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Updated Jul 10, 2014
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Reservations Sales Specialist Interview

Reservations Sales Specialist
North Charleston, SC

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in March 2011.

Interview Details – The interview is not hard, but not everyone gets hired. It consists of an initial interview, skills test, and a second interview with a mock phone call if you pass the first two parts. It can normally be completed in 1-2 days. Since I had an early first interview, I got everything done in one day and was offered the position for training the following week.

Interview Question – The mock phone call.   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Quality Consultant Interview

Quality Consultant

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in June 2013.

Interview Details – 5 part process; Screening, talk with consultant in role, webcam interview, case study, final interview


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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Executive Chef Interview

Executive Chef
Miami, FL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in January 2013.

Interview Details – Started with an hour long phone interview with Sandoval Corporation. Followed by a flight to miami for a one stay to interview with five executives. The executives were the GM of the hotel, Hotel Manager, F&B director, Director of Human Resources, Executive Chef of Hotel. The connection with the executive commitee was just perfect. We have the same goal initiative, personality, passion, and desire to run a successful business.

Negotiation Details – It was very involved with business incentives based on sales and cost goals.


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DOS Interview

DOS

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels.

Interview Details – The interview process was long. First was HR, then if you passed you went onto department manager, then if you passed you went onto who would be your immediate manager. Then HR called you back to either offer the position or tell you, you were not hired

Interview Question – They asked you to describe a lot of hotel terms in great detail. I found the wanted it described in their terms not in your own words.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – It was pretty easy. They offered what I expected.


Accepted Offer

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Director of Sales Interview

Director of Sales
Miami, FL

I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in June 2011.

Interview Details – A total of 6 interviews, 4 over the phone and 2 in person. Each interview lasted approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

Interview Question – Why do you want this job?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Very simple and short


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Manager, Procurement Research Interview

Manager, Procurement Research
North Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in April 2013.

Interview Details – The interview process was relatively short. The HR Recruiter emailed me to set up a time for me to come in and meet with the hiring manager and one of his partners. I then had a panel interview with the hiring manager, the colleague and the HR Recruiter. Questions were expected given the job description. After the initial round, the hiring manager asked to talk to me on the phone regarding two further questions. Upon going through that stage, the hiring manager decided to rescope the position

Interview Question – The questions were expected given the job description.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Catering Manager Interview

Catering Manager

I applied online and interviewed at InterContinental Hotels.

Interview Details – Informal interview, hiring manager never responded to follow up emails or phone calls, when promised interviewee that he would.

Interview Question – Experience   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Human Resource Manager Interview

Human Resource Manager
Fort Leonard Wood, MO

I applied online and the process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in April 2013.

Interview Details – Panel interview with General Manager and two other Assistant Managers. The on-line application was easy. A phone call set up the interview. Prior to the interview the panel did not review the application well. When I explained my availability date, that was the deal breaker. The application had my availability date on it, so that should have eliminated me from consideration based on the timeline to start they wanted.

Interview Question – Is there a difference between being a leader and being a manager?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Reservations Sales Agent Interview

Reservations Sales Agent

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels.

Interview Details – Very Clear Process.

Interview Question – Profile tests were difficult because they seemed backwards. There was a clear purpose, but it was unusual.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Reporting Analyst Interview

Reporting Analyst
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at InterContinental Hotels in June 2012.

Interview Details – Panel Interview...generally you recieve a project or work assignment to complete and present to 4 to 5 IHG managers.

Interview Question – Explain the time of unemployment from prior job.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Some back and forth but generally they are low on the salary scale with little movement in negotiations.

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 Former Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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