Park West Gallery
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Amazing Trabel experience, but leadership needs development

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Creative, fun, and fast-paced working environment, however, the auctioneers, a.k.a. the leaders of the teams, need some leadership skills development.
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No se lo recomiendo

Trabajas m谩s de lo que te pagan ,no te valoran tu esfuerzo,si te van a votar no te dan una explicaci贸n,y el personal de recursos umano no sabe trabajar,y alguna supervisor tienen favoritismo,te sacan para poner en tu lugar a sus amistades
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  • Ability to meet personal goals
  • Ability to learn new things
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Sales Representative

Awesome place to work, getting paid to travel on cruise and auction art is a dream come true 馃挄 the team work is awesome, International Travel is great ,Cons: away from family and friends 馃様 for 6 months is something you have to learn to be okay with.
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El ambiente de trabajo depende de tu actitud y desenvolvimiento

Se trabaja bien y son flexibles con el tiempo libre que necesites por problemas personales

Pros

Se aprende del arte

Cons

No hay opci贸n de subir de rango
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Bad experience

lots of claim fro the clients in Japan.Shipping service is worstNo good artexpensive than other galleryfewJapanese customerslots of workers quitmanager does not have skills for management

Pros

no water

Cons

8.5hours
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Highly demanding environment with little recognition

The company has its own ups and downs. Maritime life is tough as it is, but the support from shoreside is non existent and crew wellbeing is not a clear concern to them. If youre driven and hard working, focussed by nature and staying in your lane then youll be fine. If you require validation or recognition to stay motivated, then its not the ideal environment. Renumeration for the work and hours put in is not optimal and the expectations that are created prior to boarding is far from the reality.Job security is rather low, but the potential to grow is huge. It is however very cut throat.

Pros

Accommodation and food is covered board, Compared to many other departments you do often have more freedom to move around.

Cons

24/7, poor support on crew wellbeing from management, Teams often are afraid to speak out or ask for help due to the concerns, Renumeration packages are rather average and below average in maritime
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Un ambiente laborar de crecimiento y compa帽erismo

Un lugar de trabajo muy bueno. Con un buen horario pero lo mejor las oportunidades de crecimiento.
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Mal manejo

Si usted esta listo para la falta de etica y abuso laboral por parte de managers y personal con cargos este es el lugar para usted ,condiciines de trabajo pesimas ,desorden, funciona mucho el haz lo que digo no lo que hago managers y supervisores se la pasan con paginas de redes sociales abiertas en sus laptops perdiendo el tiempo y si te ven hablando estas perdiendo el tiempo ,abuso de poder muy claro .no recomiendo este lugar para nada ya que le va a afectar sobre todo su salud del stres que te causan,los benificios no existen aqui .
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Es una empresa execelente

Se trabaja bastante pero en un buen ambiente . La supervisi贸n es muy profesional

Pros

Aire acomdicionado
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More than a job.

Park West is an international art dealer that represents a verity of artist from around the world. It is a ship-life job that focus on running and operating art auctions on cruise ships. You will spend 6 to 11 months away from your home seeing increasable sites and meeting unforgettable people. Keep in mind that this role is merit base, the better you are the more money you will make. You will have fun! If you love art and art history, or are driven in business and sales than consider applying.

Pros

Represents the art on an international scale, The business with integrity and care, See amazing places most people only read about, A merit base Gallery that looks for the best

Cons

Can be isolating when your away from family, The work environment requires people to adapt on the fly, May encounter small spaces and new life styles, Supply your own heather care and benefits, Have to report your taxes on your own
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Do not wait join now

Job of a life time to join our Park West Family. They invest time and money into making sure you succeed. If you looking for an adventure that could set you up for life, look no further

Pros

Be your own boss with a massive team helping you succeed

Cons

Time away from your loved ones
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Great work environment to learn and build skills.

I havr been with the company for 3 years and has been so rewarding. The amount of skills I have learned is unmatched. And I would recommend it for anyone who wants to challenge themselves and take a step into an amazing experience that includes hard work, big rewards and travel. There's good and bad days, but that's normal. The good outweighs the bad. For a young adult it is an amazing opportunity

Pros

Traveling

Cons

Not a lot of time with family
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Pays well, but highly stressful

