Marriott

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It was a good learning experience. Good market research.

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Current Employee - Bartender in Palm Desert, CA
Current Employee - Bartender in Palm Desert, CA

I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great benefits. Ability to transfer to any job or company location in the world.

Cons

Very large company, so chain of command is counterproductive and redundant in key area's.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Better communication among staff of every level...

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great Place to develop a career

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    Former Employee - Manager in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Manager in Scottsdale, AZ

    I worked at Marriott full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There is not much to dislike about this company, so long as you understand that it is a business and not everything is going to go in your favor. If you are objective, it is a great place to pursue a career. Many opportunities for advancement, all over the world. Nice travel perks as well, with great room discounts.

    Cons

    Know that there are Marriott franchises (which aren't owned by Marriott), and Marriott owned properties. The franchises don't always play by the same guidelines as corporate. The corporate owned facilities are well run, and maintained. There is a lot of attention paid to payroll, and staffing levels. If you are one who likes to get paid to do nothing, not a great place. Also, I am not a rah rah person, and there are maybe a few too many dollars spent on employee "moral builders". Not saying that that is bad for all. Overall, there aren't many things to not like, especially if you enjoy traveling, and you have to factor that into your wage, as they aren't the highest paying company on the planet.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe take a little of the money allocated to employee programs, and increase wages. About all that I can think of.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    My experience was decent, a lack of great management took back from my time there.

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    Current Employee - Banquet Server in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Banquet Server in Providence, RI

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Brand recognition on resume. Ability to transfer around to different Marriotts if desired. Quality work environment though. Pleanty of opportunity to be creative and help figure out better efficient measures.

    Cons

    Management lacked structure and at times conflicted directions towards staff. Setting up for events was challenging at times when two managers have two ideas and you dont know which one to listen to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall great job, tighten up the bolts.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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