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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

 

Providing a Safe Hotel is one of the biggest challenges that a Hotel Team faces. I have been asked to focus upon this topic today (carry on reading or watch the video). Hotel Managers must create and then consistently enforce their security policies; Achieving Safety and Security within a Hotel requires thorough planning as-well as […]

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I was asked which Department I wanted to start work in, I said “Housekeeping please – I would like to start with an easy job” (carry on reading or watch the video). The Human Resources Manager spat out her Tea, across the desk, laughing…. Everyone in the room looked amazed. The Next Morning came around […]

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As my first Hotel Shift progressed, I learnt the following … (carry on reading or watch the video) Punctuality is Important You’ve got to show up to work on time, no matter what. If your shift is scheduled to start at 5.30 a.m., for example, and you show up at 5:35 a.m., not only will […]

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Hotels need Hotel Housekeepers to survive. I do not think enough people appreciate that Housekeeping Management, like any other Management, is simply the Art of getting things done through other people. Perhaps a bit of Science. Perhaps a bit of Luck. Perhaps at times even Magic (carry on reading or watch the video). Like any […]

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Today I am carrying on from Yesterday where we Reflected upon the Weaknesses of Hotel Managers (carry on reading or watch the video). Once again, If you are a Hotel Supervisor or Manager, think about the areas that I am talking about today and honestly consider your own performance for each of them. I deal with […]

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When we are in the early parts of our careers as Hotel Managers we often do not achieve what we want to … it is not until much later on that we Reflect upon what might have been our Weaknesses? Some of us never do (carry on reading or watch the video). Think about it; […]

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Hotel Assistant Managers look after an area of the Hotel. Specific responsibilities vary greatly depending on the area of specialism, but can include the following General Skills (carry on reading or watch the video): undertaking customer care. organising workloads. performing departmental procedures. providing general worker care. monitoring and administering an area of work. liaising daily […]

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Today, anyone, anywhere in the world can search your name or Hotel business and find out all about you and engage with your content (carry on reading or watch the video). Having a professional digital presence is your new first impression. As opposed to the traditional method of meeting someone in person; you may be searched […]

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Where-ever we work around a Hotel – If we have no understanding of what is expected from us at work –  We cannot possibly know if we are being successful in our job around the Hotel – whether we are a shift-worker, a Supervisor or the Hotel General Manager (carry on reading or watch the […]

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Have you ever thought whether you are you an Organized Hotel Worker, Supervisor or Manager? (carry on reading or watch the video) But, what are some of the skills of a truly organized person? What might make you Professionally Organized within your Hotel? Some people are born lucky and just appear to be organized, in […]

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