Hospitality Management Major Skills

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Here's a list of the skills that employers seek when hiring Hospitality Management majors. Skills vary by job, so also review these skills lists for a variety of different occupations.

Highlight the skills you acquired during your studies, internships and jobs held during college in your cover letters, resume and job applications.

Hospitality Management Major Skills

A - D

  • Analyzing Feedback form Customers
  • Analyzing Hospitality Budgets
  • Analyzing Legal Issues Within the Hospitality Sector
  • Applying Technology to Meet Operational Challenges within Hospitality
  • Assessing Quality Standards within Hospitality Operations
  • Attention to Detail
  • Collaboration 
  • Composing Responses to Customer Reviews on Social Media
  • Computer
  • Communication
  • Creating Hospitality Budgets
  • Critical Thinking
  • Critiquing Hospitality Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Decision Making
  • Developing Marketing Strategies to Address Evolving Customer Preferences
  • Devising Meal Plans
  • Devising Social Media Strategies for Hospitality Entities

E - O

  • Evaluating Locations for Restaurants, Resorts and Hotels
  • Evaluating Staff
  • Event Planning
  • Event Preparation
  • Foreign Language
  • Gathering Feedback from Customers
  • Guest Relations
  • Guest Service
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Interviewing Job Candidates
  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Word
  • Mitigating Risk in Hospitality Establishments

P - Z

  • Planning Staffing for Hospitality Entities
  • Positioning Hospitality Brands
  • PowerPoint
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving
  • Processing Criticism Constructively
  • Proposing Menus Suitable to Various Types of Restaurants
  • Proposing Promotions to Increase Visitors
  • Providing Constructive Criticism
  • Reservation Management
  • Reservation Systems
  • Scheduling
  • Supervising a Diverse Workforce
  • Supervisory
  • Team Building
  • Time Management
  • Tracking Nutritional Trends
  • Training Staff
  • Verbal Communication
  • Working Evening and Weekend Hours
  • Writing, Editing and Reviewing Text for Websites about Hospitality Operations
  • Writing Research Papers

More Lists of Skills
Here’s a list of skills employers are looking for, including soft skills, general skills, and hard skills for a variety of different jobs.

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