Club Med turns to agencies to help recruit more Brits

Club Med is adding agencies to its recruitment mix in a bid to attract more British applicants to work at its resorts.

The all-inclusive holiday provider, which operates more than 70 resorts across Europe, is setting up three recruitment campaigns annually during winter, spring and summer for its mountain and summer beach resorts.

Club Med recently revealed that due to an increase in winter and summer bookings by holidaymakers from the UK it is in need of more British candidates to work in childcare, at its bars and in reception.

But speaking to Recruiter late last week, Club Med talent acquisition recruiter Nicolas Van Vaerenbergh revealed agencies are being added to the firm’s recruitment mix.

Van Vaerenbergh told Recruiter Club Med already relies on a number of job boards and links to universities to recruit for roles but will now use recruitment agencies to attract applicants from the UK with a second language and some experience of the sort of roles Club Med is recruiting for.

Elaborating on the kinds of candidate Club Med is looking for, Van Vaerenbergh told Recruiter because recruits are always in contact with guests, it is seeking relationship builders that can maintain a rapport with guests and their fellow workers as this is not a 9 to 5 role.

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