Free for Everybody

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

 

Congratulations; it is your Performance Review – now don’t make a mess of it! People rarely get the best out of their review unless they have thought through all of these important issues (carry on  reading or watch the video): Turning up late Work out exactly where the Review is and how you’re going to get there? […]

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“I’ve got no skills! How am I going to qualify for a job in that Hotel?” This is a common thought amongst people wanting a job within Hospitality, particularly young people who don’t see how their practical skills will translate to our real world of Hotels? (read on or wtach the video) But if you ever […]

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Many Hotel Supervisors and Managers create an environment where criticism or feedback is not always welcome, but no matter where you work in Hospitality, always take responsibility for providing your Manager or Supervisor with any much-needed feedback on their performance at work – perhaps a much-needed reality check and possibly improving work for everyone? (read […]

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Taking the first of these Quick Quizzes will help you identify the aspects of Hotel Supervision or Hotel Management you’re good at and areas you need to improve? Answer questions as you actually are (rather than how you think you should be or do) Read on or watch the video. Decide, which of the words from […]

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When I was training to be a Hotel Manager I realised that I had not had a truly awful shift in the Hotel until I was so frightened that I had to call either the Police, the Ambulance or the Fire Brigade – one of the emergency services … I worked as a Duty Manager […]

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Hard work is one of the ways you can achieve success with your Hotel Work. For those of us who aren’t wealthy, smart or lucky, it’s the only way (read on or watch the video). While each person’s path to success will be unique, for most successful Hoteliers, their hard work will include the following: Their […]

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Regardless of what your Hotel Project might be – All too often, we try and form teams for Projects in our Hotels just by gathering some people together and then hoping that our employees somehow find a way to work together. However, to design, develop and support a highly effective project team in your Hotel or […]

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What I Knew from Hotel Shift No. 1? In all reality, if you don’t enjoy your hotel work, you won’t get very far professionally, but even the most glamorous hoteliers have long, dull, never ending days sometimes. I knew quite quickly. Work is Work. Hotel Work was not meant to be Fun. As negative as this sounds, it’s not […]

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Every day I came to work with a smile on my face and a shirt that was ironed to the most extreme creases. I was an Hotel Manager and everybody knew it – it said so on my badge. But, did I make a Difference? (read on or watch the video) When you first joined […]

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Hospitality is a tough job that teaches you a lot of things, but most of all, working in Hotels teaches you how to be a good customer…but what is it that makes a Good Customer? (read on or watch the video) You say “Hello” when you walk in…What-ever the time of day and however you feel, […]

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