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The hospitality industry is comprised of two major services which include hotel and accommodations and catering service. This career is the best option for professionals, who enjoy meeting different peoples coming from different culture or love to work in different environment.

To start in your career seeking process, you should fulfill certain attributes. One should be to graduate from any discipline and have very good communication skills. Forming an interpersonal relationship with the guest is the vital and minimum requirement to pursue a career in hospitality. They are responsible for managing the customer's accommodation and all other small things which are directly concerned with the customers.

In food or catering service one can start from the entry level position of chef or may even start his own kitchen as the executive chef in any five star hotels or restaurant. This service compromises a large percentage of employees in the nation. A career as manager of the hotel is one of the most highly demanded positions. To be eligible for this position a professional with a Masters Degree is recommended. The main functionality of the manager is to make sure that the hotels are running smoothly and every other service like accommodation, junior level staffs, cleaning, etc. are working properly. They are also responsible for creating an environment to provide maximum comfort and service.



Hospitality requires a combination of organizational and communicative skills. Both of these skills are a must for one who is wishing to go for a managerial post. Operational skills involve the way by which one can organize every activity that goes on in running a hotel.

The diversified activities offered by this industry create excellent job opportunities for all the people who are first time job-seekers, senior citizens, and for one who is looking for a part time job with varied skill sets and academic qualifications.

Certifications in this particular career can be obtained by pursuing an 18 month training program which focuses on developing different skills in the youth. One can also obtain a 4 year specialized Bachelor's Degree in this field. The certificate holds an impotent value for those who come from different disciplines and areas. Practical experience is very advisable for those who are first time job seekers. These sessions give an overview of the industry to them.

There are many universities who are offering a degree course in this sector. Though there are small institutes which provide certificates, having a degree from a reputed university holds an extra benefit. The salaries for this kind of professional at the entry level are around $30,000 per year. These can go higher for the managers operating in different hotels, even up to $80,000 per year.

Last year the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has increased their investment in the hospitality industry to make it steady. The investments are done to meet all the workforce challenges which are there in these industries. They also met with challenges in hiring and training the employee.

The sector is going rapidly and is one of the booming industries at the present time, which means that a career in hospitality is going to offer a great opportunity.
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