Great Wolf Resorts

  www.corp.greatwolfresorts.com
  www.corp.greatwolfresorts.com
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It was an amazing place to work and I certainly miss my staff and co-workers.

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Current Employee - Night Audit Manager in Williamsburg, VA
Current Employee - Night Audit Manager in Williamsburg, VA

I have been working at Great Wolf Resorts

Pros

It truly is a family oriented environment- at least it used to be when I first started there. There are many great employee's who make it a wonderful experience.

Cons

Guest service management team as a whole.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

A few simple changes in your guest service management (the whole gs management team) would change the perception of the lodge through the employees eyes and in doing so reflect in the level of service provided to the guests. A happy employee = a happy (returning) guest.

No opinion of CEO

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    The worst run company that I have ever worked for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH

    I worked at Great Wolf Resorts

    Pros

    room rate discounts are a plus

    Cons

    No communication between management and employees
    During busy hours the management is no where to be found
    Upper management refuses to communicate with any lower level employees
    Pay is extremely low
    Benefits are limited

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    "Great Wolf Logic"... it's not a good thing.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Call Center Sales Associate in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Call Center Sales Associate in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Great Wolf Resorts

    Pros

    It's a good job to get your foot in the door when you are re-entering the job force. The people you work with are fun, but don't expect them to be there long. Kim is a fun CEO, and she is engaged with the employees who do all the grunt work.

    Cons

    There is room for growth within your position, but no room for advancement out of the position. Your responsibilities will increase as they trust you to do more, but your pay will remain as if you just began working there. You are expendable. A lot of money is spent on training new employees due to incredibly high attrition, instead of going in to keeping employees who take the most effective role and who benefit the company.

    There is also a pervasive air of favoritism, but don't let that fool you too much, you will be ignored no matter what. Management may say that guest service is key, but take it with a grain of salt, you are graded based upon your performance, which is highly dependent on which calls you receive, which is in itself an independent variable.

    You are hired as a "travel planner." You are told to provide great customer service. Don't pay attention to those lines, you are a sales agent. You are there to make money for the company, just don't expect much compensation.

    The job is incredibly high-stress, and when your breaks are planned down to the minute, there is little wiggle room to take a breath to recover from a tough call (in most cases, a series of tough calls). Suck it up and keep going, there is nothing you can do.

    Scheduling is inefficient. You are hired for 40 hours, you will usually work 32. They are overstaffed when it's slow and understaffed when it's busy, and always over budget.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do more to make employees want to stay. Stop burning so much money on training new agents, half of which won't make it to the floor, and start putting it into agents who consistently do well and could have a future with the company.

    Approves of CEO
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