Brasstown Valley Resort and spa

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Brasstown Valley Resort and spa Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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  1. Banquet Server

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Banquet Server in Blairsville, GA
    Former Employee - Banquet Server in Blairsville, GA

    I worked at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The job was a very good learning experience, it did this by having certain strenuous situations and then having to correct them with proper service and patience.

    Cons

    Theres is no set time to when you will be off. You will clock in at 2pm and usually work until at least 2 or 3 in the morning.

    Advice to Management

    Make things easier for your workers by having an easier set time for when they will be off. Also actually write people up. Threatening will get you know where.


  2. Excellent Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Enjoyed the people, leadership, and growth opportunities found at this company. I was able to grow and learn professionally and personally during my time there.

    Cons

    The biggest "con" to working at this company is the general nature of hospitality. Working weekends is essential, as is working holidays. The industry never takes a break and you will be required to work on days when you would rather be with family or friends.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to look at inside candidates to fill roles. These people know the business and your company already!


  3. Ok at best. Dazzling front with a reasonably grimy underbelly.

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    Former Employee - Line Cook in Young Harris, GA
    Former Employee - Line Cook in Young Harris, GA

    I worked at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly staff, mostly, and reasonably easy work. Decent hours during off season.

    Cons

    Management unwilling to let go of/train/discipline employees that are unwilling to complete required tasks. Low pay, despite workload.

    Advice to Management

    Train employees better, not just on hospitality, but on actual job performance and be willing to set standards you back up with discipline. Take employee reviews seriously, and quit pencil-whipping a 90 day review after 6+ months of employment. Create continuity binders/ training binders that employees can take ownership of/take pride in.


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  5. Former Employee

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Beautiful area and property at Brasstown

    Cons

    Poor compensation, little upward mobility


  6. Caring - Innovative - Passionate - Professional

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    Current Employee - Director, Human Resources in Young Harris, GA
    Current Employee - Director, Human Resources in Young Harris, GA

    I have been working at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The management team are a great group of people to work with and for. The staff can get dysfunctional; however, if you have a need they are the first to jump in and help, whether it be personal or job related. The work environment is wonderful, safety if a priority, keeping people employed is primary along with growing revenue for owners.

    Cons

    The hospitality industry is not for everyone. People who succeed are those who genuienly enjoy working with and for people without looking for the praise. We can work long hours, weekends are just another day and holidays we are here to serve our guests.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the morale up, keep the communication flowing and continue to understand you have people working for you and not just a body!


  7. horrible, great people horrible work enviroment

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Housekeeping in Hiawassee, GA
    Current Employee - Housekeeping in Hiawassee, GA

    I have been working at Brasstown Valley Resort and spa full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    awesome co workers good benefits

    Cons

    horrible bosses and not enough equipment to do the job you are assigned

    Advice to Management

    get better equipment and supplies and be better to your workers



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