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The hotel and catering industry is very busy environment to work in. Recommended for those who likes work long hours. There are opportunities to work in different departments.
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The job was sold to me so enthusiastically I was so excited for the potential of the role. The reality is completely different. Place zero trust in staff, offer little to no flexibility. You are watched like a hawk. The time I spent working there knocked my confidence in every way. If you are hoping to further your career in hospitality run dont walk away from this hotel.

It's a lovely family run business and a great hotel but cannot recommend as somewhere good to work.
Pros
Free gym
Cons
Terrible lunch food, wages, backwards management
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Very busy hotel
Lot of departments and a lot people working

You'll meet a lot of new people

Very stressful and high relativity of employees but fun p
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A fast paced learning environment. I enjoyed the atmosphere and friendly relationship between co-workers and management. A good job for working overtime
Pros
Free meals
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Especially as a person working there at night my team always felt excluded as we were always a lost identity in the hotel. In general not a nice place to work in only good thing about the place is some of the ppl that work in there.
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Free lunches but i would not go near them.
Cons
Long hours no one appreciates the work done.
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4.0
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I was worked at Hodson Bay Hotel for the summer of 2016. It's a busy place but you learn a lot about yourself. The manager are helpful.
I also acquired a nice experience about working with big groups.
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I have worked in numerous departments which inclue day and night porter, house keeping and restaurant along with octagon. I enjoyed the experience but I want something new
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Run morning reports to include Events being held on the day. Dealing with customers both on the phone and reception
Pros
free meals
Cons
The early shift
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- A typical day at work involved organising indoor and outdoor games and activities for large groups of children between the ages of 0-12, organising and serving them lunch and dinner and organising an evening movie for them
- I learned how to be patient and deal with difficult children while remaining friendly and happy towards them. I learned how to work as part of a team and under the direction of a supervisor

- My co- workers were of a similar age and we got along really well which made the job an enjoyable experience

- The hardest part of the job was keeping a large group of young children under control

- The most enjoyable part of the job was playing games with children and encouraging them to make friends
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