Holiday Retirement

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productive and fun place to work
Culinary Prep Cook (Former Employee) –  Fredericton, NBAugust 21, 2015
made fruit plates for day, sandwich of the day, dessert carts, served on line with Chef- helped with clean up-pots and pans. Made main dessert for following day. Did any prep for following day for Chef. Made soup of the day. Learned food preparation, presentation and quality. Kitchen staff was a great team- we made work fun
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Poor company
Manager (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, ABMay 7, 2015
Showing, leasing of suites, do rental agreements, accounts payable, time cards, manage staff. There is a power struggle by the managers and co managers.
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fast paced then turned low key
Server (Current Employee) –  Calgary, ABJune 16, 2014
learned how to properly set tables
fast paced kitchen environment
cleanliness
hardest part is the routine aspect, every day and shift is the same
most enjoyable part is the residence and getting to know the different individuals
Pros
closeness with staff and residents
Cons
lack of variety
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in my 45 years ow work experience this is the worst company I have ever incountered
Resident Property Manager (Former Employee) –  Kingston, ONMarch 18, 2014
The job was resident manager, turns out to be a high phone marketing job with little property management aspect to the job. A promise of caring for your residents with the Holiday Touch. After you sign up a resident and they move in they care little about the clients and more about keeping the place full and the bottom line. Back stabbing staff both in middle management above you and the staff the work for you. High turnover of manages. The property I managed had has 16 different manages in two years. That should speak volumes.
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everthing
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Community Sales Leader (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONJanuary 21, 2014
Staff were great to work with.
Senior management was tough but some were good leaders.
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Job is what you make it - Fun to work with seniors
Community Manager-Live (Current Employee) –  St. Catharines, ONApril 12, 2013
Early morning start at 6:30 am
Eat breakfast with residents then manage building by:
Dealing with employees and residents non stop.
Cold calling and produced lists to market building.
Visiting potential clients in their home making transition easier.
Constantly touring potential residents.
Making sure building is up to code and clean.
Handling payroll, vacations etc. for employees as needed
Keeping residents entertained, secure and healthy.
Pros
free rent and food- good bonus's if you can sell
Cons
long hours and having to say goodbye to residents who pass on
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