Marlowe Bennett

Marlowe Bennett
Drawing on 22 years personal experience and over 23,000 professional hours working across Sydney’s hospitality industry, these articles intend to inspire young candidates to join our industry and support aligned operators in building positive employment environments for the aspiring hospitality professional. Please feel free to contact me directly if you feel I could help or if you would like us to cover an important topic or industry matter.
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6 Soft Skills that Define the World's Best Waiters

Just about anybody can learn basic hospitality skills, but it’s the soft skills and certain personality traits that...

September 12, 2017

5 Common Mistakes When Hiring Casual Event Staff

From the perception of your guests, the staff serving them are an extension of your business, and every single pers...

September 5, 2017

Sydney Nightlife in 2030: Looking Forward

With most of our CBD venues still operating on reduced hours and locked out as we play children's games until it's ...

August 25, 2017

5 Questions Every Hospitality Reference Will Need ...

Working in hospitality might seem casual to most, especially if it's your first job in the industry. Sure the hours...

August 24, 2017

10 Strategic Reasons to Outsource Your HR

HR best practice for hospitality operators is more often than not put on the bottom of the priority list, leading t...

August 21, 2017

The 5 Step Plan to Landing Jobs in Hospitality

If you are serious about what kind of opportunities the many different jobs in hospitality can provide, the chance ...

August 16, 2017

6 Common Mistakes We See in Hospitality Résumes

Hospitality resumes - in particular yours - have about 3 minutes to convince the reader You’re The One. Many times,...

August 15, 2017

What Does the PaTH Program Mean for the Australian...

The PaTH program, as in Prepare, Trial, Hire, aims to provide the long-term unemployed who are otherwise currently ...

August 11, 2017

How to Deal with Negative Online Reviews

More than two-thirds of people trust consumer opinions posted online, according to Nielsen research, which makes ma...

July 28, 2017

Advice for High School Students on Hospitality Car...

At BENCHMARQUE, inspiring the next generation of hospitality professionals is our passion. We strive to achieve thi...

June 22, 2017

Decrease In Chef Apprenticeships: What's To Blame?

With a current shortfall of more than 38,000 skilled chefs in Australia alone, the need for enthusiastic and capabl...

May 31, 2017

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