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Low pay but fun work environment.

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Former Employee - Product Sales Agent in Breckenridge, CO
Former Employee - Product Sales Agent in Breckenridge, CO

I worked at Vail Resorts part-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Free ski pass, fun coworkers, fun work environment, fun team events. Get to live in a beautiful place.

Cons

Not challenging, very low pay. Not motivating enough to stay for more than one season. High turnover.

Advice to Management

Create more enticement to return.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work right out of college, but pay won't support much of a lifestyle beyond your 20's...

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    Former Employee - Product Sales & Services Supervisor in Vail, CO
    Former Employee - Product Sales & Services Supervisor in Vail, CO

    I worked at Vail Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I worked at Vail Mountain, which was a blast. The management was fantastic and it was a really fun work environment. There is also a lot of company pride and Vail throws some great employee-recognition events. Free ski pass is also an amazing perk.

    Cons

    As a supervisor, I made $14.42 an hour. This salary would probably have been fine when I first graduated from college, but with a pile of grad school loans I was barely making ends meet. I had to work 3 jobs to be able to afford to live in Vail and keep my job at Vail Resorts. Jobs at the corporate office in Broomfield don't pay much higher. I think if the company has any desire to attract and keep top talent, they should reconsider their compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Many bright and talented kids will come work for you, but they will be forced to go get "real jobs" after 1-2 seasons because working for Vail Resorts doesn't pay commensurate with experience / education. Also, I worked full time from October through March before I finally qualified for health care. I had one month of health insurance before the season ended.


  2. Greatest job I have ever had

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    Current Employee - Lift Maintenance
    Current Employee - Lift Maintenance

    I have been working at Vail Resorts full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Great environment, great communication, good pay and benefits, good training, great leadership

    Cons

    Sometimes disorganized, some training lacks focus

    Advice to Management

    become more standardized in methods


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