News for the Hospitality Executive
Kimpton Leverages Social Networking to
Recruit, Interact with Job Seekers
|SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 5, 2008 –– Kimpton Hotels &
Restaurants, the first and leading collection of boutique hotels, today
launched an interactive Web site titled “KIMPTON!” (I Am Kimpton)
at www.imkimpton.com that provides
potential job candidates with an authentic perspective on Kimpton as an
employer and connects Kimpton employees with one another. The site features
employee generated video stories, employee profiles, interview tips and
more, in a format designed for the Web generation.
Building on the company’s brand philosophy that “Every Hotel Tells a Story,” Kimpton believes that just as every restaurant is unique and every hotel tells a story, each employee’s individual background and perspective tells a story about who they are and why they choose to work for Kimpton.
“Kimpton is in the midst of an exciting period of growth and expansion, and the KIMPTON! site will play an integral role in helping the company meet anticipated workforce demands,” said Niki Leondakis, Chief Operating Officer of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. “With more than 6,500 employees at 42 hotels and restaurants in the United States and Canada, KIMPTON! truly showcases the collective individuality and diversity of Kimpton employees and how they define the Kimpton brand.”
KIMPTON! content includes:
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is the first and leading collection of boutique hotels throughout the United States and Canada. Founded by Bill Kimpton in 1981, privately held Kimpton Hotels offers services and design elements focused on care, comfort, style, flavor and fun.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
|Also See:||Greg Smith Appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants / March 2006|
|Niki Leondakis, EVP Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Recognized for Making an Impact on San Francisco’s Hospitality Industry / June 2003|