Merlin Entertainments

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Merlin Entertainments Reviews

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    Sticking with the theme - Overworked and underpaid

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

    I worked at Merlin Entertainments full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to move up in the company, and lots of opportunity for training and skill development, and the majority of the people you meet are wonderful.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is near impossible, especially at the low/middle management level. I know everyone else has mentioned the pay, but I never minded the low pay as long as I was treated decently. I was handed work way above my pay grade with no instruction, did my best with it, then was blamed when it didn't work out 100% perfectly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If a site is losing several of its managers over very few months, consider sending someone out to investigate.

    Doesn't Recommend
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Merlin Entertainments Interviews

Updated Nov 2, 2014
Updated Nov 2, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bloomington, MN
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bloomington, MN
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Merlin Entertainments in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    I had three interviews, with my many years of management experience they still only wanted to hire me at 8.00 per hour. From what i can tell there are no real raises. only if the company make a decent profit they will give you like .050 %.

    Interview Questions
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.merlinentertainments.biz
Headquarters Poole, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Public (MERL)
Industry Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

We believe that the Merlin Entertainments Group is the most exciting leisure company in the world. Our aim is simple, but challenging; to deliver unique, memorable and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across the globe every year.

Our market, location based entertainment, or more specifically visitor attractions, is dynamic, fast growing and fun. Within this, Merlin is truly unique both in terms of its breadth of quality ‘branded’ businesses and its unrivalled commercial success.

So why not come and join the fun?

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