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Four Seasons Reviews in Canada

Updated February 6, 2015
Updated February 6, 2015
24 Reviews
3.4
24 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, employee purchasing of hotel amenities and comp nights to all hotels (in 22 reviews)

  • there perks that the company give you such as nights away in any four seasons hotel around the world is mind blowing (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can be a little "off" depending on what department you work in (in 25 reviews)

  • The very high standards that must be kept, the very long hours and working with many people at once (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Fantastic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Valet in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Valet in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Four Seasons full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great People, Good Learning Experiences, Great Working Environment, Excellent Culture, Really take care of employees, Fun!

    Cons

    I don't see any so far. Keep up the good working especially in training programs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good entry level training program

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Food and Beverage in Whistler, BC (Canada)
    Current Intern - Food and Beverage in Whistler, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Four Seasons as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    All levels of management willing to help out at any time for any reason. Makes for a very open and enjoyable work environment.

    Cons

    The resort was in a transition period and as a result the internship started without much direction. But as the summer picked up, those problems were solved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company to Work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Four Seasons full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Complimentary Room Nights, Amazing employee Experience

    Cons

    I can't think of anything at the moment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cooordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cooordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Four Seasons full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    always supportive, competative salary, great HR department, medical and dental benefits are only average but the benefit of having free nights at any of the hotels is outstanding.

    Cons

    As work increased they did not increase budgets which results in downsizing of staff, leaving those still with a job with more work than before and no pay increase for additional responsibilities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Appreciation for Human Capital

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Banquet Server in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Banquet Server in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Four Seasons full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Four Seasons really looks after their employees. Great pay, excellent benefits and a very comfortable and positive work environment. Potential to advance through the company with a career. Hire based on attitude, always great people to work with.

    Cons

    Potentially not much job freedom as your tasks/roles/duties may be VERY clearly defined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep lines of communication as open as possible with all staff members.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Working for Four Seasons has been a rewarding and enriching experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Four Seasons

    Pros

    Career opportunities, Four Seasons has many different styles of properties in many different countries. For those people who want to travel and grow their career there are many opportunties. Also you do not need to travel if your circumstances won't allow it.
    You would work with a wonderful, intelligent, like minded group of people who all understand the Company goals and work collaboratively together to achieve them.
    Benefits such as complimentary room nights at Four Seasons Hotels
    You would work in very pleasant conditions

    Cons

    No real downside, it's a pleasure to go to work. We work hard but are recognised and rewarded for it and we play hard as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the culture of our hotels as we grow larger, don't compromise

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Four Seasons full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great brand reputation globally. Strong and knowledgable leadership and great culture.

    Cons

    Salary and Benefit are just average if compared within industry.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Four Seasons

    Pros

    Good work environment. Beautiful office building with catering on site.

    Cons

    Need an office in downtown Toronto. Location is in the middle of no where.

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Canadian Company with a great culture.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Four Seasons full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Four Seasons Provides great training, and has really good benefits, and a great sense of community involvement. It also has a very good company culture.

    Cons

    Low pay for the number of hours worked and volume of work to be completed. Bottom line of the company is profit, and since the third party owners decide where the money is to be spent, it's hard to be motivated to do well in your own role and department, when it's clear they only care about the guests in the end. Not enough resources available as the property is very tightly budgeted, and it's hard to get the job done. In the end, the lower salary unfortunately outweighs all the pros.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Wonderful Company Culture!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Four Seasons full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company culture is outstanding. Human Resources and hiring Managers ensure that all new hires naturally embrace the company's principal of 'the golden rule.' Excellence in service is, therefore, both natural and globally consistent.
    A work/life balance is also expected of employees and there is a genuine camaraderie among colleagues.

    Cons

    Employees do not want to leave! Although the wisdom and know-how from seasoned employees is most often a positive, there are some employees that may not demonstrate business acumen in the 21st century. The company is sometimes too nice though as employees become almost tenured despite performance or overall contribution to the growth of the business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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