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Carnival Corporation Interview Questions

Updated Oct 30, 2014
Updated Oct 30, 2014
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    Personal Vacation Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online September 5th. After completing online application link requested interview to be set up. Had first interview on Sept 9 via telephone with HR recruiter. Immediately set up for second interview via webcam for the following day with a Team Manager and then Hiring Manager. Received phone call Friday offering me the position and received link with all new hire documents.

    Interview Questions
    • They want you to sell them a cruise via webcam. Point out the benefits. Other than that, pretty standard questions. Hiring manager was very thorough with job description and what is expected.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate. I was satisfied with the base salary and commission structure.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Guest Logistics Agent Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Beach, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Long Beach, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Called and told me what I'll be doing and how much the pay and if I was interested then told me to bring my ssc and I.d. I then went in for an interview and was offered the job and signed papers the same day

    Interview Questions
    • What made you want to work for carnival cruise and tell me about yourself   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None $9.00 an hour no medical benefits but there is cruise benefits
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Personal Vacation Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They called and I had an interview over the phone. The questions were pretty basic, it felt like she was reading them out of a book. She scheduled my appointment for an in-person at the end of the call. The in-person took about 2.5 hours and the majority was spent listening to someone make sales calls. The actual interview was pretty basic as well.

    Interview Questions
    • I can't remember any difficult questions. Like I said they were all pretty basic   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Senior Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Doral, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Doral, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Carnival Corporation.

    Interview Details

    I had to go through three interviews. You will meet HR, then your manager, and the Direct and the VP of the department. You will be tested for Excel skills even though we found out later that the test given was biased as we, power users, did not go over 75% of correct answers as it was possible to answer to commands only through the menu' and not the shortcuts or buttons.
    They will ask for paystubs from prior employer and tax returns to check on prior pay. Be ready, don't lie.

    Interview Questions
    • Problem solved at pc with a real case analysis.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I could have done better in the beginning but I ended up ok. Do your homework on salary and negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Personal Vacation Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miramar, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miramar, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in November 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, had a phone interview, went in and talked to 2 managers. I got a call 3 days later offering me the position

    Interview Questions
    • Wasn't a difficult interview. They want you to sell them something   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Depends on the department. I had to get interviewed by 4 different people.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked for more information on certain line items of resume.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    I wasn't able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  8.  

    Guest Services Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a dayinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    Be positive and come in with a smile. Make a personal connection with your interviewer and be prepared to discuss if you're a leader and why. Also take note of why you're interested in industry and how you initially became interested. Discuss your passion for service and and exceeding people's expectations. Do background research on current happenings online via the press releases,as you would for any other interview. Make the interview conversationally and not rigid...you set the tone. And most importantly, be yourself!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Salary was was really negotiable...as it was fixed for an entry level position. You can easily work yourself up though.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Entertainment Staff Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview with recruiter, then group interview with Carnival manager followed by one on one with manager. Group interview was fun, they wanted to see how you interact with others and see your personality. Had to pay own way to city where interview was conducted. Received email offering the job the next day. Then had to get medical exam at own expense and wait over a month for approval from their Medical Dept. As soon as it was approved, I received my ship assignment immediately.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation. they have a set starting salary of $1400 a month
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    The hiring and interview process was very straightforward and quick. I did a phone pre-screening interview with HR and then I interviewed in person with several members of the team I will be working with. In the interview they asked me about my prior job experience and I had to do a business case to prove my analitycal skills

    Interview Questions
    • What would you do if you think your supervisor is wrong and you want to convince him/her to change his/her mind?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I considered they made me a good offer and I did not negotiate it
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Carnival Corporation in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    Routine questions regarding skills set.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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