ANALYZING HR IN HOSPITALITY: How Would Your Employees Rate You?

Liz Ngonzi moderated a panel on “Analyzing HR in Hospitality: How would your employees rate you?” during HEC98 – the EXPO: Envisioning a Sustainable and Equitable Future Through Global Hospitality. The panelists were leaders in the hospitality industry, including Rob Thorpe, COO at The Jet; Vaibhav Garg, Cluster Director of Talent & Culture at Global Sports Event Qatar 2022 with Accor; Amanda Nguyen, founder and CEO of Butter&; and Steve Schuller, VP of Human Resources at Frontier Airlines.

The discussion provided insights into HR practices that create a positive workplace culture, retain top talent, promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and discussed effective HR strategies. The panelists shared their experiences, best practices, and tips for students based on their own successful careers in the industry. Audience participation was crucial, and the conversation was focused on promoting a valuable and inclusive discussion.

Topics addressed by the panel included promoting a positive and inclusive workplace culture, adapting HR policies and practices to address unique challenges, developing leadership qualities, addressing the labor shortage, and providing support for employee mental health and well-being. The panelists also offered advice for Cornell hospitality management students looking for internships or jobs in the hospitality industry.

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Workshop: Improve Your Grant Seeking Strategy

Liz Ngonzi, recently led a workshop for CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation aimed at improving grant-seeking strategies. In this expert-led workshop, participants learned how to identify funders and resources that align with their work, select the most suitable funding opportunities, and effectively apply for them. The training is perfect for activists, civil society organizations, and small or informal groups with basic fundraising knowledge who are trying to enhance their resource mobilization skills.

The workshop also covered Donor Finder directories and many other resources that can support the grant-seeking journey. Watch the recording now to gain valuable insights and practical information on improving your grant-seeking strategies. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your resource mobilization skills.



4 storytelling tips to inspire and engage your nonprofit audience

Learn how to inspire and engage your nonprofit audience with four expert storytelling tips from Elizabeth (Liz) Ngonzi, CFRE, founder and CEO of Liz Ngonzi Transforms and The International Social Impact Institute. Liz recommends telling stories to connect with your supporters and using a four-part framework to craft a compelling narrative. She also suggests bringing your story to life through video content and using a digital strategy to showcase your work and assess its impact.

Check out Liz’s free on-demand course, Digital Storytelling: How to Engage and Activate Your Supporters Online, to learn more about using storytelling to enhance your nonprofit’s digital communications and create compelling content.


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Unlocking Your Personal Brand Story: Insights and Strategies from an Experienced Coach

In today’s competitive job market, building a personal brand is essential for professional success. In this booklet, Elizabeth (Liz) Ngonzi, an experienced international speaker, trainer, and coach shares her personal journey in developing her brand, offering practical tips and strategies for readers to apply in their own lives and careers. The booklet also introduces two purpose-driven frameworks to guide individuals towards a fulfilling and purposeful career, emphasizing the importance of activating one’s network and stakeholder engagement to create a positive impact. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out, this booklet provides valuable insights and strategies to help you differentiate yourself and achieve your personal and professional goals.

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