Category Industry Insights

Where are your communication priorities?

I remember well the massive advertising campaigns conducted by the majors operators in the 90’s. They stated how telephones, laptops computers and other smart tools would change our lives; how easy and fast we would be able to communicate with our colleagues, clients and how convenient it would be for reporting, at all levels. Within a decade, the number of users went through the roof, antennas were installed in all

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The Internship Book Part 5

Internships for Event, Sport and Entertainment Students By Jacquie Lutz Events, Sports and Entertainment (ESE) students, like their hospitality counterparts, are required to do two internships, in their third and fifth semesters. Unlike hospitality students, ESE students find internships in many varied and diverse organisations and businesses, both large and small, both corporate and non-corporate. From International Sports’ Federations to local clubs, from the Olympic Games to Event companies in

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I have a dream (…for Human Resources Managers)

I have a dream when Human Resources managers will start to come with new solutions. Since the 80’s, there has been a new addition to executive board meetings, providing direction and guidelines on how to drive our forces in and out of the office, how to develop new programs to guarantee higher employee retention, and how to prepare anyone who has potential to advance to the next level. This member

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HR Series II – Time to Be You

Show Time! In my previous post, I left you with the task of scrutinizing your CV. Did it stand the reality check? Have you asked someone totally neutral and ignorant about your curriculum to assess it? Hopefully you did, since it would not be fair to you, or the interviewer to find out during the interview that there is a gap between what you are trying to portray and what you

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HR Series I – The ‘Workscape’ has Extended

I was planning to embark on a short series of posts, on this platform, all about Human Resources. And then, we started a new recruitment campaign at the hotel. For those who are regular readers of our webzine, you might be familiar with my rants on the lack of inspired candidates and other funny encounters. Well, guess what? I have more for you in store! This time, let’s look at

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