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

 

Do you have all 3 required skills to become a Hotel General Manager? Can you be a real Hotel Manager with only these 3 skills? (read on or watch the video) Hotel General Management is not a simple task; it needs knowledge and experience. Because of that, there are possibilities for each Hotel employee with […]

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Don’t Just Attend Hotel Training – Follow a Learning Plan in your Hotel? (carry on reading or watch the video) Training is an event. Training is a tool. Training is something that is done too you. Training is normally seen as the giving of information and knowledge, through speech, the written word or other methods of […]

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Along with communication and computer skills, Organizational Skills are the most important job skill a Hotel Front Office Manager can possess (read on or watch the video). Hotel Front Offices need workers who can stay organized and focused on their work as well as helping their other employees to stay organized. But What Exactly are […]

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New Hotel Managers frequently make the same Mistakes as they adjust to their new roles (read on or watch the video). If these mistakes remain uncorrected, mistakes become habits making working with our New Managers a miserable experience. Today let us consider the term New Hotel Manager to mean an individual who is entering their first ever Management […]

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“That’s Not My Job” the General Manager said as he kicked his Office Door Open again (read on or watch the video).   This is a Story about my Hotel Managers – G.M., Ops., H.O.D. and Nobody.  There was an important job to be done around the Hotel and G.M. was sure that Ops. would […]

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Talking at work – making conversation – is an essential Hotel Workers skill – regardless of where your Hotel is situated and what type of Hotel you work in – there’s no way to avoid it! We often forget how important everyday talking is when you’re a good Hotel Employee. (read on or watch the video) […]

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Do Hotel Concierge or Housekeeping provide the Best & Hotel Front Office and Food & Beverage the Worst Hotel Customer Service? (read on or watch the video) Hotel Guests only want a few skills from the Hotel Staff that they come across during their experiences. Perhaps the most-needed skills to master would include. Persuasion Skills […]

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Every Hotel employs one or more Financial Managers – but what do they actually do? Hotel Financial Managers appear to be doing nothing, as they never carry a tray, prepare food, check guests in or make a bed. They just appear to sit in an office all day. I never see them really carry out any […]

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A big decision needs to be made around the Hotel. Everybody is looking to you to make that decision; you are anxious that it will impact significantly upon your Hotel and maybe even your career if it goes wrong? … But the Hotel General Manager went on holiday with a clear “do not disturb” notice. What do […]

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Is Commercial Awareness the most Important Hotel Management Skill for a Hotel Manager working in a big city today? I think possibly so…  (read on or watch the video) When an employer thinks you have Commercial Awareness, they trust you to make decisions that do not threaten the Hotel’s current and future ability to make […]

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