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Hospitality Management Professional

What is a hospitality management professional?

The hospitality industry is one of the largest in the world. Hotels, restaurants, convention centers, and resorts all need good employees who will make sure that everything runs smoothly and that the guests have everything they need. A job in this field is best for someone who likes talking to and helping other people very much. Teamwork is another important skill for a hospitality management professional, because people do a better job when they work together.

Preparing for the job

Once you graduate from high school, you will be able to find a junior position in hospitality management. For more interesting work, you will need to take at least two years of college classes. After that, you can work as a beginning supervisor. You can also go to a four-year college, where you will take classes that are more challenging. These might include subjects like business and human resource management, food management, and hotel operations. You will also need to learn about marketing, financial and cost-management, and public relations to get the very best jobs in hospitality management.

The future

More employment opportunities are available now because people "eat out" and travel more often. This means there are more and more hotels and restaurants that need to hire good people.