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Las Vegas Sands Reviews

Updated 6 May 2014
Updated 6 May 2014
13 Reviews

3.1
13 Reviews
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Las Vegas Sands Chairman, CEO, and Treasurer Sheldon G. Adelson
Sheldon G. Adelson
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  1.  

    Great Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager- Corporate Development  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager- Corporate Development in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    Great projects but very political environment. Everyone works very hard and there is no balance of work/ life.

    Cons

    Office culture is lacking, lots of busy work, office politics, rule with fear

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Best working environment in Las Vegas

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    The employee benefits programs the company offers are the best I have seen in the Hotel/Casino industry.

    Medical/Dental/Vision/Life are given to each employee free of charge, and cover your entire family. There are additional options for extended life insurances, disability, a matching 401k, and even stock options for some positions.

    This company treats their employees very well, and offers training, and tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    As with every casino company there is a general lacking in days off and/or holidays in which you are automatically given. Being a 24/7 industry it can be hard sometimes to get the time off you would like with your family.Some of the salary ranges are not living up to the national averages, and could use a little "modernization".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some of the salary ranges are not living up to the national averages, and could use a little "modernization".

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome brand potential, high turn-over, horrible employee culture and benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Current Employee - Operations in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    The company pays stronger than other strip properties in an attempt to combat high turn-over and extremely challenging work environment.

    Cons

    Where to start. We will attempt to stick to the facts of our experience.

    The brand has amazing potential, but the current operating state is horrible and managed so poorly, its obvious it's all about the money and not about the employees.

    Due to poor traffic management it takes employees 60 minutes to and from the property unpaid to arrive and leave. Plan accordingly if you have children.

    15 minute Breaks. You will receive no 15 minute breaks unless you take up smoking.

    We received a new manager every 6 months and had to rebuild the relationships each time which was frustrating.

    No promotion opportunities.

    Company healthcare denies most claims and you have to call multiple times to get the issues resolved.

    There is onsite child care. Openings are rare. The price is higher than other providers for some reason.

    You will work a minimum 10 hour days, average 11 hour days. They work you to get the job done and if you dont like it they will let you know you can be easily replaced. Work and life balance are nonexistent.

    Upper Management and Executive Management consists of many highly political persons and turned every 6 months.

    Lunch Breaks. The 'free' food is consistently unidentifiable and many employees refuse to eat there after getting sick right after lunch time. You can also pay 12-15 per day for lunch on the property and it's quality will be fried, unhealthy and high questionable.

    To survive you must not say any other words other than 'yes'. The company thrives on 'yes' management, even if it means breaking protocols, compliance, rules, laws.

    The employee areas often are stacked with garbage and old food and thus smells horrible as you travel from work area to area.

    Your training will be doing your job. You will receive no structured training. And if you do not perform to unreasonable expectations you will be informed you will be replaced easily.

    Its obvious they are extremely talented at one thing, intaking volumes of new employees, and creatively separating employees.

    Could go on and on but you get the idea. Often we would shake our heads and not believe the level of gross incompetence occurring on all levels in many places in the company. There could be department isolated and happy but for the most part, talking with 100s of employees, the situation became very clear to anyone of reasonable mental competence.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    With issues described above it's overly obvious Executive Management IS the issue.

    Non-Executive Employees are treated very poorly and the numerous labor lawsuits continue to paint the picture that the Las Vegas Sands Corporation is not employee/team-member friendly and they continue to develop the company toward union involvement with the fashion they treat their employees.

    And yes, there are even people paid to review the above information so their 'brand' can be 'managed' and for 'security'. This review has already been flagged several times from the Sands so prospective employees doing research do not find this information.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    a chance to work for one of the best!

    Cons

    ...easy to get caught up and neglect other aspects of your life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more growth opps.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Terrible Place for Analytics and/or Logic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    The silver lining for this company is that they have the most up to day technology, they just never use it to its full potential so I kind of really doesn't matter. If you come from outside the company they will pay you a really high salary too. Plus if you want to go international in Gaming this is the best place to do it since they are the best internationally. Best benefits in town as well.

    Cons

    The place operates in a perpetual state of fear. The CEO micro manages everything and everyone is scared they could get fired if they rock the boat too much. Also promotions aren't ever really dependent on work output, just solely friends in high places. Also you almost never need proof to go with an idea which is why if you want an Analytics career your best to just get some experience here if you have to then just leave somewhere else.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop purging your HR department every other year and come up with a cohesive corporate structure. This still place operates a huge "mom and pop" operation and it's hurting moral and career growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Great guests, company and employees

    Current Employee - Security Officer  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    The people i work with are nice and enjoyable co-workers.

    Cons

    There is not a lot of room for growth within the company

  8.  

    modern day slavery

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager, Development  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Manager, Development in Singapore (Singapore)

    Pros

    nice women and men to look at.
    None - worst place to work ever. backbiting, backstabbing, backbreaking work, workplace and plain awful. Adelson should spend money on employees than GOP

    Cons

    Worst place to work ever. backbiting, backstabbing, backbreaking work, workplace and plain awful. Adelson should spend money on employees than GOP

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Better than unemployment, but not by much!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security Officer  in  Bethlehem, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Bethlehem, PA (US)

    Pros

    Free food
    All you can inhale 2nd hand smoke
    Low level of responsibility

    Cons

    The food sucks
    Work life balance is impossible
    Poor management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote competence instead of loyalty.
    Enforce your own policies, or change them.

    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    No work life balance, 9 to 15 hour days, average of 55 hours monday through Friday plus work on weekends

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager  in  Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Las Vegas, NV (US)

    Pros

    Great employee benefits for dental, vision and medical. 2 meals provided each day in employee dining facilities located on property.

    Cons

    50 to 55 work week plus work on weekends is needed to accomplish the global projects due to the 15 hour time difference between the geographic regions. Senior IT leadership doesn't always use established PMO procedures. Project Managers are located in a 'cube farm' with very limited resources to conduct stkeholder meetings in an office, while there are other positions that never conduct conference calls and are taking up office space.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Foster better two way communication with the stakeholders and those responsible for getting the jobs and projects accomplished. Current project management guidelines delay project completion by months. Provide office space to conduct meetings and conference calls

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Amazing company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server  in  Allentown, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Server in Allentown, PA (US)

    Pros

    Great management, wonderful co-workers, good benefits (cheap!), they take good care of you there.

    Cons

    Must work holidays, weekends, and nights. Not good if you have children.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotes within

    Recommends

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