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How Are Restaurants Embracing the Craft Beer Boom?

The craft beer trend shows no signs of slowing down. For restaurants, this can represent a boom or a bust – depending on whether you find a way to incorporate it into your business model, or ignore it, thinking it’s a passing fad. Why should you embrace the craft beer boom? Simply put – larger… Read more »

Horizon Hospitality Joins SRA

PRESS RELEASE Horizon Hospitality Joins the Sanford Rose Associates® Executive Search Network Sanford Rose Associates® Executive Search Network continues to grow its network with the partnership of Horizon Hospitality Associates, Inc., the newest member of the Sanford Rose Associates (SRA) network of offices. Horizon Hospitality is recognized as the leading source of talent for hotels,… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Using Video Interviews

When you’re looking for the best people in a tight talent market, you will need to cast a wider net. One option is to interview candidates located outside your area.  The cost of bringing candidates to your location for an interview may be prohibitive for all but the highest-level positions or for anything except the… Read more »

Do You Need to Evaluate Your Annual Performance Review?

Hospitality employers sometimes wonder if annual performance reviews are worth the time and energy they spend preparing for them. What’s the payoff? They cause stress for employees and may not be an effective method for evaluating and improving performance. Is it time to reconsider your process? Timeliness. In a consumer-facing business like hospitality, it’s essential… Read more »

Focus on Talent and It Will Lead to a More Diverse Staff

Building a diverse staff is a frequent goal of leaders in the hospitality business. But how can you reach out to a broad range of people without sacrificing the high standards you have for your staff? It may not be as challenging as you think to attract highly qualified diverse talent to your hotel or… Read more »