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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

 

I am struggling today. If you’ve ever struggled in a Hotel, something you care about, maybe you will understand my struggle? (read on or watch the video) It has been 3 weeks since my last day off. I have been working for 12 hours today. During these sometimes, frustrating moments, I have written a new […]

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27 Recognition Phrases for Hotel Managers to use…What phrases can you use in recognising your Hotel Employees? (read on or watch the video). Here are some examples of compliments you can use to express gratitude, appreciation and encouragement to your coworkers: Having you on the team makes a big difference. You always find a way […]

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Chances are, there are a few great Hotel Supervisors on your team that aren’t yet in managerial positions? But, what are the real signs that a Hotel team member is ready to take on a Hotel Supervisory role? They prove they can manage themselves. One key indicator that an employee has really come into their […]

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What Hotel Workers do not Like talking to Hotel Managers About? BUT SHOULD…. Hotel employees can be hesitant to discuss certain aspects of their job with their Hotel Supervisors or Managers. But that’s often to their detriment. In fact, there are probably a lot of things you find difficult to talk to your Hotel Manager about, […]

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As a Hotel Manager there are so many lessons I wish I had learned while I was young enough to appreciate and apply them. The good news is that other people can benefit from my experiences and the lessons I’ve learned (read on or watch the video). Some life lessons people should learn early on…. […]

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10 Issues Facing Young and New Hotel Workers “What are some of the challenges you face in your current Hotel position?” and “If unemployed, what were some of the challenges you faced in your most recent Hotel position?”(please read on or watch the video). Issues are presented for those under the age of 25 years […]

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8 Sacrifices of a Hotel Manager? Yesterday I started thinking about the things I had to give up to become a Hotel Manager? It was a long journey, beginning with an initial decision and then lots of hard work trying to achieve the experience and qualifications needed to make it (read on or watch the […]

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Help with Sharing Problems with your Manager at Work (read on or watch the video). Perhaps you’re overlooked for a promotion? Or you are given lots of extra duties and hours of work without added pay? Resentment builds up and you want to air your resentment? In many Hotels your relationship with your Managers allows […]

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Dissatisfied Hotel Customers are, unfortunately, a fact of Hotel Life. Here are some things you can do to Help the situation (read on or watch the video). Assume that the Customer has a Right to be Un-Happy Nobody makes mistakes in Hotels on purpose, but they do happen. Perhaps the customer feels betrayed because the Hotel […]

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9 Tips for Keeping the Job You Have in Hotels One of the questions I get asked over and over again from Hotel Workers is what can they do to keep the job they already have? If you are happy with your job, not thinking of moving on to another soon, take a look at these […]

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