Soaring Eagle Casino

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Soaring Eagle Casino Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
25 Reviews
3.3
25 Reviews
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  1.  

    GREAT JOB!

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    Current Employee - Stage Crew in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Current Employee - Stage Crew in Mount Pleasant, MI

    I have been working at Soaring Eagle Casino as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Gain experience and insight in Live Production. Watch concerts from a backstage perspective.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes up to 20 hours in a day..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rock on!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    I enjoyed working at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort

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    Former Employee - Slot Ambassador in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Former Employee - Slot Ambassador in Mount Pleasant, MI

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is a fast paced work environment where you can encounter hundreds of people a day. The company is pretty flexible and can work around any schedule.

    Cons

    Working at a casino at times can be very stressful. Most of the time you have to deal with guest who aren't in a good mood because they have lost money.

  3.  

    An alright job for a college kid

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    Former Employee - Call Center Associate in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Former Employee - Call Center Associate in Mount Pleasant, MI

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The highest paying job I've ever had. Started high $10s/hour. Worked with college class schedule. Some good people work for the company.

    Cons

    Management is horrible and very unethical. Manager was not a very pleasant person to be around and on top of it he would attempt sexual advances towards employees. The director was a member of the tribe. Verbally expressed his hatred for white people multiple times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hit on your employees and keep your opinions to yourself.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Terrible job

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    Former Employee - Server At Waterwilly in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Former Employee - Server At Waterwilly in Mount Pleasant, MI

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Became friends with many employees due to volume.

    Cons

    Pay was horrible, poor management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire managers who are professionals and educated.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Fast-paced

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    Former Employee - Housekeeping
    Former Employee - Housekeeping

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino part-time

    Pros

    Consistent shifts and hours for the most part. Hard work is recognized, remembered, and (unofficially) rewarded.

    Cons

    Way too much gossiping, bickering, jealousy, and just general nosiness among employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider PTO for part-time employees a bit sooner into employment; most of your part-timers are part-timers for the simple fact that they have other obligations (such as school or another job), so they're crunched for time and will eventually have to call in for some reason, leaving the rest of the staff short.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Decent job for college kids

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Mount Pleasant, MI
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Mount Pleasant, MI

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    My experience they offered a decent pay, and a lot of hours. Works with college classes, but really nothing else matters to them.

    Cons

    Don't plan on getting promoted if you arn't a native. Also, you are either working with college kids paying they're way through college, or towns people, who usually are poorly educated. Both can be hard workers, but are two completely different types of people who dont always see eye to eye.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Limited advancement

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay for the area. Good benefit package. Many departments to gain expanded work experience and diversify business practices and relationships.

    Cons

    You'll hit the advancement ceiling within years unless you are a tribal member. Resort run by an ever-changing tribal leadership; only a few of who have true business knowledge.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire and retain based upon ability, not ethnic background. Equal opportunity and less reverse discrimination.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good money, especially in the summer.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Server-Isabella's/Waterlily
    Former Employee - Server-Isabella's/Waterlily

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great money, managers in the restaurants were flexible working with my schedule whether it was for school or personal reasons. Had a lot of fun with co-workers!

    Cons

    Leaving at midnight to be back at 7 AM. Cashing tables out using cashiers-oh the troubles!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    What's more important? Quality or Quantity?

  10.  

    Server

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino

    Pros

    Was a good place to work.

    Cons

    Could have paid a better wage.

  11.  

    line server

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Soaring Eagle Casino

    Pros

    They will work with your college schedule.

    Cons

    Customers can be the worst, and management changes a lot.

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