The business of serving others
Some people are naturally great party hosts. They are keenly aware of all those around them, their needs and how to meet them. These are the kind of people who excel in the field of hospitality.
The hospitality industry employs millions of people throughout North America. The industry is unique in that it consists of a large number of seasonal and part-time jobs. In addition to this, many workers are quite young and have little or no post-secondary education (they may even still be in high school). Given this, there's a high rate of turnover in the industry - it may also mean it's easier to attain a management position at a young age, particularly if you have a formal education and a few years of work experience. While the work can be quite demanding, including working odd hours and dealing with upset customers, it's usually quite enjoyable and can offer great financial rewards.
A few of the most popular careers available in the field of hospitality are:
Finding the Right School
A lot of people think that because they can mix a drink or cook a nice meal, they'll automatically be successful in the industry. This isn't the case at all, however. As with any other field, education is vital to success. Formal training can open many doors and can set you above the crowd of other applicants.
Since the hospitality industry is so broad, it's important to know what kind of career you'd like to have before you apply to a community college. Make sure your program will give you the education you need to find a job in the industry that will make you happy.