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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 often get asked this question – what is it really like to Work in a Hotel? (Read on or watch the video) With its modern sweatshop image – the work hard, play hard environment with poor rewards and little job satisfaction I think you will be surprised. Many Hotel Staff Simply Love Their Job […]

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Do Hotel Workers, Supervisors and Managers harm themselves and the Hotel if they work more than 50 hours a week? (Read on or watch the video) Whilst many Hotel Workers talk about their long hours and difficult working conditions like a badge of honour, there’s a certain amount of evidence that links working more than […]

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Most Inexperienced Rooms Division Managers genuinely do their best to provide their staff with a happy Hotel to work in, but even these individuals can occasionally behave like they should not (Read on or watch the video). If any of your Inexperienced Managers have behaved in the following manner, in anything other than the odd […]

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One of our most famous writers on Management, Peter Drucker, famously said that, “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” So I think it is fair to say if we are to understand the quality of our Hotel’s Customer Service we have to be able to measure it (Read on or watch the video). Here […]

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As a Chef or a Kitchen Porter you must work towards excelling in the following areas (Read on or watch the video). Please share this with a Kitchen worker you know or a Hotel Trainer. Public image-conscious As a Kitchen Worker, you must always maintain a good public image. Like it or not, you are judged […]

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What are some of the skills of a truly organized person? (Read on or watch the video) Are you Professionally Organized within the Hotel? Some people are born lucky and just appear to be organized, in every shift, in everything they do around the Hotel. I am envious of those people. I had to learn […]

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Budgeting is the process of creating a plan to spend your money – the Hotel’s money (read on or watch the video) . Creating this spending plan – this Budget – allows you to understand whether you will have enough money to do the things you need to do or would like to do during a […]

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What is a Budgeting? Budgeting is the process of creating a plan to spend your money – the Hotel’s money (Read on or watch the video). Creating this spending plan – this Budget – allows you to understand whether you will have enough money to do the things you need to do or would like to […]

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All the planning had been done. All the preparation was taken care of. I knew my needs, I had set my goals and the Hotel Management Team were behind me, I had promoted my training on the staff notice boards and had prepared materials, space, and sent invitations (read on or watch the video). The […]

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I have met hundreds of Hoteliers who do not understand what a Profit and Loss Account is and never look at them because they have been too complicated (Read on or watch the video). Let me help you ….. The Profit and Loss Account is essentially a trading account for a period, usually a year, […]

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