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Forum: Crewmembers May 15th, 2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By user999
Yep. In my region, East Europe, candidates are...

Yep. In my region, East Europe, candidates are thoroughly investigated and required to produce not just fingerprints, but a palm prints too.
Forum: Crewmembers May 15th, 2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By user999
@taoist is right, you are half-way there. The...

@taoist is right, you are half-way there. The cruise lines do not wait for a job to open, they prefer to hold certain % of "ready to go" on stand by.
Forum: Crewmembers April 9th, 2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By user999
You will not get a window, but a porthole, which...

You will not get a window, but a porthole, which is what most officers get.
Otherwise, cabin is in top 3% comparing to others, so you will be quite happy with it.
Forum: Crewmembers April 9th, 2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By user999
Crewmembers to join in March/April 2015

Joining a cruise ship all by yourself? Don't travel alone!
Meet other joiners!
Crew-member Joiners March-April 2015 - Cruise Ship Jobs Forum...
Forum: Crewmembers March 2nd, 2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By user999
THC tests are common, every three months or so,...

THC tests are common, every three months or so, sometimes more often if company practices "random" drug tests. Some companies test ALL crew every 3-4 months, in a single day. If you need work, just...
Forum: Crewmembers February 27th, 2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By user999
If you manage to get a sport staff job with Royal...

If you manage to get a sport staff job with Royal Caribbean, your income might shoot thru the roof, that is, unless they cancelled flow-rider private lessons.
Forum: Crewmembers February 27th, 2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By user999
Not really. Working Saturdays and Sundays for 8...

Not really. Working Saturdays and Sundays for 8 months was never fun.
Forum: Crewmembers February 27th, 2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By user999
It's a strict policy, I don't think you stand a...

It's a strict policy, I don't think you stand a chance ...
Forum: Crewmembers February 27th, 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By user999
It is likely that someone else have passed the...

It is likely that someone else have passed the interview and posted questions he had been asked. That helps enormously. With some google-ing, it can be found online ...
Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By user999
why wouldn't you?

why wouldn't you?
Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By user999
Carnival has very nicely designed web site...

Carnival has very nicely designed web site looking for all kinds of backstage crew: Carnival Entertainment (http://www.carnivalentertainment.com/)
They also use services of recruiting partners all...
Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By user999
This is first time I hear that any cruise line...

This is first time I hear that any cruise line has "non specific role" interview.
Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By user999
It's just wishful thinking. Many ex-crewmembers...

It's just wishful thinking. Many ex-crewmembers stay onboard for a certain period, until they fulfull their goal(s), and then go home, never wishing to get back to that particular kind of lifestyle....
Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By user999
You don't want to go there with that kind of...

You don't want to go there with that kind of problems, believe me. The workload served onboard makes healthy people insane, let alone those with issues. Your main problem there would be long working...
Forum: Crewmembers December 22nd, 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By user999
Where can I apply? - Cruise Ship Jobs Forum...

Where can I apply? - Cruise Ship Jobs Forum (http://www.kruzeri.com/where-to-apply/)

1. Chose a cruise line company you want to work for
2. Find their "Careers" page
3. Apply
Forum: Crewmembers December 20th, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By user999
60+ hours a week is an understatement. Don't...

60+ hours a week is an understatement.
Don't forget, onboard you work all Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. No exception.
On top of that, every week you attend crew drills, various trainings, and...
Forum: Crewmembers December 20th, 2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 60,667
Posted By user999
This isn't a poll. If you have any compelling...

This isn't a poll.
If you have any compelling constructive arguments to oppose the majority, I sure would like to hear about it.
Forum: Crewmembers December 19th, 2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 60,667
Posted By user999
From what I've heard from spa crewmembers, what...

From what I've heard from spa crewmembers, what bothers them the most is pressure from managers to sell Elemis products. You are massage specialist, but being forced to push product sale. 2 for the...
Forum: Crewmembers December 14th, 2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By user999
Princess tends to refund...

Princess tends to refund (http://www.inozemstvo-posao.com/smf_1-1-2_install/index.php?topic=9385.msg77167#msg77167) a cost of medical exam to officers and some staff positions. Once you're there, you...
Forum: Crewmembers December 14th, 2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By user999
That's right. Plenty times crew comes to a Miami...

That's right. Plenty times crew comes to a Miami hotel, on night before embarkation, only to learn that a company had changed his/her designated ship to another.

ps
There is no "recruitment...
Forum: Crewmembers December 14th, 2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By user999
There is one Canadian DJ I have worked with, he's...

There is one Canadian DJ I have worked with, he's got a web site and several videos on Youtube promoting some job landing packages, you might want to find him if it's not too late. His name is Rob....
Forum: Crewmembers December 4th, 2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By user999
Not as a JUNIOR purser. You get Staff...

Not as a JUNIOR purser.
You get Staff privileges, which means bigger cabin, possible even single bed, but a far cry from Officers accommodation.
Forum: Crewmembers December 4th, 2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By user999
Yes, most of the times, but the sole of those...

Yes, most of the times, but the sole of those shoes must be slip resistant.
Forum: Crewmembers December 4th, 2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,548
Posted By user999
This is what one crewmember that recently...

This is what one crewmember that recently finished his contract with Carnival just wrote: "I really have no problem with gay population, if someone is like that, it’s really his thing. But onboard...
Forum: Crewmembers December 4th, 2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By user999
That's right. The fleet scheduler is extremely...

That's right.
The fleet scheduler is extremely busy person, trying to compose a schedule for crewmembers within the whole fleet of ships. His job is to have uninterrupted service, one crewmember...
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