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?
In a word - HEART. Must have a desire to serve people!
Hiring the right talent, is key to Concord’s success and allows us the opportunity to provide exceptional guest experiences to those customers that stay in our hotels or visit our corporate office. In order to provide that level of service we look for several key elements within the individual's disposition. First and foremost, it is essential to have energy, enthusiasm and a desire to serve others. Additionally we require great communication skills, ability to be a team player, and the interest to expand one’s workplace knowledge. Lastly it is our cultural responsibility to discover talent that embraces diversity. Our Concord associates interact with people of all faiths, cultures, orientations, and personal beliefs thus it is imperative to hire employees that embrace all people of the world.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
We strive to provide an atmosphere where associates can be themselves, so; aspiring candidates are encouraged to be creative when applying for work. Simply posting for an open position may not be enough. Great follow up and creativity show signs of sincere interest and enthusiasm. Being prepared with letters of recommendations, copies of achievements or awards, examples of problem solving or initiatives created, and even video resumes are welcomed. Concord seeks those employees that want to make lasting impressions…it’s the nature of our business to provide that to our guests, so an example in the hiring stage exemplifies a candidates’ passion in this area. Our goal at Concord is to be "The Employer of Choice.” So if you desire to work in this industry, and you align with our cornerstones (quality, integrity, community, profitability and fun) put your best foot forward and apply now!
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
Over the next 18 months Concord will open nearly 2 dozen new hotels in addition to several anticipated acquisitions. These new hotels range in size and complexity from select service 100 room hotels to full service 400 room hotels. Our brand partners include Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Cambria. We will be hiring all positions for each department in the hotels to include Front Desk, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Maintenance, Sales and General Management. It's a great time for outstanding individuals to apply at www.concordhotels.com/careers
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Talented individuals that are interested in the field of hospitality should go directly to our website where all positions are posted and updated daily - www.concordhotels.com/careers. Additionally, anyone looking for more personal guidance may contact our Senior Director of Talent Acquisition. This conversation will allow us to know more about specifically the candidate's skills and desires and allows us to align them to those job with related tasks and corresponding skills sets. Concord associates are very proud to work for our company and we encourage candidates reach out to any one of our 4000 associates to speak directly to someone presently in a role for which they have interest. Concord associates are always happy to share why they feel Concord is one of the best companies to work for!