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Carnival Reviews

Updated April 26, 2017
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  • Long hours and too many safety regulations tends to leave employees exhausted and thus results in less productivity at work (in 46 reviews)

  • long hours, shared cabin, being away from home for 6month contacts (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Carnival"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contractor in Lenexa, KS
    Former Employee - Contractor in Lenexa, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are awesome to work with!

    Cons

    Management is out of touch with employess.


  2. "Accounting"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL

    I have been working at Carnival full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    big, financially strong company with a lot of talented people.

    Cons

    opportunities are very limited with not many road maps


  3. "Great place to work in Miami"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you are educated and motivated this is a workplace where you can grow. Leadership supports personal growth. CCL is willing to try new ideas, tests, pilots. Opportunities to travel.

    Cons

    Boys club, very corporate culture, rumor mill/drama here is worse than anywhere I have ever worked. Compensation is below average for similar positions at other companies.

    Advice to Management

    Adopt a new culture that reaches employees. The old school mindset can't last forever.


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    "Casino Host"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best job to work on Cruise ship and explore the world

    Cons

    Missing family and its difficult life to stay onboard cruise lines

    Advice to Management

    I am in USA in Houston TX currently with my
    And looking for a job to start new career.


  6. "Fun"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Dancer in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Dancer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Meet people from around the world, travel,

    Cons

    You live where you work,


  7. "Photographer job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Photographer in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Photographer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will see a lot of places for free all over around the world if you are lucky enough .

    Cons

    You work more than 12 hours per day, no days of contracts for more than 6 months at the time

    Advice to Management

    More care for the employees


  8. "Excellent job for Entertainment Staff!!!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Entertainment in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Entertainment in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Enjoyed working with people from all over the world!
    - Trivia, stage performance, and deck parties are just some of the fun activities with the Guests!!
    - Freedom to create custom trivia provided the approval of the cruise staff.
    - Excellent rotation system where everybody gets time to enjoy the ports-of-call.
    - Detailed training.

    Cons

    - Needs to have better communication from assistant cruise director to the staff.
    - Be prepared to pack motion sickness items.
    - Can be a bit cliquey, try to be as outgoing as possible.

    Advice to Management

    Overall, what an awesome experience! Better communication helps.


  9. "Senior Programmer Analyts"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Doral, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Doral, FL

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work. State of the art technology

    Cons

    Have to work kong hours


  10. "Food Operation Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Operation Manager in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Food Operation Manager in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Employee Oriented, Environment is not stressful

    Cons

    Internal Politics and Narrow minded


  11. "Depends on ship personnel"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Onboard Sound Technician in Lafayette, LA
    Former Employee - Onboard Sound Technician in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun people, travel, good wages

    Cons

    Your well-being is dependent on the people on your ship at any given time

    Advice to Management

    Joshua Johnson and James Keaton were great to work with


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