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Tourism and Culture

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The tourism industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. Between 2014 and 2024, the tourism industry needs to recruit 1.3 million people. 319 million jobs are supported by the Travel and Tourism sector. This is 10% of global employment. By 2029, Travel & Tourism will account for 154 million jobs globally, an increase of 2.1% over the next ten years.

Hospitality

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As a career, hospitality management is in high demand worldwide and gaining a degree or experience in this field opens up doors to many exciting hospitality career opportunities with promising salaries. From managing a restaurant or hotel to organising events and catering, there are a range of hospitality careers on offer. By 2024, the hospitality industry will need to recruit 1.3 million staff. There is a high demand for graduates to go into leadership and permanent roles. Chefs are in high demand and the sector is struggling to fill these skill shortage vacancies.

Healthcare

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In the healthcare industry, you can work directly in contact with patients or in support roles which help keep the services running. The National Health Service is one of the top recruiters across all boroughs in London with Professional Occupations (Health Professionals) and Elementary Occupations (Administration and Service Occupations) dominating vacancies. Did you know that there are over 350 different careers in the NHS and around 40,000 nursing vacancies in the UK? There is a high demand for nurses and the number of new jobs in personal services (care) is growing year on year.

Digital and Creative

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In the creative industry you can work in a range of fields including photography, fashion, gaming, animation, art, dance, acting and music. The information and communication sector contain the two industries that have the largest number of jobs in creative occupations: 'Computer programming activities' and 'Computer consultancy activities. Creative roles can be highly competitive.

Gaining work experience to develop skills and building contacts can go a long a way to gain employment. Building a strong social media presence is also a great way to showcase your work. The impact of creating online profiles will also provide opportunities for individuals to network with professionals from a variety of different fields.

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