Hiring Trends of the Future

Hospitality Hiring Recruitment Tips

HNN published an article that summarizes some of the trends in hospitality recruitment. In their article, Aim higher when hiring: Tips for improving recruitment, they highlight these takeaways:

  • Hotels can now use online platforms to hire short term contract worker in the case of a busy weekend
  • Hiring is now done by communicating over Skype, messaging, other services
  • Hotels are identifying work tasks that can be done by technology instead of hiring staff
  • The author anticipates a shortage of available qualified labor in hospitality, despite the industry’s growth
  • Hiring millennials involves focusing on selling the benefits to them

Model, Mentor, and Measure

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In order to have good staff, it’s important for management to model the behaviors they want their staff to engage in. For example, getting to know your staff on a personal level will encourage them to care about their guests’ lives. Be involved on all levels and “manage by wandering around” to have a pulse on how your employees are doing and how satisfied your guests are. Be sure to recognize and reward excellent staff behaviors. Read Model mentor and measure – How to inspire employees on Hotel News Now.