A cover letter should emotionally connect the reader to your experience in a way that shows why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
A résumé reboot means keeping your document current, whether you are actively looking or not. Résumés are vibrant, active documents that keep you on track to your career destination. Here are some immediate things you can do to keep your document up to date and forward-facing.
The question is, as an industry, is there not more we can do to elevate public awareness, compensation and continue to improve the perception of our profession?
Arne Sorenson, president and chief operating officer of Marriott International, will become chief executive officer when JW Marriott Jr. steps down in March. Robin Graf was appointed vice president of operations for Castle Resorts & Hotels’ 22 properties in Hawaii, Saipan and New Zealand. Carlson Wagonlit Travel named Andrew Waller president of CWT Europe, Middle […]
Every month we’ll be posting a new educational video where we speak with your peers about questions and challenges you may be having and talk about the solutions. Last month, we discussed Social networking for meeting planners: On Feb. 12, we’ll be filming our episode about working with CVBs. So if you have any questions […]
Hotels and resorts from coast to coast are coming up short-staffed as the federal government seeks to reduce the number of foreign-born workers who typically fill housekeeping, kitchen, front desk and banquet positions.
Miami City Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones couldn’t believe local hotels were going outside of the city to hire thousands of workers when people in Miami needed work, so she decided to do something about it. Spence-Jones approached hotel executive Julie Grimes, and together they started the Hospitality Institute, which provides career training, coaching and job fairs for the homeless, unemployed and otherwise disenfranchised
OK, so I’m a typical Gen Xer: I’ve got MySpace, Facebook, Quechup, LinkedIn and SecondLife profiles; I subscribe to blogs and list serves and have been known to podcast. But, it never fails to amaze me how many of my peers think what they broadcast on the Internet is private. Excuse me, but if you’ve got a LiveJournal or profile page set to public, people are going to read about how you chose to play golf instead of go to work.