Carnival Corporation Reviews

Updated April 14, 2015
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Pros
  • Working in Carnival is the best and you can visit some of tourist spot around the world (in 7 reviews)

  • You really can see the world through this type of work (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Limited growth opportunities, long hours on embarkation and debarkation (in 14 reviews)

  • Long working hours without day off (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Great co-workers... hit and miss management

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Vice President in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Carnival Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cruise benefits, decent benefits, nice people

    Cons

    Always asked to do more with less

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees

  2. senior web developer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carnival Corporation

    Pros

    Fun based company, latest technology

    Cons

    management need to recognize the hard working employees

  3. photographer

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    Former Employee - Photographer in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Photographer in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Carnival Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It had been 10 years that i had worked for CCL, I had learn a lot from here

    Cons

    too manythings to be challenge everyday, but overall I love CCL

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  5. work on a cruise ship as a fire safety for 10 years and was promoted to fire chief for 6 years

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    Former Contractor - Firefighter in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - Firefighter in Miami, FL

    I worked at Carnival Corporation as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    best reason to work as a fire safety I have enough experience on this field of work

    Cons

    working away from your family and love ones

    Advice to Management

    hire a qualified and skilled personnels

  6. Helpful (1)

    CCL, while not perfect, is a great place to work. Would recommend to all considering.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carnival Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Strong brand with good benefits (including cruise). Treats employees fairly well with many sponsored company events throughout the year and onsite day care and clinic. the large size of the company offers many opportunities to develop valuable skills in different areas of the business.

    Cons

    A good company to come into from the outside, but moving internally is much more difficult. Internal mobility will require many years of commitment and pay increases will be minimal. Annual raises are very small as well. Some areas are rife with politics and have high attrition. Good work culture is a blessing and a curse as it's very easy to become too comfortable and stop growing.

    Advice to Management

    Offer better career paths for loyal employees. A lot of knowledge is lost, or goes to the competition when they leave.

  7. Enjoyed working there. Made many good friends. Your enjoyment depends on the department and your supervisor.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carnival Corporation

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great benefits including cruises. If you luck out on bosses you've got it made.

    Cons

    Hard to get on ships if you're new. Different departments give raises, bonuses differently.

    Advice to Management

    Keep stressing open door policy.

  8. Ok carnival cruise line

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    Current Employee - Waiter in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Waiter in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Carnival Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Ship life is beautiful if you r single

    Cons

    Ship life is worse life

    Advice to Management

    Give opportunity for qualified

  9. Carnival

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    Former Employee - PVP in Miramar, FL
    Former Employee - PVP in Miramar, FL

    I worked at Carnival Corporation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun environment, good benefits packages

    Cons

    Low base pay, no free time

    Advice to Management

    None

  10. HR Coordinator

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Doral, FL
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Doral, FL

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The company offers stability and a great work life balance. Very flexible and will allow you to come in on the weekends to make up time. Most managers are good and steady raises every year.

    Cons

    No room to grow at this company. Once you are in a position, there you shall stay unless you move to another department. Too much work is given to each employee to complete.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people and create room for advancement.

  11. The experience has been incredible.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miramar, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miramar, FL

    I have been working at Carnival Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    There are many great reasons to work at Carnival from the benefits, financial and others, earnings, people from the front line to upper management.

    Cons

    My only cons are those of any job. There isn't anything that really stands out.

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