HMSHost
2.7 of 5 175 reviews
www.hmshost.com Bethesda, MD 5000+ Employees

HMSHost Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2014
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2.7 175 reviews

                             

62% Approve of the CEO

HMSHost CEO Tom Fricke

Tom Fricke

(29 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good pay, good union insurance, free lunch"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Free food, hire everyone who interviews"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "Managers are used as expendable barriers between associates and upper management"
    in 10 reviews
  • "80 per month in union dues and parking fees"
    in 5 reviews
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    Senior Operations Manager (Current Employee)
    Atlanta, GA

    Proslife balance and personal growth

    Consthe life of working at an airport

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    HMShost has an excellent training program for manager and supervisors

    Shift Supervisor (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsIts a great place to work,with a stress free enviroment

    ConsGreat benefits downsize is that they lay off..

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would like to see upper management get more involve with the employees and to provide them with morale support..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great benefits, especially the longer you are there!

    Bartender (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsPaid vacation, holiday double time, health insurance, 401k, guaranteed 40 hr schedule, overtime pay

    ConsUnion dues are $45/mo, it's difficult to fire someone which sucks when you have lazy co-workers

    Advice to Senior ManagementBuild a case and fire people who deserve it

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    Director (Current Employee)

    ProsVery good company to work for - many emloyees have been with the company for 20 plus years. Very stable work environment - great benefits.

    ConsCan't think of any issues - wish we were busier at times...

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep what you're doing - you are on the right track...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    it's like excelent

    Supervisor (Former Employee)
    Mumbai (India)

    Prossucessful company n management like a family

    Consok but not so good

    Advice to Senior Managementvry good

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing! All the years I spend there help me grow in a professional and personal way.

    Waitress (Former Employee)
    Fort Myers, FL

    ProsIs a very organized company. They have rules and policies that you have to follow, and that help you to grow withing the company. Also, the training process that they use is very help full too; they make sure that their employees are prepare for every situation that they might face on a daily basis.

    ConsThey need to improve their security on their cash rooms. I believe that's very important and i think that's the only bad thing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet to know your employees, take the time to get to know them, so when something happen you can stand by their side, at the end we are a team, right?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fair, efficient, growing company.

    Starbucks Barista (Former Employee)
    Santa Ana, CA

    ProsThey treat you fairly, if you feel something is not right they will handle it right away.

    ConsThey can delay on requests quite a bit.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Understanding people, they put the customer first

    Barista (Current Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    ProsNothing shy of unlimited potiental

    ConsStart off as On-Call Position

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great pay, great benefits!

    Barista (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsAwesome benefits, awesome pay. Managers are helpful and understanding.

    ConsThey give you hours based on seniority. Sometimes it's not fair. Some people don't work as hard as others.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very great place to work especially as a first job.

    Barista (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat staff. Very flexible with your schedule. Fun place to work.

    ConsAlways busy in the mornings.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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