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Great place
BUSINESS CONSULTANT (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLAugust 15, 2018
Teach great values & hard work. Learned how to maximize my work ethic and value hard work. Thankful for the opportunity to work here & learn from some great people.
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2.0
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Challenging, fast paced work environment
Utility Galley, Assistant Linenkeeper (Former Employee) –  HawaiiAugust 8, 2018
If you enjoy little sleep, working 7 days a week nonstop, stressful conditions then NCL is the company for you. This job can be a nightmare for most people, I suggest anyone really think hard about working there.
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good job for hawaii. bad for life
Bartender (Former Employee) –  HawaiiAugust 8, 2018
This is one of the harest jobs youll ever have. If you have any professional bar experience, or talent dont waste it here. its nice seeing the sights and hawaii is cool. but this is one of the worst companies ive ever worked for. To top it off management flat out doesn't care about you, they intentionally make your life harder., bad food, free housing, cheap CREW bar only perk.
Pros
save money.
Cons
no days off. 5 month contract
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4.0
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Fast paced working environment. Great reward system
Restaurant Stewardess/Assistant Waitress (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLAugust 3, 2018
I like busy workplace it makes the time fly fast. Encouraging reward system like like vouchers and monetary rewards makes employees focus and do great job
Pros
free food and uniform including shoes
Cons
paid internet hard to get connectivity
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5.0
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Fun workplace
Stage/lounge tech (Current Employee) –  Miami, FloridaJuly 30, 2018
For me NCL is good company specially when we are talking about rules and regulion. The company is always concerned to their employees................
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3.0
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Work From Home
CRUISE RESERVATION AGENT (Former Employee) –  Mesa, AZJuly 28, 2018
At the time I worked for NCL they were just starting their work-from-home program and they seemed to be very concerned that agents couldn't be trusted to do their job without being carefully supervised.
Pros
Travel benefits.
Cons
Microscopic supervising procedures.
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4.0
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Very busy and enjoyable experience
Assistant cook (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLJuly 28, 2018
Good experience in a very busy work place. With 5* standard of operations. You can learn a lot of things, from variety of ingredients to methods and technique of cooking.
Pros
Free food, lodging, amenity
Cons
12-14 working hours without day off
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Working as a waiter here in this company makes you to learn more from the people from around the world
Waiter (Current Employee) –  MiamiJuly 23, 2018
It serves nice working environment ,serving five star category holding 15 ships around the world .Working here Is more fun and enjoyable Ncl is one of the leading cruise lines in the world
Pros
Good
Cons
Long hours
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4.0
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Stressful
Universal Sales and Customer Service Agent (Current Employee) –  Remote in AZJuly 22, 2018
They do not seem to have enough employees or shifts are not correct for operational needs. They state they are a family company but the values when you need them are not there.
Pros
Never bored
Cons
Hard and very fast paced work
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3.0
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Stay busy lots of overload I mean time
Stateroom Stewart (Former Employee) –  UsJuly 19, 2018
It is ok for a while, but once you have seen everything ports and in the small window to play tourist the thrill is gone very hard work 7 days a week for up to 7 months at a time 2 shifts a day .might as well join the army they don't encourage you to succeed ony quick to let you know how fast you can be replaced. Ok for a few contracts then after that jump ship and run .
Pros
Save every dime
Cons
You blow through your money on vacation only thing paid is air fare home and back
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5.0
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The Best in it's Class!
Itinerary Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLJuly 19, 2018
Norwegian is one the best companies to work for! The minute you start the training process you can clearly see how the job culture is important within the company. You become pleasantly immersed with cruise information. This engagement truly reaches throughout all of the departments within NCL.
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Employee Engagement
Cons
Traffic
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4.0
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a busy and workahaulic place to work but gives a lot of knowledges and strongly improved my cooking skills
Assistant Cook/ Demi Chef (Former Employee) –  Miami-Dade County, FLJuly 19, 2018
A floating Hotel where I work before that really developed my skills as a Chef also my personality and all culinary skills with everything from hot to cold kitchen and almost all nationalities
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Fun place
Hostess/Server (Former Employee) –  HawaiiJuly 16, 2018
Cruise ship jobs are work non stop. You should prepare to work 60+ hours every week with zero to no days off. It allows you to save a lot and allows yout o travel so I feel it is overall worth it.
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5.0
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Typical Day
Assistant Waitress (Former Employee) –  Honolulu, HIJuly 15, 2018
I loved working for Norwegian Cruise Lines, it was a great experiences. Even with the long days and endless work, it was a great job. Getting to know the guests and coworkers are what made the job worth it.
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3.0
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Fun,challenging and stressful work place
Chef (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 14, 2018
Salary is fine,bosses mostly rude and not professional esp in galley.
Favoritism is widely practice.
Management is bad and lastly their policy towards medical repat needs some change.
They should gave chances to crews to return to ship after medical repat and decleared fit to work or just months sanctions but guaranteed work after.
Pros
Free travel, food
Cons
No health insurance, small overtime pay, slow promotion and just couple hours rest.no day off
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5.0
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Entertaining and Challenging
Guess Service Associate (Former Employee) –  Miami-Dade County, FLJuly 14, 2018
24/7 at service is not an easy task for anybody add the fact that you are in the middle of the ocean even harder. However, the sense of community among the people working on a cruise ship makes it a memorable experience.
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Universal Agent (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLJuly 12, 2018
Working there was a decent experience its just a lot of favoritism going on.i mean its not a hard job the work is easy and learning the material was simple there is a lot of good resources to help if needed its just supervisors and managers need better attitudes and try fairness.
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3.0
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meh
Guest Services Representative (Former Employee) –  Mesa, AZJuly 6, 2018
it was ok ...not much to say on this one. For the job you had to do and level of customer service I feel it should have paid more. Some people were catty
Pros
discounts on cruises
Cons
short breaks, healthcare not great /didn't cover alot unless you got the top of the line plan.
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3.0
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Stressfull
2nd Steward Pax (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLJune 28, 2018
Lot of things change after the CEO change. Lot of managers get fired. Thats why managers are covering their back at all cost. Lot team members get fired. Very stressfull.
Pros
Free ticket up to province
Cons
Retirement, health care
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3.0
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Great experience, not for long run
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLJune 23, 2018
Great experience, but not for a long run because of the lenght of the contract, which is 8 months, and the lifestyle. I have learned a lot, about myself and about the job, and become even more idenpendent.
Pros
free food and accomodation, free traveling
Cons
8 months contract, always on duty
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