The future is bright. Begin a career in hospitality today!

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The United States continues to hold its position as the single largest travel & tourism economy in the world according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. With few signs of slowing down, the hospitality industry is a fantastic place to start, move into or grow a career in!

Key job sectors.
The industry as a whole is vast and can be overwhelming. Many factors can come into play in the job search: what interests you, what has availability and job options and where can you grow and succeed the most. Below is a list of some of the top projected growth areas in hospitality over the next few years – surely there’s room for you!

Waiters & waitresses

  • Projected need for employees 2004-2014: Over 1.5 million
  • You should think about being a waiter or waitress if you are: an effective communicator; an active listener; service oriented.

Housekeeping

  • Projected need for employees 2004-2014: Nearly 500,000
  • You should think about a career in housekeeping if you are: detail oriented; cooperative to needs; service oriented; dependable.

Food prep/food service

  • Projected need for employees 2004-2014: Nearly 500,000
  • You should think about a career in food service if you are: an effective communicator; an active listener; service oriented; patient; able to instruct and direct effectively.

Why hospitality?
The hospitality industry offers so many perks to employees with various lifestyles and needs. Flexibility in scheduling is a major perk in the industry; in fact, most employees in the hospitality industry are on part-time schedules. Another reason the industry is so appealing is that no matter your experience level, you can find a fit since training is often provided by the employer for free and often quickly!  And if you stick with it, you can often face growth opportunities with hard work and applicable training.

Whether you're a student, senior citizen, a first time job-seeker or looking for part-time schedules, hospitality offers a vast array of options that make it possible to balance your career and your lifestyle. There are many occupations and options in hospitality, and now is the time to explore!

With tourism, entertainment and related businesses constantly growing, the hospitality industry can be a great place to work and build your career. Contact your local Adecco representative to learn about exciting career opportunities today!