfect Hotel Front Office Employee.   Of course Perfection doesn’t exist—but some people just happen to possess the skills and characteristics that make them entirely suited for the role of Hotel Front Office Employee, whilst others have the traits for working elsewhere within a Hotel and others are simply NOT suited to […]

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We ALL Know the Best Way to Manage Your Hotel Team?  But, What do you Consider the Hardest Component Part of Managing a Hotel Team? Let us say a few words using six categories (read on or watch the video). We all Know Hoteliers must Set and achieve objectives (SMART targets, goals). The Purpose of […]

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Do Half of New Hotel Managers Fail? Half of New Young Hotel Managers are claimed to fail within the first 24 months of their new position; the main reason why most new managers fail is because they were never properly trained to manage? (read on or watch the video) Do you want to know if […]

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How to Be a Successful Hotel Worker? Hotel Workers will make or break the success of each and every Hotel. Maintaining consistent rules, having clear and simple expectations and a sincere desire to help their Guests enjoy their stay will make every single Guests’ stay more employable. But what other attributes do you need to […]

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Bad Shifts Can Happen in Hotels  Whether you had a bad shift in the Kitchen or the Restaurant, whether you have had a disappointing day in Reception or whilst Housekeeping, it’s important to get over your bad day and rid yourself of negative feelings so you can wake up in the morning and start fresh.  […]

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What makes a Great Hotel Department where extraordinary employees love coming to work every day? What makes a Great Hotel Department that attracts, retains, and motivates the very best talent? (read on or watch the video) Here are 11 attributes that I believe are characteristics of the Greatest Hotel Departments for top talent, based on […]

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Health and Safety in Hotels: What Hotel Managers Should be Responsible for? (carry on reading or watch the video) As a Hotel Manager it is a Basic responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace for your Staff, your Guests and Others. Every country’s laws lay down different but wide-ranging duties for Hotels. How must each […]

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