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Dissatisfied

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Corning, CA
Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Corning, CA

I have been working at InterContinental Hotels Group

Doesn't Recommend
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Mobility to try different things at once

Cons

Moving up the ladder is based on politics.

Advice to Management

They should value more the work from their employees.

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  1. Helpful (7)

    Be ready to face crappy work, no direction, no guidance, mentoring, tons of politics.

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    Former Employee - Highly Technical in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Highly Technical in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at InterContinental Hotels Group

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Have LOTS of money to waste. Very generous to employees (even if they suck). Good place to work if you want to convert to an idiot in < 1 year.

    Cons

    Everything else. I haven't been able to figure out 1 thing they are strong in. Listing a few. NO leadership. Almost zero technical expertise in the leadership. They can't even make 1 seasoned decision on technology without doing 200 meetings and spending thousands. Politics and lots of it. Blame game and lots of it. Teams come up with fake and completely baseless accusation on other teams to cover their own mistake. Only happens at IHG. Too many talkers, very less doers. Unstable production due to the above and complete inability to troubleshoot. Corruption - conflict of interest. Managers/Directors create fake positions to fill with their own contractors, benefiting their pockets. Most teams are less than 50% utilized. Most people who love working at IHG, don't know how retarded you will feel once you start your job search.

    Advice to Management

    Change the culture if you want to turn this company around. Start with cleansing the technical leadership. Bring in strong technical leaders with passion, innovation, morals and values with proven track records instead of people who you know already (and they are retards). Cut the corruption before it hits media. Bring ownership and accountability. Too many projects were run and didn't make it to production, just got scrapped because they ran out of budget. No one is held accountable when projects are scrapped after spending millions.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Whirlwind job of a growing and strengthening brand.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Americas Human Resources Trainer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Americas Human Resources Trainer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at InterContinental Hotels Group

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Education, The ability to reach out to Senior Leaders, Wide Brands available, Travel support, Autonomy in daily decision making, easy process for reconciling corporate credit card.

    Cons

    Extensive travel, little to no down time during certain parts of the year, at times there are very high expectations on the job, It is often hard to keep up with the new trends in the industry and incorporate it into our training opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be open and transparent with employees. Look for opportunities to involve those you lead in the day to day business and in the up and coming business.


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