The nature of the hospitality industry means that managers are often forced to react to events rather than being able to plan things out in advance. Even so, there are ways to manage your time that can help you become more productive and less stressed.
How much is my time worth?
Your time is valuable, as the following tables show:
|Cost per minute||£0.09||£0.14||£0.19||£0.23|
|Cost per hour||£5.55||£8.33||£11.10||£13.88|
|Cost per day||£44.40||£66.61||£88.81||£111.01|
|Cost per minute||£0.28||£0.32||£0.37||£0.46|
|Cost per hour||£16.65||£19.43||£22.20||£27.75|
|Cost per day||£133.21||£155.42||£177.62||£222.02|
|7.30am||Arrived at work, chatted with chefs about the weekend, had cup of tea|
|7.45am||Checked bookings, menus|
|7.55am||Waiter called in sick, dealth with cover|
|…and so on|