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Cruise Ship Jobs: Who Should Not Work on a Cruise Ship?

We recently wrote an article about those who should work on a cruise ship, so it is only fitting that we write a complementary article about those who should not hold a cruise ship job. The benefits of working on a cruise ship are well-known - you get to travel while you work, you save most of the money you make because room and board on a cruise ship are covered, etc. - so many people have an interest in cruise ship jobs. But just because you are interested (or even positively attracted) to a cruise ship job doesn't mean you are well-suited for one. And so we seek to answer the following question to help guide people as they consider cruise ship employment: What are some indicators that you aren't cut out for a cruise ship job? Read more [...]

Cruise Ship Jobs: Who Should Work on a Cruise Ship?

Lots of people want cruise ship jobs, but not everyone is cut out for a job on a cruise ship. Cruise ship employment is difficult, and one must not be blinded by the attractions of life at sea if they wish to realistically consider whether working for a cruise line is a good prospect. It of course can be, but it depends on your disposition, inclinations, needs, and basic direction in life. Are you right for a cruise ship job? Read more [...]

How Much You Can Make Working on a Cruise Ship

We've covered the benefits of cruise ship jobs, and we've covered the disadvantages. We've written of the specifics of cruise ship employment, and we've written of the general characteristics. One thing that we haven't touched on in too much detail, however, is the amount of money you can expect to earn while working on a cruise ship. What is the salary of a typical cruise ship job, if indeed there is such a thing as a typical cruise ship job? How much money will you make during your contracted period of work for a cruise line? Are the wages high or low for cruise ship jobs? It is the purpose of this article to answer these and similar questions. Read more [...]

The Disadvantages of Cruise Ship Jobs

If you have ever considered getting a cruise ship job, you have probably reflected on at least some of the many benefits of this form of employment. You get paid to travel the world and save a lot of money while working on a cruise ship, and there are also a number of other advantages associated with cruise ship jobs. But working on a cruise ship is no walk in the park, and there are certainly some drawbacks to cruise line employment, so any one interested in a cruise ship job should consider the cons along with the pros. With this is mind, what exactly are the disadvantages of working on a cruise ship? Read more [...]

The Benefits of Cruise Ship Jobs

Working on a cruise ship has many benefits. Regardless of what cruise ship job you hold, it will have certain advantages that are absent from most other forms of employment. Some of these cruise ship job benefits are obvious, as they are implied by the very nature of cruising. Other benefits are not quite as apparent, but they remain excellent reasons to consider employment through a cruise line nonetheless. In this article, we'll begin by listing the major benefits that one might expect from a cruise ship job, and then move onto the advantages of this form of employment that are often overlooked. Read more [...]

The Best Cruise Ship Jobs

Many people are interested in finding a cruise ship job. Jobs on cruise ships are a highly unique form of employment, offering some of the securities of a traditional job (salary, health insurance, etc.), but with a work environment that is anything but traditional. There are many different types of jobs available through cruise lines, and positions are always open because there is a high rate of turnover in the cruise ship industry. (People tend to drift in and out of cruise ship jobs, often in accordance with the changing demands of the cruising seasons. For more on this, check out our article on the general characteristics of cruise ship jobs.) So, there are plenty of jobs in the cruise industry to be had, but what are some of the best cruise ship jobs? Read more [...]