former employee (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 2 April 2018
Overall not a bad place to work if you watch your back and keep your nose to the grind stone. Be wary of some of management...not very professional or conducive to staff well being. The best part of working there were the other co-workers I worked with and made lasting relationships with, really miss them. Workplace culture can be fun and enjoyable.
no respect or recognition for hard work done. Lots of back stabbing and gossip.
Table Games (Current Employee) – Calgary, AB – 11 April 2018
The management is absolute garbage, no critical thinking skills at all only regurgitation of what the owners tell them, the only people that succeed are the ones who put no effort into their work that tow the company line, if you do not care about this job and are great at sucking up it can be a great place to work because at the bottom of the totem pole it is near impossible to get fired but as soon as you start to express concerns and move up your job is as secure as a room with no walls. It wasn't bad before the new management took over but afterwards they created a hostile work environment that is nothing but distrust, it's no wonder the casino does not have customers, when your employees despise the place they work they aren't going to make the customers want to be there.
Non-management coworkers are fantastic
Management is a joke, Owners despise their employees
former employee (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 7 April 2018
Surveillance is watching security and reporting there mistakes. My question is Who is watching surveillance ? ou should have a negative column rating. All managers should be evaluated. It seems like the rules change on a daily bases. No communication between departments.. Its nothing but a daily guessing game for the blue collar workers.
there is none
every manager in every department along with every policy and procedure
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 21 March 2018
Honestly, maybe 6 of the people there could be considered capable, and none of them are in management positions. There is a nepotism problem worse than the French monarchy, and the workers are treated like they have no where else to go. You are expected to do the work of multiple people while there is ample staff to solve any problem. While there are a few people who have any integrity, most lack any sign of it. You will always be dumped on with more hours even if you expect part time
Supervisor (Current Employee) – Calgary, AB – 21 October 2017
Many past reviews for this company are in regards to the F&B department, which has been struggling for some time. But this doesn't speak true for the rest of the casino. Overall this is an amazing place to work. I've never felt more valued by my employer. They never fail to recognize hard work, and my efforts have never gone unnoticed. Century Casino offers a lot of different training opportunities for further advancement. As well, this is the kind of workplace where everyone has a voice, and all ideas are heard. The company is always looking for way to appreciate its employees, and I have a great working relationship with our management team. Don't shy away because of the reviews in F&B, they're working hard to turn things around within that team as well. My guess is, that some people just don't see the need for change.
Great team, staff BBQs, fun Christmas party, Facebook contests
some employees stuck in the old way, negative attitudes
Bartender (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 13 October 2017
Don't be confused by any adds saying you're applying for a bartending position, everyone is considered a server and you will be forced to serve. Management has little to no respect for staff input and will often ask for advice just to do the opposite. There's constantly new staff as no one is happy anymore. Due to poor communication with customers about menus changes, rising prices, happy hour change etc, what used to be a profitable job has spiralled down as there are very few regulars that return. All and all I would stay clear.
Employee (Current Employee) – Calgary, AB – 2 August 2017
Century Casino Calgary is a great place to work, filled with awesome people from front-of-house to management. The work is challenging but satisfying, the day-to-day is never the same, and are many opportunities to learn new skills and develop professionally.
One of the best parts of the workplace culture is teamwork. It doesn't matter if it's a small task or a big event, everyone is willing to step up and help each other, regardless of department. This makes Century Casino feel like a work family. There are also monthly staff BBQ's where everyone is able to relax and get to know each other on a personal level. It's awesome to work for a company that encourages having fun on the job.
The hours can be long sometimes, but hard work doesn't go unacknowledged. Benefits are good and there's some flexibility in the day-to-day that helps with maintaining a work/life balance. It feels as though management legitimately cares about their workers.
Opportunities for development, workplace culture, fun staff, flexibility
Bartender, Server (Current Employee) – Calgary, AB – 21 July 2017
The casino used to be a fun place to work but recently we've gotten new management and the whole work community is suffering. Many staff members no longer feel appreciated and are unsure of their job security. The new food and beverage manager is rude and frankly has no business sense and will likely run the casino into the ground.
Employee (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 21 July 2017
The casino was amazing for so long with a strong bond with staff and clients until they got new management and fired everyone that was good for no more reason then *change* now it's gone so far downhill I don't know if it will ever be a great place to work again. The higher ups are two faced and if you work here best advice, trust no one. Keep your nose down and do your job because if you so much as sneeze in the wrong direction you're probably fired. It's lost all its family feel and now feels like a boot camp.
Line Cook/Prep Cook (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 24 March 2017
Management practices double standards and favoritism. You will only feel undervalued and underappreciated. The kitchen lacks structure and functions very poorly. There is no room for growth or obtaining beneficial knowledge towards the cooking industry.
Line Cook (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 18 March 2017
Honestly my time here was okay. They love keeping workers who dont show up to work or who is always late. They dont appreciate the hard workers. People here take over one hour break and no one seems to do anything.
Cook (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 8 March 2017
If you like to be under valued and not listened to, this would be the place to work. They enjoy keeping the worst workers and getting rid of the people that draw attention to this. Don't dissent in any form here or HR will have you out the door. Top management is there as a title, because it's the HR department that runs the show.
Former line cook (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 8 December 2016
Just terrible kitchen to work! Under value under appreciated. Work so hard for nothing. No growth and no opportunities. Just the worst kitchen and casino to work! Don't waste your time on this place! Nothing to offer
Line Cook (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 10 September 2016
Good place to work. The exe.chef he has his own favourite people. So whtever v do he will never appreciated. To far from the city nothng to learn there. Is guud if u need to work as a partime. Kitchen is a big time mess with not proper kitchen manager.