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.

Hotel 'shop' The Luxury Travel Store has a bar area and interactive booths to show off its Caribbean holiday resorts

Sandals opens first hotel store in London

By Emma Eversham

Unique Vacations Ltd, the company behind Caribbean resorts Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple, has opened the UK's first high street store dedicated to a hotel brand. 

Tips scandal: Unite protest targets STK at ME London Hotel

Tips scandal: Unite protest targets STK at ME London Hotel

By Liam Garrahan

Trade union Unite staged a protest against STK London at its ME London Hotel on Friday, amidst claims that its 15 per cent service charge is being used to increase the salaries of four senior managers by as much as £50k a year each.

Offering more entry-level jobs and apprenticeships could help safeguard the future workforce, says BITC and City & Guilds Group

Make recruitment process more ‘youth friendly’ hospitality urged

By Emma Eversham

Businesses in the hospitality sector are being advised to make their recruitment process more ‘youth friendly’ to help safeguard the industry’s future workforce after a survey of 18-24-year-olds found they faced barriers when applying for jobs.

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