Based on 299 responses, the job of Housekeeping Manager has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.03 out of 5. On average, Housekeeping Managers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Housekeeping Manager?
"It's never a dull day!"
Pros: The variety in my job. Some days I'm cleaning rooms, some days I'm in laundry, other days I could be in breakfast and sometimes I'm on the front desk.
Cons: There is no structure. People are not held responsible for there own actions.
"It was going to be very stressful."
Let employees know you're working right there with them.
Pros: No day is the same, challenging and rewarding. Problem solving. Interaction with staff, customer and client. Flexible working.
Cons: 24 hour operation can be hard to switch off. FM is the frustrating sector where you will never get to the end of your to do list which also makes it exciting and fun.
Housekeeping Manager in Bryson City:
I have learned that it is a must in any managerial position that you must remain professional at all times with all employees. It is easy to form friendships with employees with whom you work closely on a daily basis, but you have to prevent close friendships with them to prevent future conflicts. Some will expect special treatment due to that friendship, but that behavior cannot be favored, expected, not tolerated by either party. Management can be a tough position to be in for this reason, and sometimes a lonely place to be. Everyone needs to realize where they land on the heiracy of the business structure and strive to ensure professional relationships across all levels and departments. Thus, keeping your personal relationships personal, and your professional relationships strictly professional.
Housekeeping Manager in Charlotte:
Pros: Working with a big team, managing different personalities.
Cons: Long hours, high stress, endless coaching and counseling.
"Small College Town."
Housekeeping Manager in Brunswick:
Pros: I like the town and the area. We have a lot of sports teams that come to our hotel since it is college town. Very nice restaurants and its beautiful in the summer time.
Cons: The job industry around this area is very small. Not a lot of good paying jobs.
"Being A Good Manager"
Make sure you are prepared for people management. Get all the training you can. Housekeeping staff are often underpaid and their jobs can be seen as thankless. Keeping a team motivated is essential to achieving high standards.