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What an Immoral, Sneaky, Self-serving company

Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Altamonte Springs, FL (US)

ProsThe call center tends to be high- energy and cheerful. The pay and benefits are competitive

ConsI have never in my life seen a company where management constantly smiles and presents a facade of caring, but will dismiss you in a heartbeat if the new hire class behind you seems to be able to sell more cruises than you. I was part of a group who were told we were doing well and then the next week fired for "performance issues". We were performing like we were supposed
to, but the management hired a class that did "better" and they fired a lot of us right before . Christmas. They hire you as customer service reps but then when you get on the floor they base
their firing decision strictly on your sales and whether you are quickly taken in by one of the number of cliques in operation in the call center. The problem is your direct supervisor is not
aware of upper managements needs so you can literally meet with your supervisor one day, be told you are doing well and then fired the next day because upper management has changed the performance requirements and not bothered to tell you or your supervisor. I never knew they operated like this, but in hindsight I did notice that they were constantly hiring new classes, and people already on the floor would disappear. It is one thing to fire people because they do not meet your goals, but quite another to fire people because they meet your goals, but you think the newly hired group will do better. Oh yeah, their policy states however you will always know where you stand based on their coaching. They over hire , state a goal to reach, but it does not matter if you reach the goal, if the batch of hires behind you happen to be better sales reps.

Advice to Senior ManagementAdvertise for sales reps, not customer service reps, and try being honest and upfront with canidates.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at World Travel Holdings full-time for less than a year

    Pros: This seems like a great opportunity to work from home. Cons: Every year they hire a lot of Virtual Travel Agents before the busy cruise selling season (November) & fire 99% of them after the cruise… Advice to Senior Management: Get a Conscious! No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    Prepare yourself!

    Travel Professional (Former Employee) Virginia Beach, VA (US)

    I worked at World Travel Holdings full-time for less than a year

    Pros: You don't have to fight traffic to get to work.… Cons: You have to provide a phone line for their use only. So much for saving gas on commuting to work, you will be paying… Advice to Senior Management: Stop spending so much time teaching your new employees how to be salesman. We all were hired because of our… More

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