I started my On-the-Job-Training at Eastern manila hotel last April 12, 2012. Actually, it was my first time to go there not knowing that after having my orientation about the things that they do in their office, I can already start working.
At first, I was really nervous because I don’t have any working experience and also, it’s a new environment for me because I have to deal with people who are a lot older than I am. I was really shy for the first few days of my OJT because I was still observing the people around me and I became very conscious especially on how I act and behave in front of them. But after a few days of being shy and aloof, I was already starting to share my ideas about things and I was already comfortable and confident whenever I’m with them.
This is my first time in hotel I was really shocked when I saw many big trash bags that were full of garbage and when I found out that big trucks were the ones disposing these waste materials. I never imagined that this kind of situation happens in their place every day. While I was segregating these waste materials, I realized how lucky and privileged I am with the kind of life that I have. Also, I realized the importance of proper waste segregation because I was able to experience the hard task of separating garbage from one another.
As part of course requirement in Bachelor of Science in Hotel and restaurant Management, students have to be deployed for the OJT Perhaps just like other students who have been given the chance, training would always start with unexplainable excitement and anxiety which is a normal life’s encounter.
My experience in Eastern manila Hotel really served as one of the most unforgettable experiences because I learned how to handle difficult situations and able to resolve it the way I knew how by practical application of common sense remembering the...