Recruitment & training

Recruitment & training

With an estimated 236,000 extra jobs expected to be created in hospitality by 2015 there has never been a greater need to find the right people to fill them. Recruiting the right staff, developing their skills and retaining them is essential for a successful business, so it is important to know how to do it. Read about the latest trends in recruitment, top tips from experts and more here.

The hospitality industry is one of very few which are actively creating jobs, apprenticeships, work placements and career opportunities

Apprenticeships: Will 'urgent reform' help the hospitality industry?

By Luke Nicholls

Leading industry bodies have welcomed a review into the Government’s apprenticeships programme, but have warned that proposed reforms could in fact stunt the growth of hospitality apprenticeships and will not necessarily lead to developing the skilled...

Dominic Teague has been appointed as executive chef of One Aldwych hotel

People on the Move in Hospitality: October 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our exclusive People on the Move in Hospitality gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers in the industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs and institutions including One...

Justin Llewellyn, head ched, Laguna Kitchen & Bar

People on the Move in Hospitality: September 2012

By Luke Nicholls

In our People on the Move gallery, BigHospitality rounds up some of the latest movers and shakers of the hospitality industry. The past month has seen a number of new appointments at hotels, restaurants and pubs including The Clarendon, Travelodge and...

Michelin-starred chef and Great British Menu regular Glynn Purnell is teaming up with Mike Hopkins, principal of the South and City College in Birmingham, to find two apprentice chefs

Glynn Purnell begins search to recruit two apprentice chefs

By Peter Ruddick

Michelin-starred Birmingham chef and Great British Menu regular Glynn Purnell has teamed up with the South and City College in the Midlands city to recruit two restaurant apprentices to fill roles in both his restaurant and bistro.

Learning from other operators and sharing best practice can help hotels improve staff training

Training for consistency: hotels

By Peter Ruddick

With a hotel’s reputation increasingly made or broken in a single tweet or TripAdvisor review, increased guest expectations and the need to provide as good an F&B offer as any restaurant or bar, staff training is arguably more crucial in hotels than...

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