What a Retired Restaurant Manager Taught Me About Landing A Job

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Just this last weekend I was privileged to spend a couple hours of quiet time with a man who had owned restaurants, and managed restaurants for more than thirty years. We discussed the evolution of restaurant management in Canada. The number one difference this gentleman had seen was the evolution of employee management. When he… Read more »

Hospitality Management: Immigration Problems in Job Hunting

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I was writing job hunting and career coaching topics for GeckoHospitality, an 18-year-old hospitality recruitment firm, and one of Forbes top recruiters, 2018. I was asked a question that is difficult to answer. What is the difference between job hunting in Canada and job hunting in the USA. The first difference is that a hospitality… Read more »

Canadian Hospitality Industry Gears Up for Immigration Burst

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Canada plans to welcome nearly 1 million immigrants over the next three years. This will have a major impact on the hospitality industry.  Immigration authorities are targeting skilled workers through their Canada Express Entry System. The Canadian hospitality industry has already started to evolve in the last couple of years to reflect new trends and… Read more »

Job Hunting Over 40: Has Your Career Peaked?

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One of the most terrifying things for anyone over 40 is starting the job hunting process, again. A mindset of ‘security’ and ‘stability’ sets in, creating ‘unrealistic expectations’ in many older managers. The reality is, any manager should be moving continually in an upwardly direction. You Haven’t Reached the C Suit If you haven’t reached… Read more »