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Depending on what you do it could be either fun or not too fun

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Cineplex Entertainment part-time

Pros

-Free movies for you and a friend every two weeks
-Friendly environment, fun meetings and celebrations
-If you work hard, you will be recognized
-It is hard work but VERY fun at the same time.

Cons

-It is HARDWORK for minimum wage. You have to stay there till late.. and late I mean easilyyyyy 12-1am.
-It can get really busy before show times
-If you work concession, its too much stress when it gets busy. And you have to do physical count every night and that is a PAIN because if the count doesn't match with what is in the system you are STAYINGGGGGG LATE until it is sorted out..
-If you work as usher, you'll have to clean up after people's mess and when it busy it's not that fund
-Never worked box office but it seemed much more relaxed than the other positions

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

103 Other Employee Reviews for Cineplex Entertainment (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Great friends, awful company.

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    Former Employee - Cast Member, Operations Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cast Member, Operations Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Cineplex Entertainment part-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I met some of my closest friends working for Cineplex. When I was a teenager, it was super fun to go to work.

    Cons

    -Unfair compensation. You will not get a raise easily, and when you do it will be most likely a max of 25 cents. Most often, it's 5 to 15 cents.... super motivating.
    -Head office does not care about their employees. As ticket prices go up, wages stay the same. No matter how your company does revenue wise, your wage will never change.
    -Management turn over is frequent, no consistency or training really provided for managers. Managers often sit around in the office instead of doing any work and don't recognize employees for doing their jobs, only yell at them for not doing something more.
    -Don't bother thinking it will get better the higher up you get, I have worked all positions up to Operations manager and it never gets better. Things get more disorganized and awful the higher you get.
    -Working weekends and holidays gets old quick. Not easy to book off time, and when you're at a theatre where you can book off time easily it's because they don't pay attention to who books off when. So when you're actually working, the building is short staffed.
    -Schedules are ridiculous. Good luck being scheduled any time but when you aren't available.
    -Guests will yell at you for things far beyond your control. They'll swear at you for no good reason and your managers won't do much about it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try paying your employees more. You clearly have the money. Train your managers and actually fire the ones that don't do their jobs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Good starter job.

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    Former Employee - Concession Operator in Peterborough, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Concession Operator in Peterborough, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Cineplex Entertainment part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good environment
    Willing to transfer employees
    Easy to learn how to be a cashier

    Cons

    Wacky schedule
    No bonuses for dirty jobs (puke, clogged toilets, etc)
    Excessive cleaning

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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