Winchester Mystery House

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Winchester Mystery House Reviews

Updated July 16, 2014
Updated July 16, 2014
4 Reviews

3.3
4 Reviews

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Shozo Kagoshima
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  1.  

    WAS, a great place to work. I think much has changed.

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    Former Employee - Gift and Ticketing Supervisor  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Gift and Ticketing Supervisor in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    Great team work and cool place. Recomend as a started job.

    Cons

    Very micromanaged and low paying.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Much has changed since I worked there so I wouldn't know where to start. Hopefully it's improved. CEO (General Manager) listed is no longer there.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A great entry level position

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    Former Employee - General Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - General Employee in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    - Summer there is a lot of hours
    - Team mates are AWESOME!
    - Perks include discount in gift shop, free passes to the mansion yearly, and company dinners.

    Cons

    - Little room for career growth
    - High volume of guests to handle, which means they aren't always pleasant and kind, especially on hot days.
    - Tour guides are amazing for the most part, but it's really hard work, and even harder during summer.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Cafe Cashier

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    great first job, they trained me well while keeping a lively work atmosphere, my manger was always willing to jump in and help if I ever got overwhelmed or super busy

    Cons

    not much room to grow within the company, departments seem kind of divided, and you were not able to receive tips which was disappointing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing what you are doing!

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  5.  

    Good first job for teens

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    Former Employee - Tour Guide  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Tour Guide in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    being a tour guide can be a fun job for a teenager. You are able to socialize and story tell without management on your back. When on a tour it's just you and the guests.

    Cons

    pay
    lack of staff morale
    upper management is a bunch of old zombies that have been working there for decades

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have better compensation and prevent the turnover.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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