Turning Stone
2.8 of 5 24 reviews
www.turningstone.com Oneida, NY

Turning Stone Reviews

Updated May 27, 2014
Turning Stone – Verona – “T S Property”

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2.8 24 reviews

                             

14% Approve of the CEO

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Ray Halbritter

(7 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great experience as a Dealer

    Dealer (Former Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsPay was good.
    Great people to work with and for.
    A variety of people.
    Able to switch days off with other people and since there are a lot of dealers and each shift it wasn't too hard to get what I needed.

    ConsShifts are rigid in time start and out. Often you start of swing shift when you are new.
    The negativity of the guests starts to get to you after a while.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Sweat Shop

    Poker Dealer (Former Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsThe casino took everything from their employees.

    ConsEverything and they stole tips from employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementClose

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Top employer in CNY but not the greatest

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEasy structured workplace
    Overtime available when wanted.
    Busy and fun workplace everyday is different

    ConsLow Pay
    Hard to move up.
    Deaf ears in Management
    low pay

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I enjoyed my job, but not the inconsistency.

    Beverage Server (Former Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsGood benefits and team members.

    ConsNo consistency and allowed the casino guests to speak to and treat you any way that they wanted.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeeds to be consistent and not make up rules as they go along.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I actually can't wait to go to work everyday.

    Casino (Current Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsBenefits, job security, atmosphere, incentives, activities

    ConsNot being able enjoy the experience due to job

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't ever change anything about this establishment it's perfect the way it is

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The guest is everything, the employee means nothing.

    Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsThe position I was in held a fair hourly wage for the area, however my managers reminded me on a fairly regular basis that "payroll" took too much out of the departments budget, and my hours were taken by lesser paid employees. However, I have found that there is great team effort between employees at the same level.

    ConsLong hours, supervisors forget to give breaks or chose not to (I have waited up to 45 minutes to use the restroom), poor planning and scheduling by management. There is a huge storage issue for each department, supplies could be extremely far away which causes customer service to slow down. Management can be verbally rude and boarding abusive, degrading employees an treating everyone as children. It is near impossible to advance. Most managers and supervisors have a lower education level than most of the people they oversea. Many higher positions are also filled by people from outside the area and state. Interviews are unprofessional and untruthful about actual
    job conditions. Customers can be rude and disrespectful, and also destroy and steal items from the grounds.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing

    Lead Shop Attendant (Current Employee)
    Vernon, NY

    ProsGreat pay great people great environment

    ConsRiding the bus to the casino

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fair place to work, but you feel like a robot.

    REVENUE AUDITOR (Former Employee)
    Verona, NY

    ProsIt is fairly easy to get hired there as they always need people, and have decent insurance.

    ConsIt is a Very controled environment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore windows

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    Turning Stone good place to work, just not great.

    Casino Dealer (Current Employee)
    Oneida, NY

    ProsFor the area it pays well and great benefits. A very friendly place to work. It is not a physically exhausting job.Turning Stone hires most of it supervisors and management from within the organization.

    ConsIt hard getting days off, and most likely they have you scheduled for every holiday through out the year, and probably every weekend throughout the year

    Advice to Senior ManagementEvery employee should get at least one weekend off every month, or at least set a reward system where employees can get some weekends off every few months.

    Try to coordinate better so employees do not have to ask for days off like 2 months in advance it should be like 2 weeks in advance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Terrible work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere are really no pros to working at this place...unless your stuck in the area and are in desperate need of a job.

    ConsThey will promise you everything to get you through the door. Management, especially supervisors of various outlets are awful and very inexperienced. It''s a very negative work environment and employees are just angry all the time.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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