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OYO Overview

São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
501 to 1000 employees
2018
Company - Private
Hotel & Resorts
Unknown / Non-Applicable

Company Updates

  • When it is day 0 for OYO UK, and we can still celebrate this awesome bunch being in the business one year - it's amazing !

    Welcome to the one year gang - many more to come. Please enjoy your anniversary hoodies now the cold winter is coming....

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OYO – Why Work With Us?


 

OYO is the fastest-growing and third-largest hotel chain in the world. Globally, we are

known for renovating and rebranding existing properties. We transform lowly occupied

properties into chic, modern spaces with 70% - 85% occupancy rates.

OYO was founded in India in 2013 by 18-year-old, Ritesh Agarwal. Ritesh presented the

OYO brand and business model to the founder of Paypay, Peter Thiel. Theil loved the

idea and invested $100,000, jumpstarting Ritesh’s dream of building the number one

hotel chain in the world.

 

Ritesh took that investment and turned it into success. OYO’s portfolio combines fully

operated real estate comprising more than 23,000 hotels and 125,000 vacation homes.

OYO along with Vacation Homes categories managed by the company, can be found in

more than 800 cities in 80 countries, including the U.S., Europe, U.K., India, Malaysia,

Middle East, Indonesia, Philippines, and Japan. 

 

OYO is using cutting-edge technology and top industry professionals to grow the

market Globally and find new opportunities for expansion. Currently, we are investing in cloud

kitchens, co-workspaces, extended stay residences, and multi-million dollar hotel

projects.

We are growing quickly, moving into new markets and new ventures. If you want to join

a team that’s disrupting an old industry, building for the future, with a culture

spearheaded by youth, then OYO has a place for you.

 At OYO, our goal is to have people all over the world “Living The Good Life” and we

pass down that same sentiment to our employees.

 

● Casual Dress Code: Tie or T-Shirt, you choose! But not together cause that’s

tacky.

● Flexible Work Schedule: 9-5 is a thing of the past. But if that’s what you like, then

you do you.

● Medical, Dental, Vision: OYO covers part or all of the big 3 benefits.

● Snacks, Snacks, Snacks: Our kitchen is stocked with items to munch on. Some

healthy. Some not.

● Open Work Space: Don’t feel tied to your desk.

● Happy Hours and Team Events: We work hard/play hard.

 

OYO culture is built upon diversity, intelligence, and excitement. We believe that hard

work truly does pay off, and those who show their value are rewarded. No position has

a set plan for trajectory. Promotions have happened as fast as four months, and roles

are often adapted to fit employee strengths.

 

But while we’re growing, we’re also learning. We want to be a company employees

enjoy working for. We look forward to receiving feedback from our employees and

constantly improving our culture.

Our Team

At OYO, we have a team of mission-driven and innovative professionals who contribute to OYO’s success in their unique way. OYOpreneurs, as they are called, have complete ownership of projects and get to work in a transparent and open environment, which makes them entrepreneurs in themselves.

Employee Testimonials

"This is exactly the environment in which people can develop and make a difference ! Whenever there's an opportunity or challenge coming our way we can adjust and jump right in. And it is the that I am happy to say I still work here since last 4 years."

Rishta
  Head of Operations-North UK, London

"The best part of OYO is the people. I work with a bunch of talented people with an amazing passion to work and an energy that is infectious. It makes you addicted to this place."

- Nishant Jayaswal
  Brand Strategy-Global Communication, Gurugram

"When you work for OYO, you are part of a team on a mission and everyday may be challenging but it’s fun and worth it!"

- Bhakti Bhattacharya
  Talent Acquisition, Japan

"OYO offers an excellent working experience, with the opportunity to get involved in diverse projects and the culture encourages and supports you to widen your learning scope."

- Ankita Mendiratta Mehta
  VP-OYO Vacation Homes, Amsterdam

OYO Reviews

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    I have been working at OYO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work environment was friendly and flexible. Best for ambitious people.

    Cons

    Hardly any cons. Working 7 days a week sometimes.

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OYO Interviews

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    Corporate Recruiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    No Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at OYO (Gurgaon, Haryana (India)) in January 2019.

    Interview

    There was 1 F2F round and you'll be surprise to know that even after having 12 floor corporate office. The HR took my interview on her work station where other people were working and listening to what we are discussing.
    The H was asking questions out of my field and was not at all ready to listen to me. I could smell that she has already made up her mind and taking my interview for a formality.

    Interview Questions

    • Components of Salary and how it is calculated.   3 Answers
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OYO Awards & Accolades

  • Young Entrepreneur Award, Business World, 2015
  • India International Travel Mart Award, India International Travel Mart, 2015
  • TiE Lumis Business Excellence Awards, TiECon, 2015
  • Startup of the Year, Financial Express, 2015
  • Runway to Success Award, Lufthansa ET Now, 2015
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