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PERSONAL IDENTITYAND PRACTICE
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................2MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................2P1 The benefits of ongoing professional development...............................................................2P2 Employer Expectations..........................................................................................................3P3 Own skills and competencies.................................................................................................4P4 Learning theories and approaches used for professional and personal development............5P5 Development plan for enhancing the skills and core competencies within specific workrelated context.............................................................................................................................6P6 Job interview for suitable service industry role....................................................................8P7 Reviewing the key strength as well as weakness of an applied interview process...............9CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................111
INTRODUCTIONIt is important for an individual to have a personal and professional set of skills in orderto achieve growth and development. The below report showcases the importance of ongoingprofessional development and self-directed learning. It provides and explanation of why personaland professional skills are important in order to achieve set growth and advantages for anindividual. The chosen organisation for the report is Hilton Hotels. The hotel is situated in ParkLane, London, United Kingdom. The report assesses one's own skills, competences, differentlearning and development approaches. A professional development plan is made with a specificwork context. The report generates an important personal development plan in order to evaluatethe importance of an individuals set skills and requirements(Olsen, 2015). Along with it, thereport reviews the range of theories and approaches used for professional and personaldevelopment.MAIN BODYP1 The benefits of ongoing professional developmentBelow mentioned are the key benefits of ongoing professional development within HiltonHotels:Discovers new talent:Ongoing professional development can help the organisation indiscovering new talents. After hiring, the Hilton Hotel does not get a chance tounderstand its employees talents(Patton, Parker and Tannehill, 2015). The ongoingprofessional development allows the organisation to discover new employee talent andmaintain a strong connection with the employees which are talented and growth-orientedMaintains Engagement:It helps Hilton hotels to maintain engagement with itsemployees which are working for the organisation. Maintaining the engagement allowsthe organisation to achieve set goals and create better connection with its employees. It isone of the most effective advantages where the management of Hilton Hotels managesstrong advantage within its employee management and retention activities.Gaining a competitive edge:A better competitive edge allows the organisation to gain abetter market position. It is important for the organisation to manage its position in thatmarket to achieve development and growth. It is important for the organisation to gain acompetitive advantage within the organisation scenario and ongoing professionaldevelopment helps the organisation in that.2
Increasing productivity and Satisfaction:The ongoing professional development allowsthe organisation to increase its productivity and development. Also, it helps them to gainbetter resources in order to achieve and develop their products and services accordingly.The ongoing development is the core need for an organisation to increase its employeesatisfaction and gains(Trorey and Cullingford, 2017).Attracting and Retaining Talent:Hilton hotels tend to attract and retain talents from thehelp of these activities within the environment of the hotel. It is important for theorganisation to make use of ongoing development activities in order to ensure and retaingrowth and development within its environment.Fighting Stagnation:It helps the hotel to fight stagnation within its environment.Stagnation slows the growth of the employees as they feel bored while working in thesame competitive environment again and again. This helps Hilton hotels to fightstagnation and achieve set growth and development.P2 Employer ExpectationsBelow mentioned are the important employer expectations from the employees of thehospitality industry professionals:Good communication:This is one of the most required skills by the Hilton Hotels fromits employees because good communication allows the organisation to achieve bettercustomer relations(Dawson, 2018). It is hard for the organisation to maintain itsoperations and achieve set growth without having good communication skills. This helpsthe organisation to achieve development and growth and provides new customers as well(Johnson, Prescott and Lyon, 2017).Grooming:Better grooming is required because the employees of hospitality industryneed to look good in order to ensure better relationships with its customers and developand maintain organisational reputation. It is the important aspect which the employers ofHilton Hotels looks in its employees.Time management:Time management is another important skill which the employers ofthe organisation look in their employees. Effective time management allows them toachieve set growth and advantages and achieve its daily tasks successfully. Theemployees which are effective in their time management can allow the organisation toachieve growth and advantages.3
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