All posts tagged cruise ship jobs

What Is It Like Working on a Cruise Ship?

Lots of people dream about working on a cruise ship. It must just be like taking a cruise vacation every day, right? Well, not exactly. A job is a job, and a position on a cruise ship is not exception. You still need to do hard work, and the reality isn't as sweet as most people imagine. But with that said, there are lots of pros to balance out the cons. Let's go over what it's actually like to work on a cruise ship. Read more [...]

The Best Jobs on Cruise Ships

There are definitely some great jobs on cruise ships out there. If you're dedicated, they might be perfect for you. Read more [...]

If You Love Cruises, Why Not Work on a Cruise Ship?

There is certainly something exciting and intriguing about life on a cruise ship. And for some people, it seems like the perfect career move. You get to see the world, meet interesting people and your room and board are included, so what could be better? But according to those who have made this huge leap of faith and taken a job as a crew member, it is definitely a different world and far from what cruise guests would imagine. Your Compensation As an entry-level staff member, the annual salary Read more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]