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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 workers who can stay organised and focus on the work and projects in hand – but we are not all born with these Organisational Skills (read on or watch the video). Today we will begin looking at General Organisational Skills: Give yourself time and space. Getting organised doesn’t happen by chance. You need to […]

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Which-ever Hotel Department you Supervise, I think there are 7 skills that you should prioritise understanding (read on or watch the video). Each of these skills are simple and basic. However, just because they are simple does not mean they are EASY. If they were, everyone would be an amazing Hotel Supervisor. Let’s look at these […]

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Some people get it right; others get it less so.  Read these tips and see if you can use them or pass them on to someone you know (read on or watch the video). Always prepare for your Training so you can give a strong performance; it is what people will expect from you. Create Learning […]

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Surviving in your chosen Hotel today is all about understanding its Culture, the “rules”, the “systems” and their logic. Doing so allows you to adapt and play your role as effectively as possible in the Way they do Things Around there (read on or watch the video).   If you’re facing working in a Hotel for the […]

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Simple, yet effective Behaviours by Hotel Managers are as likely as anything else to make 2018 a success for them (Carry on reading or watch the video). Research I have read recently suggests the following are the most important 7 behaviours: Having a clear view of where the Hotel is going and how it is to […]

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Regardless of which Department you work in; and whether you are a Worker, a Supervisor or just a Hotel Manager, everybody’s job is going to have its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (read on or watch the video)… I am often in contact with people who clearly think that their job has more weaknesses than […]

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Successfully collecting and using customer feedback is a must for any Hotel Business looking to provide their Guests with the Products and Services that they need (read on or watch the video).   What follows is not a set of rules that I believe Hotels should follow, because from my experience most Hotels already have […]

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You are the only person who can make a difference to your Career in 2018 and beyond (read on or watch the video). Only you can improve your career by gaining the skills and experience you want or need? Read on for some tips… Plan your Future – Be curious about Hospitality, your Hotel and […]

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Imagine it’s your first day in a new job. You enter the Hotel for the first time and waiting for you there is a note from your new General Manager (read on or watch the video). In the note your G.M. offers you a warm welcome to the Hotel, and then says this: My most […]

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What follows is a list of some of the more common traits of people who succeed working in the Hotel Industry, as observed by Hotel Managers, Human Resources Managers and other Industry Experts (read on or watch the video). Ambitious as opposed to Unambitious. Broad-Minded as opposed to Narrow-Minded. Cooperative as opposed to Uncooperative. Discreet as opposed to Indiscreet. Even-Tempered as opposed to Temperamental. […]

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