Marriott
3.6 of 5 993 reviews
www.marriott.com Bethesda, MD 5000+ Employees

Marriott Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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3.6 993 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

Marriott President & CEO Arne Sorenson

Arne Sorenson

(303 ratings)

75% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Marriott offers employers a real work life balance depending on the position that you are in"
    in 25 reviews
  • "Good benefits, lots of opportunity to grow in the company if you are willing to relocate"
    in 52 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/life balance can be hard with certain jobs"
    in 29 reviews
  • "Long hours but that's a given in the hospitality industry"
    in 51 reviews
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Great Place to work

Assistant Director of Finance and Accounting (Former Employee)
San Antonio, TX

I worked at Marriott full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMarriott was a great company to work for. They offered flexible schedules, great work enviorment, lots of employee benefits/Perks and the company provides all kinds of tools and resources to support work needs.

ConsI worked property side and in order to advance your career you have to be willing to relocate (often). You have to be willing to move when there is an opening available. there really isn't a way to "correct this" it is the natural flow of how it has to work, it just didn't work well for where I needed to be.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think the company has it nailed down and does a great job over all. So, just keep doing what you're doing.

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

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Good place to work

Kitchen Supervisor (Former Employee)
Marco Island, FL

I worked at Marriott full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery stable company, they take good care of the associates

ConsPay scale is low to begin with, there is room for advancement

Advice to Senior ManagementSome upper level managers will promote younger associates over older ones, even if the older candidate is more qualified. That is why I left the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Was a great decision to join the Marriott International team

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Marriott full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe culture is very inviting and energizing. The company is structured with programs that really show how important the associates, community, and guests are to the business. There are many different career paths and opportunities for anyone who is interested in pursuing growth and development.

ConsBenefits plans are equivalent to other companies of similar size and scope.

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

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Great

Bistro Server (Current Employee)
Denton, TX

I have been working at Marriott part-time for more than a year

ProsRegular wage plus tips. The hours are easy and management works with your schedule

ConsSometimes slow in the evenings.

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

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Great company - worked when other people weren't working.

Front Desk Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Marriott full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat benefits, strong management team, motivated co-workers. I loved the perks of the employee discounts for friends and family. Overall, I really liked working there.

ConsThe main reason I left was because I found myself working the most when my friends and family weren't working (nights and weekends) - it's the nature of working for a business where they never close the doors!

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

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Marriott GRS&CC is Ranked #1 in San Antonio, TX

Administrative (Current Employee)
San Antonio, TX

I have been working at Marriott full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMarriott gives you the skills that you are going to need when you are ready to start a career outside of hospitality. The benefits package that you receive is awesome. The people are some of the closest to family that you will ever have.

ConsThey push career progression but only a select few can handle to responsibility. The problem is that most of the people that are put into these roles are highly over qualified and the rest are severely under qualified. Becoming a manager requires nothing other than waiting for your turn rather than merit.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more capital into your associates rather than your guests and you will see major differences!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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it is a great place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Marriott

Prosfun, fast, fair, great team

Conshourscan be difficult if you have a family

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Awesome , very professional

Cook II (Current Employee)
Kansas City, MO

I have been working at Marriott full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat location and great hourly wage

ConsGetting to know their kitchen

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice , they were awesome

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

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Good atmosphere, nice people

Server (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Marriott part-time for more than a year

Prosgood discount, nice company, takes care of you benefit wise

Consnot great pay, hard to get work covered with few employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Marriott Corporate Internship

Intern (Former Employee)
Bethesda, MD

I worked at Marriott as an intern for less than a year

ProsWorking within the Americas division exposes you to incredible senior leadership.

ConsWorking as an intern gives you very limited corporate strategic input .

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep giving your college interns exposure to senior leaders. This type of culture is conducive to professional growth.

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

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