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FEDHASA Cape launches mentorship programme aimed at young industry leaders

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FEDHASA Cape launches mentorship programme aimed at young industry leaders
As part of FEDHASA Cape’s ongoing commitment to developing strong leaders in the hospitality industry, the association launched the FEDHASA Cape Young Professionals Mentorship Initiative to grow young leaders in the industry specifically through mentorship.

According to Ndaba Dube, chairperson of FEDHASA Cape’s Young Professionals segment the 12-month programme teams up young industry professionals with a mentor whose experience matches the aspirations of a specific mentee. Following the pair off process, which is still underway, the two commit to meet for a minimum of two hours per month to discuss key elements like: improving time management, dealing with the pressures that come with working in the hospitality industry, and the value of networking.

“This is not a job shadowing programme, it’s a mentorship and guidance programme that aims to assist young industry professionals enhance their skills, establish a clear career path, as well as assist with overall personal and professional development,” says Dube.

After each session, candidates are required to populate a monthly feedback form, which highlights the main points covered during the session and helps mentor’s evaluate a candidate’s performance and success at the end of the programme. Ends.

Note to Editor about FEDHASA Cape:
FEDHASA Cape is recognised and respected by government and all industry role players since 1949 as the prime representative and voice for the South African Hospitality Industry. The association aims to ensure a sustainable and profitable business environment for the Hospitality Industry in the Western Cape and Northern Cape provinces as a private business sector voice.

For more information on how to become a FEDHASA Cape member or for media queries contact: cobe@positivedialogue.co.za

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