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Holiday Inn Express (IHG) is a mid-priced hotel chain originally founded as an “express” hotel in 1991, within the InterContinental Hotels Group family of brands. The focus of the hotel chain is on furnishing limited services at a reasonable price and are committed to delivering hospitality for everyone. Holiday Inn Express truly cares about people and the communities it serves and believes in making people welcome and valued, wherever they are in the world. Each of its hotel brands caters to guests in their own distinct way and its reach spans the globe wherein there are 2,826 Holiday Inn Express hotels featuring over 292,000 rooms worldwide as of September 2019. IHG is a world of opportunity waiting to happen and employs over 350,000 people in nearly 100 countries and it is one of the leading hotel companies in the world with its portfolio of brands which is as diverse as the people that bring them to life for its guests.

Company - Private
Small
Multiple locations
Traveler Accommodation Companies, Niche Food Service Companies
What departments Holiday Inn Express employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Administrative - Other32.9%
General and Operations Managers24.9%
other occupation16%
Sales Managers & Supervisors8.4%
Building Cleaning5%
Secretaries4.5%
Administrative Supervisors4.4%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Holiday Inn Express employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Holiday Inn Express: Newcomers: 33%, Experiencers: 23%, Experts: 19%, Veterans: 25%. Holiday Inn Express employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Holiday Inn Express employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Holiday Inn Express: Candlewood Suites® Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton. Typical Holiday Inn Express employees have worked at Candlewood Suites® Hotels.
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Candlewood Suites® Hotels
Courtyard by Marriott
Hampton
What industries did Holiday Inn Express employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Holiday Inn Express: Traveler Accommodation Companies, Niche Food Service Companies, RV Parks / Recreational Camps / Dormitories, Limited-Service Restaurants, Full-Service Restaurants. Holiday Inn Express employees most likely come from a Traveler Accommodation Companies industry background.
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Where did Holiday Inn Express employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Holiday Inn Express: Small: 38%, Medium: 11%, Large: 51%. Most Holiday Inn Express employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Holiday Inn Express study?
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Where did employees at Holiday Inn Express study?
DeVry University-Arizona
Ferris State University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Holiday Inn Express?
Time employed at Holiday Inn Express: <1: 17%, 1-3: 49%, 4-8: 29%, 9-13: 4%, 14-20: 1%, 20+: 0%. Most Holiday Inn Express employees stay with the company for 1-3 years which is less than the industry average.
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How does Holiday Inn Express rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Holiday Inn Express: 48.5% Male and 51.5% Female. Age ratio at Holiday Inn Express: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 64%, 31-40: 19%, 41-50: 9%, 51-60: 5%, 60+: 1%. Holiday Inn Express rates - 5.5% more female than the industry average. Most Holiday Inn Express employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Holiday Inn Express?
Top roles of Holiday Inn Express: General Manager, Front Desk Agent, Night Auditor, Front Office Manager, Front Desk. The top role at Holiday Inn Express is General Manager.
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General Manager
Front Desk Agent
Night Auditor
Front Office Manager
Front Desk

Career advancement

How does Holiday Inn Express rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Holiday Inn Express: very low. Holiday Inn Express ranks very low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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What’s the gender distribution at Holiday Inn Express?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
51.5% female, 48.5% male.
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What companies are similar to Holiday Inn Express?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Hilton, Hilton Worldwide, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Holiday Inn Express, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), Marriott, Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
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What industry does Holiday Inn Express operate in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Hospitality/Travel.
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How often do employees get promoted at Holiday Inn Express ?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
advancement opportunities are very low
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What’s the average length of tenure at Holiday Inn Express?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Typically 1-3 year(s).
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What size of companies did Holiday Inn Express employees used to work for?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most worked for large businesses before.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Holiday Inn Express?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Candlewood Suites® Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Hampton, Holiday Inn, Hyatt Place, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), SpringHill Suites by Marriott.
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Who are the top previous employers of Holiday Inn Express employees?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Candlewood Suites® Hotels, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Marriott.
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How old are Holiday Inn Express’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
around 21-30.
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What kind of degree do you need to work at Holiday Inn Express?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
typically one of the followings No higher education
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Great cliental alot of return guests and groups which you really get to know and become like almost family💚
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10 months ago
It was easy to do the job but the people around the job made it a bad environment
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10 months ago
I've worked there for two years & I am so grateful I was hired. This culture is so positive, caring, and so many people have gone out of their way to help me😘
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Would they hire a 16 year old by any chance?😃
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11 months ago
no my little friend they wouldn’t
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11 months ago
their rule book says that they don’t hire anyone under 18 year old sorry mate
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What is the uniform for ladies working on the front desk?
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11 months ago
They give uniforms and employees eeds to follow instructions carefully.
