Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.8 96 reviews

93% Approve of the CEO

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts CEO William Fatt

William Fatt

(28 ratings)

79% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits if you stay on full time(in 11 reviews)

  • Opportunities for career growth(in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Sometimes work can be incredibly busy, and work/life balance suffers a bit for it(in 6 reviews)

  • management doesn't listen to the concern of the staff some times, very long hours and no recognition(in 4 reviews)

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    Interesting work experience.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsRoom for growth. Strong (upper-level) management team. Compensation (union hotel).

    ConsEmployee discontent. Work-life balance. Unionized hotel. Poor communication between managers and employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company, good people

    Front Desk Agent (Former Employee) Sonoma, CA

    ProsThe benefits are great and is a great company to work for. They have good values and hire good people.

    Consif you don't have seniority your hours will be cut significantly to almost zero during slow season. be ready to file for unemployment if you just started. there is no guarantee and they dont give you a heads up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Pastry Interns

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSkills learning workplace
    Good exposure to different events and functions

    ConsNo work life balance
    Poor working time schedule

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    a wonderful kitchen to be part of - great colleagues and a great space

    Chef De Partie (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    Proslocation, colleagues, menu, workload, environment

    Conssunday brunch, gold floor, mothers day, lack of supplies, dishpit

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgood management leadership and development program

    ConsI cannot think any of cons

    Advice to Senior Managementgood

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    Seems like the front of house positions are a much better place to be.

    Risk Management (Former Employee) Santa Monica, CA

    ProsWages aren't too bad, unionized which is good, but customer complaints are justifiably increasing because of the quality of the product.

    ConsSome mid-level management could stand to be recycled.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat benefits and nice people

    Conshorrible scheduling union reps and food

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    Great Brand

    Front Desk Agent (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsGreat brand to work for. Good health care and decent pay.

    ConsNot much room for advancement. Hours can be unpredictable. Job can be extremely stressful. Unionized position.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The management is great

    Maintenance Engineer (Former Employee) Washington, DC

    ProsThe Location, Benefits and team work

    Consmost fairmont Hotels and resorts have great locations in nationwide and Overseas

    Advice to Senior ManagementI like The Management most are have great Experience for work and public relation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome Company

    Management (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsGreat opportunities, growth, strong committment to employee satisfaction

    Consreally no cons- great company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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