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  • Kids Can Cook Pancakes

    Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    It's time to get colourful, crafty and a little messy with your kids as you make a pancake together. This pancake recipe is a kid-friendly, they can mix the ingredients together and the adult(s) will have to give some instruction on pancake flipping. This is a great recipe to get your kids involved with for preparing the pancakes. You will be building skills and cooking competence while also ...

  • What makes Crieff Hydro a fantastic hospitality employer?

    Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Here at Xpressjobs, we have been lucky to enjoy working with the Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels for many years. As such, and as a prominent group of hotels in Scotland, we wanted to share our experience of their brand with you. So, read on to find out just why they are one of the best hotel chains in Scotland to work for. The Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels has so much to offer its employees. From ...

  • Springboard Virtual Awards for Excellence!

    Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    Nominate yourself and other deserving businesses/ individuals for a category in The Virtual Awards for Excellence! Recognise and celebrate the hospitality superstars of 2020, who showed amazing resilience, strength and creativity, managing to shine in the darkest of times. The Virtual Awards for Excellence has new criteria and additional categories to showcase those businesses and employees who ...

  • Why Work at The Fellows House?

    Posted on Monday, January 18, 2021 by XpressjobsNo comments

    The Fellows House in Cambridge describes itself as ‘an exclusive destination with an inclusive spirit’. The hotel was inspired by past and present fellows of university. They pride themselves in their positive attitude which reflects in their service culture. The existing team are like family – all of whom love their jobs! What’s so Special About The Fellows House? Values It's part of their ...

  • LEARN TODAY, SHAPE TOMORROW - HIT SCOTLAND

    Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Programme The industry is going through one of its greatest challenges in living memory. One of the ways it will recover effectively is by having great people leading their businesses and focussing on their teams. This virtual Leadership, Management and Supervisory training programme, funded by the Scottish Government, has been designed to motivate and ...

  • Change your mindset to have more confidence & focus

    Posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    You can change your mindset to have more focus and confidence. Your mind is your centre of attention, so change it to something else that is more in the forefront of your mind. Your thoughts are your foundation; if you think badly, you will continue to think badly. The key is to take a moment to notice your thoughts and then refocus on your main topic. Doing this will help you become more focused ...

  • Barclays Digital Hospitality Academy - Springboard are here for you

    Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    If you live in north west England and If you have recently been made redundant from a career in hospitality and would like to prepare yourself for new ventures in the industry or in other sectors, Springboard are here for you. You can apply for Springboard's free two week hospitality course starting end of January. Including online modules, 121 mentoring, interview practice and supported job ...

  • Simple Steps That Will Help Bring Positive Changes To Your Life

    Posted on Monday, January 4, 2021 by Ivan MackenzieNo comments

    The first step that will help bring positive change to your life is to write out what you want to accomplish in life. There is a saying "actions speak louder than words" and this is very true. Having the words on paper will make it easier to sit down and write them down. Writing them out on paper will also help you to see them as they really are and not just words that you think. This will help ...

  • Why work for Apex Hotels?

    Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    Who are Apex Hotels? Apex are a family-owned hotel company, headquartered in Edinburgh. They are featured in Best Companies’ top 50 employers list for engagement. They have ten hotels situated in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, London and Bath. All hotels are stylish and contemporary and stylish and offer guests fantastic bars, restaurants, conference facilities and – in some locations – spas. What’s ...

  • Why we love The Springboard Charity!

    Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 by XpressjobsNo comments

    The Springboard Charity helps people of all ages and backgrounds improve their career prospects within the hospitality, leisure, and tourism industry, with the view to reduce unemployment and poverty across the UK. They offer various education programmes which help to broaden professional skills as well as providing tailored aftercare. They also provide work placements and careers guidance which ...