Why A Career In Hospitality Could Be The Perfect Career Path For You
1 year ago

The hospitality industry is always looking for new talent, but is it the right career path for you? If you believe you have any of these skills, you should definitely consider an opportunity in this industry: 

  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Being able to multitask 
  • Attention to detail
  • Awareness of the industry 
  • Good time management 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good at problem solving

There are many different areas within the hospitality industry, but here are the 4 main sectors: 

  • Food and Beverage 
  • Accommodation 
  • Travel & Tourism 
  • Entertainment & Recreation

We have lots of hospitality opportunities on the website, and here are some companies who are currently looking for school and college leavers to join their team: 

The Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force are always looking for Chef and Air & Ground Steward Apprentices. As a chef in the RAF, you will have a varied role, preparing food at five-star themed banquets one day and cooking in a field the next. As an RAF Air & Ground Steward you will have fantastic opportunities to travel the world. In your first tour you will work as Cabin Crew on the Voyager aircraft and later as part of the RAF’s Specialist Field catering Squadron or you may work alongside industry partners in Military dining facilities.

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SSP are the food travel experts and they create and run food outlets in locations where people are on the move. Whether it’s jetting off somewhere more exotic, getting on a train or stopping off at a motorway service area, SSP will make sure the food and drink on offer is the ideal selection to meet the needs of many different types of travellers.

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Umbrella Training 

Umbrella Training is a leading nationwide training and apprenticeship provider. Founded in 2012 by Adele Oxberry FIH, the company works with hotels, restaurants, foodservice businesses and many corporate services organisations across the UK. Since its inception, Umbrella Training has supported the recruitment, development and progression of more than 4,500 apprentices.

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Harrods, known around the world as one of the great luxury emporiums, offers a transformative experience to customers who know that the true value of exceptional goods and services lies beyond price. They are committed to excellence and artistry, inspired to reinvent, and surprise, ensuring their position as a Retail leader. Their customers are at the heart of their success. They’re the reason Harrods exist, and they never forget it. They are always looking for new exceptional people who want to connect with them, to delight them and to become part of their story.

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Busy Bees Education and Training has been providing quality apprenticeship and training opportunities for over 20 years. As a catering apprentice, you will be responsible for assisting the Chef with food preparation, cooking and serving of food to children at various times throughout the day, this should be done using the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness. 

Apply now

There are so many benefits to working in the hospitality industry and it can offer great progression opportunities. There can be many staff perks on the job and everyday can be different. We’ve listed just a few companies who advertise hospitality roles, but there are lots out there! Make sure you take a look at all the hospitality opportunities on our website and apply for the roles that interest you. 

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