Whitbread

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Fantastic place to work (or it was when I was there). Really caring culture, friendly people and good work ethic.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Whitbread

Pros

The people are salt of the earth, the location is easy to get to, the work is interesting and the money so so...

Cons

Senior management a bit clueless, in the main its not cutting edge.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Look at your staff (past & present) and look at some of the choices you've made. With hindsight - were they the right choices? Think hard!

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    A true horror movie

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Team Leader in London, England

    I worked at Whitbread full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Preparatory courses, shooting stars, some coworkers, chances of progressing in various areas of the hotel, chance of learning in other areas (cross training)

    Cons

    General manager totally unprepared, responsible for the dismissal of many employees who worked for many years in the hotel, too much pressure and little financial return for employees, employees paid below the average market.Nobody cares about what you did for the company , they dont look behind.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop flirting with employees and prepare better for it to be a good leader, fair and realistic giving importance to what the staff do for the good of the company and recognizing the value of employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Low pay

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whitbread full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    expanding, can be permanent employment if you meet targets and can live on the minimum wage.

    Cons

    Low pay, employees forced to claim benefits to supplement wages . Pathetic local management. Company profits enhanced by low pay and tax/ benefit system.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not every one that says 'yes' to everything are management material.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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