UNWTO Launches Job Factory to Recover Jobs in Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched the Job Factory, run by Hosco, a global hospitality network. This innovative platform is designed to connect job seekers in tourism with employers from ...

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched Job factory, run by Hosco, a global hospitality network. This innovative platform is designed to connect job seekers in tourism with employers from across the sector, which is the perfect solution for employment in the hospitality industry.

Job factory exploits Hosco’s power of machine learning and algorithms in order for candidates to find themselves in appropriate positions, locally and internationally. Job seekers can create a profile, search for positions that match their experience and skills, and set alerts, to be informed about the latest opportunities. Platform too helps tourism businesses and organizations find and recruit the best talent.

All 159 UNWTO member states will be invited to use the Job Factory as their national platform for employment in tourism, as well as its more than 500 associate members, from businesses to universities and think tanks. In addition, through the Observatory for Future Affairs, Member States can also monitor current and future skills development to analyze trends. This will allow them to anticipate and identify gaps and inconsistencies and make data-based decisions.

"The pandemic has hit global tourism hard. Up to 120 million jobs are at risk. However, tourism has a long history of adapting and embracing innovation. The job factory will be of great help to millions of people who depend on tourism. It connects employers with the best talent our sector has to offer. And that will help our Member States make important decisions based on the latest, trusted data. ”said UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili.

Olivier Bracard, CEO of Hosco, added that the workforce in the hospitality industry, and thus the industry as a whole, has been hit hard since March 2020, but is convinced that the UNWTO will Job factory, launched by Hosco, become a key factor for governments, employers and hospitality professionals in times of recovery.

It's Hosco a professional network specifically designed for the hospitality industry, created ten years ago. The platform currently connects more than one and a half million students and professionals in the hospitality industry, as well as more than 400 schools and 7.500 companies worldwide.

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