As I have mentioned several times in previous posts, and the whole point of this blog, is that I have a dream to work in the cruise industry.
I have been keeping an eye on available positions not only at Disney Cruise Line, but also at various other cruise lines. I would be delighted to work for many of them, although not all.
One of the lines I have sent my CV to is Holland America Line’s Entertainment Recruitment Team. Although there weren’t any positions available immediately on their website, I took the chance regardless.
I recently received an email from them, saying that they looked at my credentials, and invited me to do a first round of video presentations for a Cruise Director position.
Now, the thought of applying for a Cruise Director position hasn’t even crossed my mind, but I certainly wasn’t going to let such an opportunity go by. After all, I do have a fairly good understanding of what the responsibilities of a Cruise Director is, thanks mostly to my cousin who has been a Cruise Director for several years, and having had several opportunities to see him in action and also often talk about his job.
So, I bit the bullet, and submitted the application with the videos they requested. Even if I am not successful for this position, perhaps they will see that I really am interested, and that I am willing to make the effort to show my passion to work in the cruise industry. Perhaps someone will see some potential in me? That’s all I wish for, to be given an opportunity, to prove myself, and show just how passionate I am about making this dream of mine come true!