HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WizeHire, Gartner-rated as the number one user-friendly, effective hiring solution for small businesses, has been selected as a Qualified Vendor by Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the largest lodging franchisors, to help its franchised hotels bring Americans back to work in hospitality jobs.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have hit the leisure and hospitality sector especially hard. According to February numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industry had an unemployment rate of 13.5%. As travel once again rises around the world, so will demand for hospitality services. Choice Hotels selected WizeHire to join its Qualified Vendor program as its only current recruiting solution for its nearly 6,000 franchised hotels.
WizeHire’s platform helps busy hoteliers fill the roles they need for their businesses by providing customizable job templates created with industry experts, built-in pre-screening tools specifically for hospitality jobs and benchmarks that help identify the soft skills needed for numerous hotel roles. With WizeHire’s suite of recruiting tools, franchise owners will be able to hire qualified candidates more efficiently.
“We’re so excited to support Choice’s independently-owned hotels with the most personal and complex part of their businesses—hiring great talent,” said Sid Upadhyay, WizeHire’s co-founder and CEO.
“At a time when there is so much uncertainty for many individuals and employers in the hospitality industry, WizeHire has the opportunity to meet hiring needs at this critical moment,” said Justin Nimergood, Head of Franchise Sales for WizeHire. “I’m thrilled to be leading that charge.”
Effective immediately, all Choice Hotels franchised locations nationwide will have the opportunity to leverage WizeHire’s elevated hiring experience that caters to busy hoteliers. Franchise owners will be able to hire service-oriented talent more efficiently so they can focus on providing a superior experience for their guests.
“As a long-time Choice Hotels owner and WizeHire customer, I’m thrilled for what this partnership means for growing my business,” said Tushar Patel, owner of Quality Inn & Suites Round Rock - Austin North.
Learn more at WizeHire.com/hospitality-recruiting.
WizeHire is a recruiting platform that makes it easy for small businesses to grow their teams. WizeHire started in 2014 as a way to give busy small businesses the elevated hiring experience that was only available to large corporations. Their expert hiring coaches and smart recruiting software give business owners the support and resources that make hiring easy. Over 7,000 businesses trust WizeHire to help them build the best team. Find out more at WizeHire.com.