Panel Discussion – Career Growth in Hospitality (27 Aug 13)
1. ASH conducted a Workshop on HR Practices and Policies with reference to the Hospitality Industry. For the event, ASH invited HR Managers of various hotels like Hotel Taj and the Grand. In this, the current industry expectation from the students and the growth in the field of hospitality & career growth was discussed.
2. Objective & Outcomes. The main objective of the workshop was to make the students aware of the current industry expectation from the students and the growth in the field of hospitality & Career Growth. Mr. Sadaab Hussain from Vivanta-Taj conducted the workshop on Career pathways in the hospitality industry.
3. The response from the students was very good and the students expressed their interests in the different career scopes in hospitality industry and took initiative to make the workshop a success.
4. The discussions were based on the below mentioned topics:
(a) Attributes of an employee in the hospitality industry
(b) Employment conditions in the hospitality industry
(c) Career Opportunity and Options
(d) Job profile- There are several departments within the hotel each requiring qualified professionals. The main departments in a hotel are
(i) Administration and Management
(iii) Front Office
(v) Sales and Marketing
(viii) Forecasting Department