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The hotelier job hunt – Leveraging the power of the Internet
Hoteliers are fantastic with people. Isn't that what we're paid for? But not all hoteliers are comfortable with technology...yet. Especially when it comes to getting the max out of the social revolution online. The good news is that every hotelier CAN make the best use of the Internet to boost their professional profiles as well as hunt for career opportunities more effectively. And all thats needed is the drive, common sense and the vital skill hoteliers already have...that of dealing with other human beings!
Though the Internet has revolutionized the way we interact and access a wealth of knowledge and information, great job leads these days are still a matter of ‘who you know'. Therefore getting connected with the right people the right way is crucial to job hunting success. Here are a few do's and don'ts from experience:
Finding Hotel Jobs Online - Do's:
Given the current recession and a hiring freeze in many hotels around the world, it will be even more imperative that you go beyond the usual way of job hunting and get creative, leverage online technology and build strong connections.
Hope the above tips are helpful in your search and wishing you good luck! Remember that persistence and working smart are the only ‘secret shortcuts' to success.
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