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By Mark Field – Christmas is a crazy time of the year in hospitality. Long hours, pressure cooker situations, dummy spits and people throwing in the towel are all normal practices this time of the year. They don’t call it the silly season for nothing! Your perception might be that you are being over worked […]
By Mark Field Schools, universities and society in general are all guilty of pushing the bright, talented and gifted students into Tertiary Education (TE). The thought of a Vocational Education and Training (VET) or apprenticeship pathway for these students is generally seen as waste of their talents and potential. This might be the case for […]
By Mark Field I read an article recently in BRW by Genevieve George from OneShift ‘How to manage Gen Y employees’. There was nothing particularly new or ground breaking in the article and it was pretty broad in nature. But, it did get me thinking about how one could go about implementing this stuff in a […]
By Mark Field When us ‘Gen Xers’ think back on our own experiences as apprentices or trainees, we will have some good and bad workplace memories. The mix of the good and the bad was generally dependent on our employer and the culture that existed in the workplace. Times were very different back then, you […]
By Mark Field In my last post 10 ways to lose an apprentice cook in 10 days I promised to explore some of the ways that may help in managing and hopefully retaining apprentices. This post will focus on Number 10 on the list – Let’s train and treat apprentices exactly the same as industry has always […]