Hospitality Career Outlook Canada 2018

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This is a good time to explore transitioning into a Hospitality Career. Growth in the Canadian Tourism industry will require 538,000 jobs be created between 2015 and 2035. The potential growth is so great that the labour force may only be able to fill 345,000  of those job vacancies, leaving 10% unfilled. (UNWTO) While most… Read more »

Hospitality Managers in Canada: Culture Hopping

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Can a hospitality manager jump from Toronto to Vancouver and seamlessly address issues? You’ve already answered no. Experienced General Managers and Directors in the hospitality industry have already addressed several problems, the greatest being cultural differences. You don’t even need to jump across Canada. Move from Toronto to German ‘Western Ontario’, or jump from one… Read more »

Toronto Now Challenges Vancouver’s Cost of Living

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Toronto’s current housing spike increased the cost of living. It matched Vancouver’s in Q1 2017, and may exceed by 2018. This has caused various problems for hospitality managers, and human resources within the hospitality and tourism industry in Toronto. Even matching the average 49% of salary invested in buying a home, many employees in the… Read more »

Hospitality Management Handling the Holiday Rush

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As Canada continues to make the work place more enticing, in an effort to increase immigration, the hospitality industry is face with serious complications. Seasonal Workers The Christmas season is a managerial nightmare in almost any hospitality establishment. It doesn’t matter whether it is a restaurant in Halifax, a Night Club in Toronto, a Hotel… Read more »

Hospitality Manager 101: Peak Season – Peak Stress

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The holiday season brings hospitality managers higher volumes of business, more stress, more employee problems. Management Plan Experienced restaurant and hotel managers started planning for the peak season in July. This season can be a nightmare, even if the only problems were making sure the restaurant didn’t over, or under purchase, and employee scheduling was… Read more »