THE GLENEAGLE HOTEL Employee Review

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Not a bad place to work
Commis Chef (Former Employee) –  Killarney, County Kerry4 March 2019
its a good place for a short time job like if you were on a summer trip to Ireland for a few months other than that no. there is also 2 or 3 managers there that are on a serious power trip treating people like dogs.
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meet people from everywhere
Cons
management
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Tough and challenging for newbies, but can be good if you can get through it.
Night Porter (Former Employee) –  Killarney, County Kerry4 December 2019
Working at the Gleneagle can be tough, especially on big events. One moment you can be doing one thing, the next you can be doing several jobs at once. However, you will have a good team behind you to help. The hotel itself is not too bad, it’s a medium-large size hoteL with plenty of rooms, so be prepared to learn where rooms are and a lot of walking. You will encounter mostly older guests but the hotel does cater to all age groups. You’ll also be at the INEC which has a lot of shows and events on which can make things very busy. Not everything is all sunshine and rainbows at the Gleneagle though. You must be able to keep up with the most experienced and learn fast. While there is a good team behind you, you will encounter times that’ll be physically and mentally stressful if you are new to the industry. You’ll also sometimes have pressure put on by managers to be more efficient and quick which can make you feel like that things go south when you are finding the job difficult. One of the biggest downsides of working here is that it’s essential to get on with everyone. If you don’t make friends or get on with people, you will find things very hard. Some managers are better than others, some may favour others over you, and some will come across awful to work with. You’ll need to suss out people and know how to be able to work with them. If you can hack it and make a good impression, you’ll sure be able to make your career here a good one. You have decent staff benefits including use of the Aquila Club, and discounts on the hotel. If you are starting out in hospitality I wouldn’t  more... recommend working here unless you can learn fast and work hard.  less
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Great environment and respectful management
HOUSEKEEPER (Former Employee) –  Killarney, County Kerry10 June 2018
Workdays are long but the staff morale is great. It was my first job and I learned a lot. Management are respectful and kind and treat you justly. There is a great atmosphere in the hotel and everyone wants to do their best
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Good environment
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Long hours
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