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Marriott Reviews

Updated 24 November 2014
Updated 24 November 2014
1,415 Reviews
3.7
1,415 Reviews
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Marriott President & CEO Arne Sorenson
Arne Sorenson
490 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good people, work-life balance, get to meet a lot of interesting characters (in 35 reviews)

  • Great benefits such as steeply discounted hotel rooms when traveling (in 79 reviews)


Cons
  • Work Life Balance went away with the re-organization of the sales department (in 48 reviews)

  • No work life balance, very long hours that inmediate supervisors don't appreciate (in 77 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company, appreciated experience in cv

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Waitress in London, England
    Former Employee - Waitress in London, England

    I worked at Marriott

    Pros

    Fair treatment, great trainings on a monthly basis, cross training possibilities, respectful colleagues. Their recruitment is on a high level, it is not easy to get in.

    Cons

    Probably the salary could be better, and sometimes you have to wait long years to get promoted as it is not easy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The salary could be better as the wages of food and beverage associates mostly depends on the occupancy and you can do nothing about it.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Revenue Manager in City of London, England
    Current Employee - Revenue Manager in City of London, England

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    - competitive salaries
    - good opportunities for senior leaders
    - good benefits such as pension plan, private medical insurance, new bonus plan, etc.

    Cons

    - slow in change management
    - unbalanced work -life balance (labour shortage, etc. )
    - new system improvements currently in progess

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Focus on training and development of entry-level position up to senior manager positions
    - review processes to implement efficiencies and therewith enabel work-life balance

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    This was an unpaid internship in Sales and Marketing.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England
    Current Employee - Intern in London, England

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    Managers and supervisors went out of their way to see that I was learning and treated me with respect.

    Cons

    I'm not too familiar with job advancement at the Marriott but it seems that it is difficult to get promoted and some of the associates work very hard for what they are paid while the upper management seems to get great benefits.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Avoid at all costs

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lawyer in London, England
    Former Employee - Lawyer in London, England

    I worked at Marriott

    Pros

    Not many. Some partners are nice to work with but are not very assertive.

    Cons

    Mercurial, unprofessional management. Equity partners are only interested in keeping their own remuneration as high as possible. No vision for future of firm.No ability for staff lawyers to be made partner. Bad decision making. Extremely bad leadership. Ridiculous managing partner completely lacking common sense and leadership skills. Disorganised management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a new managing partner.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    No comment

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Accounts in London, England
    Former Employee - Accounts in London, England

    I worked at Marriott

    Pros

    Mostly nice people to work with

    Cons

    Undesired industry. Lack of development opportunity for certain disciplines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good job

    Recommends
  7.  

    Good company poor wages in Europe.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    Job security.
    Best tools in the industry.

    Cons

    Wage structure.
    Benefits that would make a real difference.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Renumerate better.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    a very demanding job role

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front Desk Supervisor in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Current Employee - Front Desk Supervisor in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I have been working at Marriott

    Pros

    Good benefits, good discount rates at Marriotts around the world, good brand, well-respected hotel chain

    Cons

    Not enough support from senior management, poor wages, lack of professionalism, a lot of politics and behind the scenes games

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    UK Marriotts seem to differ greatly from the US ones, so far I havent seen the real Marriott Culture in my region. A lot of drive towards delivering excellent customer service throughout the hotel , which is great,but nothing in return for the employees. No appreciation whatsoever. Having said that , staff morale in the US seems to be much higher and associates are actually enjoying working for Marriott over there. Marriott is very well respected in the US and loved by people. Employees across there are proud to work for it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Feels like family

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Marriott part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, competitive discounts, managers are empowering, great communication between managers and staff, high care and attention for guests

    Cons

    Little communication from brand manager/franchise manager

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Decent place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Jacksonville, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Guest Service Representative in Jacksonville, NC (US)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Hmm... I can't speak for all management but I know my managers are pretty good.
    Meet a lot of people
    Bonuses per quarter

    Cons

    Can be harder to get off, holidays. We run 365 24/7 but somebody has to do it.
    With any customer service jobs you have ignorance and rude customers on occasion

    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Great company, great team, great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - First Receptionist in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - First Receptionist in Paris (France)

    I have been working at Marriott full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Associate discounts, Team building, Associate Week, good team spirit and good management...

    Cons

    Extra hours, lots of standards and procedures

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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