Wyndham Vacation

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Wyndham Vacation Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
183 Reviews
3.3
183 Reviews
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Wyndham Vacation President & CEO Franz S. Hanning
Franz S. Hanning
58 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great benefits, promotion opportunities, ability to work without micro management (in 17 reviews)

  • Work/Life balance, Associate groups, ability to learn (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management clearly plays favoritism (as long as you make them money) (in 8 reviews)

  • and have been reported but no one is doing anything about it (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great work

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    Current Employee - Vacation Guide  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Vacation Guide in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good vacation times and good incentives

    Cons

    Schedule. non flexibility, no nights

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Internship at Wyndham VO

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    Former Employee - Internal Audit Intern  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Internal Audit Intern in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I met amazing and friendly staff during my Summer internship, received hands-on, real-life experience. I always felt involved and cared for. Top management performed "Round Table" experience which I found extremely valuable. Definitely will be checking back for a job. Loved it.

    Cons

    During internship was involved in few students projects that were outside of actual profession, sometimes felt like did not have enough time to accomplish work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being supportive, involve students in professional projects.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    An entry level position where you're trained to convince everyone that they should attend a timeshare presentation.

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    Former Employee - Marketer  in  New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Marketer in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is a great opportunity to make money right off the bat, based on how well you've been trained and how eager you are to work. The hours aren't too bad, about 35 hours a week in Marketing. Sales will vary. You have to be tenacious and willing to ask what others won't because that's where the money is hiding. Management keeps marketers invested by throwing out spiffs every so often in order to have people who succeed and people who use their competition to succeed next time.

    Cons

    You have to convince people to do something that they don't want to do most of the time. It's difficult to self motivate when everyone around you is a shark and wanting to beat you at getting more money than you. There's always only so much that can be done you have to be super creative in finding ways to make more money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Where I worked, the management did everything to make money (their commission was based on our commission) but they didn't want to work for it. They often used their team against each other and it caused a lot of issues. They wanted us to be leaders but didn't teach us how. They have to get their act together or else they'll keep having to hire new people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company to work for.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Accountant in Orlando, FL

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

    Pros

    Gain toms of knowledge of the industry.
    Salaries are comparable to the market.

    Cons

    Some managers are only looking out for themselves.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire from within.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative  in  Sevierville, TN
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Sevierville, TN

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, not typical 9 to 5.

    Cons

    commission only, draw pay back

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Flactuating pay plan every quarter, sometimes hard to make money

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    Former Employee - In-House Marketing Coordinator  in  Pompano Beach, FL
    Former Employee - In-House Marketing Coordinator in Pompano Beach, FL

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pays every week which is nice. Full health but no 401k. Good easy money during season.

    Cons

    Off season money can be meager. Changing pay plan dependent on company "forecasting"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better training sessions instead of talking about numbers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    It was a pleasant experience a better one if you have a good supervisor. owners suck though.

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    Former Employee - Vacation Planning Counselor  in  Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Vacation Planning Counselor in Orlando, FL

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits are amazing, pay is great. sends holiday gift to at home agents.

    Cons

    Owners suck and put your spirits down, sales will tell them lies and let you take the hit when customers are rage with anger.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not sure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    WVO Sales Rep

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    Current Employee - Front Line Sales Representative  in  San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Front Line Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The best part about being a Front-Line Sales Rep is the unlimited ceiling in pay. You can make upwards of six figures if you put your mind to it. Also the hours are very minimal, maybe 30 a week. You can literally make $10k in one day in 5 hours of work.

    Cons

    Although the pay to hours worked ratio are very attractive, the pay is still feast or famine. It is very unpredictable and the higher ups are only concerned with company profit, not employee pay. If you don't sell you don't get paid. That's right: not paid at all!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The employee should be put ahead of profit, bottom line.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    great potential

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    if you are all about the money

    Cons

    sales force satisfaction is low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Missing metrix is sales floor satisfaction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    New company, new vision

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager  in  Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA

    I worked at Wyndham Vacation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with, fun, uplifting environment. Working with Sales teams was always a what can we accomplish, not what will hold us back

    Cons

    It was clear that once Wyndham purchased Trendwest, we were all expendable. Three corporate offices were too many

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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