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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

 

Hotels need Hotel Housekeepers to survive. I do not think enough people appreciate that Housekeeping Management, like any other Management, is simply the Art of getting things done through other people. Perhaps a bit of Science. Perhaps a bit of Luck. Perhaps at times even Magic (carry on reading or watch the video). Like any […]

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Today I am carrying on from Yesterday where we Reflected upon the Weaknesses of Hotel Managers (carry on reading or watch the video). Once again, If you are a Hotel Supervisor or Manager, think about the areas that I am talking about today and honestly consider your own performance for each of them. I deal with […]

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When we are in the early parts of our careers as Hotel Managers we often do not achieve what we want to … it is not until much later on that we Reflect upon what might have been our Weaknesses? Some of us never do (carry on reading or watch the video). Think about it; […]

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Hotel Assistant Managers look after an area of the Hotel. Specific responsibilities vary greatly depending on the area of specialism, but can include the following General Skills (carry on reading or watch the video): undertaking customer care. organising workloads. performing departmental procedures. providing general worker care. monitoring and administering an area of work. liaising daily […]

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Today, anyone, anywhere in the world can search your name or Hotel business and find out all about you and engage with your content (carry on reading or watch the video). Having a professional digital presence is your new first impression. As opposed to the traditional method of meeting someone in person; you may be searched […]

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Where-ever we work around a Hotel – If we have no understanding of what is expected from us at work –  We cannot possibly know if we are being successful in our job around the Hotel – whether we are a shift-worker, a Supervisor or the Hotel General Manager (carry on reading or watch the […]

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Have you ever thought whether you are you an Organized Hotel Worker, Supervisor or Manager? (carry on reading or watch the video) But, what are some of the skills of a truly organized person? What might make you Professionally Organized within your Hotel? Some people are born lucky and just appear to be organized, in […]

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Have you ever had a problem In the Hotel or your Hotel Department that refused to go away?  No matter what you did, sooner or later it would return … always remember a re-occurring problem can often be a symptom of a deeper issue (carry on reading or watch the video) “Quick fixes” may seem […]

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Whether you are a Chef, Housekeeper, Waiter, Concierge or Receptionist you will find the same things in a great Hotel Department … (carry on reading or watch the video) What follows are the results of discussions held with friends about “What they considered to be the characteristics that made a Hotel Department a great place […]

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Unfortunately, every Hotel Manager in every Hotel, must make Tough decisions all of the time, ranging from issues like – what to do during our Hotel Shift, right up to life-changing decisions for themselves and others (carry on reading or watch the video). Surprisingly, there are only a few ways you might make a decision […]

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