Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Takes Part In Hilton Worldwide’s Largest Global Career Event

Careers@Hilton Live Invites Job Seekers Around the World to Discover the Vast Career Opportunities Available in the Dynamic Hospitality Industry

This information originated in American English.

May 30, 2014

SHENZHEN, China - Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai has taken part in Careers@Hilton 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 hundreds of events to inform those looking for employment, including young people, about the vast array of exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry. This event is part of Bright Blue Futures, a global program 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.

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality events are a 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.

On May 28, 2014, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, Hilton Garden Inn Bao'an and Shenzhen Polytechnic co-organized the 2014 Hilton Cup Shenzhen Polytechnic Hospitality English Final Contest and Careers@Hilton Talk. Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai sponsored the venue and also attractive prizes for the English contest, offering contestants a high quality hotel experience. After the contest, all attendees were invited for a hotel tour.

Moreover, they were invited for a Careers@Hilton Talk, where the top three winners and teachers spoke about career development with direct communication with the hotel management team. The hotel Team Members also shared their career development stories at Hilton.

John Burger, general manager, Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai 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."

Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month is a part of Hilton Worldwide's Open Doors commitment, which aims to positively impact at least one million young people by 2019 and better prepare them to reach their full potential.

Anyone unable to attend an event during the month of May can still take part in Hilton Worldwide's "Career Concierge," in which everyone interested in learning more about careers in hospitality can submit their questions online via Hilton Worldwide's twitter feed (@HiltonWorldwide) using hashtag #CareersatHiltonLive, or through the form on www.hiltonworldwide.com/youth. Each week in May, this website will be updated to host a selection of the submitted questions, answered by a panel of Hilton Worldwide Team Members.

For more information about Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/youth. For information on job opportunities with Hilton Worldwide, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/careers.

Contact

Rem Li
Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai
+86 755 2162 8888
rem.li@hilton.com

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