I worked at Coast Hotels & Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)
Worked at the Bellevue property in the past. Good people and management to work for. You don't feel like just another employee. I worked my butt off and working there for nearly 5 years, I felt appreciated.
Not a lot of opportunity for growth since it's a smaller chain. If 1 manager doesn't like you, you won't last long.
Advice to Management
Be good to your employees and your employees will be good with guests.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Coast Hotels & Resorts.
Submitted resume, had brief phone interview and was then invited to in-person interview. Met with the General Manager. Asked a number of experience-related questions and to quote examples. The interview wasn't fairly standard in approach and not overly difficult. Staff I met seemed pleasant and I had the impression of a busy but relaxed atmosphere.
There wasn't too much room for negotiation though some good benefits. Hospitality salaries tend to be lower than in some other industries.
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