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Monday, March 5, 2018

Tips to Improve Your Career Advancement Opportunities in Maldives

Tips to Improve Your Career Advancement Opportunities in Maldives

Are you looking for a rewarding career that offers both personal satisfaction and a high pay? The travel, tourism and hospitality sector is a hot industry with hundreds of jobs that are best suited for fresh graduates as well as experienced professionals.

Here are a few tips that will help you improve your career advancement opportunities in the hospitality sector:

1. Have a goal in mind: You must be sure whether you wish to join the hotel business, the diving sector or the marine industry and where you want to be in the next five years. Depending upon your aptitude and liking and the kind of job profile you would like to take on in the long run, you should apply to suitable apprenticeship programmes or pursue a professional course that gives you adequate knowledge about the career of your choice. Remember, the Maldives travel and tourism industry is quite competitive and hundreds of vacancies are filled every single day. Therefore, there is no time to waste. Have a goal in mind and work towards achieving it.

2. Undergo comprehensive tourism training: Fresh graduates must join comprehensive training programme that help them gain theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience of real-time jobs in the hospitality business. Such training programmes last a year and are free. Applicants receive a nominal allowance to pursue their courses and are supposed to attend classroom sessions as well as grooming lessons to become skilled in their respective hospitality industries, whether hotels, diving or marine. They work under the supervision of an experienced mentor and are trained to be experts in their job profiles. Such training comes immensely handy while seeking higher-paying hospitality jobs in the long run.

3. Start small but with a big name: As a fresh graduate you might get a low profile job such as a waiter, housekeeping staff, room attendant, driver, store keeper or chef, but always make it a point to gain hands-on experience at a reputed hotel or resort that allows great learning opportunities. Most leading hotels are booked throughout the year. Needless to say, jobs are rigorous and very professional. There are no scopes for mistakes. This is precisely what motivates fresh graduates to work efficiently and learn all the best practices to deliver a high quality work output to impress the guests. Once your services are found satisfactory at a leading hotel in the likes of JW Marriott or Four Seasons, you can leap to better career opportunities.

Here’s hoping that these tips will come handy in helping you find the best jobs in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in Maldives. To find the latest jobs by top hotels and resorts in Maldives including JW Marriott, Centara, Six Senses, Four Seasons, Jumeirah, Anantara, One&Only, Holiday Inn and others, please visit www.job-maldives.com

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