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From 27 words candidates say that make recruiters cringe to exclusive news about QHotels hospitality graduate programme, the latest newsletter is packed full of insights about the sector. Plus, if you’re looking for a new challenge, you’ll also find some of the latest jobs we’ve posted.

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27 words candidates say that make recruiters cringe…


A CV littered with buzzwords and vague terms usually end up in the bin when recruiters have to sift through an abundance of applications.

Jargon terms with their weak connotations to skills such as “results-driven” and “ambitious” are just some of the irrelevant phrases used that weakly portray a candidate’s capability.  

Paul McDonald, Senior Executive Director at Robert Half says: “Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate,” Business Insider UK reports.

27 meaningless words and phrases, which are useless at informing the hiring manager about the job-seekers skills as collated by Business Insider UK are listed below.

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It’s your time to shine with QHotels

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The search is on for bright new talent

If you’re a Hospitality and Events 2016 Graduate and want to put everything you’ve learnt into practice, look no further than QHotels. Their outstanding Graduate Programme ‘Your Time To Shine’ could be the perfect career route for you.

On our quest to discover more we spoke to Lisa Redding, Group Resource Manager at QHotels who gave us a snapshot of what’s on offer.
The 2 Graduate Programmes cover all areas within the hospitality industry, giving you an opportunity to learn new skills as you progress through the different areas of the business. Whether it’s an operational management role you want to explore, or the busy environment of a conference sales office is where you want to be, whatever your goal QHotels will be with you every step of the way to develop you as one of their Managers of the future.

Applications are still open for late entrants.

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People Profile – In the Spotlight… Nick Wyatt

Nick Wyatt

This month we caught up with Nick Wyatt, Chief Operating Officer at TDA Capital Ltd in London. TDA specialise in the art of international luxury goods, hospitality and travel, we were intrigued and wanted to know more about his role (Sorry we couldn’t chat with you in the air Nick!) Here’s what he had to say…

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