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7 inspirational TED talks for hospitality students

Posted by Kevin Nelson on Mar 20, 2018 8:41:00 AM

Sometimes for hospitality students it can be hard to see the end outcome of their studies - anything from foreseeing their job prospects after graduating, to completing assignments.

However, sometimes they just need a spark of inspiration and motivation boost to see that being in the hospitality industry can in fact be rewarding.

TED talks can be a good resource for finding useful advice, knowledge and insights about almost anything, from people of all walks of life. Here are seven inspirational TED talks you should encourage your hospitality students to watch.

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Categories: Hospitality career advice, Hospitality inspiration

New mentor session: Cameron McKenzie

Posted by Glennise Pinili on Mar 12, 2018 9:30:00 AM

In addition to our courses, we also publish mentor sessions that take you backstage with industry leaders.

This week we are pleased to announce the release of Cameron McKenzie's mentor session - Four Pillars: Finding your craft and making it work

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Categories: Hospitality career advice, Typsy news, Tips for bartenders

Talking career progression in hospitality on International Women’s Day

Posted by Glennise Pinili on Mar 8, 2018 8:36:00 AM

This year the theme for International Women’s Day is “Press for Progress”. It asks our community to come together and continue the movement of working towards gender parity, which already has strong momentum. Any step of progress, so long as it’s in the right direction leads us closer to gender equality.

Although sexual harassment is a hot topic, with the #TimesUp and #MeToo campaigns attracting significant social media attention, progress for gender equality can take various forms.

The freedom women have to choose their career, rather than be expected to fulfil a gender-based career is progress. Women returning to their careers after motherhood, or even prioritizing their career is progress - things that at a previous time were not possible.  

In the hospitality industry there are already leading women who demonstrate that you can progress towards a powerful career.

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Categories: Hospitality interview, Hospitality career advice

5 ways to get work experience as a hospitality student

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Mar 6, 2018 8:47:00 AM

One of the challenges that hospitality students can face is finding work experience to put on their CV, while studying or after graduating. 

Often employers look for candidates with strong work experience, not only that, but it's experience that leads to improved skills and increased employment opportunities, despite years of study. 

Here are five ways to gain work experience in hospitality as a student. 

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Categories: Hospitality career advice, Hospitality schools

Should you study hospitality at university? - tips from an Oxford Brookes University alumni

Posted by Andrea Aguilar on Feb 7, 2018 8:28:00 AM

Many of us have friends who are studying to be doctors, lawyers, marketers, or what’s considered ‘respectable’ jobs. Although the hospitality industry doesn’t always require formal studies to land a job, there are many universities out there who offer programs in Hospitality Management.

If hospitality is something that you enjoy and are passionate about, it should be what motivates you to pursue and study it. The question then becomes, “Should you study hospitality management at university?” The short answer is yes! However there are some questions you should ask yourself first.

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Categories: Hospitality career advice, Hospitality schools

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