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 traditional role of the sommelier has changed in recent years

Sommelier role changes as restaurants embrace informality

By Emma Eversham

Sommeliers in the UK are increasingly being hired for their ability to match more than wine with food say industry experts as restaurants seek to quench the nation’s growing thirst for drinks such as craft beers and boutique spirits and embrace a more...

Accor's Inge van Ooteghem believes the hotel company she works for is leading the way in the hotel sector regarding gender equality

Gender pay gap? Not an issue at Accor’s Ibis hotels

By Emma Eversham

Female employees earning less than their male counterparts is ‘not an issue’ within Accor’s Ibis hotels in the UK and Ireland says Inge van Ooteghem, SVP economy and budget hotels, and senior UK representative. 

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