This is a really good commentary I wanted to share. I remember saying how children today will never know what it’s like not to have a cell phone, computer or remote control! Toddlers today have their own iPad with a special cover allowing it to be safely thrown across the […]
A national hospitality management recruiting firm that works primarily with restaurants has opened an office in Knoxville. The franchise office of Dunkirk, Md.-based Patrice & Associates is among four in the state and 50 across the country that use a shared national database to fill management jobs. Local owner and […]
Have you ever felt that you don’t know what you want to be when you grow up and you’re in your 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s or 60’s? Technology has eliminated many positions that were prevalent in the past, but technology has also been responsible for creating thousands of new jobs. […]
As a career coach I often am asked “What should I do if I am offered a job that is beneath my experience and skills?” “Do I hold out because the job market is improving or do I accept the job offer and get back to work?” There are pros […]
Take a moment this week to review your online presence and what it says about you as a potential employee. Often pictures or stories about you on your friend’s sites can damage your reputation or hurt your chances of being interviewed or hired. Many hiring authorities will search your name […]
New Patrice & Associates Office in Knoxville to Give Local Restaurant Scene a Boost Demand for Local Eateries Gives Rise to Management Support Business Serving Knox and Blount Counties KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Patrice & Associates, the nation’s preeminent hospitality recruiting company, announced today its new Eastern Tennessee office. Opening […]
This is an article that was featured in the Henry Daily Herald featuring our new franchisee! I am thrilled to have a franchisee in Mcdonough Ga! By Jason A. Smith email@example.com Marcell Ausborn is hoping his new Patrice & Associates hospitality recruiting franchise in Hampton will welcome people into a […]
I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to Duke Witte for his assistance in finding me a new job in the hospitality industry. I was disgruntled with my previous job, and I was feeling very discouraged about my prospects. I had been working in the restaurant industry for many years, and I had a lot of experience and skills, but I was having a hard time finding a better opportunity.
I was contacted via LinkedIn by Duke, and thank goodness I was. Mr. Witte was incredibly helpful and supportive throughout the entire process. He took the time to understand my skills and experience, and worked tirelessly to find me a job that was a good fit.
Duke was also very honest and upfront with me about the job market. He didn't sugarcoat things, but also didn't give up on me. He kept me motivated and encouraged, and never gave up on finding me a job that I would love.
I am so grateful to Duke Witte and his team for their help. I am now happily employed, and I am so happy that I was able to find a job that I love. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a job in the restaurant industry. He is a true professional, and is dedicated to helping his clients find the perfect job!
Thank you again for everything!
Working with Chris Bovio made job searching so much easier!
Not only was he available and involved in my search, but also knowledgeable regarding the position. Chris used his industry experience and recruiting network to find the best position for me and my skill set. My only regret is that my new job is so perfect for me that I won’t need to use Chris or Patrice & Associates later.
Michael Greig was absolutely fantastic in every way!
He gave me options and suggestions & eventually found a great for me. Communication was easy and he went above & beyond. Also, he seems like an all around good dude. Thanks again Michael. Solid work out there. You’re hired :)
Bryan Curtis was fantastic to work with!
Bryan was very on top of things throughout my recruiting process to the engineering firm I accepted my position with. I responded to his LinkedIn posting and heard back from him within 24 hours. He continually spoke with me throughout the process checking in regularly and answering all my questions. Bryan was instrumental in helping me find a great job.
Frank Rondeau was a really big help!
When it came to helping me find my new job, he knocked it out of the park! He was very honest and thorough throughout the entire process. We had multiple conversations along the way and he always checked in after interviews. Frank was amazing to work with, and I'm super excited to start my new journey thanks to him.