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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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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 Management

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.

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  1. Fantastic experience to work with a visionary and assist in creating an industry legend!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Oakwood Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful culture that spreads across the enterprise.

    Cons

    Constant industry change is stressful to the salesforce.


  2. Working at Oakwood Worldwide

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oakwood Worldwide

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    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.


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