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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

 

Middle Hotel Managers don’t get much respect. All of the glory goes to the Hotel General Managers and Senior Executives, who in turn focus their own occasional rewards on the workers. But Middle Hotel Managers play a vital role in Hotels and it’s a shame that many Hotel Middle Managers don’t understand their role, or […]

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4 Things to look for in a Hotel Worker? When I used to interview prospective Hotel Workers, I looked for just four key attributes: Enthusiasm, Curiosity, Insight, and Perspective (read on or watch the video). Here’s why: Enthusiasm Motivation is probably one of the most important attributes of a good Hotel employee, and the best […]

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Your Hotel Manager is a bad manager. It is such a surprise – they seemed nice during the interview. Whatever the reasons, you’re now stuck with a bad one unless you decide to do something (read on or watch the video). There are basically three approaches to dealing with your bad Hotel Manager: leave, get […]

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Would you REALLY make a GOOD Hotel Manager? I thought I would write a bit about the Hotel Management Role, following on from what I said yesterday, for those of you who are un-decided as to whether to apply for a job (please read on or watch the video). Do you REALLY  Want to Do […]

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Can ANYBODY Become a Hotel Manager? Today I will be writing once again about the skills you might need to become a Hotel Manager. And will be questioning the real difference between Management and Non-Management Hotel Jobs for those wondering whether it was the right thing for them? (read on or watch the video) I […]

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Sawyers Laws of Hotel Managers’ Behaviour I have decided to tell you about my own Hotel Management Laws from my own experiences that suggest How Hotel Managers behave in and around their Hotels unless their own Managers or other Stakeholders prevent this behaviour (read on or watch the video). All Hotel Manager Experience All of […]

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The 7 Biggest Challenges of a Manager Hotel Management is complicated. I’ve previously written about why you might want to become a Hotel Manager and the skills needed by Hotel Managers. Today I discuss the biggest challenges faced by Hotel Managers (read on or watch the video). 7 – Responding to a Crisis No matter how […]

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Do you remember that Hotel Manager who taught you to fold your first Napkin or the person who taught you How to Check-in your First Hotel Guest? Top and Tail a Mange Tout or Make your First Bed? Of course you do? (read on or watch the video) The Best Hotel Managers make their staff […]

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One of the joys for new Hotel Managers in Managing within a Hotel is supporting their team members. One of the challenges of managing Teams as a new Hotel Manager is navigating the many weaknesses you and your employees might develop in your relationships over time (carry on reading or watch the video). This article […]

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