How They Hire
The Homewood Suites interview process takes aspiring hospitality industry job hopefuls through a series of hiring procedures designed to select the most eligible candidates from available applicant pools. Workers generally only sit through a single interview for job titles like housekeepers, night auditor, and guest services agent. Managerial positions may require more than one job interview; however, the average hiring process participant attends a single interview.
General managers and supervisors regularly represent the typical hiring personnel applicants encounter during Homewood Suites interviews. The process may take only two to five days to complete, with initial contact to schedule a job interview taking place within a day or two and a subsequent job interview a few days later. Interview questions often reflect the on-point and straightforward tones set by the hiring managers during the process. An applicant may only respond to a couple of questions during any given session. Popular topics covered in the interview process include: "Do you get along with others?", "Does working late or on weekends appeal to you?", and "Are you familiar with basic hotel operations?"
Attitudes, Appearance, and Dress
Despite being a smaller chain of hotels, Homewood Suites operates as part of the Hilton Hotels corporate umbrella and upholds many of the same protocols and procedures as the parent company chain. Hiring managers expect applicants to display professional behavior and customer-first personalities at all times. Workers should also look presentable and maintain groomed appearances and personal hygiene without question. Suits and ties or professional dresses regularly improve odds of employment and demonstrate a serious desire to work for the hotel chain. The hiring process may end with a formal job offer during the final interview. Applicant information remains on-file for up to six months. Unsuccessful candidates may receive calls to re-interview at later dates.