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Should take a good, hard look at current leadership

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Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Phoenix, AZ
Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at Oakwood Worldwide full-time

Pros

Friendly staff, great rates for travel

Cons

Extremely under-qualified leadership. Seems like they are promoted based on time at the company, nepotism and how well-liked, rather than qualifications. Team leads and supervisors know less about the day-to-day work than those they manage. Terrible training, and definitely not paid commensurate to workload.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take the time and resources to examine current team leads and supervisors. Teams would be far more effective and efficient with proper, comprehensive training and leadership that doesn't spend so much time trying to look busy.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

49 Other Employee Reviews for Oakwood Worldwide (View Most Recent)

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    Good Company, but old fashioned

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    Former Employee - Global Team  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Global Team in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Oakwood Worldwide as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Small family feel. Good exposure to upper access management. Not a very hectic environment, and as an intern I was treated well and appreciated. Good global exposure if working in worldwide division.

    Cons

    The company feels out of date. Still being run by the founder who has good intentions but the company could use a facelift. Some people work really hard, but one can easily get away with doing the bare minimum.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a more modern oakwood, particularly in branding.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Working at Oakwood Worldwide

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oakwood Worldwide

    Pros

    A lot of genuinely nice people work at Oakwood. Original founder continues with a legacy at the company which gives it character and people care about their jobs and the company.

    Cons

    Old school, not tech savvy at all, few smart leaders, no innovation or ways to reward employees so they lack quality, intelligent talent. Very political as many people have lifelong careers at the company so it really matters who likes you, not how good the candidates are which is unfortunate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salaries, find more experienced managers and leaders especially in marketing, flexible work options that are fair and competitive with other industries to attract solid talent. Bring your dog to work days. Etc.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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