Peabody Hotel Group Reviews

Updated August 18, 2015
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  1. best job ever

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This was a very good job to work for .. they make you feel like family.

    Cons

    Long hours. Really don't get to see your own family.


  2. Peabody Hotel Group

    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for and at a wonderful hotel.

    Cons

    You may have to work some holidays.


  3. systems manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Systems Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Information Systems Manager in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Personal and family support so you can have a family life

    Cons

    24\7 365 work schedule which will be with any hotel business

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. Good hotel company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to get things done, decision process for projects or initiative was easy. Supportive management, good team environment. Liked the people I worked with. Very good team oriented culture. Fun culture where people enjoyed their job.

    Cons

    Salary wasn't great. because it is a small company the training from HR seem unsophisticated. Upward growth is somewhat slower there is just less opportunity because it is a smaller company. The employee rate benefit could be expanded to partner with other independent hotels possibly to be more competitive with the big brands.

    Advice to Management

    Create some more processes in general.


  6. Helpful (1)

    It's a shiny becon in the city, but it's a nasty place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I met several celebrities, like Drake, Princess Beatrice, Cathy Bates, and several others. On site free employee cafeteria, free parking (because it's in a city's center) most of my co-workers were great people! The heath insurance was decent, and the culture inside the hot is good as far as being welcoming to your fellow co-workers. Beautiful, historical hotel, great, atmosphere if you're a guest.

    Cons

    I had never worked in a hotel before, but I have 7 years of retail management and customer service skills, so I never would have imagined that I would be written up for saying to my boss " the guests are complaining that the trash bins are full" I said this like any other person would and two weeks later I was called into a meeting, where I was told about my offense, and was given a first and final write up! I protested and said, this could have been a great teaching/leaning moment for me. I had no idea this was an inappropriate comment to make, why not correct me right then and there? I was told it was because I said it in earshot of a guest! Who knew? After this incident I just shut down, I stopped feeling valued and just like another door mat. This company pays very low wages, not the norm for the industry. Policy and procedures change at a whim and the communication or lack there of is mind boggling. There was a tad bit of homophobia there, from corporate, I would say.

    Advice to Management

    Pay the people higher, industry standard wages, keep the welcoming culture, never worked anywhere with that as a backbone. End the cronisim!


  7. Helpful (1)

    Worst job ever

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Free lunch,amazing associates and tips

    Cons

    Nasty guest, horrible bosses and too many rooms.

    Advice to Management

    Need to train your director and Assistant director beacuse they are just horrible. They talk down to us, treat us like children and work us like robots. I can't even tell you how many times I done worked more than 12 days straight. Its just horrible management.


  8. Great Company Culture

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Server in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are many opportunities to move up within the hotel on the lower positions (non-management). The benefits are very good from health insurance to a free cafeteria.

    Cons

    Moving up can be a challenge. Most upper management has been there an extended time. The company has been in a transition phase, so hard to judge where the hotel is headed in the near future.


  9. Helpful (1)

    the last of the peabody

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it was a good company

    Cons

    the sold what they always said they will never sell , family and friends


  10. I learned so much about the hotel business

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Peabody Hotel Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    At the time I needed a job they accept me with my experiences and allowed me to grow and meet the many daily challenges with in the hotel

    Cons

    In a department that required 24/7 coverage whatever schedule you were hired for that including working all weekends , management were never open to rotating employees to allow a person to be with their family on a weekend without using personals or vacation days . This was bad for employee moral

    Advice to Management

    Be open and understanding .....we all can learn from each other


  11. Great Employer and great atmosphere to work in

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Front Desk Agent in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Peabody Hotel Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Has a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Many ways to be promoted.

    Cons

    working holidays and open 365 days of the year.

    Advice to Management

    No advice ..great management and helpful



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