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Solid Job

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Ticket Seller in Universal Cty, CA
Former Employee - Ticket Seller in Universal Cty, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Universal Studios Hollywood part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Easy If you make it to Ticket Seller you can get up to a $5/hr pay bump + commission on the tickets you sell. You are given a lot of chances to be late/ absent, as long as you call in the appropriate time before your shift.

Cons

High turnover. You don't have a lot of freedom to make independent decisions in order to do your job better. Commission really isn't very high. i.e. you get $1 for every $149 front-of-the-line-pass you sell, which is a little bit ridiculous. Once you hit Ticket seller or Team lead there is not a whole lot of room for growth unless you would like to be working there for 10 years. Unless you become a Golden Rate Ticket Seller, or its the summer/ Christmas, your hours will be nearly non-existent.

Advice to Management

Schedule employees based on ability, not on seniority.

Other Employee Reviews for Universal Studios Hollywood

  1. Helpful (1)

    It's a decent paying job, but you put up with a lot!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Stand Attendant in Universal City, CA
    Current Employee - Food Stand Attendant in Universal City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Universal Studios Hollywood part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is great for an hourly job, and you will get plenty of hours during peak season. If you work food service (carts and restaurants), you get vouchers that can be redeemed at any front or back of house restaurant. You get to meet a lot of awesome co-workers, make new friends, and network. Great benefits too!

    Cons

    Management is a bit shady and will do anything to get avoid paying out a raise. Promotions are based on nepotism, not hard work. Union dues are $48.50 for all food service workers covered by Unite Here Local 11. It's money down the drain because the union is worthless. You get free food, but the food here is terrible and sends you straight to the toilet. Working conditions can be horrible. Although most of your co-workers will be awesome, there are still a few who are stuck in high school and love to gossip, spread rumors, and stir up all kinds of trouble. If you're co-workers don't get to you, the guests sure will. Most of them are rude foreigners who don't speak English.

    Advice to Management

    Respect our rights!


  2. EHHH.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Stand Attendant in Universal City, CA
    Current Employee - Food Stand Attendant in Universal City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Universal Studios Hollywood part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    unionized, if fired you can get your job back , good OT and 6 days during peak seasons summer horror nights spring break grinchmas.

    Cons

    bad company to work for, were next to nothing, upper management only come out when the ESAT is out. Most of the trainers don't teach you properly, Management have favoritism, TOO MUCH DRAMA.


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