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.
Employers within the hospitality industry are being urged to do more to recruit young people at both graduate and non-graduate level after a survey of recent university graduates found that more than a third are disappointed with the levels of responsibility...
Hospitality businesses have been boosted by the news that People 1st has secured £6.8m from the Employer Investment Fund in a bid to reduce youth unemployment, increase professionalism and ultimately achieve economic growth for the industry.
Following the recent revelations that the Government is to inject £1bn of new funding into a new scheme to tackle youth unemployment, leading hospitality industry bodies have given BigHospitality their thoughts on how it could affect the sector.
Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles is planning a UK “curry college”, in an effort to plug the skills gap caused by the Home Office immigration cap on chefs from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
The national media should stop 'talking down' jobs in hospitality and start promoting the industry as a worthwhile career choice for job seekers to enable restaurants, hotels and pubs to fill vacant positions and retain staff.