There is definitely room for improvement here. The coworkers and bosses are all very friendly, and they do host things like food trucks and holiday parties, in addition to giving appropriate bonuses and raises. HOWEVER, in all other regards the company is very inflexible. It is hard to get PTO approved in any less than a month, and they are not transparent about it all; they straight out refuse to tell you how much you have accumulated. I had a prior coworker who left due to unpaid maternity leave (which I have not had to deal with but was not too surprised to learn considering their extremely expensive health insurance plans), and another who left because she was not granted the ability to briefly work from home after finding out her relative had cancer and wanting to go help take care of her, even though our entire job is possible to perform remotely. The work itself is relatively fine, however last minute high intensity workloads are delivered at what I consider a highly unreasonable frequency, usually based on the CEO, his family, and a select hierarchy of auctioneer and staff's travel plans or plain old lack of communication, and expected to be done thanklessly. During my reviews, I have mentioned the poor communication from upper management and other employees/departments, and have simply been told "that's just how it is here." Park West may act like they care about employee happiness, but there is a lot of reform that needs to be done to mitigate unnecessary work stress and show us that they care about our wellbeing.
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Fine

Fine if you like pressure work is rather stressful and there are targets to meet, would like for better pay as the starting pay is not enough to be competitive
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A place to Learn, Develop & Excel!

Life onboard is not for everyone as it requires some months away from home and of course, adjusting to new surroundings. But having fitted well, it brings just about the greatest experiences and life-long bonds.As long as you keep your head down and be an information and good practices sponge, you should be just fine - promotion will come knocking on your door sooner than you think.The Art team is a group selling environment, that allows you to contribute to your strengths as well as others' - end of the day, teamwork makes the dream work!Some auctioneers are great at sales but, not at management - so have some patience and resilience in your personality to succeed with the company. In a nutshell, no day is the same as each brings its challenges and rewards - choose to see the glass "half full" and enjoy getting paid to see the world.

Pros

Remuneration, Career advancement, Travel, Friendships!

Cons

Long time periods away from family (6-8 months)
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Great opportunity to make good money, learn and grow and see the world

Park West Gallery is really awesome in that they have a program that absolutely works and works well so if you are will to put the work in you will be a great success. Which will give great rewards.

Pros

See the world

Cons

Your not on vacation (but you get some good time to see the places)
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Rewarding Work

It's the most rewarding job you can ever do, allows you to work in a multicultural environment and they do regular trainings which keeps you updated on skills, the talent development team is made of absolute rockstars that are there to guide you always.

Pros

Expenses paid. You travel the world and see new places. Make good money.

Cons

Away from home. 6 months on a cruise ship.
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A hard but rewarding job where you learn extensively about art and yourself

A typical day can range between 5-15hoursYou engage with hundreds of guests onboard a cruise ship in order to sell art and drive attendance to the art auctions. Park West teaches invaluable sales techniques during training to prepare their employees.The company encourages their employees to take responsibility for their own success by giving a myriad of resources for learning and an excellent list of books to read. Management is required to train their employees on sales during their 5-6month assignments so one is able to level up quickly and be promoted depending on how much YOU put in.The position has helped me gain self-confidence and courage by practicing public speaking and constantly engaging with strangers. The sales world hold value across many fields, so I believe it is an incredible advantage to anyone to work in this environment. Additionally, I am extremely grateful for all of the knowledge I have acquired on art history, as well as on the artist represented by the gallery, it鈥檚 truly inspiring.What one should consider;1.The salary includes an acceptable base pay plus unpredictable commission, the total per month can range quite a bit so a stable flow of money is not guaranteed. 2.After the contract ends, the unpaid break could be longer than expected so one should be fairly good at one鈥檚 personal finance management.3. It takes an extra amount of effort to live on a ship and be there for loved ones who live on the other side of the world.

Pros

Free food and accommodation for the duration of you ship contract, skills development, international travel

Cons

A long way from home, unpredictable breaks in between contracts, varying salaries per month, small living space onboard
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Great place where hard work pays off

Working for Park West is definitely not for everyone however it is a great company to work for, especially for people who are willing to go that extra mile in terms of sales, client relations and art knowledge. It is a high paced environment that requires focus but it really pays off.

Pros

All expenses paid for

Cons

Sometimes you work managers that do not have people management skills
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If you are looking for self development, success and growth, this is the company to work for!

Park West invests many hours to give their employees top class training and continuously inspires us to learn, grow, be better and invest in ourselves. Phenomenal Company!

Pros

There is a lot of room for working yourself up, you get to travel the world and your food and accommodation is included.

Cons

Long hours.
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Best job on the cruise ship

We have the most flexible hours of any one onboard. But you have to be good at sales. Always be closing and you'll be successful. You will travel and see the world

Pros

All expenses paid

Cons

Away from home 6 months at a time
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Based on 283 reviews

Ratings by category

3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.6 out of 5 stars for Compensation/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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