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Center Parcs Chief Executive Martin Dalby
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    Cons

    As always with Leisure/Service Environments it is fast paced and high pressure environment. To some that would be a con, for me, I love it.

    Advice to Management

    I think that we probably need to react quicker to changes in the digital age... New technologies.

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Center Parcs (Warminster, England (UK)) in June 2013.

    Interview

    Online application, included personality and skills self-assessment which generates a 'suitability for centre parcs' score. Followed by an in-person interview.

    I was very frustrated by the process. At the interview I was offered a job and arranged a date to come in for training. Three days later I received a phone call from HR probing about my availability as a student. Having declared my availability and intentions from the first step and having a discussion about it at interview before receiving an offer of employment I was surprised to be contacted about it at this stage. I was told to wait for a phone call to confirm whether they were retracting the offer of employment. I never heard from them and finally got an answer by contacting somebody in the office directly after looking them up on linked in!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you used your own initiative to solve a problem?   1 Answer

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Additional Info

Website www.centerparcs.co.uk
Headquarters Ollerton, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Center Parcs sees the forest "and" the trees, and plenty of them. The company operates four forested holiday villages, which attract vacationers by offering such amenities as villas, swimming holes, lakes, restaurants, shops, and spas. The leisure company's properties are in the UK, in Cumbria, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk, and Wiltshire. Each village sits on about 400 acres. All told, Center Parcs' holiday villages boast nearly 3,400 units in four categories ranging from standard villas to exclusive four-bedroom villas. The company, founded in 1968, is a subsidiary of private... More

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