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Updated Nov 1, 2020

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO Adam Aron
Adam Aron
414 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun work environment, good mentoring(in 92 reviews)

  • "Fantastic company with great benefits and solid structure(in 86 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance, challenging to grow with transition(in 63 reviews)

  • "Long hours that is not compensated a lot of times(in 56 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing Organization

      Oct 21, 2019 - Director of Operations 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Training, people, leadership, vision and purpose.

      Cons

      Work life balance, challenging to grow with transition.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Nice company to grow with

      May 6, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good training systems. Nice colleagues.

      Cons

      OT. No work/life balance.

      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Company !

      Apr 11, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work, life balance

      Cons

      It was acquired by a bigger company

      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Starwood was a great place to work

      Nov 5, 2018 - Technical Product Owner in White Plains, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flat hierarchy -- you could talk to the C-Suite or close to it. Autonomy with accountability, not micro-management. Everyone had a lets figure this out and make it work attitude (little to no arrogant egomaniacs). Recognition for promotions. Work/life balance. Better pay than most companies (leaving was hard for many)

      Cons

      Driving on 95 to get to Stamford CT

      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Best place to work

      Apr 2, 2018 - IT Manager in Stamford, CT
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very people oriented.great work life balance. Employee discounts

      Cons

      Expensive benefits, outdated technology, acquired by Marriott

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Executive Assistant

      Mar 2, 2018 - Executive Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      caring senior management, good work / life balance, excellent benefits and salary

      Cons

      bought by Marriott Hotels & Resorts

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Outlet Supervisor

      Jan 12, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Room for growth and benefits

      Cons

      Work/Life balance below average

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Outlet Manager

      Dec 4, 2017 - Outlets Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work life balance, lots of learning opportunities, great team

      Cons

      Long hours, always on the run, usually understaffed food and beverage departments to make labor budgets, union environment impossible sometimes

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Manger

      Nov 25, 2017 - Manager in Phoenix, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great career path in leadership

      Cons

      Lots of hours , work life balance off

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Marriott Voyager (Rooms-Ops)

      Nov 29, 2017 - Management Trainee in Honolulu, HI
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great curriculum! The online training is top notch for students wanting to pursue the hospitality.

      Cons

      Work/Life balance (be prepared to work 50-55 hours/week if not more), Operational demands overtaking Voyage curriculum demands, Starwood-to-Marriott transitional difficulties and misunderstandings, Management at SPG properties having NO IDEA how to train a Marriott Voyager besides throwing them into operations and seeing them either swim or drown.

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