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What skills are essential for this position?
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Communication skills, people skills and listening skills are key! This question is to check for your understanding of the role, so that the interviewer knows you understand what it takes to be a host or hostess. If you're not sure, check the job description. Think about which skills would help you to accomplish each responsibility.

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User-Submitted Answers

What skills are essential for this position?
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You have to be willing to work and help out. You have to have patients.
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Communication skills, punctuality, good handwriting, patience, friendliness, empathy, focus, attention, alertness, and focus,
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Communication, organization and customer service.
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Being honest, ask questions, know who your working with.
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I believe leadership, communication and politeness.
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Being friendly, respectful, and a good communicator.
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I think the possitive atitude, being polite, commitment, passional, be able to welcome guests with smile and do not alow that stressfull situation afecting on you.
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Good communication, fast paced, team player, motivated.
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Having great communication skills, passion for the customers, and a love of customer service.
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Essential skills include being friendly and calm, and being able to greet customers and make them feel welcome.
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Polite good communication skill.
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Being patient, kind, approachable and organized.
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I think some essential skills would be detail oriented, friendly, organized, sociable, and giving great hospitaility.
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Patience, communication skills, efficiency.
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Prioritizing, multitasking, personality,
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Professional and passionate at work.
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Being friendly and available as well as being able to work in fast paced environments i. E multitasking.
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Patience, calm, reliable, organized, being on time to every shift, being a team player, helping the customers to have the absolute best experience that they can have.
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Friendliness, patience and politeness.
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Patience, Costumer Focus, Organization, Time management.
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Patience, efficiency, great communication, being a problem solver.
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Communication, a positive attitude, a great sense of humor towards customers making them feel comfortable.
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It's important to be friendly, organized, and attentive.
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Great people skills, able to talk to anyone, friendliness.
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Customer service skills, organization, decision making, and communication.
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Customer service, communication.
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You have to be polite, greet customers, smile, be warm, friendly and inviting, show them to their tables, present the menus, and potentially take orders.
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Listening skills, computer skills, people skills.
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Communicative skills, being polite and patience.
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The skills that are essential are that you are a people person, you can talk to strangers, and you can smile and be polite.
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Being friendly and always knowing how to handle customers.
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Communication, organization, and patience.
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Good first impression skills and a bubbly personality and a good smile.
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It is important to have a positive attitude and smile, work effectively as a team, help where is needed, and be eager to learn.
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The ability to stand for long periods of time, greet others, monitor rotation of tables, and be respectful always.
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Organization of course. Being courteous. Staying professional. Look as well as act positive. Be willing to help out whomever and wherever.
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Patience, time management, multitasking, positive attitude and communication abilities.
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Communication skills, politeness, fast thinking, punctuality and calm behavior.
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A positive attitude, energy, and being able work efficiently.
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I think being friendly and able to work on your feet are essential skills needed to work in a restaurant.
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Friendliness, efficiency, and professionalism are essential to working as a hostess and providing maximum customer service.
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Being people person, friendly and courageous.
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Being polite, patient, an ready to react and take action in every situation.
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Communication and problem solving skills would be the first priority as hostess is the first person to be interact with the guests in a restaurant. Hence, I think good communication skills would help to reduce the problems that faced by the guests.
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I feel that good communication skills are essential for this position. Also, great time management and friendliness.
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I believe that you have to be sociable, attentive, patient, and understanding to a specific person's needs. It is also essential to have multitasking abilities and compassionate behavior.