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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

 

Hotel Workers, Supervisors and Managers are all very busy people – we are always working on an endless list of jobs to be accomplished – and that does not include the non-stop demands of Customers (read on or watch the video). Sometimes we have to decide whether it is better to be Efficient or Effective? […]

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What makes the difference between the very best and the just plain average within our Hotel? (Read on or watch the video) Regardless of your Department or Level there are things we must do and ways to behave: Learn to do your job and do it well whether it’s tough or high-paying. If you don’t […]

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We have all worked for this person: The Hotel Manager who tells everyone they have to work hard to reach their targets and then leaves to play golf….(Read on or watch the video) they discipline others for not working hard enough and then says, “I’ll be working from home for the rest of the week”….they […]

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It is not the job of the Hotel General Manager or Hotel Human Resources Manager to retain good people in a Hotel (Read on or watch the video). People leave Hotels because their individual needs are not being met and they finally reached the point where they can no longer accept the situation. What follows […]

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Poor Hotel Management skills have significant effects and may infect an entire Hotel for a long time (Read on or watch the video). The results of bad management and leadership can be significant. We often talk about the impact of strong leaders and how they use good management skills positively to impact a Hotel in […]

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I have recently been asking Hotel Managers within their first 12 months of employment what were their greatest worries? I also asked those planning to apply for their first Hotel Management position in the near future what was worrying them? (Read on or watch the video) When I read through the responses – I found 3 common […]

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Starting a new Hotel job or changing Department can be stressful (Read on or watch the video). But there is plenty we can do to make sure our first few days are not as difficult as they might be. Here are some basic tips to consider: Lay Out Your Outfit the night Before Remember, this […]

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Most of us have embarked on an effort to change some part of ourselves or our lives whilst we have been working in Hotels. We’ve decided to change department, seek a promotion or to get a qualification or develop ourselves. We have wanted to change the way we do things in our Department or who […]

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What is Culture? Who cares? A Country has a Culture. A Town has a Culture. A Hotel has a Culture. A Department within the Hotel has a Culture? (Read on or watch the video) Culture refers to the beliefs and values that the individuals within a group share – Culture is a determining factor in […]

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