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"Very pleasant beautiful place to work"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Hostess in Chatham, MA
Former Employee - Hostess in Chatham, MA
Recommends

Pros

Amazing staff, lots of great people. Beautiful resort with various areas to work. Had a great experience and a wonderful summer.

Cons

Sometimes not many hours and being a hostess can be boring. Having your friends around helps. The kitchen can be a bit hectic.

Advice to Management

Let the staff try new roles and make room for advancement. Offer more promotions or longer hours to keep staff happy.

Other Employee Reviews for Chatham Bars Inn

  1. Helpful (4)

    "As a would-be world-class resort, CBI is all facade and no heart."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chatham, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chatham, MA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The work location is supreme; the sands bars, the sunny Chatham weather, and the ocean air. The staff in the summer season is usually laden with college students on summer break, creating a fun and energetic work force. Most of the full-time hourly staff are amazing people work with and have a true passion for hospitality.

    Cons

    Management has zero commitment to the staff, especially seasonal staff. They promise you the world, and deliver on absolutely none of it. While turnover for employees tends to be high in hospitality and service industries, but CBI makes a mockery of fostering a team/family work environment. If you value yourself, the work you do, and the Guests you serve, CBI is not for you.

    With so much potential as a "Leading Hotel of the World", the property is anything put. The Guests are scammed into paying exorbitant rates and high prices for a level of service and professionalism that is just not there. This is not to say that the whole Management team is poor at CBI, there are several gems who value guest service and their staff above all else, including the bottom line. For the most part though, the service standards and level of professionalism to both Guests and employees alike is driven by the bottom line; it's a very sad thing to witness.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace the ideas and opinions of those you hire! You can't do, think of it all on your own. Create a fun, creative work environment where your staff are proud to come to work every day and think of those they work with as family. It's not an easy task, no one is saying it is, but if you work at it you will see your bottom line increase in ways that no cost-saving technique could ever accomplish.


  2. "Spa Concierge"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chatham Bars Inn part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Clean, relaxing and friendly work environment. Would and have recommended working here.

    Cons

    Tight space for employees, parking can be an issue too.


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