News for the Hospitality Executive
Growing Talent Does Not Happen Without Focused Effort in Hospitality
by Dr. John Hogan, CHE CHA CMHS
May 23, 2011
As the economy in much of the world is beginning to show more optimistic results in hospitality and other industries, the need to identify, hire, train, and retain quality staff has resurfaced as a major issue.
Part 1 of Meeting
the Need for Talent included A Baker's Dozen of Questions that was created to provide feedback to reader
requests for specific ideas on this topic. This Baker's Dozen is comprehensive for some smaller facilities,
yet it was created to provide feedback to reader requests for specific
the topic. Those inquiries came from hoteliers working in all sizes of
with mixed market bases, with a range of brands as well as some
properties and in multiple countries.
Part 2 - Growing
Talent Does Not Happen Without Focused Effort includes
observations from several management
who kindly agreed to share some of their thoughts.
I was pleased to have responses from four
very different type of hospitality professionals who discussed some of
approaches in developing and retaining talent. With
turnover traditionally at very high numbers in many
these professionals offered some proven success strategies on how to
this issue, while delivering exceptional results.
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