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CIBT Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Learned about the travel industry, some friendly and helpful upper management, decent benefits (in 5 reviews)

  • Good people to work with, good benefits, off weekends and major holidays, food brought in for employees often (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Low Pay, Lack of Consistency in work objective and procedures, Unorganized, Unqualified leaders (in 8 reviews)

  • Very underpaid for the amount of work consultants and specialists do (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Visa/Passport Specialist"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visa & Passport Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Visa & Passport Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CIBT full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I love customer service and assisting people with meeting their needs. For some this may be difficult but everyone doe not have customer service skills and this must come within yourself.

    Cons

    To me there are no cons because I love my job and I will continue to learn all I can about this industry so that I can grow personally and become the best Visa/Passport Specialist that I can be

    Advice to Management

    My advice to management is to keep striving to make your employees knowlegedable as well as continuing to help us to grow within the company. I thank you all for being there whenever needed and taking our feelings into consideration


  2. Helpful (2)

    "It wasnt that bad BUT NOW it is"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    You have the opportunity to learn so much regarding international travel. Some of your co workers are sweet.

    Cons

    Pay is the worst for all you do and know in this industry. No matter how long you stay you are treated insiginicant. The Director and Managers are not engaged enough to care. No one says thank you. You will never be appreciated here. Team Leads are worked hard and not appreciated but THEY make the difference,

    Advice to Management

    Please care.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Visa and Passport Specialist I"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIBT full-time

    Pros

    Fabulous team -work
    Liberal to get day off

    Cons

    Will be great if the salary get increase!!!

    Advice to Management

    Need to revise on employee salary


  4. "HR"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time

    Pros

    High growth in a niche industry, opportunity for growth, interesting work , dynamic work environment. Co-workers are friendly and professional.

    Cons

    Some growing pains, demanding work


  5. Helpful (1)

    "CIBT has been a great company to work for with lots of advancement opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIBT full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits paid for by the company, advancement opportunities

    Cons

    Salaries are lower upon hire but benefits to compensate

    Advice to Management

    Better systems are needed


  6. Helpful (3)

    "It's a good place to work."

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visa & Passport Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Visa & Passport Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    employees treated with respect, fun workplace culture, paid holidays, relatively flexible scheduling, work is not too exhausting, training is very good, full benefits

    Cons

    few to no opportunities for advancement (it seems), extremely strict policies with regard to being on time, work is not hugely interesting


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Visa and Passport Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time

    Pros

    The company is always growing and buying it's competitors, there are a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    Salaries are really low, reason why a lot of people leave the company all the time.

    Advice to Management

    Raise your good employees salary

  8. "Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    My department is truly amazing. We have awesome communication skills and my Director is always thinking of ways to boost morale.

    Cons

    CIBT does not pay as much as I would like but it is decent.

    Advice to Management

    Continue communication.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Always learning something new"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visa and Passport Specialist in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Visa and Passport Specialist in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Monday - Friday workplace, some overtime when needed,

    Cons

    do not get normal vacation time or personal, sick days. have to accumulate hours in order to receive any time off.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "No Room To Advance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBT full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Learn alot of imformation regarding travel industry and visa and passport support.

    Cons

    Low pay and no advancement

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff


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