Radisson Application & Careers

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Radisson is an internationally recognized chain of luxury hotels across the world.  The hotels get their name from a French explorer by the name of Pierre-Esprit Radisson.  To find out how to apply for Radisson online, follow the link below or use the information to submit your Radisson application today.

The very first Radisson Hotel was built in 1909 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The present company headquarters are still in Minnesota, but have since moved to Minnetonka.  From this first hotel there are now over 400 different locations worldwide in over 70 countries.  The brand is now owned by Carlson, as it has been since 1962.

The most recognizable part of the brand is the original Radisson or Radisson Blu Hotels, as they are known outside of the United States.  In addition to these there are also the Blu Edwardian Hotels that are generally located in particularly picturesque or historic buildings in London and other parts of England.  There are also mid-range hotels under the name of Park Inn.

The company is continuously looking for new development opportunities under any of its three different brand names to continue its legacy that it has owned for over 100 years.  The hotels pride themselves on providing top quality customer service, always being professional but approachable and friendly with a policy of Extra Thoughtful Care.

Radisson Careers

There are many different career options available in the different locations across the world.  They are hiring for service and hospitality staff, for Front Desk and Reservation Agents, Night Auditors, Housekeeping and Laundry staff, Room Attendants and for Managers.  Many of these are entry-level opportunities and won’t require much experience although it will be necessary for managerial roles.

From time to time there will also be careers available in the corporate side of the industry through their parent company Carlson.  The departments that you can submit applications to will include Finance and Accounting, Administration, Human Resources, IT, Operations, Sales and Marketing amongst others.  For these roles you will often need a relevant degree.

How old do you have to be to work at Radisson?  You need to be at least 18 years old or over to apply for jobs at Radisson.

There are many benefits to Radisson careers for all members of staff.  The typical benefits that are included with job opportunities are health insurance packages with medical, dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and a company-matched 401(k) retirement plan.  You may also be entitled to tuition reimbursement as well as discounts on hotels and travel.

The hotels operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Your working hours will depend on your position and shift.

Job Descriptions & Salaries

Front Desk Agent – The job description for this position requires you to have a good knowledge about the services offered in the hotel as well as be familiar with hotel software and reservation processes. Customers will often ask you to make recommendations about attractions in the local area.  The pay rate for this position is between $8-10/hour.

Laundry Attendant – The duties for the position of Laundry Attendant will include washing, drying, ironing and sorting the linens of the hotel.  There will be strict hygiene and cleanliness policies that you must follow to ensure everything is up to a certain standard. This job can be paid up to $15/hour depending on level.

Night Auditor – The duties of a Night Auditor will often overlap with that of the Front Desk Agent.  Additionally you will also need to analyze financial dealings and ensure compliance with all the necessary standards.  You will need to prepare documentation and carry out analysis, including profit and loss and general ledger documentation.  The salary is usually around $24k/year. 

General Manager – As a General Manager of a hotel you need to be able to manage the performance of all parts of the hotel including the bar, front desk, rooms and all other services.  Your responsibilities will include hiring and training staff in providing excellent customer service and maintaining all necessary standards.  The salary for this role starts at $60k/year.

Radisson Interview Questions

After you submit your Radisson application, give yourself the best chance of employment by practicing some common interview questions

Why do you want to work here?  It’s always a good idea to carry out a bit of research on the company and their values before you get to an interview.  Try to be specific about why you want to work at that particular hotel. 

Tell me about yourself.  Always make sure that you talk about your relevant experience and skills that make you an ideal candidate for Radisson jobs.  Try not to stray too far off topic.

Tell me about a time when you had to handle an angry customer.  If you haven’t been in this situation before then talk about a similar occurrence from school or college when you had to deal with a difficult person. 

What is your biggest weakness?  It’s often hard to talk about your negative points, especially in an interview, but they way to get around it is to talk about what you have been doing or could do to overcome your flaws.

What is your availability?  They will often have specific shifts that they need to fill so preference will often be given to applications from candidates who are able to be flexible in their schedule.

Advice For Application Process

If you want to make a direct application to a local hotel, it is best to contact them directly or take your resume down there and request a free application form.  You can only do this for jobs advertised that are based at that particular hotel.  There isn’t an option to download a printable application for Radisson.

If you want to apply online for jobs at any other locations, corporate roles or other roles with Carlson, either search Radisson jobs online or use the provided links below.  Their online application form is easy to navigate, simply enter your experience and details to submit your Radisson job application online.

When you greet your interviewer, give them a firm handshake, make eye contact and smile.  It’s important to maintain a positive attitude throughout to show your enthusiasm for the job.  Remember that appearances can go a long way in the hotel industry so even if you’re applying for entry-level jobs make sure you show up to your interview smartly dressed and well prepared.

The best way to answer questions in an interview is always to give specific examples to demonstrate your points whenever you can as this helps to make your point in a much stronger way.  Sometime it may be necessary to follow up by phone or email after your interview to check the status of your application.
Also See:
Best Western: For career opportunities, fill out the Best Western online application.
Holiday Inn: Visit the Holiday Inn application.
Red Roof Inn: Visit the job application for Red Roof Inn to apply today.
Quality Inn: Visit the job application for Quality Inn to apply today.
La Quinta: Checkout the application page for work at La Quinta.

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