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Helpful (2)

Some Good Points and Some Bad Points!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Director in Phoenix, AZ
Former Employee - Director in Phoenix, AZ

I worked at Choice Hotels full-time (More than 10 years)

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Great Associates and Benefits, great working environment. Most associates really care about what they do, and doing the right thing. There is opportunity to learn new skills.

Cons

Sr. Management doesn't always walk the talk, I'm all for change, but change is constant to the extent that management doesn't know if they last change worked before they make the next one. Creates an environment of uncertainty.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Great staff, mediocre management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Choice Hotels full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    General good working environment. Middle management and staff are competent and supportive.

    Cons

    Very short term focused. Senior management is fixated on maximizing personal income during fairly brief tenure. Little investment in the brands.

    Advice to Management

    Invest for the long-term health of the brands and maintain a consistent strategy.


  2. Minimum wage and no raise to do front desk and laundry

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Choice Hotels full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Management wanted to do well Choice Hotel brand recognition Sales incentive to recruit new Choice Rewards members Did not have to wear tacky uniforms

    Cons

    Ownership would frequently overrule management recommendations Minimum wage No raises No benefits Needed repairs and upgrades to hotel put off until last minute Property management system not efficient, and recommendations to improve the software are ignored

    Advice to Management

    Develop an internship program to recruit strong talent from local universities. This way you can convince performers to work for minimum wage (or less being an internship). Although no performer will stay for too long with minimum wage, at least you can have them locked in for a few months. Or you could convince ownership to pay employees more, but I do not see that happening.


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