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Hcareers / MAY 25 2021
Summary

Here are some resources to help you feel prepared going into any interview from a great resume, to keeping up with the latest industry news.

Resume resources

Free resume templates – Crafting a great resume doesn’t mean having access to special software or having to have any graphic design knowledge. Here are some free resources that can help you create your next resume to be ready to apply to any position. 

Keeping up with the industry

Hospitality Trade Publications – Stay up to date with the latest industry news, trends and events by reading through these publications. You can subscribe to newsletters for most if not all of these publications as well to casually browse through daily updates on the go. This will help you show your interest and engagement in any interview.

Hotel Brands Diversity and Inclusion Policies – If you are interested in knowing a company’s diversity and inclusion efforts and policies before applying to open positions, we’ve compiled them here. You can prepare questions in advance when going into an interview to make sure the company aligns with your priorities.  

Hotel Clean Programs – All hotels have implemented new safety and sanitation protocols to help keep guests and employees safe as we maneuver the pandemic. We’ve compiled some of these initiatives here to help you prepare to return to work safely. 

Personal Development 

Job Search Apps – Here are some apps that can help you narrow down your job search to find opportunities that match what you are looking for. You can connect with people who have insights into a company you’re looking at, prepare for interview questions and even calculate what salary you should be asking for based on your living expenses. 

Social Media Profiles – Here is a guide on how to fully optimize and utilize each social media profile to help you network and find job opportunities. LinkedIn is the most popular channel; however, Facebook and Twitter can also help create opportunities for you to find opportunities. 

Free or Low-Cost Courses – Now is a great time to brush up on some skills or add new ones to your toolkit to help you stand out from the other candidates, without having to pay a lot of money. These can make a great addition to any resume or social media profile to show employers that you are making the most of the downtime you have. 

Job Hunt With Social Media – These are general tips on how to use social media to build your brand and connect with other industry professionals to help you on your job search. 

Books to Help Land a Job – Consider picking up any of these seven books for additional suggestions on how to improve your job search and land your next position in record time.