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Carnival Reviews

Updated December 6, 2017
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  1. "Team Head Waiter"

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    Former Contractor - Team Head Waiter in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - Team Head Waiter in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible company, multinational environment,fun.

    Cons

    being away from home and working with different times every six months.

    Advice to Management

    They should promote people that knows and love their jobs


  2. "restaurant service staff"

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    Former Employee - Restaurant Server in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Restaurant Server in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    stay in everything is free

    Cons

    over time during lack of people

    Advice to Management

    manage the schedule well. . . .

  3. "HT1-NJ"

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    Former Contractor - Casino Slot Manager/Head Technician-A in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - Casino Slot Manager/Head Technician-A in Miami, FL

    I worked at Carnival as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Worked with different nationalities, visited different countries.

    Cons

    Contractual, working 7 days a week with no holiday and day off.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Personal Vacation Planner"

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    Former Employee - Personal Vacation Planner in Miramar, FL
    Former Employee - Personal Vacation Planner in Miramar, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Loved the benefits
    Loved the ability to make a good base and commission
    Enjoyable atmosphere
    Mobility to excel into different departments

    Cons

    Difficult and competitive environment
    Aggressive Expectations with little to no work and life balance


  5. "Life in bar department"

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    Former Contractor - Bartender in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - Bartender in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very friendly and safe environment to work.
    The best of course- Traveling the world 🌎
    I met my husband there 💍
    No expenses on board like food and living!

    Cons

    Long contract 6-8months with no day off,
    Lately too many procedures and trainings, leser time to rest
    No paid vacation,
    No paid medical,
    Miss family and friends

    Advice to Management

    Take it easy...


  6. "awe some"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Carnival as a contractor

    Pros

    nice to work. great challenging work.

    Cons

    no cons. no negative factors found


  7. "Good Company, a lot of work"

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    Current Contractor - Entertainment Technician in Miami, FL
    Current Contractor - Entertainment Technician in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival as a contractor

    Pros

    Good experience, good equiptment, lots of good guest service experience, travel included, little expenses (room and board included).

    Cons

    Many hours, long time away from home

    Advice to Management

    Invest in employee food a little more to accommodate all on board. Allow shorter contracts and your employees might be a little happier.

  8. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Waiter in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Assistant Waiter in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Carnival (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting new people, Good salary

    Cons

    short breaks, No personal space.

    Advice to Management

    Make ilo for service as electronic


  9. "As a photographer"

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    Current Employee - Photographer in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Photographer in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to travel and meet a lot of different people with different cultures. You get to have friends all over the world. Thanks to Carnival ;)

    Cons

    Too tiring work load and too much heat from the gangway because theres no large enough tent to cover us

    Advice to Management

    Put shifting in gangway, or just put tent on gangway that is large enough to cover us from the striking heat of the sun so we photographers do not get too exhausted and toasted frying 4hrs taking pictures under the sun.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "If you've ever wanted to try it, you should"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the experience shaped the direction my life would take. I met people from all over the world. It was hard work but the rewards are so worth it.

    Cons

    the hours are long and the pay was very little.


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