MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK

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MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK Reviews

Updated September 27, 2014
Updated September 27, 2014
5 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good job benefits

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits for employees, good brand name.

    Cons

    High expectations even of part-time staff, but I suppose that is the way to ensure quality.

  2.  

    ok

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

    I worked at MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK part-time

    Pros

    Reputable Company with fun people

    Cons

    No upward mobility, compensation is not that great (this is also due to industry standard)

    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Macy's sales associate position full time

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK full-time

    Pros

    Good interview nice friendly workers nice environment.

    Cons

    Had to wait, slow interview process nothing bad at all.

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  5.  

    Internship at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    free lunch, little to no supervision

    Cons

    lack of things to do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with each other more often.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Worked for the company for four years, gave 110% and was laid off.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK

    Pros

    Because Mandarin Oriental is a niche luxury service that caters to the high end client, the pay is good (slightly above average for the Industry) and so are the health benefits. The organization also offers comprehensive, ongoing training to further develop the talent of its employees.

    Cons

    Because one of the core values of the company is returning value to shareholders, the bottom line on its balance sheet is the Company's most prized asset. So job security is not something that can be assured, regardless of individual performance, as cost cutting is a priority for Executive Management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    While cost controls are a legitimate area of focus for any enterprise in order for it to be successful far too much emphasis is placed on cost cutting for the near term which, in turn, diminishes the value of the ongoing, in house training that is provided to the employees. More emphasis should be placed on investment through human capital and less on the fiscal projections for the upcoming quarter.

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