Equity LifeStyle Properties

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Registration & store Clerk

Former Employee - Registration & Store Clerk  in  East Stroudsburg, PA
Former Employee - Registration & Store Clerk in East Stroudsburg, PA

I worked at Equity LifeStyle Properties full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great seasonal opportunities in many areas of experience. Meet great people to work with and visitors. Few permanent, year round career opportunities.

Cons

Low pay for company expectations, therefore you are working with some individuals with questionable work ethics, this can be frustrating at times.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide a competitive wage to workers, both camp workers and local residents.

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    If you aren't working in Chicago in the corporate office, then you don't matter.

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    Former Employee - Reservation Specialist  in  Gautier, MS
    Former Employee - Reservation Specialist in Gautier, MS

    I worked at Equity LifeStyle Properties full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They have a good vacation plan, you can earn vacation hours and sick hours fast.

    Cons

    The healthy insurance sucks. It almost doubled after the Healthcare Reform. The hourly employees can barely afford it on the low pay they give you. Speaking of low pay, the amount of work expected is huge compared to what the pay is. The "call center", and I use that term very loosely, in MS is a joke. It's in a 40+ year old building that most likely has asbestos in it. They only recently went to Windows 7 from Windows2000 and XP.

    There is an older phone system because being cheap, cheap. The call volume ratio to the employees is insane! HIRE MORE PEOPLE ON THE PHONES! Also the hours are not long enough and a "call center" being closed on saturday and sunday? That's why the call volume is so high on mondays because it's closed on the weekend.

    You have happy employees, you have happy customers! Too bad they don't care about that and only care about money and buying more run down parks to add to their list.

    If I could have given zero stars, I would. Out of the jobs I've had in the past, this was by far the worst one. If you want to have a job to use as a transition towards another one, this is it. If you want a long term one, skip this place. The higher ups have been there too long, play favorites and have no clue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    WAKE UP AND LISTEN TO YOUR EMPLOYEES! Get your head out of your reports and numbers and look at what's going on at your parks and your call centers. Happy employees = happy customers. It doesn't take that much, just actually stopping and listening to what your employees are having to go through because of your GREED.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Insurance and most community managers are horrible

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Equity LifeStyle Properties full-time

    Pros

    you get to help seniors

    Cons

    Managers are not chosen by qualifications they are chosen by "friendships" and when that happens the managers dont really care about the employees just that they look good to their "friends"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you might not be there to make friends but it would be nice if you at least were nice to your employees -- believe me we all know you talk about us negatively to others dont be fooled about the people that say they are your friends because in reality there you have no friends

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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