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Chapter 14: We need to evolve. And guess what… it takes time

Chapter 14: We need to evolve. And guess what… it takes time

Just as it’s taken millions of years for us humans to evolve, you don’t plant a seed today and get an oak tree tomorrow.

Our Journey

15/5/2019

Top 5 Housekeeping Skills

Top 5 Housekeeping Skills

Experienced housekeepers are one of the most sought-after professionals within the hospitality sector, but in order to really succeed, you'll need to have the following skills.

Job Seekers

13/5/2019

Chapter 13: We're doing this all for you!

Chapter 13: We're doing this all for you!

I don't want to make you feel bad but after all this really is all for you, our users.

Our Journey

8/5/2019

Chapter 12: Recruitment agents will be gone in 10 years

Chapter 12: Recruitment agents will be gone in 10 years

Recruitment Agencies will disappear just like other antiquated business models before it.

Our Journey

26/4/2019

To Tip or Not to Tip?

To Tip or Not to Tip?

Paying a service charge is a controversial topic, but it's also the 'elephant in the room' no-one wants to discuss.

Job Seekers

23/4/2019

Chapter 11: We're getting there, it feels SLOW, but it really isn't

Chapter 11: We're getting there, it feels SLOW, but it really isn't

I'm on a low about our slow progress but some reflection can soon change my mood. It's easy to forget how much we have done.

Our Journey

17/4/2019

Chapter 10: It's all happening for a reason

Chapter 10: It's all happening for a reason

Is it fate, God or just luck? Who knows. But it's all happening for a reason. Every call, meeting and how we started on this fantastic journey.

Our Journey

10/4/2019

Chapter 9: Bye bye comfort zone!

Chapter 9: Bye bye comfort zone!

To succeed in anything, you have to push yourself out of your comfort zone as much as possible. It's tough but well worth it.

Our Journey

2/4/2019

AI in Hospitality: A Threat or An Asset?

AI in Hospitality: A Threat or An Asset?

Society still hasn't quite made up its mind about Artificial Intelligence, so we question whether AI has a place within the hospitality industry at all.

Job Seekers

1/4/2019

Job Hunting in Uncertainty

Job Hunting in Uncertainty

It may sound a bit doom and gloom, but we're living in a society of great uncertainty and for people trying to find a job just to make money, it can be a minefield.

Job Seekers

28/3/2019

Chapter 8: Daddy, how many candidates have registered?

Chapter 8: Daddy, how many candidates have registered?

This week we had a win. It was also a week with some difficult questions but as always we push on. Onwards and upwards!

Our Journey

26/3/2019

Chapter 7: The Middlemen are dying!

Chapter 7: The Middlemen are dying!

Middlemen are being replaced by technology. It's happened in many other industries and is now happening in the way people hire. Times are changing people.

Our Journey

19/3/2019

Top 5 Diet Trends

Top 5 Diet Trends

When hiring a chef within the hospitality sector, employers look for knowledgable candidates who can fully understand and work with a variety of dietary requirements.

Job Seekers

18/3/2019

Chapter 6: It’s time to Quit!

Chapter 6: It’s time to Quit!

Where is the failure line when you have to stop, have we reached that? It is a constantly changing line and if you don't see the signs in could spell disaster.

Our Journey

12/3/2019

Is Uber killing off luxury chauffeurs?

Is Uber killing off luxury chauffeurs?

In March 2009, the world awoke to a new era of transportation and Uber was born. What started out with just two friends who couldn’t get a taxi in Paris coming up...

Job Seekers

6/3/2019

Chapter 5 - So which hat will it be today?

Chapter 5 - So which hat will it be today?

The different roles you get involved in while building a start-up can be mind boggling. Read about the different hats we have worn recently.

Our Journey

5/3/2019

Keeping your cool in the kitchen

Keeping your cool in the kitchen

A career as a chef can be a rewarding and fulfilling one, but like many other professions in modern society, it can affect a person’s mental health...

Job Seekers

27/2/2019

Chapter 4 - So you think you can help? This way please.

Chapter 4 - So you think you can help? This way please.

Cue the advisors. The help we have had so far and the help that start-ups need. A bit of news on some meetings too.

Our Journey

26/2/2019

Chapter 3: You could have the best product in the world, but if nobody knows about it…

Chapter 3: You could have the best product in the world, but if nobody knows about it…

Marketing is more important than the App itself. Find out why we are excited about our marketing.

Our Journey

19/2/2019

Chapter 2 - We cracked it… I can’t believe it!

Chapter 2 - We cracked it… I can’t believe it!

Some history of the Marlin App and the beginning of our journey. Why we started the App and how it will help Employers and Job Seekers.

Our Journey

11/2/2019

Chapter 1 - Life in a start-up. Be gentle this is my first post!

Chapter 1 - Life in a start-up. Be gentle this is my first post!

The first blog post from our founder who will now write a weekly honest insight into the journey of a start-up.

Our Journey

5/2/2019