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11 months ago
Black slacks and white button down shirt😀
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How many sick days do they spare you??🙄
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10 months ago
a couple for 30 days🙂
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10 months ago
well they basically give you 2 but if your condition worsens, the leave policy could make adjustments for ya 😉
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How do you get promoted to management
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10 months ago
Well promotion to mangement depends how hard working individual you are 🤩
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10 months ago
Work hard long hours move quick
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Can family members work at the same location?
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10 months ago
I'm not sure family members can work at the same but I'm pretty sure they can because it was a lot of husband wife mother son😘
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10 months ago
Yes family members can work at the same property.😇
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Does it all depend on how many hours/and days a person works before you get any kind of benefits?
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10 months ago
It varies from company to company😎
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10 months ago
you must work 32 hours and up before being considered for benefits 40 hours was considered full time😊
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How did you get your first interview ?
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11 months ago
put in application in and within 2 hours had a call for an interview and went to my interview, was asked why I wanted to work there and was hired on the spot😀
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11 months ago
I was phoned and came in interview lasted all about 5-7 minutes before I was asked to come in the next day they didn't ask much actually they barely asked anything besides future plans and availability🙂
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Hardworking environment but high turnover
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10 months ago
Great place to work. Started at the front desk worked my up to FOM!🥰
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10 months ago
The hospitality industry is great this hotel focuses on the guest experience which is important.❤
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If you were in charge what would you do to make it a better place to work?
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10 months ago
I will treat my customers very happy with a smile everyday good morning and good afternoon so they always come back <3
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10 months ago
Department heads would not take part in gossip, Favoritism would be put to a stop. Employees would feel more appreciated
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How are your coworkers Is it family like feels?
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10 months ago
Family oriented work culture I feels like family honestly Love my job with them🥰
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10 months ago
very busy time could be long day great team and friendly good opportunities😘
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Do you offer raises and if so how long do you need to be working there to get it?
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10 months ago
After my probation 90 days😆
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10 months ago
I was given a raise after becoming rewards champion🤩
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How do the workhours be for part timers??🤔
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10 months ago
5-6 hours a day 😑
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10 months ago
umm pretty short actually,arround 6 hours a day and they pass in a hurry 😂
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What is the work environment and culture like at the company?
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11 months ago
There are periods when you're very busy 😪
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11 months ago
Team work, teach by the example, trained, oportunity to grow😘
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What holidays do employees receive time I'm a half for?
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11 months ago
Christmas new year Thanksgiving fouth of July
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11 months ago
They would receive time I'm a half when they work overtime and over the holidays.
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Do you get a discount staying with them once employed?
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9 months ago
it was very helpful when planning vacations❤
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9 months ago
I think you can take upto 15% off🤗
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Do they drug test employees?
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10 months ago
well that depend on the position you applied for.
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10 months ago
I think it's must for all level position.
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Do they offer any internship?
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10 months ago
I guess they don't have any internship option😇
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10 months ago
you can apply for internship in summers and it's paid🤑
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How many sick leaves?
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10 months ago
it's for 2 weeks paid sick leaves
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10 months ago
12 days off I guess 😅
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Can you work as a server if you have two felony drug charges
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10 months ago
I think you cannot😑
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10 months ago
Yes I believe so😀
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How do you study the training course?
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10 months ago
You do all of your training online and at the front desk😝
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10 months ago
They just tell you what needs to be done😉
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Heard they have no space for remote workers🤐
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10 months ago
yeah well,not for now at least :(
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10 months ago
they do not,you heard that correct 😪
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Do u receive tips?
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11 months ago
Yes you receive a tip if you do good work in the rooms😆
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11 months ago
No I work third shift
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How often do raises occur ?
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11 months ago
Whenever management gets around to it my annual review should have been in Feb 🙃
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11 months ago
Never, it takes a year or more to get a 25cent raise.
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Did they hire people who just recently graduated from high school?
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11 months ago
Yes. They were open to hiring numerous kids who just recently graduated. Some of my coworkers had just graduated before they started working.
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11 months ago
Yes, they would hire people who recently graduated😇
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How do you feel about the future of company?
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9 months ago
great hotel once they get done with the remodeling.🙂
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9 months ago
I don't wish to be associated with them or their business very unprofessional☹
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A solid workplace culture which is inclusive and makes for a fun place to go to work at🤍
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10 months ago
Great support from upper management.🥰
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10 months ago
When I worked here there was a lot of changes in management which led to a lot of inconsistency in the workplace😔
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Can you work with relatives?
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9 months ago
No can't work with family it's to much to do and u will never get more work done 😌
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9 months ago
Yes I sure can with no problem at all business is business😉
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You find it as an easy to get along with type of job??😐
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11 months ago
yeah it didn’t take too long for me to blend in with the dos and donts of the job
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11 months ago
its an easy job to get along yes sure 😍
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What's the starting pay?
