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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

 

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Hotel Manager … (carry on reading or watch the video) Don’t Aim to be liked. Aim to be Effective. The first inclination of many Hotel Managers is to make sure their Hotel Teams like them. However, you do more for your Hotel and for your […]

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Who are Human Resources? Are they the Good? Or are they Bad? Do we need them? Are they a waste of Money? (carry on reading or watch the video) Regardless of what People Managers (Human Resources Managers or Personnel Managers) are called in your Hotel and how they are organised, Human Resources normally perform the […]

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Hotel Supervisors and Hotel Managers often believe that Managing People in a Hotel can be a complex, confusing and difficult task. However, if you want to get it right you should simply work towards gaining a Strong set of Hotel Values …. (carry on reading or watch the video) Perhaps you should remember that All […]

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If you do not have a basic plan, it will never happen. So here is a basic Plan …. (carry on reading or watch the video) Step 1 Look for the Jobs When you have decided to show an interest in a job ask for a Job Description and Person Specification. Do not consider jobs […]

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Working in Hotel Housekeeping is a tough business – As a skilful Hotel Housekeeper, you will normally have a range of strengths (in no order of importance) that people are often unaware of ….. (carry on reading or watch the video) Communication is essential in any successful relationship. As a Hotel Housekeeper you will have […]

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Hotel Workers must manage anger so we learn to defuse it before it becomes destructive. What follows are ideas that you can use to control anger when you experience it as a Hotel Worker (carry on reading or watch the video). First Acknowledge That you Have a Problem If you find it difficult to manage […]

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All experienced Hotel Managers have regrets. If you get Hotel Managers into an honest conversation, they often say the same things …. (carry on reading or watch the video) I wish I had the courage to say ‘no’ to my superiors when ‘no’ was due. I should have had no fear for doing the right things. […]

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Most Hotel Managers could improve how they are perceived to be doing by their Hotel teams with just a few small alterations (carry on reading or watch the video). Simply wishing team members a “Good Morning” or “Good Evening” could make all the difference to the beginning of a shift which is worrying a member of staff. […]

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Budgeting is the process of creating a plan to spend your money. 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. (carry on reading or watch the video) Budgeting is simply balancing your expenses – the […]

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Collaboration is when two or more people or Organisations, perhaps a Hotel or Hotel Departments work together to achieve something successfully – having a common aim for a certain length of time (carry on reading or watch the video). Not all teams collaborate, but teams that do collaborate and co-operate are more likely to be […]

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