Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Happiness score is 78 out of 100
4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Interviews at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Interview experience

Based on 476 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 445 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 407 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About two weeks
29%
About a week
27%
About a day or two
17%
About a month
15%
More than one month
13%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
70%
On-site interview
60%
Background check
46%
Written test
31%
Problem solving exercises
25%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
Drug test
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

  • Pretty standard, apply online first and hope to get contacted for a in person interview.
    Shared on 4 April 2022 - Banquet Server, Bar Porter, Room Service Waiter, Stewarding Supervisor - Victoria, BC
  • -there is a an initial psychomteric test,-if you clear the same, there is an interview process with the direct manager, HR Head & GM- if you clear all the rounds, an offer is made
    Shared on 7 May 2019 - Sales Manager - Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Long and drawn out. Way too much time wasted from the initial interview to first day on job. Almost no training in hotel culture for this contract position. Caught up in red tape with processes.
    Shared on 19 April 2019 - Registered Massage Therapist - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What experience ,weaknesses,committe for that job etc.
    Shared on 25 August 2018
  • 1.What is your goal for this job? 2.Why do you think you are suitable for this job? 3.What is your knowledge and experience in the field of your job? 4.What documents and certifications do you have fo…
    Shared on 7 August 2018
  • Questions are asked specific, correct, intelligent, in order to better understand and know the candidate
    Shared on 11 December 2017 - Housekeeping - Montréal, QC

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Interview tips at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)48%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)40%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

  • Be prepared for a hard interview process, but if you get hired you can make a very good living with Fairmont working in a unionized property.
    Shared on 23 February 2022 - Banquet Server, Bar Porter, Room Service Waiter, Stewarding Supervisor - Victoria, BC
  • Dont waste your time
    Shared on 13 September 2021 - Kitchen Helper - Calgary, AB

The first interview at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral23%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Other17%
  • Walk-In12%
  • Other online job site11%

How candidates received their first interview at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

  • Face to face with a. Personal conversationThanks
    Shared on 11 December 2018 - Iam looking for job like housekeeping - Ottawa on
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