Carlson Companies

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Carlson Companies Reviews

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Carlson Companies President, CEO, and Director Hubert Joly
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    Great Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Corporate Finance Intern in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Corporate Finance Intern in Minnetonka, MN

    I worked at Carlson Companies as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Culture, people, commitment to excellence, provides feedback necessary for growth

    Cons

    No cons - I really enjoyed my time at Carlson and enjoyed reporting to my supervisors. As an intern, Carlson provides great recommendations and is a great building block.

    Recommends
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Carlson Companies Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Carlson Companies.

    Interview Details

    A very deep background check.

    Interview Questions
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    Positive Experience
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Carlson Companies Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.carlson.com
Headquarters Minnetonka, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Carlson Companies began in 1938 as the Gold Bond Stamp Company, but has evolved into a leisure services juggernaut. The company owns a majority (55%) of travel giant Carlson Wagonlit. Its Carlson Hotels Worldwide owns and operates approximately 1,000 hotels in more than 70 countries under brands such as Radisson, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, and Park Plaza. In addition, its Carlson Restaurants Worldwide includes the T.G.I. Friday's and Pick Up Stix chains. Chairman Marilyn Carlson Nelson and director Barbara Carlson Gage, daughters of founder Curtis Carlson, each own... More

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