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Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. Reviews

Updated February 7, 2017
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  1. "I work their as a Work and Travel Student"

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    Former Employee - Linen Attendant in Gulf Shores, AL
    Former Employee - Linen Attendant in Gulf Shores, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Staff are so nice and caring been there for 2 months and everydayoff they got a van to take you to somewhere mall,museums,tanger outlet

    Cons

    pay is not that good you need to pay for rent for your housing

    Advice to Management

    hope you'll give some exchange students some raise and have good benefits


  2. "horrible place to work"

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    Former Employee - Training Director in Orange Beach, AL
    Former Employee - Training Director in Orange Beach, AL
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The only positive thing I could say is that they hire lots of nice people.

    Cons

    The nice people they hire are mistreated and taken advantage of. They have no appreciation or respect for anyone. They discriminate when hiring and promoting. The tell people they are hiring them full time permanent to get them to come to work there, then they let them go when fall arrives. The HR people they had in place in guest services had no training in this field, did not know or care to know the laws, and were generally just really nasty mean people. They take advantage of foreign kids who come to work, put way too many of them in the same condo, overcharge them for their stay, work them excessive hours for low pay, mislead them into thinking they will make really good paychecks when many of them do good to make $250 a week and then their condo/ uniform/ transportation payment comes out of that. They charge them for transportation then have them bicycling and walking to work. They think they can treat anyone any way they wish because they are wealthy. They promise people insurance and other benefits to get them to come to work but then never actually provide them.

    Advice to Management

    Treat others how you would want to be treated. Treat those foreign students how you would want someone to treat your kid. You are not better than everyone else.

  3. "Good cooperation and support"

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    Former Employee - Cleaning Inspector in Gulf Shores, AL
    Former Employee - Cleaning Inspector in Gulf Shores, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good communication with employees
    Support in case of difficulties (oil spill)
    Fair salary

    Cons

    Location
    No career development, I guess


  4. "Brett-Robinson was a great company to work for and I was very lucky to have been apart of their team."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Secretary/Association Assistant in Gulf Shores, AL
    Former Employee - Administrative Secretary/Association Assistant in Gulf Shores, AL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You meet a lot of good people (owners & guests), they have a strong leadership team, and I had the pleasure of working for one of the best bosses ever.

    Cons

    I had to drive two hours a day to get to and from work.

    Advice to Management

    I want to be able to prove that I have a strong work ethic, honest, loyal and trustworthy. I have several references that will vouch that I was a great asset to Brett-Robinson and that when I resigned to take a position with Areotek/Navy Federal Credit Union, I left some big shoes to fill.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Don't even bother applying to this company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orange Beach, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orange Beach, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    None really - the fact that you actually have a job in this economy is the only thing that keeps me here. If there were other year round jobs on the island I would defiantly leave.

    Cons

    No matter what you do you will never advance in this company. The managers do not care and are not people or family orientated. If you have a problem its just that your problem and you have to deal with it. Management will not stop other employees other managers included from embarrassing you by yelling at you in front of guest. The HR department does not care if management do this, they believe all management over you even when you have guest going to the upper management complaining about said managers and taking up for you. The HR department will take the managements side in any issue. The HR supervisor is the wife of a department head.

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer to the employees and listen to the problems and try to help the employee fix the problem do not become part of the problem and gang up on an employee.


  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk in Orange Beach, AL
    Former Employee - Front Desk in Orange Beach, AL
    Recommends

    Pros

    A happy job. You work right on the beach with happy vacationers. Usually the co workers are frindly, but you got to stay away from gossip.

    Cons

    Having to work nights and weekends is not that great sometimes. I did have Fridays and Saturdays off, but when I first started I had Tuesday and Wednesday off.


  7. "security officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and stable pay

    Cons

    unstable schedule and no pay rase for 5 years

    Advice to Management

    add sick days to your benefits and christmass bonus

  8. "Nice people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Work with great people to work with.

    Cons

    Pay should be a little higher.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to show how much employees are important to them.


  9. "Sucks"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You're not unemployed and homeless and sad and pathetic

    Cons

    Terrible management ignorant employees and terrible work environment and bashes on the IPSC workers

    Advice to Management

    Respect the people you contract to do all of you're dirty work and stop being worthless


  10. "Housekeeping"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Brett-Robinson Gulf Corp. full-time

    Pros

    Being there in the company is the best experience ever because i meet a 2nd family in my workplace and have positive environment

    Cons

    Sometimes i have bruises in my arms while working but its ok because i learn something in my job.


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