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Northlands Canada Employee Reviews

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Waitress (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 25, 2015
All days are the same . However, the greatest thing there is the happiness that i feel to see and know the guest satisfaction according to our services.
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fun
Sales Clerk/Waitress (Former Employee), Edmonton, ENGMarch 23, 2015
Not too bad for a first time job
Could be tedious and the pay want that attractive
There were rude people and I worked for a guy who I actually thought hated me because he was so rude and crude.
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fun workplace
Guest Experience (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 20, 2015
It becomes very busy. Have to be proactive in ensuring guests have the best experience at each event. Supervisors and Co-workers are very friendly.
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Regular work place, enjoyable depending on the task.
Food and Beverage Attendant (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 3, 2015
Pros: free lunches when northlands had banquets and fancy dinners
Cons: very long hours
Personally, I didn't enjoy my northlands experience. new employees were treated unfairly, and old employees had an advantage. Managers were disrespectful and not only did we work long hour even if we were underage but we had to do hard work and weren't allowed breaks less told so, which was usually towards the end. But after all the hard work, the pay was worth it.
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Close knit workplace
Cashier (Seasonal) (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJanuary 30, 2015
Pros: free food, cool people, tips
Cons: weird hours
A typical day at work would include me making popcorn, setting up the concession, getting the float and saying hello to the locals. Next me and my coworkers would work until the concession closed. then at this point we would count the cash and send it off to the bank. i learned how to use a cash register, and i became more of a people person. the coworkers we more like friends to me, especially the people i worked with in the concession. the hardest part of the job was derby day because of how busy it was, and the most enjoyable part was working with cool people.
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Typical day
Steward (Former Employee), Edmonton ABJanuary 19, 2015
Pros: free lunch, working with friends
Cons: low pay, no benefits, little hours
I would help bring down all equipent to clean up after banquets. Working as a team to clear all tables, as quickly and efficiently as possible.
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fun
Guest Experience Host (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABNovember 24, 2014
Lots of work to do, friendly staff. Had a good time. ou should work here because it is good.
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its a job
Banquet Server/Bartender (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABNovember 14, 2014
always something to do
the events are fun
a lot of co-workers
long hours
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the people i worked with where an awsume group to work with.
Northlands parking lot attendant (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABApril 23, 2014
i had a great time working their. I made alot of new friends as it was a part-timejob and i am lookin fo fulltime work.
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Fun place great people
Guest Experience (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABApril 15, 2014
Pros: half off on food.
Cons: long days.
Its a great place, everyone is nice and always willing to help.
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Great Place to work
Guest services (Former Employee), edmonton AlbertaFebruary 19, 2014
it was a wonderful part time job. great people and a lot of fun
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worked with friends and goof off environment
Stewardess (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABSeptember 9, 2013
Pros: lunch provided
Cons: long hours, very low pay.
Typical work day was putting on our jackets/ chef shirts, and then heading down to the dish pit/ kitchen, to find out what we needed to bring up to the banquet halls. we'd carry racks for putting glasses in and carts for plates. and sometimes the chefs would get us to push there portable ovens up to the banquet areas. Then once we got up there we'd set up our clearing tables behind the banquet, so that the public does not see us dealing with there dirty dishes. Once the event would start some of us would be chosen to plate pull, which was pulling the already made plates of food out of a hot oven.
Once they were all pulled out we'd start clearing or plates and pours out drinks and putting them in there racks. We'd continue on doing this until we had all of the eatery ready to pull back down stairs to the dish pit.
Hardest part standing and walking for any where between 8 to 10 hours and the handling of hot plates.
Most enjoyable would be the working with friends staff were friendly.
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Unstable
Waiter (Former Employee), rexallAugust 15, 2013
You work with different supervisors and workers every day. never the same..
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fun workplace
Banquet Server (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMay 6, 2013
Pros: free food
Cons: long hours
learned a lot of new things, having fun, good relationships with management and co workers
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Customer Service was satisfiying.
Banquet Server (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABApril 20, 2013
Pros: customer relatations were great!
Cons: teamwork was unacceptable or non-existant.
Working with the guests was a very positive experience.
Job expectations were reasonable and the tips were GREAT!!!
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Making Memories
Guest Services Host (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABFebruary 26, 2013
Pros: meeting new people and lighting up their face with a smile! it's truly magical.
Cons: minimum wage
There is nothing I like better than to great someone new to a Northlands event and give them the best customer service I can possibly give them. I love how the guests respond and feel like they've rec'd special treatment and that I've given them some little secret tidbit of information that they would never have known otherwise.
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Great work enviorment.
Banquet Server / Bartender (Former Employee), Edmonton, AbFebruary 17, 2013
Pros: great co workers
Cons: crazy work schedule
I really enjoyed my job at Northlands and I would recommend anyone to go and work for them.
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Supportive and postive working environment
Assistant to the Director of Major Events (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABFebruary 11, 2013
Pros: led events for aadac such as christmas parties, united way events, conference galas, and many more
Cons: government retraints often changed priorities and learning sometimes was postponed
A positive place to work and grow within the organization. It was a continuous learning scale both internally and externally with clients and staff. The most enjoyable part of my day was assisting Albertans and clients with our publications and knowing I was making a difference.
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not a great place
Cater (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABDecember 12, 2012
Pros: free lunch and supper
Cons: no hours
the hardest part of the job was getting out of bed
since they didnt pay very well and not many hours at all
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Great for part time but that's about it
Host (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABOctober 2, 2012
Pros: free hockey and events
Cons: long amounts of standing in one spot
met alot of people seen alot of sweeet shows and hockey games, boses were pretty easy going as long as you did your job