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Hersha Hospitality Trust Reviews

Updated April 2, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Intriguing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hersha Hospitality Trust full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Workspace situation is great not cramped into a little cubicle... senior executives are only arms length away and can be accessed about anything.

    Cons

    they expect you to stay late even all the time even yhoigh they won't say it. Some supervisors put on a fake face and will won't tell you the truth.

    Advice to Management

    Keep everything open and honest. People appreciate truth


  2. "Lack of trust"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Accountant in Harrisburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hersha Hospitality Trust full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Rapid growth creates opportunities to implement procedures and create standards across multiple departments

    Training and support for new hires is pretty strong

    Cons

    Ownership does not trust staff which creates logjams for approvals and doesn't allow staff to be efficient

    Pay and benefits below average

    Advice to Management

    Trust your staff and let them flourish

  3. "Good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Food & Beverage Server in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Food & Beverage Server in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hersha Hospitality Trust full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Good company core values that works in the best interest of excellent guest service and great guest satisfaction. Overall good potential for internal promoting.

    Cons

    Benefits and pay aren't that great


  4. "Great people, but the work can get redundant"

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    Former Intern - Revenue Management Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Revenue Management Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hersha Hospitality Trust as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Open door policy
    -Great corporate culture
    -Directors are always willing to help

    Cons

    -Work can get dull and redundant


  5. "Lots of autonomy in the execution of duties."

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    Current Employee - Banquet Staff in Saint Pete Beach, Pinellas, FL
    Current Employee - Banquet Staff in Saint Pete Beach, Pinellas, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hersha Hospitality Trust part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    No micromanagement
    Decent hourly pay, considering the skills required.
    Great work environment.
    Great experience to fall back on in tough times.

    Cons

    Long shifts (12-20 hours)
    High variability in hours worked (Sometimes 80 hr/wk, sometimes 12 hrs/wk)
    A field with high demand for competent, consistent workers (Never out of a job).


  6. "front desk agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hersha Hospitality Trust part-time

    Pros

    Very fun work environment to be in. Location is great

    Cons

    parking is hard to find


  7. "Revenue Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging Projects to work on

    Cons

    High turnover rate in this company

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Poor management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The other employees are generally nice to work with.

    Cons

    The hotel I worked for is poorly managed. Every employee hates it there. There are never enough supplies. Things simply always go wrong.

    Advice to Management

    Organization.


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