LA Quinta
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www.lq.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

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Housekeeping Interview

Housekeeping
Pinellas Park, FL

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at LA Quinta in July 2013.

Interview Details – I arrived early, the general manager interviewing me arrived late. He started by asking about my college education, which I thought was a little strange and irrelevant for a simple housekeeping position. Asked general questions that I'm pretty sure he was just reading off a page in front of him. Why do I want to work there? Who was my favorite past boss and why? What would I do if I saw someone clocking in for someone else? What would I do if asked to stay and work off the clock? Did I have any questions? Pretty basic stuff, easy enough interview process. I asked about the business culture and what a typical day would be like. He spoke about what I would be doing and told me about benefits I'd receive. This was a Wednesday and he said he'd make a decision by Friday and call, but also gave me his card and told me to call him on Friday. I sent him a thank you note and called on Friday as I was instructed after I didn't hear anything. He didn't answer so I left a message. I never heard anything back which honestly surprised me because I thought it went very well and I thought I did everything right. The manager interviewing me seemed like he'd be a decent boss and the few other employees I interacted with were nice and seemed content with working there.

Interview Question – What would I do if asked to stay and work off the clock?   View Answer

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Assistant General Manager Interview

Assistant General Manager

Interviewed at LA Quinta

Interview Details – I applied on line, the next day I received a call to set up the interview, I was so excited.
I scheduled the interview by phone, I thought interview went very well. I took the on line screening. Two weeks went by, no phone calls or emails. I then called HR, they said everyone was at the Convention. For me to wait. so I waited another 10 days. So after a total of 4 weeks, I got a voice mail, if I was interested in a personal interview, to call and the local GM would interview me. Sadly I had an ER situation for my family. I was not able to interview.I think I was labeled for life. I kept calling, emailing, I applied four more times, I was told someone else was hired.
I am so dissapointed, that I thought this was a wonderful national chain, I am well trained as a GM and would have been grateful to be an ASST MGR. with this Company, however, I will never ever be given the chance, because I was at the ER. than one day.
sad, the position is now open again, and several more. they could have had a great Asst Mgr. who would have helped them rank high, and been loyal to them for years to come.
But Darn the emergency we had, will haunt me:(.
Wait, not anymore, I just got the job of my dreams, yesterday :)))
and it's not La Quinta .

Interview Question – if you are interested in the interview call us back, but if you dont the second we ask you to.
we will write your name in the book of NO HIRE EVER AGAIN>
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Very Easy Interview

Front Desk Interview

Front Desk
Lafayette, LA

I applied online - interviewed at LA Quinta in November 2012.

Interview Details – Resume. Call. Interview

Interview Question – None were really difficult. Do you have any experience in a hotel? How does your previous experience prepare you for this job?   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Average Interview

Human Resources Manager Interview

Human Resources Manager
Irving, TX

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at LA Quinta in November 2009.

Interview Details – Friendly, respectful, no current openings but on file for future

Interview Question – As an HR person, what is your view on job eliminations?   View Answer

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Night Auditor Interview

Night Auditor
Jacksonville, FL

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at LA Quinta in October 2009.

Interview Details – The person was nice and told me he will call me. During the interview he didn't ask many questions. I was pretty sure I got the job until he call the next week told me he hired someone with more experience than me.

Interview Question – There wasn't any question that was difficult or unexpected   View Answer

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General Manager Interview

General Manager

The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at LA Quinta in March 2012.

Interview Details – The process was a bit lengthy and a little unnecessary. I had an interview with a recruiter, than another recruiter, then a manager than the hiring manager. It was over the course of weeks. I think I was to call someone back or do something but I never did. It was a long experience and each asked the same questions.

Interview Question – What is the most significant contribution you have ever made?   Answer Question

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