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11 months ago
Minimum wage and than depends on experience😎
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11 months ago
salary depends on the position you applied for and experience also🤑
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Working with professionals is a good example ultimate goal of customers service anytime any day of the week
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10 months ago
I was accommodated when I asked for a four day schedule also I asked several times to move to second shift I did not want to work overnights😌
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10 months ago
great place to cool off your stress and family comfort during the holidays.
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I have enjoyed my time and would recommend for everyone to apply when there is a opening💓
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10 months ago
It's friendly and very helpful the attitude you have to have is special. The Commardery displayed by the staff is speechless.
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10 months ago
I loved working there when I did work there.🤩
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The pay is great.
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10 months ago
It's stanadrd and not low😎
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10 months ago
they need to pay for overtime too I done overtime may times but never get paid😥
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How many hours is considered full time?
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11 months ago
35 to 40 is full time
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8 months ago
8
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Are you able to maintain worklife balance with them?
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11 months ago
I have very hectic routine because of overtime and long hours :(
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11 months ago
worklife balance is superbbb becuase of flexibility really great place to work
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What were the questions you were asked on your interview here?🙂
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10 months ago
what do I think makes me different from others :)
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10 months ago
if I had experience of working at any simmilar places 🥱
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Is it worth to work with them?
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10 months ago
very supportive management team🥰
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10 months ago
Not good with long time employees says no family members work together but it happens a lot causes conflict with other coworkers lots of stress
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How soon are you eligible for benefits?
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11 months ago
You have to be in management to receive benefits.
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11 months ago
Benefits were available after 90 days
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Do they work with a flexible schedule I'm extremely in need of flexible work hours.
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10 months ago
As a small location we only have one shift 9am evenings other job titles like front desk associate may vary ! :)
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10 months ago
Yeah working hours are flexible per shift it's maximum 8hrs for fulltime employees😁
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I wanna work as a prt time employee.Are part time employees eligible for fmla
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10 months ago
No FMLA for P/T
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10 months ago
I dnt think so
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Do they have learning and development opportunities?
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10 months ago
yeah you can learn alot while working with them🤓
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10 months ago
amazing workplace with amazing benefits for employees🙂
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What are the average working hours?
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11 months ago
8hrs per shift
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11 months ago
its 8-10 hours of work.😀
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How flexible are your working hours?
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10 months ago
Depends if youre a night auditor and if you have seniority😉
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10 months ago
Not very flexible they make certain people work all the time and let others sit on there but all day
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What questions did they ask during your interview
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10 months ago
Why I Want to join the company & what all skills that I have😃
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10 months ago
If I had the opportunity to grow and work for long time in my life🤩
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What is the most stressful part about working?
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9 months ago
The most stressful part was handling guests that encountered issues during their stay.
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9 months ago
The most stressful part are the occasional complaints😰
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There is no 401k offered😭
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9 months ago
That's not fair😕
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9 months ago
They offer 401k plan but for permanent employeees😎
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How is feedback from management delivered?
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10 months ago
at the end of year after performance evaluation🙃
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10 months ago
Excellent good lay back place too work very busy😅
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Do they conduct background check?
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10 months ago
They did mine when I applied for job
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10 months ago
It' very necessary by them :)
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Do they get paid every week or every other week?
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11 months ago
it vary for few positions it's weekly and for few it's monthly 😉
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11 months ago
They pay employees every other week.😘
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How would you describe the pace of work ?
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10 months ago
for me it's very fast paced believe me.😀
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10 months ago
Exciting and productive environment with fast paced environment❤
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Policy on makeup/nails/jewellery etc in the restaurant?
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10 months ago
Clean and neat uniforms hair done nice, no fake nails allowed.
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10 months ago
makeup is allowed and simple jewellery that doers not hinder your work tasks is allowed and fake nails are allowed but to not those who work in kitchen🙃
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On average how many hours do you work a day I heard it's long and hectic ?
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10 months ago
Usually 11 to 12 hours😇
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10 months ago
Cut hrs down to 25- 30 per week😑
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It was good company to work for great discount💖
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11 months ago
Diverse culture work environment was friendly.😍
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11 months ago
Be standing long terms, the specific hotel need improvement🤩
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What about the hours of morning shifts?
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10 months ago
I never worked morning shift only night shift and it was the best time to work
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10 months ago
Looking from 0530 - 12pm😀
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From what time to what time does a laundry? attendant work
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10 months ago
Usually 9 till 5...However there's times I'm called off due to no work.
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10 months ago
The Laundry attendant hours would depend on the occupancy the night before they would start one to two hours before housekeeping
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How do you feel about going to work each day?
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9 months ago
I felt great until I got my friend and roommate a job there then it became too stressful on top of the fact that I kept getting guns pulled on me.
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9 months ago
Good I was excited to see new costumers everyday and give them a chance to get the discounts and new food we had out😍
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I heard they have best benefits for employees🤪
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11 months ago
Yeah but only fulltime employees can enjoy benefits.
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11 months ago