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A Fun Company to work for but not enough pay
International Travel Consultant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, on3 April 2013
Being a travel agent is an amazing experience. You develop relationships with your clients and co-workers and you learn a lot. The travel industry is forever changing. If you're looking to start a career with Flight Centre get ready to give them your blood, all your time because there will be NO work-life balance and you will be greatly underpaid.
Yes they train you really well. They want to cut costs by any means so you will be responsible for your booking (obviously), ledgers, banking, statements (some take about 2 hours to complete). They teach you how to run your own business which is Amazing knowledge to have. Then take 90% of everything you earn. I would consider investing a year with them to gain all the knowledge you can and then open your own business and make more money.
You will find that people are placed in positions by default and not by merit. If you do decide to start with Flight Centre please realize that location is key. Demand a position in the financial district or anywhere where you know the clientele will be high. Avoid working in malls like the plague.
Pros
the education
Cons
the pay and work life balance
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International travel agent/ sales (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC18 April 2018
It was not the best environment as they overworked thier employees with no overtime pay. They were good in motivating workers but terrible management skills
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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 March 2018
This is a retail company. Therefore, they tend to have plenty of celebration to encourage staff to keep selling. There are plenty of social events to encourage team building and employee.
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