Hospitality and Personal Care

Hospitality and Personal Care

by Adrienne Friedberg


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Hospitality and Personal Care by Adrienne Friedberg

In today's dynamic employment scene it is common for professionals to change careers during their working lives. Whether to seek fresh challenges, live a preferred lifestyle, or find a more personally satisfying line of work, more and more people are choosing new and different career paths. Sometimes experienced workers are forced to launch a new career due to the economic realities of a changing job market. The Field Guides to Finding a New Career provide essential tools in mapping out a path in some of today's most exciting industries. This book offers a step-by-step process for assessing your personal skills and experience and applying them to hospitality and personal care.

Key Features Include

a self-assessment quiz to pinpoint your strongest skills and qualities

"Career Compasses" that identify key skills and qualities required

"You Are Here" tips for repurposing current skills and gaining new ones

"Landmarks" that address key issues for career changers in different age groups

Complete with interviews with industry professionals and lists of further resources and relevant trade organizations, the Field Guides to Finding a New Career: Hospitality and Personal Care is a must-have resource. Careers profiled include

Dog Groomer

Hair Stylist/Beautician

Floral Designer

Gaming Service Worker

Interior Designer

Maître d'

Massage Therapist

Medical Assistant

Personal Shopper

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816080007
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: Field Guides to Finding a New Career Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Finding a New Career vii

How to Use This Book ix

Make the Most of Your Journey xi

Self-Assessment Quiz xvii

Chapter 1 Gaming Service Worker 1

Chapter 2 Maître d' 11

Chapter 3 Personal Shopper 20

Chapter 4 Massage Therapist 29

Chapter 5 Hair Stylist/Beautician 40

Chapter 6 Laser Hair Removal Specialist 51

Chapter 7 Interior Designer 60

Chapter 8 Dog Groomer 71

Chapter 9 Floral Designer 83

Chapter 10 Medical Assistant 93

Appendix A Going Solo: Starting Your Own Business 103

Appendix B Outfitting Yourself for Career Success 117

Index 129

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