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LEISURE AT YOUR LEISURE Hotelier, catering manager, personal trainer, croupier… many jobs in the leisure industry can lead to a fun and fulfilling career I WORDS: Jessie Bland | PICTURES: Getty Images, Shutterstock f the recent Grand National had you jumping for joy, or the London 2012 Olympics got you fanatical about fitness, why not consider a career in the leisure industry? Spanning gyms, casinos, hotels and pubs, it’s a sector dedicated to helping people enjoy their spare time – and one which requires plenty of workers to make clients' leisure time as leisurely as possible! While the industry is focussed on fun and entertainment, there are still ample opportunities to grow a professional career pathway. In fact, the leisure industry is a significant contributor to the UK economy, making up 9% of all employment in Britain. It provides more than one in five jobs for 16-25-year-olds – that's more than construction, financial services and manufacturing combined! This makes it an industry ripe for the growing number of young people looking for their first step on the career ladder. By 2020, there’s the potential for 440,000 new jobs to be created. Could one of them be your next role? lit hospitareer y in Fancy a ca to hospitality? Log on et .uk.n www.springboard d to te – a charity dedica le helping young peop find work in the industry 177

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2013

Ed's letter
Meet Hilary
Dress for success
Bags of style
Onwards and upwards
The path to enlightenment
On the job
Under operation
Under assessment
Question time
Rising up the ranks
Law and order
Make your search social
On the books
Getting graphic
Sowing the seeds
Making contact
On the move
Going green
Get the cogs turning
Building it up
On the factory floor
Engineering change
Take it up a gear
A rainy-day career
Bank on it
Full house
Talk shop
A clean slate
Hungry work
Quench your thirst
At your leisure
All's fair and square
Head in the clouds
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Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2013