Pros: get to travel, free food, get to save
Cons: management is by people who have never lived on the ships
The company in itself is a good place to work if you have the energy and can put in the hours.
You get to see a lot of places and you're paid cash which is great.
However as much as you look for support there seems to be a huge disconnect between the ship staff and the head office staff which makes things very difficult.
If your boss is in Miami but – more... has never worked on a ship - they cannot possibly understand what one goes through.
If everyone in the office worked shipboard at some point - it would make things a lot smoother.
Also there is a lot of pressure to meet budget when things aren't still correct on the ships.
Unfortunate but true. – less