The test, which is also available to take online at http://uksp.co.uk/
Alongside them, also with 22%, were the ‘Gurus’, whose organisation, project management and judgement skills also make them suited to management positions.
The findings could represent great news for the HLTT sector, which is currently facing a management skills shortage. The recent State of the Nation 2011 report, published by People 1st, revealed a further 69,000 managerial posts will be created across the industries by 2017, and that sectors are already struggling to recruit the required number of high calibre managers.
The report also highlights the need for better understanding of the wealth of exciting roles available in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism, and that despite common misconceptions, there are a great number of inspiring and challenging career opportunities on offer to people with the right skills and training.
This is where the UKSP website can help. Lesley Potter, communications director at People 1st, adds:
“UKSP’s role is to help bridge the gap between potential ‘Go-Getters’
For more information on launching your career in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries, or advice on how to progress to the next level, visit http://www.uksp.co.uk