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Great seasonal job
Seasonal Position - Usher (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 February 2018
Learned a lot about ushering and how the show business works, was a great seasonal job , got to see the show several times which was a perk as well as meeting a variety of different people from all ends of the world.
Pros
Got to see the show for free
Cons
It was seasonal
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Envirronement
Groom / entraineur (Former Employee) –  Sutton, QC21 November 2017
Grand respect des animaux et super belle ambiance .
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Great place, beautiful horses
Stable Hand (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON17 November 2017
Amazing environment to work in, lovely people, and even more lovely horses. Day usually begins at 7, finishing around 3:30. HEAVY WORK, LOTS OF LIFTING. If you don't intend on putting in lots of work, don't consider this job. Over 65 horses to care for!!

Were given a small discount to the show
Pros
Discount to show, Handling horses
Cons
Locals have no access to cafeteria food, low pay
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My time there was not great
Groom (Former Employee) –  Sutton, QC27 September 2017
The only reason I didn't enjoy my experience with Cavalia is because it was the retirement farm and it was managed very poorly. Also the horses were treated like glass that you weren't allowed to discipline. Also they attacked you and the managers never ever took it seriously.
Pros
famous horses
Cons
long hard work aswell as potential danger
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A productive, friendly, and welcoming workplace environment
Runner (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON2 August 2017
Obtained the ability to deal with all kinds of customers and attend to various types of complaints and concerns.

Learned how to get along with fellow co-workers

Learned how to deal with different kinds of supervisors
Pros
30 minute break
Cons
Standing for long hours
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hot and tiring
Parking Attendant (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB27 April 2017
was out in the sun most of the time so u had to carry water with you, supervisor was a nice person very friendly made working there a really great time
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belle expérience
Placière (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 April 2017
j'ai vraiment apprécié travailler avec des chevaux
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Fun and comfortable workplace
Call Center Representative (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC21 February 2017
Working at Cavalia was a great experience. I learned excellent communication and customer service skills, as well as how to accommodate potentially difficult customers. It was a very friendly and comfortable working environment which translated directly to the success of our work. Our manager set a tone in the workplace very conducive to a productive and efficient work atmosphere.
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Very fun company and very open
Project Manager/IT Manager (Former Employee) –  Boston, Houston, Washinton DC20 February 2017
Being on the road a lot can be challenging but with Cavalia you never felt like you were left on the side. It was a big family on the road, the people were great and really closed witch made the experience even better
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awesome
Host (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC9 February 2017
Had a great time at this place it was a lot of fun. Lots of hours and day went by pretty quick. Had great coworkers who goofed around a lot. The horses were fun to be around
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Busy
Vet. Tech (Former Employee) –  SUTTON QC11 January 2017
Great experience
Well lodged
Lots of colleege interaction.
Hard to figure out if the intensions of managment where selfish or team spirt related.
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long grueling hours
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long hot days in the sun
Parking Attendant (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB18 December 2016
did alot of standing out in the summer sun with minimum shade for hours but the people were great to be around, friendly co workers
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A very Hard Job
Groom (Former Employee) –  Sutton, QC17 July 2016
Working at Cavalia was very tough. But you learn many things and after working there you become a better person. The hardest part of this job is it is very labor intensive. There is only one break during the day and that is one hour for lunch.
Pros
Amazing horses
Cons
Very labor intensive
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Fun place to work
Waiter (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC17 June 2016
Upon arriving at the V.I.P. tent we would set up the venue for the public & prepare the hot plates for the V.I.P's which was prepared for them by a Cavalia Chef. At the show's start we clean our section and get it ready for the Intermission where we'd serve dessert such as Cookies and fruits Coffee and Drinks once Intermission over we'd clean up yet again and get ready for the Finally where we'd have artist returning to the tent to meet the V.I.P.'S whom stayed to get Autograph.
Pros
saw the show 4 times
Cons
no cons loved every moment
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Terrible place to work with horrible managerial staff
Box Office Agent (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB25 November 2015
Under compensated, overworked, managers awful. Since they're a travelling show they don't really care about the local staff.
Manager didn't even realize that he had to give us a break after 5 hours. A lot of micro-managing in a very small space.
Lack of training- employees had to learn from each others and from trial and error.
Only pro was getting to see the show for free
Pros
Get to see the show free, free souvenir shirt and program after work
Cons
No breaks, terrible managerial staff, zero care for local staff.
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Fun workplace
Hostess/Server in VIP lounge (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 August 2015
I learned how to work in a fast paced environment and also how to provide good service to the customers. It was an exciting experience and a good work environment. Well managed for a company that's always on the go.
Pros
Fun staff
Cons
No break room
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Fun
Bartender (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, ENG23 March 2015
I loved every minute of this job.
I got to meet new people and my confidence skills increased because of this
Everyone was friendly and nice. Few hiccups but expected.
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Amazing
Head VIP Bartender (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB12 February 2015
This job is soo much fun, you meet people all across the world, if you have a chance to work for this company DO IT. the managment is amazing
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Productive and challenging workplace
V.I.P. Tent Manager (Former Employee) –  Vancouver6 January 2015
Focus is on customers' satisfaction.
Multi-tasking as well as creative thinking a must.
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Admitting public to performances.
Ticket taker, Usher (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB17 October 2014
Admitting general public for performances.Learned to manager time and become more expedient. Assisting coworkers with time and management.Hardest part of job is standing still for long period of time.Past career required hours of fast pace activity.
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