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Holiday Retirement Reviews

Updated August 19, 2017
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  • upper management doesn't know what each author is doing (in 103 reviews)

  • extremely long hours for those who are salaried (60 (in 64 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant General Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time

    Pros

    Great experience with learning management, fantastic residents.

    Cons

    Consistency in the community a problem

    Advice to Management

    Need to think quick on your feet


  2. Helpful (9)

    "Company is going under and can't pay their bills."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Residents are great! too bad they don't realize they get three meals a day for under $5.00

    Cons

    The upper echleon has not a clue wha they are doing. It shows through the quick fixes they put on everything just to get by. The food service is a joke! they need to run it ala Carte style if they want to suceed.

    Advice to Management

    Look for another job!! Save yourself some headaches!!

  3. Helpful (8)

    "Don't do it."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Holiday Retirement full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The Residents and their families .

    Cons

    Very top heavy and no concern for the efforts you have done. This company with collapse with in 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to the Holiday Touch


  4. Helpful (5)

    "New Holiday"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Vancouver, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Vancouver, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Holiday is a great starter company for those trying to climb the ladder to success. If you would like a career in senior living this is a good place to start.

    Cons

    To many changes too quickly. Not very attentive to the needs of the associate unless it benefits the company which is typical for a corporate company.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, keep them ALL informed, and don't wait till the last minute to update on changes.


  5. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Holiday Retirement full-time

    Pros

    Loved my coworkers, benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Working at corporate and being expected to fix the field's mistakes can get old.

    Advice to Management

    Well, I heard everyone, for the most part is getting let go due to you moving...so none?


  6. Helpful (2)

    "What else to say>"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time

    Pros

    Great team of co-workers to work with

    Cons

    Difficult to maintain a positive morale with the changes that are currently happening.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better

    Holiday Retirement Response

    May 12, 2017 – Human Resources Representative

    Thank you for sharing your comments. It's unfortunate to hear your dissatisfaction. As you mentioned have making changes to modernize our business with a new management structure to better meet the... More


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Accounting Department"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant II in Lake Oswego, OR
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant II in Lake Oswego, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team environment. The department leaders reward hard work. Ability to move up in the company.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work load can be a little too much. Long hours during month end close but only for a couple days.

  8. "Kitchen Help"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Fast paced fun job. Got to interact with residents, and other employees. Easy job overall.

    Cons

    Physical job, not for someone who can't handle a fast paced work enviorment.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Sous Chef"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sous Chef
    Current Employee - Sous Chef
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can experiment kind of. If your lucky you'll meet some good people who want to leave just like you.

    Cons

    Terrible menus. You do your own dishes. Staffed to the bare bones. You work woth alot of people who have zero food knowledge including higher ups.

    Advice to Management

    Not sure. They kind of ran it into the ground already. The culture is the absolute worst. Sell sell sell.


  10. Helpful (10)

    "Nice business but bad management!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Lake Oswego, OR
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Lake Oswego, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Holiday Retirement full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will have power to access many systems, and this is good learning opportunity. Team workers always have a heart on healthcare or senior living industry that make them good people.

    Cons

    Executive team in the company don't know anything about IT, they devalue their IT assets, don't do anything according to procedures. They overwork their workers. Laid off is frequent.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your people. Remove unprofessional people from executive level.


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