Before we begin our career, especially in Hospitality Industry, we need to know skills, competencies and even weaknesses. This individual essay assessment, that given by Business Industry Training Team, can use as a tool to know individual reflection about our skills, weaknesses that need to develop or even goals in the form of a Pre-Development Plan which will be useful during our internship and future career. This assessment will explain about my goals, strengths and development areas, competencies and what action I need to take.
Diana S. Hunt said, “Goals are dreams with deadlines”. Dreaming about your future and then you try to make it happen within limited time, we call this goal. When I was kid, I dreamt to have a luxurious and well-known hotel like I saw in movies that time. Then I decided to study more about hospitality industry and here I am. In 4 years from now, I’ll be graduated from this hospitality school and have 2 years experiences in hospitality industry and in 5 years from now, I’ll work in a hotel either in Indonesia, my hometown, or abroad (European country or USA). I want to work in a 3 or 4 star hotel as F&B Manager because I want to know more about this department as my first job and make some money, and if my parents let me, I want to learn more about culinary. I am interested in culinary, too. If I can continue learning culinary, after I graduate from culinary school, I would like to gain experience in kitchen department as well.
Strength and Developing Areas
An American author, Dean Koontz, believed that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support him and to succeed in life. Every people have their own unique skills, some are good and some are just bad. I noticed I have some strength like curiosity, adventurous, fast learning, focused with my goals, and I’m responsible. Some people also told me I am a bit stubborn because I am strict with my rules and principles that I have. I always want to try something new no matter how dangerous it is (once I really curious how the feeling of holding and hugging a snake, and I ask a friend of my father to let me touch his snake (a green tree python) and I literally hugged the snake). Also because my curiosity is a bit high, I love to travel, learning things, and exploring new places. In my school, teachers like me because I obey rules and always focused in everything I did. Once, I decided to get the highest grade and I really got it three or four times. My developing areas are my languages skills, examples, my English and French. I need to...