Author Archives: patrice

Five Star hotel interview? How to be a Five Star candidate.

If you’ve been working in the hotel industry for a while, you’ll be looking to further your career at some point, and what better way than to make the step up to a five star hotel? Jose Ruiz, HR manager...

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7 interview mistakes you never thought of

 You’ve seen the hotel, restaurant or catering job   you want, you’ve sent off your resume and you’ve got a first interview. So, what are the mistakes you need to avoid to ensure you clear this hurdle and get a second one? Well, there’s a lot of...

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10 Recruitment Tips to maximize your job postings

Recruitment Tips to maximize your job postings In today's unemployment market, you need to use all avenues to find the best candidate.  Using Patrice & Associates is a great idea as we want to be your staffing partner.  Being your...

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Top Tips for Hospitality Shift Workers

I want to share some thoughts that's relevant to you as a hospitality industry shift worker who works works long, disjointed hours.  Coping with shift work can be difficult.  "Work to live, don't live to work" "The easiest way to...

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How to Restore Your Work/Life Balance in Hospitality Profession

How to Restore Your Work/Life Balance in Hospitality Profession Finding the right work-life balance is an important part of being happy at work. We all know how dedicated to your jobs you hospitality people are, but most of you know the...

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3 recruitment marketing trends that will dominate 2019

3 recruitment marketing trends for 2019 In order for us to predict what our recruiting will change in 2019, we needed to first look at 2018. According to Glassdoor, 76% of hiring managers reported that attracting top talent was their greatest...

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4 trends in foodservice that your customers want right now

The global food service market is at a record high which mean fast casual restaurants will be fighting for a piece of the action and will need to set up their hospitality recruitment efforts to keep up with the demand....

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Hospitality Surprise Predictions for 2019

In researching what might be restaurant "trendy" for 2019, I've taken research from several sources and have developed this list of hospitality predictions for this year and found much of it surprising.  But a nice surprise! Levatine Cuisine - growing...

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Recruitment Tip: Hire the Best Talent by Finding the Perfect Fit

"WHAT WERE WE THINKING?!?"  Hindsight is always 20/20 but in the world of recruitment, this usually happens when we think we just hired the the best talent with the perfect fit for our company, and then we get disappointed with their...

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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Matt was awesome!

    My experience with Matt at your firm was awesome. He actually had two positions lined up for me in one weeks time.  I had an interview and got the position!

    Thank you, Jennie Matt was awesome!
  • Bruce did an outstanding job!

    I am very pleased with the help you guys have given me especially to Bruce Perry. Bruce was very helpful in helping me find a new career path and getting me ready for the interviews. He did an outstanding job at helping me feel happy with my new earnings.   Thank you Oscar Hernandez Bruce did an outstanding job!
  • Andrea is always on point!

    My experience with Andrea has been great, she's always on point, and not once did I ever feel that her interaction with me was purely a transaction - she works for you, and is an excellent career coach. On top of that, she strives to be available to her clients at all times, to help them navigate the fast-moving rapids of employment opportunities. Patrice&Associates have done well to have her on the team.   Thanks, Puneet Sikand Andrea is always on point!
  • Hamoon was the best!

    I have worked with different agencies in the past but have to say that Hamoon was one of the best in ages that I have a worked with.   He was very nice, very knowledgeable about the companies he represents,  he gets you ready for your interviews, and he checks in with you after every interview to find out how it went.   I will definitely be recommending you to all the people that I know!   Sincerely Jeffery J Williams Hamoon was the best!
  • Adam matched me with a great position!

    I would like to thank Adam and Patrice and Associates for assisting me and matching me with a great General Manager position.  Adam was very helpful from his initial contact to my receiving and signing my offer letter.  I appreciate the preparation and professionalism that Adam exhibited throughout the interview stage.  Patrice and Associates continued to check on me even after I began my employment.   Thanks very much Patrice and Associates. Terry L. Foye Adam matched me with a great position!