The Institute provides extensive resources to members to assist in planning and managing careers over a lifetime.
orangecheckbuttonMembers conducting jobs searches should refer to the Institute’s guide outlining quality job seeking resources. The guide explains how to use the Institute’s various resources to facilitate a job search, address a redundancy, make a career change, attain job seeking skills such as CV writing or interviewing, or plan the next steps in a hospitality management career.
The Institute’s Career and Job Seeking Guidance page lists organisations that can provide information supporting job search activities.
Helpline and Website
Members of the Institute have access to HR Support and Helpline.
CV Writing, Training and Career Development Resources
Need assistance writing CVs and covering letters? You can use services that are “do it yourself” and offer free CV templates or refer to the Institute’s many ebooks – held in the e-Resources Collection – on CV writing for different job levels and titles. Members should also refer to the Institute’s Guide to Career and Job Seeking Resources for a listing of job support resources and online links to free CV and covering letter templates.
The Institute’s own Constructing an Extended CV is an easy-to-use tool that can assist users in creating the initial draft of a comprehensive CV.
The Institute provides a free listing of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism jobs available on the Institute’s Jobs board.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
CPD is the term for a framework of lifelong learning and development activities, which contribute to an individual’s continued effectiveness as a professional. Institute members are required to engage in CPD activities to ensure that they continue to represent the Institute as competent and knowledgeable hospitality professionals. Members are encouraged to keep a log of their CPD activities using the CPD Tool located on the Member Benefits page.
Members should ensure they are receiving the Institute’s monthly e-newsletter, Insight, which highlights Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities including information on hospitality and management-related free or low cost training and education resources.