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Taj Group of Hotels Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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Taj Group of Hotels CEO and Managing Director Puneet Chhatwal
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Pros
  • Very professional work environment, good management good culture, good hr policy (in 9 reviews)

  • Great work culture, very smart people and fantastic work hours (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Long working hours as well because even if you do get your work completed they will hold you to help other shift (in 12 reviews)

  • poor benefits, not enough staff, no work-life balance (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for, benefits were great.

    Cons

    there was nothing that was that was obviously wrong.


  2. "My review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Location, staff, guests, neighbors, Newbury st

    Cons

    Ownership, management, insecurity, building, guests

  3. "Meetings and Special Events Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fair compensation and Great co-workers

    Cons

    poor benefits, not enough staff, no work-life balance


  4. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time

    Pros

    Great lay and great partnership

    Cons

    Lack of management and construction of property

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "A new company that did not assimilate well in the US"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Caring employer that truly cares for its people in terms of benefits and recognition. Great culture and philosophy.

    Cons

    Employees are entitled and protected by the union even for wrong doings. Culture and philosophy

    Advice to Management

    Shut down the hotel and restart with new employees. Get rid of such a bad Union that enables bad behavior and over compensates that way as they were found embezzling members' funds and are bad in managing their members


  6. "Its tough to work for them"

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    Current Employee - Concierge in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Concierge in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Loved the people I worked with

    Cons

    Cheap company- cheap in all aspects

    Advice to Management

    Put money into the hotel to make things run smoother. Dont nickel and dime and cut every corner possible to save a few bucks


  7. "Progressive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great team with years of experience to learn from.

    Cons

    Pay is below average compared to the industry standards

  8. Helpful (1)

    "nice plae to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management team sets clear expectations, coaches, gives feedback and recognizes efforts also fearlessly open and truthful. A great place to work.

    Cons

    Older build problems. union issues prevent stuff from getting done. small rooms. low value rooms. over prices meals. old heating and cooling system through building. In the 2 years i worked there i had all 5 co workers in my department quite and I saw 2 managers come and go. the turn over rate was incredible.

    Advice to Management

    Renovations. Invest in building upgrades. make rooms larger and more luxurious to reflect inflated rates. Non union employees salaries should be comparable to other full service Boston hotels.


  9. "The Taj"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time

    Pros

    Great People to work with

    Cons

    Too much crap to handle


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Great people good company with some flaws"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Taj Group of Hotels full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I found the job through craigslist and loved the job from the moment i got hired to my last day. You are far more than a employee to management you are treated as respected equal and they will along side you during busy times.

    Cons

    The union has a strong hold inside the hotel, if you get written up for something and you say something to your union rep odds are management will cave and you will get the write up taken away. I've seen many of people get their jobs back thanks to the union even if they did screw up legitimately and should have been permanently terminated.
    May god help you if you make a mistake or handle something the wrong way and you are not union because they will have zero loyalty towards the employee and fire you.

    Advice to Management

    Stop letting the union run the hotel wake up and realize that you can be the best hotel in the city but until you get from under the unions dirty hands you will have sub-par luxury hotel.


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