Transcorp Hilton Abuja has taken part [email protected] Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, Hilton Worldwide’s largest ever global career event showcasing to young people, the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry.
Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe are hosting many events to inform those looking for employment, including young people, about the vast array of exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry.
A statement from the hotel said this event is part of Bright Blue Futures, a global programme that encourages Team Members to donate their time and expertise to help young people achieve stability and bring hope to their communities, preparing them for a brighter future.
[email protected] Live: Youth in Hospitality events are unique opportunity for Hilton Worldwide Team Members to inspire those looking for employment about careers in the hospitality industry, and to support them by providing guidance on the skills that are vital to succeed in the workplace and beyond.
“Participants have been joining Hilton Worldwide Team Members for events ranging from résumé clinics, to career speed-networking, as well as presentations from Team Members on their career paths,” said the statement.
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, in conjunction with an NGO, ACE Africa Charity, hosted a series of career events from 13 to 22 May 2015 that saw students of Government Secondary School Durumi, Pupils of Durumi Primary School and selected youths from the communities learning about careers in the hospitality industry from the Team Members of the hotel.
The events included CV writing workshops, career show, job shadowing and a 10-day job internship programme for 20 selected youths.
General Manager, Etienne Gailliez said, “Young people continue to face challenging employment prospects, so it is more important than ever to make sure they receive information and advice about the options available and the skills and attributes they will need once they embark on their chosen careers.
“We are passionate about raising awareness of the opportunities the hospitality industry offers and we are delighted to be doing this through one of our biggest ever careers events across the globe.”
The hotel management rewarded the most outstanding youth with employment at the end of the 10-day internship programme.

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