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  • How to Create Experiences within Hospitality

    Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    When you go shopping, it can be done online; a few clicks and your items are on their way, however, the physical shopping itself in one word is an experience.  You go to have that human touch, to look around, subconsciously caring about and judging your time out by the music in the background, the people surrounding you and the way you feel coming out.  We are such critical people, which is why ...

  • How to Move up in the Hotel Industry

    Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Hospitality is an incredible industry to immerse yourself in as it offers so many chances to progress in your career, and especially so in hotels, however it can be difficult to determine how to grow and can leave you stuck often in the same roles which you may enjoy, but may also leave you wanting more.  Progression takes time and a lot of dedication, but it is always worth it, which leads to ...

  • Will Hotel Jobs Ever be replaced by AI Entirely?

    Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019 by Amy Liston1 comment

    The robot debate has been an ongoing thing, even back when robots and AI were never even established enough to cause ‘threat’, thanks to films and stories.  As our technology progresses, the question lingers with more validity and reasoning than ever before; what will happen to our jobs in the future? To answer this, we’ll be looking at hotel jobs, as a lot of hospitality jobs are under one ...

  • What Xpress Can Offer For You

    Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Here's a short video explaining about what we offer, not just to recruiters but to candidates too.  If you're interested in the hospitality industry then we're interested in you!  Have a look and see what we can do for you today.

  • How to be a Bartender with No Experience

    Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Starting can often be the hardest part of any journey, especially in a career.  You need experience to work, but you can only work if you have experience and it can seem like quite the vicious cycle; but those days are coming to an end. Though it may be a bit daunting, we have some tips that may help you land a bartending job having had no prior experience to the role – and for those of you with ...

  • “How Important is Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry?”

    Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Amy Liston1 comment

    Going into hospitality, it is important to know what works and what doesn’t, but across all sectors there is one thing you absolutely need and that’s customer service.  Customer service is vital in the hospitality industry as the customers come first when it comes to businesses; whether it is in a pub, a shop or in hotels, your presence and manor is what creates that important first impression ...

  • What Can We Do For You? A Recruiter Profile

    Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    For any hospitality or leisure employer seeking to find the best, most relevant candidates in the market, is designed to provide you with the perfect one-stop recruitment solution.  But what makes us stand out enough for you to recruit with us? Though we have our affordable prices and post out job adverts across our social media platforms, we aim to do much more.  We will build ...

  • 5 Top Tips for New Restaurant Managers

    Posted on Friday, April 12, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    Running a restaurant is a dream that many share, but running it successfully is a reality not many can do, especially when you’re new to the roles.  We’re here to tell you five things to do when managing a restaurant (though some of these tips can be applied to managerial roles in other sectors and industries!) The first thing we’d suggest is not to cram the menu.  A lot of managers still try to ...

  • Sustainability Series: Retail

    Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2019 by Amy Liston1 comment

    Welcome to the third and final part of our Sustainability Series in the hospitality industry; having covered restaurants and hotels, it is now time to see what changes we can make within retail. From clothing stores, supermarkets and independent shops, we can all find ways to go a bit more sustainable and eco-friendly.  So, what can we do as consumers, employers and employees? Paper One of ...

  • Sustainability Series: Hotels

    Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 by Amy ListonNo comments

    In this part of our Sustainable Series we’ll cover how to make hotels more sustainable for the world around us.  If you haven’t already, have a look at our first part covering restaurants hereto see what you can adopt into your day to day life. So the question is, what can hotels do to help our environment and daily life? Water Though it may be tempting to provide water for the room as an ...