Carpenter/Joiner (Former Employee) – Fleet – 10 October 2017
I worked for a total of 3 weeks with the hotels carpenter called john, we spend the days walking the hotel finding things to fix and creating new things each day such as a new door and frame for a colleges office, I was chosen to create menu holders that showed table numbers for their restaurant.
Spa Assistant (Current Employee) – London, Greater London – 23 September 2017
It's a huge community of people who have to work and co-opetate with themselves smoothly to provide five star service to the guest, so one of the very important issues is a proper communication, knowledge and ability to pass the information.
Kitchen Assistant (Former Employee) – Saltburn-by-the-Sea – 9 September 2017
A typical day at Four Seasons nursing home consists of preparing meals for thirty elderly residents and dealing with each individuals meal plans. I also ensured that the kitchen area was clean and up to high hygiene standards at all times. The hardest part was learning to cook in large quantities for the residents. I enjoyed working unsupervised and using my own initiative within the kitchen.
Carer (Current Employee) – Craigieknowes – 5 June 2017
Residents are lovely people, they are from all walks of life they have many exciting stories to tell, you only have to listen.the care home is meant to represent the residents home and yet it looks like an institution especially the dementia unit no one bothered to ask them what they would like on the walls or what it would be like to sit on a comfortable chair.
Care Assistant (Former Employee) – London – 18 May 2017
It is quite useful organization. However, as a former Care Assistant I found that the job was a bit too busy for me and not providing adequate balance between work and rest. I also felt that that my hard work barely received the recognition that it deserved.
Housekeeping Supervisor (Former Employee) – Hampshire – 17 May 2017
- working hard from the morning until afternoon - learn how to talk with people and pronounce guest name - all management was fantastic - workplace culture appreciate - cleaning rooms was a hardest part -the most enjoyable part of job was went we work as a team
Chef (Former Employee) – Laindon, Essex – 22 April 2017
My time at Four Seasons was very busy, with 12 hour shifts and no break on a Sunday. In which I was okay with because being a chef I no is a busy job. I learned a lot about preparation and food safety and how to work well under pressure.
All I can say is this, do not leave your current job for a position in housekeeping/Laundry @Trinity square as you will regret your decision.
Job Work/Life Balance
Fun workplace and rewarding
Carer Assistant (Current Employee) – Cardonald – 1 March 2017
Working as a team to assist with all aspects of care. Hardest part of the job is losing any of the residents but knowing u have taken all steps of assisting the residents to be happy and when they recognise you and come and greet you with the big hug makes you feel so happy
Banquet Server (Current Employee) – Hampshire – 3 February 2017
Working at the Four seasons as a banquet server is fun, you get to set up for big events such as weddings and gala dinners and also run smaller dinners. Lots of companies come for meetings, therefore you have to turn the rooms around and set up to the room plan and then refresh throughout their stay. The hours are very long, often around 12 hour shifts. However this can change although you never know what time you will finish. Sometimes it may be 3/4 in the morning. The management is very good, although they can expect a lot from you even though you may be exhausted. However, they are very understanding without outside of work commitments. The hardest part of the job is the long hours and also dealing with some rude guests. However, overall this is a very fun and rewarding job as you get to see weddings and other big events that you wouldn't have thought of before.
Concierge (Current Employee) – Canary Wharf, London – 27 June 2016
A typical..... well there is no such thing as a typical day. No two days are the same and you never know what surprise the day brings in the hospitality industry. I have learned so much in this industry, from how to maintain professional relationships with staff, guests, vendors and even the most influential VIP's. In the hotel the team at the concierge is the best, with the longest serving staff at the department we literally get on like a house on fire. The hardest part of the job I'd say is to keep the guest happy even in the most possible tense situations, but with adequate training it is more than possible. The most enjoyable part of the job is the guest satisfaction, keeping people happy and providing an outstanding level of service. It is also a great pleasure when guests leave positive feedback mentioning you by name on tripadvisor and other review sites
Care Assistant Volunteer (Former Employee) – Darlington – 9 March 2016
I found the experience fun, but it was also stressful. I found it stressful because you had to do so many things at once and sometimes you didn't want to do it. The bit I found fun was communicating with the service users, the reason I found it fun was because they would tell you about their past and it was interesting to know.While I was at the placement I learnt new skills and it brought out my confidence a bit more.
Learning new skills
People telling you to do things that you don't want to do