Carlson Companies

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Carlson Companies Reviews

33 Reviews
3.7
33 Reviews
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Carlson Companies President, CEO, and Director Hubert Joly
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    Great people to work with

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    I worked at Carlson Companies

    Pros

    Location, coworkers, and the hospitality industry itself are all great

    Cons

    Opportunity for constructive feedback is lacking at times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Carlson Companies Interviews

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Interview Difficulty

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Carlson Companies.

    Interview Details

    A very deep background check.

    Interview Questions
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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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