Work in Hospitality and looking for Career Opportunities?

Career Move: Hospitality Staff to Recruiter

Working in hospitality and looking for a career change - you’ve come to the right place! Currently working in hospitality, unhappy in your role, and want to know where your sales experience could take you?

You might have never even thought about a career in recruitment… but what if we told you that you could use all of your current skills and work experience to build a successful career, and ultimately make more money!

Good news - you don’t need a recruitment background. You don’t need specific industry knowledge. You just need drive, determination, social skills… and a few other key traits. If you’re the right culture fit, you could go far! Read on to get a clear picture of how your transferable skills could translate to a recruitment role...

What is it about recruitment?

The transition into recruitment from any hospitality role can take your career to the next level! Even in the training phase of being a recruitment consultant, you will recognise the potential of this business… and how far your career path in recruitment could take you!

Recruitment VS Hospitality

Working in hospitality consists of long hours, working extra, working weekends, working bank holidays, unsociable hours…

Working in Recruitment is a lot of the same! But, let me be direct… it may be the same, but you will definitely earn a lot more money in recruitment. You get out of this job what you put in! If you have the drive and the passion for people and are not shy of hard work - this could be the perfect industry for you! Possibilities with us are endless…

What are the key benefits?

  • High-Earning Potential
  • Unlimited Progression
  • Career Development Plan
  • Ability To Reach Director Status in 2-5 years
  • Wellness benefits…

Read more about the benefits of recruitment here... *link*

Working in hospitality, you thrive in a busy, customer-focused environment, dealing with the public and other staff on a day to day basis. Every day is different, but with a constant focus on customers. But what are your career goals in hospitality? You’re here for a reason, you want more in life, and you want to create your dream life!

How Can My Hospitality Skills Transfer to Recruitment?

If transferred successfully, your skills developed in hospitality can result in high earnings! Some recruitment skills are honed over time, but starting off on the right foot is key… and that’s easier when your skills are transferable!

Key transferable Hospitality skills:

  • Customer-focused
    Your job revolves around people - you are talking to people all day, building relationships and selling. Your communication skills are key to this role. Excellent customer service is part of your job, creating a level of trust with customers and being informative.
  • Selling skills
    You’re used to persuasive communication, selling products constantly day-to-day. Learning the products you are selling, using creativity to sell, and ensuring you are passionate in order to convince the customers.
  • Teamwork
    You can’t avoid teamwork in a hospitality role. Working with other team members, such as waiters or front of house staff, or working with managers or supervisors … you are used to creating a seamless system that benefits both the team and customers.
  • Work ethic
    A strong work ethic is key in this role - as the hours can be long, the work hard, and the pressure high! Working hard is important for professional and personal success, proving what kind of character you are and how much you want to progress in your career.
  • Customer-focused
    Working in hospitality, your work is first and foremost about the customers! Focusing on their experience is key to a successful business - the customer is always right. Spending every day meeting your customer’s needs...
  • Multitasking
    Handling many tasks at once, balancing the scales and ensuring all customers are happy with their orders. Working to a plan, but also being flexible to deal with things as they happen - serving, making food, preparing tables, greeting people, dealing with complications… every day is varied!
    ...Should we go on?

Start your pathway to recruitment now!

You could be the trainee recruitment consultant that we’re looking for! Recruitment is a natural career pathway from working in hospitality.

Start your career path with us now… Interested? Find more information about recruitment see the links below.

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