Chapter 3 Hospitality The Real World

Chapter 3 Hospitality The Real World - Hospitality: The...

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Hospitality: The ‘Real World’ Chapter 3
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Choosing a career can be similar to being a game show contestant or part of a reality television series. Decisions about your future no doubt will involve competition against other players or job seekers while striving alone for a good outcome or high score. Will you win the ‘prize’ for making the best career choice?
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What interests you? Do you want to get paid to help people have fun? Do warm sunny beaches, majestic mountain views, or visiting far away places spark your interest? How about being around delicious food in exotic restaurant locations, working on a cruise ship, coordinating events for country clubs, or owning your own foodservice or lodging establishment?
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Common Myths about the Hospitality Industry There is a shortage of hospitality job opportunities. Anyone can become a successful hospitality manager. I will spend most of my time sitting at my desk. There is limited career advancement.
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Common Myths about the Hospitality Industry continued Starting salaries are low. Graduating with a degree in hospitality is all I need to be successful. A job in the hospitality industry is boring.
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Four Major Career Fields Food Lodging Tourism Recreation Each with many varied careers paths
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Some of the Career Opportunities Contract Foodservice Restaurants Lodging Resorts Casinos Catering companies
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course HFT 1000 taught by Professor Dr.kharris during the Fall '10 term at FSU.

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