Example of failed corporate culture
Front Desk Agent (Ancien employé) – Abbotsford, BC – 3 octobre 2019
I worked in hotels for severals years before the sandman, and assumed this would be a step-up from my previous job. Having taken my years of previous experience into account, they generously offered me a 1.50$ over minimum wage. /s
Despite having beautiful facilities, the hotel was constantly on the verge of collapse. The departments refused to communicate, the group bookings manager was aloof to the point of being useless, all overseen by a general manager who couldn't sense a pattern when her entire managing staff overturned in under 2 months.
There are 2 sandman hotels in my city, and the most constructive communication or pooling of resources I ever saw between them (both corporately owned), was sending over emergency front desk agents when my entire staff quit.
The software used by the hotel was archaic, to the point of omitting important information. Combined with an obtuse department structure, I generally operated on a foundation of hope and fragile dreams.
Find a franchise hotel. Or better yet, find something other than hotels.
I lost 15 pounds in a few short months of working at the sandman because they didn't allocate breaks during shifts, and an apathetic staff assembled by a desperate management meant unexpected overtime.