What is a Career in Concierge?

I am very curious about a Career in Concierge. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Concierge actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Concierge. My research about a Career in Concierge became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170828-0001/Arts/Hospitality/Career-in-Concierge/english

Arvind Bartwal's overview!

Arvind Bartwal has worked in Concierge for 2 years & 3 months. Arvind Bartwal has worked in Concierge as Concierge in Taj Wellington Mews. In Arvind Bartwal's own words, this is how Arvind Bartwal got into Concierge: "I did my schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mumbai then a course in Hotel Management from KIHM Dehradun. I did my internship from Oberoi Hotels and started my career with Vana, Dehradun. Then I joined Taj Hotels as a Concierge." Arvind Bartwal has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/arvindbartwal

Career Video on Concierge

In a video, Arvind Bartwal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Concierge. Arvind Bartwal started by explaining Concierge as: "In hotels or resorts, a concierge assists guests by performing various tasks such as making restaurant reservations, booking hotels, arranging for spa services, recommending night life hot spots, booking transportation (limousines, airplanes, boats, etc.), coordinating porter service (luggage assistance request) etc." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Concierge and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Concierge. Arvind Bartwal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Departments in Hotels
  • Food & Beverage Outlets
  • Psychology
  • Facility Management
  • Billing
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Arvind Bartwal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Concierge:
  • Eye for Details
  • Communication
  • Multi Tasking
  • Open Minded
  • Disciplined
  • Patience & Diplomatic
  • Physical Fitness
  • Adaptability
There are great positives of this Career.
Arvind Bartwal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Concierge:
  • Continous Learning
  • Personality Development
  • Network Building
  • Learn to adapt
  • Monetary Benefits
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Arvind Bartwal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Concierge:
  • Self Control
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Pleasing the guests

In the final section of the video Arvind Bartwal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Concierge. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Concierge, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170828-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Concierge I was curious about LifePage. You can engage in Career Planning using LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: https://www.lifepage.in

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