Hospitality is one of the broadest work sectors in the world.
People are needed across a diverse range of businesses from restaurants, cafés and bars to hotels, from entertainment planning to tourism and more. The skills needed are many and varied and the sheer number of different options means there is plenty to cater for a wide range of interests.
Here are a few reasons why a career in hospitality is one to consider:
Lively and interesting work environments
If you enjoy the hustle and bustle of a workplace, work that is fast-paced and ever changing, then hospitality could be the career for you. If you like being around people and creating experiences that customers appreciate and remember, working in hospitality can be a environment where you can thrive.
Many Different Career Paths
The sheer number of different jobs within hospitality means that there are many paths you can choose to take to further your hospitality career.
Despite the impact of covid on the drinks and food sector, hospitality is now bouncing back and the hotels and events sectors are becoming busier than ever. As a result, job security is stronger and a career with advancement opportunities can be enjoyed.
With the right skills and experience, there are plenty of opportunities for career advancement in the hospitality industry. Whatever your ambitions are, this sector has many opportunities for growth and development.
Wider experience of people
If meeting lots of different people from the widest variety of backgrounds excites you, then hospitality is where you’ll thrive and enjoy every day. You’ll also develop excellent social skills that will prove valuable to you in any other working environment.
Many areas of hospitality depend on innovation and fresh ideas to keep a competitive edge. If you’re the creative type, you’ll find outlets for your inspiration in many settings such as event planning, hotel management and chef work.
So many of the skills you will learn in hospitality are ones that are highly prized and valued in many other working environments. Should you take a career turn later in your life, this experience will prove invaluable. Skills include time management, problem solving, verbal communication and teamwork.
If you’re just starting on your journey in the world of hospitality and you’d like to know more about how you can upskill and gain more qualifications talk to NLET today. We have free training available for those already on the first rung to help them consolidate and improve their working lives.
Call 07944 320940 or visit nletrust.org