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  • Miami, FL
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1994
  • Company - Public (CCL)
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • $10+ billion (USD)


Carnival offers a boatload of fun. The company is the world's #1 cruise operator, boasting about a dozen cruise lines and about 100 ships with a total passenger capacity of more than 190,000. Carnival operates in North America primarily through its Princess Cruise Line, Holland ...

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"Great place to work"

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Voted best place to work


overall a great place to work
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  1. Shoreside Management-level Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    No Offer
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    Difficult Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Carnival (United Kingdom)


    High- pressure video questions against the clock. If you pass that phase, it’s followed by an in-person interview + detailed presentation, mining the best ideas from the ‘all-too-willing’ candidates.

    The video questions are obviously to help them screen a high volume of applications - but it’s a horrific candidate experience. If reflects a company who don’t place any value on genuine human-to-human relationships - but prefers robots who can regurgitate corporate nonsense on the spot & pass it off as genuine insight.

    The automated system gives you 3 attempts to record a 120sec answer to a question (whilst watching a ticking clock and the live video image of yourself). You can’t answer them fully in 120secs, but they want to see how you cope under pressure, which seems fair enough - but tells you everything you need to know about the kind of working environment they have created.

    Once faceless individuals have dismissed 95% of the candidates based on their 120sec video submissions - they’ll then invite the remaining candidates to a traditional in-person interview, and to present their detailed suggestions for answering some of the company’s most pressing challenges…

    After gathering all these ideas FOC - they’ll most-likely offer the job to an internal candidate they had in mind from the outset (in my interview, the hiring manager let slip that this was the most likely outcome).

    I asked for feedback, but it was lazy, generic, and unhelpful.

    Tell me about you motivation for applying?

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