Higgins, Joanna
July 2008
Director;Jul2008, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p25
The article features Chrissie Herbert, director of human resources (HR) and quality management at Travelodge. Travelodge is planning to recruit additional 80 managers and 1,000 staff every year to meet industry growth. Herbert said that the company needs high volumes of people and that they are able to offer career paths as well as higher retention rates. Travelodge signed up a Local Employment Partnership program in October 2007. The company is working closely with Jobcentre Plus to set up its training courses, according to Herbert.


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