Category Archives: Caterer.com

Why Invest In Talent? – A post by Mike Williams, People Development Director, De Vere Village Hotels and Urban Resorts

With the continuing need to tighten our organisational belts and reduce costs, employers may ask themselves “do we really need to invest in a talent strategy?” In my first week at De Vere my Chief Executive asked me to facilitate a plan for business expansion by appointing from within. At the time, most GM appointments …

Read more »

River Cottage Chef’s School win the Best Recruitment Initiative Award, sponsored by Caterer.com

The hospitality industry turned out in force at the Springboard Awards for Excellence last week, to see who would be crowned winners at this year’s glittering ceremony. Caterer.com sponsor the Best Recruitment Initiative Award, which highlights and rewards the employers who go that extra mile to be the best in the business. The award, presented …

Read more »

Springboard’s Awards for Excellence shortlist revealed after record number of entries

Ahead of the awards ceremony on November 1st at the Novotel London West, Springboard announce the shortlist of entries who are in the running to win a Springboard Award for Excellence 2013. Commenting, Springboard CEO, Anne Pierce said: “After a record number of entries, the judges were set a tough task, not only to go …

Read more »

The challenges hotel recruiters face

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with HR heads from some of London’s top hotels, at a Caterer.com breakfast forum at the Charlotte Street Hotel. Not to be confused with Caterer.com’s larger screening room events, this was a bespoke round table discussion to discuss the challenges facing leading hotel employers around candidate attraction and …

Read more »

Shortlist announced for the Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards

The Hospitality Guild has announced the shortlisted nominees for its Apprenticeship Awards 2013. The awards, which are held in partnership with People 1st, recognise and celebrate the achievements of apprentices working in hospitality and emphasise the vital role employers, providers and mentors play in apprenticeship delivery. This year’s winners will be announced at a ceremony …

Read more »

Springboard ‘Get Inspired’ Taster Day at Flemings Mayfair Hotel – Tuesday 15th October 2013- A Post by Peter Harrison, INSPIRE Intern

Springboard is a charity that promotes hospitality as a great place to work and provides specialist services to businesses within the industry. Springboard’s INSPIRE is the quality standard for work experience within the sector. INSPIRE has been organising #GetInspired Taster Days with hotels in London. They are designed to give people a feel of what …

Read more »

Number of Hospitality Jobs Up 38%

Latest report from Caterer.com and People 1st finds number of jobs in hospitality sector up 38% from 2009 and 7% from last year The number of hospitality jobs is up 7% from last year and 38% from 2009 with 45,000 new job adverts being posted in Q2 2013 according to the latest Hospitality Employment Index …

Read more »

Simplification of Visa Applications presents excellent opportunities for Britain to grow tourism receipts and jobs says Ufi Ibrahim, CEO of the BHA

News of Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement to simplify visa applications for Chinese tourists will have widespread implications across the tourism and hospitality industry in the UK.  The changes, we believe, will allow the UK to compete internationally and ensure that we can build and strengthen the bond between our two countries at a commercial level.  …

Read more »

Drumroll….it’s time for Photos of the Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2013- A post from Photographer Susannah Fields

Another year and another room full of buzzing, happy, and rather dashing, hospitality professionals all gathered last week at the very glamorous Lancaster London Hotel for the 2013 Best Employers in Hospitality Awards. Hosted by Caterer.com, the evening started off with a drinks reception, followed by a delicious three-course meal and hilarious entertainment by Hal Cruttenden. The awards then …

Read more »

Restaurant Recruitment – an evolving approach… – A post by Roy Walker

The restaurant sector are utilising various innovative tools and means to attract and recruit the best talent to their businesses in a competitive market. Recruitment is no longer about job ads for job titles, salary and location with job descriptions. I have worked with restaurant employers changing their approach over the past two years from …

Read more »

totaljobs GROUP

Caterer.com is a trademark of Totaljobs Group Ltd
© Copyright and database rights Totaljobs Group Ltd 2013

Working with
SpringBoard   AA Hotel Services   Hospitality   hit Scotland