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Why Our Writing Skills Need an Upgrade Revisited

by Sheree Van Vreede (@rezlady)

Since I first published the following post almost 2 years ago now, I’ve received lots of feedback, mostly from people who are seeing a serious lack of written communication skills on their jobs and a general lack of concern company-wide about it. 910 more words

Career Management

Chasing After the Low-hanging Professional Fruit: Part II

I ended Part I of this series talking about what excellence really is. Often we think of it as hard work and commitment, both of which are noble things. 803 more words

Job Search Tips

Self Reliance: Key to Career Management in Hospitality

Consider this stark fact: In today’s global hospitality environment, you are ever more likely to crash into the ranks of the unemployed with no safety net, and it could happen over and over again. 691 more words

Manhattan Group

How to Lose a Candidate in 10 Days: A Step-by-Step Guide for Hospitality

We see so many job ads each and every day. Some are great. Most are shocking.

Instead of selling their company, many hospitality managers will resort to a job description style ad. 414 more words


Put the soul back into your CV

Hello out there blog readers!

When meeting someone for the first time in an interview, I ask myself the following questions: who is this person in front of me? 1,115 more words

Career Management

3 Job Search Tips That Increase Your Success

1) Approach finding a job as if it were a full-time job, because it is. If you had a job, you would report to work at the same time each day (like 8 am), take an hour (or less) for lunch, and quit at the same time each day (like 5 pm). 449 more words


Talking shop – learning from conversations with colleagues*

As an idiomatic phrase, ‘talking shop’ has probably never had a pleasant connotation. Think of those  people who can’t let work go at non-work events; or situations or organisations where lots of talking takes place but no decision is ever made and nothing gets done.  368 more words