How much can I make in a Career in Concierge?

Career in Concierge

A Career in Concierge has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Concierge is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Concierge. I was Googling about a Career in Concierge and was lucky to find: 

Arvind Bartwal’s professional point of view!

Arvind Bartwal invested 2 years & 3 months in Concierge. 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.” I wanted to know more about Arvind Bartwal and found this profile: 

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 an amazing video with great information.

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

Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
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

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
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:

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Concierge I was curious about LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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