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The race to hire staff in hotels in Mallorca begins

There are less than 50 days until Easter and hotel chains have already begun the intensive search for workers to complete their staff and ensure a smooth season in terms of personnel. Some companies are using Open Days to show their job proposal and others are doing so through their own websites. Hipotels Hotels & Resorts, MarSenses Hotels & Homes, Iberostar, Melia Hotels International, Four Seasons, Jumeirah, are some of the companies that offer opportunities right now. In Mallorca alone there are more than 500 vacancies.

Jobs in hotels in Mallorca

Hipotels, 49 vacancies

Hipotels Hotels & Resorts has organized a Job Day for February 13, in collaboration with the Employment Service of the Balearic Islands (SOIB) to fill 49 vacancies. The event will take place at the Hipotels Convention Center in Playa de Palma and registration to attend is open until Tuesday, February 6, exclusively from the SOIB website.

Hipotels is one of the chains that has housing for staff in Cala Millor (Mallorca) and in February 2023 it planned to build another 40 homes, as published by HOSTELTUR in Vacation Hotels: strategies in place for a 2023 of uncertainty.

Formentor Hotel, 350 vacancies

The hotel Four Seasons Mallorca Formentorwhose opening is scheduled for the month of June, has organized for next February 27also with the SOIB, a day to complete the hiring prior to its inauguration. The intention is to have a staff of around 350 workers.

The hotel is looking for personnel for pastry chef, sommelier and assistant, chef de partie, barista, waiter, cook and kitchen assistant, floor supervisor, valet (room attendant), bellhop, maids, room services supervisor, sales coordinator, event coordinator, public relations coordinator, concierge, receptionist, among others.

The selection day will take place at the headquarters of the Rotger Villalonga Foundation on Philip Newman Street in Pollença and the registration period is until February 18. This selection process will take place in the municipality of Pollença itself with the aim of giving priority to its residents.

Ikos Porto Petro, 55 vacancies

The hotel Ikos Porto Petrowhich opened its doors in the summer of 2023 after an investment of €140 M, offers 55 jobs of different profiles. The selection will be on February 18 and you can register until February 7.

The 5-star family hotel is looking for cooks, kitchen assistants, waiters, maids, baggage handlers, children’s entertainers, receptionists, scrubbers and laundrymen.

At the Ikos Porto Petro hotel they need 55 employees. Source: Ikos Resorts.

Kimpton Aysla, 20 vacancies

Another luxury hotel that needs to complete its staff in Mallorca is the Kimpton Ayslainaugurated in 2022. The selection day will take place on February 29, 2024 at the Escola d’Hoteleria de les Illles Balears – Edificio Arxiduc Lluís Salvador (UIB), and registration closes on February 18.

The profiles are the same, including floor manager and supervisor, accountant, sushi chef, experience receptionist and restaurant manager.

MarSenses Hotels & Homes, 20 vacancies

Chain MarSenses Hotels & Homes is also looking 20 workers for three of its hotels: MarSenses Puerto Pollensa Hotel & Spa, located in Puerto de Pollensa, Apartotel MarSenses Ferrera Blanca, located in Cala d’Or (Santanyí), Apartotel MarSenses Rosa del Mar Hotel & Spa, located in Palmanova (Calvià). Pre-registration ends on February 11 and they are looking for receptionists, waiter assistants, maintenance service, housekeepers, assistant managers.

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa

The hotel Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spaled by Turijobs, will hold an open day on February 8th In the establishment. According to the information on the website, they are looking for workers for the reception, concierge, floors, reservations, spa, maintenance, kitchen, F&B Service, administration and commercial areas.

Iberostar, 173 vacancies

According to Infoemplea2.com, Iberostar offers 172 vacancies to increase its workforce for Easter and summer 2024. These are not only positions for hotels in Mallorca, but there are also vacancies for Tenerife, Las Palmas, Cádiz. In some cases they offer accommodation (one month maximum).

Those interested can apply through the chain’s employment website.

Meliá Hotels International, 226 vacancies

Meliá Hotels Internationalthrough its employment website, has published 226 vacancies in areas such as reception, kitchen, entertainment, cleaning.

Melilla, Tenerife, Valencia, Las Palmas, Alicante, Torremolinos and Madrid are some of the destinations where they need staff.

The race to hire staff in hotels in Mallorca begins

In Mallorca alone there are more than 500 vacancies in hotels. Source: Hosteltur Archive

The importance of Open Days

In a recent post on LinkedIn, Turijobs explains that open days are “effective and strategic” because companies can show their internal operations and generate at least 5 benefits tangible and intangible:

  1. Promotion of transparency.

    By opening their doors to candidates, clients, and other stakeholders, companies demonstrate a commitment to honesty. This act conveys authenticity, trust and clarity to stakeholders, and strengthens business relationships.

  2. Creating personal connections.

    These days allow face-to-face interaction that helps build a personal connection between the company and its customers, “which can result in long-term loyalty.” People tend to remember positive experiences, and a well-executed Open Day can leave a lasting impression.

  3. Instant feedback.

    Open Days are an opportunity to receive instant feedback. “Direct comments can provide valuable information about brand perception, the quality of products or services and areas for improvement,” they explain in Turijobs. This real-time feedback allows companies to adjust and improve their operations quickly and effectively, demonstrating their commitment to customer satisfaction.

  4. Strengthening relationships with the community.

    By connecting with the community, companies can improve their image and reputation, as well as open doors to collaboration opportunities. Community engagement is not only a corporate social responsibility, but also a smart strategy for building a strong local customer base.

  5. Differentiation in the market.

    In a saturated market, standing out from the crowd is essential. Open Days offer companies the opportunity to differentiate themselves by showcasing their values, business culture and unique processes.

More news related to tourism employment:

– Female employment in the sector increases more than 24% in ten years

– The 8 best destinations in Spain to work in a hotel

– Tourism employment: hiring record, but lack of talent persists

Source: Hosteltur

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