Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Graduate Application & Interview Tips

This page provides you with application and interview advice provided directly by graduates working in Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism

Application Advice: Be yourself.
Finance Future Leader, Finance at InterContinental Hotels Group
Application Advice: Be sure you want to become a manager. Be sure you are really passionate about hospitality.
Interview Advice: Be in good shape. Dress well. Be prepared. There is only one chance to make a first positive impression. Talk from your heart. Be interested. Do not pretend to be someone you are not. Turn the interview into a comfortable conversation.
Future Leader Management trainee, Rooms Division at InterContinental Hotels Group
Application Advice: Be patient and be yourself.
Interview Advice: Be yourself.
IHG Future leader, Food and Beverage at InterContinental Hotels Group
Application Advice: Be passionate about what you are doing. It is a beautiful programme, full of opportunities, but it demands hard-work and if you don't love it, you won't put up with it.
Interview Advice: Be yourself.
Graduate - Future Leader, Rooms Division at InterContinental Hotels Group
Application Advice: Be yourself.
Interview Advice: Give one example of when you had to act like a leader.
Future Leader, Food and Beverage at InterContinental Hotels Group
Application Advice: The KFC workplace have so many opportunities to progress in a career. I started when I was 17 as a team member, now I'm an 18 year old Team Leader. I'm so proud to be one of the youngest in the country working for KFC (Team Leader).
Level 3 Apprenticeship in hospitality and leadership - Apprentice, at KFC UK & Ireland
Application Advice: Have patience and everything will come together in the end.
Interview Advice: Be yourself.
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership - Apprentice, at KFC UK & Ireland
Application Advice: I would say to work hard. Being on the apprenticeship programme a lot more is expected from you, other team members will learn from how you act. You have to set a good example. You have to have good time management and always look presentable e.g. Name badge, clean uniform.
Interview Advice: Learn about the company before hand to show that you have an interest in joining. Express how the apprenticeship would benefit you and your career growth.
Level 2 Hospitality and Catering Services - Apprentice , at KFC UK & Ireland
Application Advice: To show your leadership/communication/team work skills at the same time.
Graduate Scheme, Marketing at Merlin Entertainments
Application Advice: if you are happy working with different customers then this is the job for you.
Interview Advice: What different skills can you bring to the team.
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership, Fast Food at KFC UK & Ireland