Recruitment & training

Recruitment & training

With an estimated 236,000 extra jobs expected to be created in hospitality by 2015 there has never been a greater need to find the right people to fill them. Recruiting the right staff, developing their skills and retaining them is essential for a successful business, so it is important to know how to do it. Read about the latest trends in recruitment, top tips from experts and more here.

The year-long Apprenticeship in Licensed Hospitality is mainly delivered in the work place by KCC and can be used by pubs, restaurants, bars and nightclubs

BII launches Licensed Hospitality Apprenticeship

By Luke Nicholls

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has teamed up with Kensington and Chelsea College (KCC) to offer local employers access to a new business-boosting apprenticeship in licensed hospitality.

With the new funding and through schemes such as Employment 1st, more young people could be given the chance to become chefs

£1bn youth jobs fund: The hospitality industry’s reaction

By Luke Nicholls

Following the recent revelations that the Government is to inject £1bn of new funding into a new scheme to tackle youth unemployment, leading hospitality industry bodies have given BigHospitality their thoughts on how it could affect the sector.

Hotels are now using HVS to recruit staff at all rungs of the organisational ladder

Hotels spending more on recruitment

By Luke Nicholls

Hotel operators throughout the UK are increasingly using professional recruitment companies to head-hunt management staff in an effort to avoid making costly recruitment mistakes.

The media needs to stop talking down hospitality and show it is not just about carrying plates, say recruitment specialists

National media blamed for 'talking down' jobs in hospitality

By Emma Eversham

The national media should stop 'talking down' jobs in hospitality and start promoting the industry as a worthwhile career choice for job seekers to enable restaurants, hotels and pubs to fill vacant positions and retain staff.

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