Accor presents an attraction for graduates of the school with the year 13

A new partnership between Accor and the “Gen Z” digital post-school employment platform, Year 13, has been formed to inspire and encourage young graduates to explore career possibilities in the hospitality and tourism sector.

Reaching out to around 1.6 million school leavers each year, Year 13 is a digital platform presented to graduates through school programs, career fairs and social media designed to help transition from secondary education to employment. The platform does this through a variety of social media posts, videos and editorial articles aimed at encouraging school-leavers to explore career options tailored to their passions.

The move aims to help Accor find suitable candidates for more than 1,200 positions at its properties across Australia and complements the recent launch of its “Same Day Hire” program which allows successful job seekers to apply and hire. start their new position on the same day.

Lauri Smith, Novotel Sydney International Airport, Front Office,

Sarah Derry, Senior Vice President Talent and Culture at Accor Pacific, said the partnership with Year 13 aims to help the company attract great young talent who can enrich the tourism industry forever.

“This allows us to harness Year13’s determined, influential and trusted connection with young Australians to highlight the many opportunities for collaboration, creativity and accelerated career paths at Accor. We pride ourselves on our multigenerational workforce and see Gen Z as a high impact generation with an extremely important voice. “

Accor focuses on the schoolyard
Daniel Grech, Pullman Sydney Airport.

The partnership with Year 13 will see Accor promote its employee-friendly structure which includes perks such as roster flexibility, travel allowances, anniversary leaves and sabbaticals for personal projects, open paths to new roles all over the world and access to the Accor Academy for staff enjoy career development through new qualifications, skills and leadership programs.

Year 13 co-founder Will Stubley said he was excited to partner with Accor to inspire Gen Z to enter an industry that is reborn as the world reopens.

“Our goal is to improve the health and happiness of all young Australians, and part of that means connecting them to meaningful and rewarding careers that align with their wider life goals,” said Stubley.

“The opportunity to identify, inspire and train the next generation of hospitality professionals aligns with our goal of connecting Generation Z with all the options available after high school and beyond. “

Peter M. Doran