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Updated 18 January, 2018
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Pros
  • Opportunity to meet people from around the world (in 16 reviews)

  • Great way to see the World and meet many people from different countries (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "CCL"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great life changing experience.
    Opportunity to meet people from around the world. Travel to different parts of the world.

    Cons

    Long hours. Hard work. Not always the support you need to do your job properly


  2. "Good for up to a few years experience, but not for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Casino Dealer
    Former Employee - Casino Dealer
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    travel
    guaranteed income
    no rent to pay

    Cons

    long hours, not fixed
    no days off
    garbage food
    one cannot have a healthy life there


  3. "Senior Restaurant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Surrey, BC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Surrey, BC

    I have been working at Carnival full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    More than the heels and whistles of the ship - it is the people who make the difference. Had a great team who were hardworking individuals.

    Cons

    Being away from home for long stretches of time.


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  5. "7 years of experience on this position and this company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Production Manager in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant Production Manager in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Descent salary, especially with some time on the company,working conditions are adequate, learning possibilities exist,and there are great traveling experience , traveling around the world

    Cons

    Bonuses could be put in place, especially for experienced stuff, which spent a lot of time on the company, vacation time could be longer

    Advice to Management

    Possible bonuses


  6. "Carnival"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, cruise benefits, paid time off, including sick time. On site gym and day care, nice cafeteria. They do a lot to make employees feel engaged.

    Cons

    Bias with salary and advancement, a lot of nepotism. You need to play the game in order to get any where. It is all based on who you know and not what you know.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to your employees instead of hiding behind closed doors.


  7. "Gallery Host"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Travelling, getting new friends from different countries

    Cons

    Pushy managers, not too much time to go outside


  8. "Casino Manager"

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    Former Employee - Casino Manager in Miami, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Casino Manager in Miami, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great way to see the World and meet many people from different countries.

    Cons

    Very long hours and tons of additional training.


  9. "Low Pay/High Expectations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Provides plenty of info, allows you to cruise for a lower fee, 24 hour call taking.

    Cons

    Training is continuous and there is not enough hours to compensate everyone. You can train for over a month, pay your money, invest time, and they can drop you w/o explanation. Does not treat you in the manner in which they advise you to act or treat others.

    Advice to Management

    Take more of interest when someone has done this much work to obtain a position. Dont just take the csp money. Have a weekly meeting for your new csp that is in certification to allow them to ask questions and get answers. Act like you care.


  10. "Reservation Agent Special Accounts"

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    Former Employee - Special Accounts in Miami, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Special Accounts in Miami, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Carnival (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This is the most down to earth company I've ever had the please the represent

    Cons

    There are no cons its like family

    Advice to Management

    You guys are the best and you worked with me at a very difficult time in my life


  11. "IT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun, relaxed company culture. People are super friendly.

    Cons

    Lot's of organizational change

    Advice to Management

    Better communication to your teams on vision and goals.


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