Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Reviews

Updated June 22, 2015
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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center CEO Colin Reed
Colin Reed
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Pros
  • Great benefits, 401k, employee room discounts, free lunch and other perks to make up for average pay (in 3 reviews)

  • Oh, and you get a free meal every shift (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • The front office is incredibly unorganized and a lot of the time no one knows what is going on (in 3 reviews)

  • Micromanaging by senior management, we're all adults and capable of doing our jobs without constantly being checked on or reporting in (in 2 reviews)

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  1. General Manager In-Room Dining

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work was there for 16 years.

    Cons

    Really nothing to say, enjoyed my tenure


  2. Great Company

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

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

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

    Pros

    Very employee conscious and aware of the needs of the staff

    Cons

    Too much micro managing of managers


  3. Banquet Server

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

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

    Pros

    Fun work environment!! Sometimes you get paid to have fun!!!

    Cons

    Parking is far away, and there are times when you will be asked to work split shifts.


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  5. Supervisor

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center part-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good benefits..thier good with family issues outside of work they respect that

    Cons

    horrible management skills..if they have less people running around trying to be mangaers without the title they be ok.

    Advice to Management

    grow up! go back to the drawing board and figure out what project management is.


  6. Desktop and Network Support

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Support Technician in Nashville, TN
    Former Employee - Network Support Technician in Nashville, TN

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fantastic Employee Benefits, Great Perks

    Cons

    Crazy work hours; Long Shifts and Expectations


  7. Gift shop cashier

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very nice co workers to work with

    Cons

    Hard to become full time.

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. Cool and calm

    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

    Pros

    Pay is nice and cool.

    Cons

    Not enough money or opportunity.


  9. Call Center Representative

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I enjoyed the job, good pay, great incentives and made good friends along the way.

    Cons

    We are very scripted and I felt like a little piece of a huge organizations that was making changes, and decisions that would affect me behind closed doors, which is how I got laid off, due to these changes.


  10. Love my job!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Banquet Server in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Banquet Server in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, easy commute, "stars first culture", community involvement

    Cons

    Sometimes it's too big and problems get "lost in the shuffle"

    Advice to Management

    Hire all new banquet management! Other depts have their stuff together


  11. Banquet services

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

    Pros

    Pay, company atmosphere, orientation of new hires quite good.

    Cons

    Communication between HR and department was lacking. Gap between company standards and actual service provided to client and staff..

    Advice to Management

    Leadership training oversight of supervisory staff



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