Why a career in the hospitality industry is the right move for graduates/school leavers

by: | June 28th, 2019 | Ellis Mack Blog

Whether you have just graduated with a degree/qualification or have just left school and are looking to enter the job world, there are many ways to find success in the hospitality industry. In fact, more than a third of hospitality employees are under the age of 25 in the UK. Research carried out by the British Hospitality Association has determine that there is a skill shortage and predicts that approximately 100,000 skilled workers will be required by the year 2020.

Many well know celebrities have started at the bottom of the ladder when building their careers in the hospitality industry. Top chef’s such as Gordon Ramsay and the late Anthony Bourdain began their journey washing dishes for a living which exhibits that there is no ceiling for what can be achieved in this booming industry.

The beauty of the hospitality industry is that you can enter it at any point with as much or as little qualification or experience, once you’re in the world is your oyster – no pun intended. Qualifications and further training can be obtained gradually to help you develop and progress down your chosen path.

If you have the following skills you could have the right ingredients for beginning a successful career in the hospitality industry;

  • A good communicator
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Have a passion for service
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible

If you possess these skills and are interested in the world of opportunity that the hospitality industry offers, please do not hesitate to call us on 0141 548 8246.