Emirates

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Emirates Reviews

Updated January 20, 2015
Updated January 20, 2015
113 Reviews
2.8
113 Reviews
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Emirates Chairman and CEO Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Amazing benefits, good working hours for a great work life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Discounted tickets, flexible times, easy swap for local leaves and a lot of overtime (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • blame and fear culture, focus on hiring externally limits growth opportunities, beaurocracy and red tape makes completing projects a real challenge (in 3 reviews)

  • Little to no recourse for any disagreements, you can only go to HR and at the end of the day, they work for the company and will do what they're told (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good experience provided; through time sensitive assignments and hectic work load, but overall amazing process.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Credit/Accounts Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Credit/Accounts Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Emirates as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Creative freedom provided through multiple and diverse projects.

    Cons

    Too time sensitive and requires further consolidation of data, via upgrades in softwares, and listings of proper guidelines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To kindly consolidate data in a more efficient manner and upgrade softwares to further automation-based details, in order to speed up the the filtration and applicational processes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Pyramid scheme

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Sales in Kansas City, KS

    I have been working at Emirates full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Work hard and possibly be rewarded?

    Cons

    Not up front about the position. Commission only.....and door to door sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest and up front with your potential employees

  3.  

    Emirates

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emirates

    Pros

    Profitable and stable company to work for

    Cons

    Growth may be limited there

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    A nice company but leave after 2-3 years

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

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Great brand. Nice people to work with. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Career advancement potential is extremely limited. Salaries are low. Emiratisation programme hurts employee morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great people to work with

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emirates full-time

    Pros

    Meeting a diversity of people of different cultures

    Cons

    work hours can be overwhelming

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    sales

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    awsome company to work for

    Cons

    none awsome company to work for

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep improving with time

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great company to work for

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

    I have been working at Emirates

    Pros

    Benefits of working for an airline

    Cons

    Far away from home (south america)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience has been good. Although there are few internal issues that need improvement.

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

    I have been working at Emirates

    Pros

    Great benefits. To have a well known company in your resume is always a plus.

    Cons

    lack of opportunities to change positions, unless you know the right people. Not a place to grow a career.

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Amarillo, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Amarillo, TX

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

    Pros

    Salaries and benefits are good.

    Cons

    Small community and employee must like dealing with seniors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none; they have a good strategy

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Emirates

    Pros

    One of the best company to work for

    Cons

    Need more opportunities to grow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide opportunities grow

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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