Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest Joins Hilton Worldwide’s Largest Global Career Event

Careers@Hilton Live Showcases the Dynamic Career Opportunities Available in Hospitality for Job Seekers Around the World

This information originated in U.K. English.

May 18, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania - Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest has taken part in Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, Hilton Worldwide's largest ever global career event. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels around the globe are hosting hundreds of events with the purpose of informing those looking for employment, including young people, about the exciting opportunities available to all in the hospitality industry. The initiative is part of Bright Blue Futures, a global program that encourages Team Members to donate their time and expertise to help young people pursuing professional development.

On 18 May, Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest hosted an event dedicated to youth, to enable their interaction with Team Members and familiarize them with Hilton's organizational culture. Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality events are a unique opportunity for Hilton Worldwide Team Members to inspire and encourage those interested in the hospitality industry.

Participants were able to take part in a guided tour of the building, followed by a Departments Fair with professionals from all areas of activity at the hotel. Through career speed-networking, Team Members shared advice on the skills and attributes participant need once they embark on their chosen careers.

Jan Thomsen, general manager Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest, 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 in person during the month of May can still take part in Hilton Worldwide's digital "Career Concierge." Those interested in learning more about careers in hospitality can submit their questions online via Twitter using hashtag #CareersatHilton, or through the form at 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.hiltonwordwide.com/youth. For information on job opportunities with Hilton Worldwide, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com/careers

Contact

Ema Augusta Banu
Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest
+40 (0)731 305 723
ema.banu@hilton.com

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