Wyndham Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 15, 2015
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Wyndham Worldwide Chairman and CEO Stephen P. Holmes
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Pros
  • Interesting work, fast paced environment and good work life balance and great benefits (in 16 reviews)

  • Excellent HR organization with a heavy focus on diversity and work / life balance (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Any example of Work/Life balance and/or Diversity is only for show and not an integral part of the culture (in 5 reviews)

  • Senior management stays in their positions for long periods of time (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Typical Hotel Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wyndham Worldwide

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and Growing Company

    Cons

    Years behind competition in technology

  2. Marketing Representative

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    Former Employee - Marketing Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Marketing Representative in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Wyndham Worldwide

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They gave me an opportunity for a position that I didn't really have a lot of experience doing very close to graduation working in the 'loop' area in downtown Chicago.

    Cons

    The job turned out to be more of a primer for sales positions & I'm just not interested in sales as a career or in any capacity & it clashed with my preparations for graduation, moving & graduate school...I need something that is closer to what I'm talented in that isn't sales.

    Advice to Management

    I really am not in a position to give them advice since they (original boss who left before me) took a chance on me & the others that I worked with who may still be employed with Wyndham...excellent corporation.

  3. Helpful (1)

    I learned a lot and worked with many, many great people over the years.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ

    I worked at Wyndham Worldwide full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Great co-workers
    - Great building and amenities
    - Good compensation
    - Interesting, challenging work

    Cons

    It is a hyper-political environment in the office.

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  5. Great company with a focus on employees.

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    Current Employee - Staff Internal Auditor in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Staff Internal Auditor in Parsippany, NJ

    I have been working at Wyndham Worldwide full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, great work life balance and an executive team which who truly value each employee.

    Cons

    401k benefits only kick in after a year of employment.

  6. The atmosphere is fun yet challenging. Sales is not for everyone but for those who have the skills, it can be very good

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    Former Employee - Sales in Lake Delton, WI
    Former Employee - Sales in Lake Delton, WI

    I worked at Wyndham Worldwide full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working hours, training provided, benefits and more

    Cons

    Commission based pay and long stretches with no income.

    Advice to Management

    Give a base pay to employees as well as commission

  7. Great internship experience!

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Intern in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - Human Resources Intern in Parsippany, NJ

    I worked at Wyndham Worldwide

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great access to senior leadership
    -Numerous outings, workshops, conversations with executives
    -AMAZING company cultures (people always say hi to each other)
    -Great cafeteria, food, atmosphere

    Cons

    Internships don't always lead into full time positions

  8. Helpful (2)

    Great, I love what I do ....

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    Current Employee - Guest Service Associate in Fairfield Glade, TN
    Current Employee - Guest Service Associate in Fairfield Glade, TN

    I have been working at Wyndham Worldwide full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great insurance benefits, if your a employee and miss a lot they give
    you a lot chances . You get great vacation deal...

    Cons

    Managers are not well educated.

    Advice to Management

    Show favoritism to some of the employees.

  9. IT Director

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    Former Employee - IT Director in Parsippany, NJ
    Former Employee - IT Director in Parsippany, NJ

    I worked at Wyndham Worldwide full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good employee programs and flexible working hours. strong company financially

    Cons

    stay away from The Wyndham Hotel Group IT group, the actual sr. leadership is very disconnected from the reality on the ground; they only values "smart talks" not so much hard work, knowledge or good skills. Very hostile work environment (cut throat), but if you are a smart talker and "googler" with nothing else to offer, this is your place to shine.

    Advice to Management

    not sure if they will listen to a good advice, that's the issue. They only listen to people who agree with them, they have no room for different opinions.

  10. Helpful (1)

    The most fun job you will ever have

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wyndham Worldwide

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Potential for earnings is great!

    Cons

    Likely to not make enough income to survive

    Advice to Management

    Great bunch of people

  11. A good place to grow as a professional

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    Current Employee - Guest Service Agent
    Current Employee - Guest Service Agent

    I have been working at Wyndham Worldwide full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fun and friendly work environment

    Cons

    Low compensation for entry level

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