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Carnival Reviews

Updated 15 April 2019
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  • "More experience, more salary, can traveling around the world" (in 20 reviews)

  • "A job for people to wants to travel and see the world" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great environment."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Resourcing in Southampton, England
    Former Employee - Head of Resourcing in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teams, fun, dynamic.

    Cons

    Constant change and reorganisation.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent.


  2. "Unpleasant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Good discounts on UK cruises

    Cons

    Constant restructuring and layoffs a culture of fear and no strategy. They are over-expanding

    Advice to Management

    Value experience rather than just how cheaply you can replace people. Get rid of Lotus Notes and fire 50% at VP/ SVP level

  3. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic product and an excellent management team

    Cons

    None that are not being addressed


  4. "administrative assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    nice environment, good way to increase computer skils

    Cons

    too much into finance for me, I need something different


  5. "Employer of Choice"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun company, always caring about their people, great for internal development - a really great place to work!

    Cons

    Difficult to get into.. but once you're in..!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Disappointing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    Lovely Office in Southampton
    benefits

    Cons

    Overload staff with work and do not give support when asked -
    Set you up to fail

    Advice to Management

    Your greatest asset are your staff


  7. "Call centre"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partnership Helpdesk Coordinator in Southampton, England
    Current Employee - Partnership Helpdesk Coordinator in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really good benefits at work, concessionary cruises, discounts with a lot of retailers, lovely and friendly people, good thorough training and induction programme

    Cons

    Travel industry salary, difficult to progress

  8. "Personal cruise advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carnival full-time

    Pros

    - Good if you like cruises

    Cons

    - long and horrible hours
    - really bad pay
    - not valued enough


  9. "Great place to work."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Team Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Bar Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carnival full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Get to travel the world

    Cons

    Bad for promotion and career.

    Advice to Management

    Should develop staff and their morale.


  10. "Brilliant!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people, good wages, ok hours. Was great man

    Cons

    None to be honest, just that it is hard to get into in the first place.