Conrad Seoul participates in Hilton’s Largest Annual Global Career Program
Careers@Hilton Week to showcase the Diverse Career Opportunities in Hospitality for Job Seekers Around the World
SEOUL, South Korea - Conrad Seoul has taken part in Careers@Hilton Week on May 21st, which is Hilton’s annual global career event showcasing the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry for youth and job seekers. From May 14 to May 18, Hilton hotels and corporate offices around the globe hosted hundreds of events to educate and prepare job seekers, including youth, for careers in hospitality, and encourage Team Members to share their passion for hospitality.
Now in its fourth year, Careers@Hilton Week is part of Hilton’s Open Doors pledge, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019, by connecting, preparing, and employing them.
On May 21, Conrad Seoul hosted an event which saw 100 young mentees, invited to become the hoteliers of tomorrow, to meet with a group of executive mentors. Sharing their expertise, the mentors engaged one on one, followed by a Q&A session, job trial experience, and group interview. All the participants at the event were introduced to the main positions available in hotels, including jobs in Culinary, Room department and Food & Beverage, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, and Finance.
Ruben Gabino, the Hotel Manager of Conrad Seoul, said, “As young people continue to face challenging employment prospects, it is important to fully apprehend the skills and attributes they will need practically in the position they want to apply for and prepare for their future with a systematic plan. I hope the advice based on this real life experience can act as a significant contribution to help people find their way in their future careers”.
Careers@Hilton Week events are a unique opportunity for Hilton to inspire job seekers 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 join Hilton for events ranging from résumé clinics to networking, as well as presentations from current employees about their career paths in hospitality.
About Conrad Seoul
Conrad Seoul re-defines a whole new world of luxury, sophistication and service in Korea. Strategically located, Conrad Seoul occupies one of the four towers of the renowned International Finance Centre (IFC) in Yeouido Business District. Conveniently attached to Seoul’s subway system, an upmarket International lifestyle Mall with 9 CGV Theaters and the closest luxury hotel to both International Airports. A landmark in more ways than one, Conrad Seoul offers stunning 434 super spacious guest rooms with views to match and a real first Apple based in-room technology. With banquet facilities that will stimulate and inspire, exotic dining options and a luxurious wellness center for Smart balanced lifestyle, Conrad Seoul will be the special place not just to stay but to stay inspired.
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About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning more than five continents with nearly 35 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection, to ordering in-room dining and mobile checkout, all from their own mobile device. Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.