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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Leading and rapidly developing, exciting hospitality company requires COO (Chief Operating Officer) for its Hotels and Lodges division ; reporting to CEO and responsible Regional Directors throughout Southern Africa. Should be a seasoned hotelier and currently in a similar position , having international exposure and in possession of a hospitality , business and financial degree or MBA. Remuneration offered would be highly competitive + incentives + bonuses & commensurate with incumbent’s experience & offering. Please contact me directly or submit professional resume with relevant credentials & motivation by 30th September 2017

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Registering your CV with Hospitality Placements – Help us to help you!

DO: 1. Choose a professional font, and stay with that font throughout. Cambria and Calibri are good fonts to use – the ideal font size being 11 2. Include a Cover Letter indicating your salary requirements, location preference, ability to relocate, availability/notice period and any other information which will assist us in finding the best fit for you 3. Create a front page with your personal details - contact numbers, email address, residential area, driver’s licence, ID number, nationality, as well as a head and shoulders photo (see our previous post on taking a good CV selfie!) This is primarily for our database and enables us to make the best match possible 4. Present things in a logical order. Use sufficient spacing, clear section headings (e.g. work experience, education) 5. List your employment history in reverse chronological order, beginning with your current/most recent employment and working backwards 6. Include all relevant dates of both employment as well as educational achievements/qualifications 7. Keep to short, bulleted…

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How to end an email if you want a response, according to an analysis of 350,000

I've always thought of obsessing over your email openings and closings as a bit like obsessing over your outfit - not worth it. As long as you don't do something outrageous - say, sign an email to your CEO with "xoxo" or show up to a job interview wearing a clown costume - you'll be fine with whatever you choose. I was wrong. According to a new analysis from Boomerang, an email productivity app, different email sign-offs yield different response rates. And woe to the unappreciative emailers among us: The analysis found that the best way to end an email is with gratitude. Specifically, results showed that the most effective email sign-off is "thanks in advance". For the study, Boomerang looked at closings in over 350,000 email threads from mailing list archives in which, they wrote in a blog post, many emails involved "people asking for help or advice, hoping for a reply". Then they picked out the eight email sign-offs that appeared over 1000 times each and figured out the response…

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