Concord is an award-winning hotel developer, owner and operator. We are dedicated to quality in everything we do - building & managing great hotels, employing the best associates and providing memorable experiences for our guests.
How to Get Hired
We asked Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
A great fit for our company is ultimately dependant upon a person‘s character. Any skill can be learned; we are looking for the following in a successful candidate:
Integrity - the evidence that you will do the right thing even when people aren’t looking
A service heart - passion for what you do compassion and how you care for others
Optimism - someone who carries them self in a way that others want to follow and be around.
Self-confidence -not boastfulness but the ability to lead and navigate through all types of situations, without fear of failure.
Communication – Messaging, both verbal and nonverbal must be clear and concise.
And finally connection there must be a personal connection to be a right fit for our company.
You must align with our core values, or it will not work.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
If you want to work for Concord, you must be authentic, and you must show up that way consistently. We will see right through you if you are trying to be someone that you are not. We want to hear about what you love and what you loathe, what drives you and the lessons you’ve learned along the way. You have to be real, and you must be respectful.
Be on time. Be articulate and clear in your messaging. Listen empathetically. Show good eye contact and body language. Be confident, be cheerful, be real. If our values aligned you meet the character test, it will be evident.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Our development pipeline is rich with new brands and new types of hotels. In the coming year will be looking for more lifestyle associates and leaders, where your authentic self must be prevalent in the way you show up.
The ability to connect with people on very personal levels will be paramount. Compassion and an individualistic approach to interacting with people are essential for these new candidates. Working with multicultural teams and leading an inclusive environment is more critical than ever.
Leaders and team members who know how to establish a connection with people from all walks of life. And create an experience in our business for customers that is memorable and meaningful, and experience they will not soon forget, and they will always proclaim to others.
It’s the heart of Hospitality, and we’re looking for people who wear their hearts on their sleeves.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
If you’re interested in working for the best company in the world, take a look at the Concord Hospitality website, www.concordhotels.com. Visit one of our hotels, and talk to our people. If you feel a connection in what you see or in what you hear, you might just be a great fit.
Read our mission statement, review our core values, and view our presence in our communities and the excellent work we do in sustainability. If this resonates with you, it may be a right fit.
We welcome all people, from all backgrounds, with all beliefs - all individuals! We ARE a FOR ALL company!
All interested parties must apply online at www.Concord hotels.com/careers.