Recently, Dusit Thani College had organized the 1st Hybrid Hospitality Talent Fair at Dusit Thani College and on Beamian Platform.
Now, worldwide labor shortages from the global COVID-19 pandemic are one of the largest challenges facing the hospitality industry. As Thailand’s leading institution for hospitality education, Dusit Thani College is committed to help the hospitality industry recover by providing this hybrid platform to enable hospitality employers to connect with qualified hospitality job seekers. At the same time, DTC is committed to help hospitality students and graduates advance their hospitality careers by introducing them to employers with worthwhile job opportunities.
There were several businesses accepted to attend the event. The event was also given to hospitality students from other institutions. As the event and activities were exhibited hybrid on both onsite at Dusit Thani College and online via Beamian application, the opportunity to attend this event was expanded nationwide and worldwide.
In addition, the online panel discussion on the topic of “Winning the War for Talent” was held in the event, many hospitality experts were gathering to exchange the viewpoint, namely Dr. Niramol Jindanuwat – Chief People Officer of Dusit Thani Public Company Limited, Mr. John Lohr – Director of Strategic Partnership and Innovation of Hosco, Associate Professor Dr. Catherine Cheung – Associate Dean of School of Hospitality and Tourism Management of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Associate Professor Dr. Ralf Burbach – Assistant Head of School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Technological University Dublin & Past President of EuroCHRIE, Ms. Sumitha Soorian – Executive Director of Phuket Hotels Association, and Ms. Frouke Gerbens – Rector of Dusit Thani College
Besides the panel discussion, a variety of career development and hospitality skills workshops were organized for participants, which is Working abroad (Let’s go abroad), Writing job application letter, how to build a CV with little work experience, Personality and grooming for job interview, fruit carving, flower arrangement, mocktail mixing. The workshop itself received positive feedback from participants.