Knowing me, knowing you…

September 10, 2015 10:09 am


Every fortnight we do a brief interview with a staff member from Hotelstaff so you can get to know us a little better!

Our seventh interview for 2015 is:

Michael Stanley, Agency Staffing Manager


How long have you worked at Hotelstaff?

A very fresh 3 months.

What did you do before working at Hotelstaff?

I have spent most of my professional life in the hospitality industry. Most recently, I worked for the Melbourne Racing Club as Manager – Workforce Planning. Working with a team of up to 1,200 casual employees to ensure the vast needs of the Club were met.

What is the most enjoyable part of your job?

As an industry, we give many young people their start in the workforce. I enjoy watching their skills and confidence evolve.

Describe Melbourne in 3 words?.

Eclectic, Open, Passionate

Favourite thing to do in Melbourne? 

Sunday morning breakfast. I love hunting down somewhere new for twist on eggs and salmon, and there is always somewhere new!

What does hospitality mean to you?  

To me, good hospitality is dynamic and social. It means an opportunity to catch up, unwind and laugh.

Your greatest new discovery? 

Podcasts and Ted Talks in general, education on the go.

 How do you stand out from the crowd? 

I try not to!

You can find out more about Michael here: