It’s basically a money making machine. No heart left. The HR Hiring department was eliminated and outsourced. No employee relations, no employee events, rewards. It used to be a great place to work at with many long term employees. All of the higher... — read more
Big brother is watching and didn't like what he saw!
I was laid off before the vaccine came along. Terrible period. I haven't visited this forum for a long time, all my close colleagues are no longer part of that company, and I'm interested in whether the situation has changed for the better in the... — read more
Do you think there will be SeaWorld Entertainment layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Since the park is screwing over those still furloughed and those still working at the park they have left the door open for a union to walk in. There isn’t enough management here to even notice. I know dozens of people have been meeting outside of... — read more
If I could now somehow summarize my impressions during the time spent in this company in one word, it would be.................. (fill in the blank). In my case, I would summarize a few of my years here as “misery”. There were better and worse... — read more
Those who were furloughed (were eligible for unemployment during furlough. Then they were called back and later volunteerily resigned. Those in Florida who resigned after returning are being told seaworld notified DEO they didn't lay them off and... — read more
Were you furloughed by SeaWorld due to Covid-19 and did not receive your last check and vacation pay? By law, SeaWorld was required to pay your final wages and ALL accrued vacation time immediately. SeaWorld was also obligated to offer you your job... — read more
California being anti captivity, blackfish, and now covid restrictions? The park is a shell of its former self, may as well just shut it down.
The end result when you hire people that give zero fu--s. https://www.google.com/amp/s/tripsided.com/2021/06/19/aquatica-the-you-have-to-be-kidding-me-customer-service-review/amp/
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/seaworld-coo-tom-iven-resigns-after-about-40-days-271628763712 How embarrassing and what proof of a toxic environment. The guy couldn't even make it two months dealing with SR and quit.
Nearing post summer, any word?
6 months ago I moved to another state and got a job working in a warehouse moving freight. I don’t remember it being as such a horrible place to work but then again it’s all in your perspective. I’m actually thinking of applying part time weekends to... — read more
Treats its employees so well! It's a joy working here!
Can anyone recommend a good site to build a resume? I know that help is available free of charge at the Department of Labor but I am looking for other options. I want to leave SW so bad I’ve reached a point where I’m just ready to quit but I know I... — read more
LOL at all the open positions posted on their website. Even for Zoo Ops! That’s how you know it’s bad when the animals aren’t enough for the people to stay and deal with their BS….. Shoutout to everyone who has moved onto bigger and better things... — read more
So many of my friends still work for the Orlando parks and are miserable. 60+ hour work weeks, mandatory 6 day work weeks, no vacation time getting approved and a miserable environment where toxicity and un appreciation run rampant. Good riddance... — read more
No need to despair. After they changed my status from furlough to laid off, I found a new job in record time. I just took it as a new opportunity. I'm almost sure most people would never leave this company unless they were pushed out? If I hadn’t... — read more
I’m pretty sure that when we got furloughed during the pandemic last year there were many of us who held onto the hope of being called back. Then, after months of waiting, there was no communication to return to work. Some (such as me) didn’t wait... — read more
I wasn't very angry when I got laid off because I wanted it to some extent. I can only say that I was relieved when they told me that they no longer needed me, they helped me make a decision that I could not make on my own for a long time. I turned... — read more
What's the story? Why did Bogumil get the axe? www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/seaworld-terminates-coo-bogumil-hires-six-flags-executive-271624880485
For you Bobo and Honez. You are two most miserable people on this planet. Hope you both get the axe someday. Karma is a bi--h.
I must say that life after Sea World is AWESOME!! Found a great career with a Nationwide company. Sold my home in Davenport Florida, transferred to our office in Jupiter Florida and purchased a house in Stuart. 65K a year salary plus bonuses... — read more
So after a year being laid off I recently tried to reapply and when I did it automatically says not selected AS SOON AS I FINISHED APPLYING I don’t get it? Don’t make fun of me bcus I want to go back I really miss it but I don’t understand why I’m... — read more
I've been looking for jobs... I'm still on furlough in the CA park... COVID restrictions are ending soon...will they lay us off soon if we haven't been called back?
Times up! No more waking on eggshells Tomorrow's a new day and I'm SO excited!
I was with SEA for most of my adult life and was impacted in the major layoffs last year. I’ve moved on since then, found a job that is decent with pay and benefits but my heart is not in it. I no longer give my all the way I did for SeaWorld. I... — read more
I left this company on my own, I didn’t wait to get laid off because it became clear that it would happen sooner or later. I loved my job very much and it was very difficult for me to get used to something much different that I am doing now. At... — read more
They used to care about people and animals until SR got his hands on us! This guy used to report to MS (CEO) shame shame shame on you MS! Money and greed have taken you over. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, this employee was laid off by... — read more
Is there anyone besides myself who holds no animosity towards SEA? In spite of everything they’ve done and leaving us hanging as they filled positions I cannot bring myself to badmouth the company. I have so many wonderful memories and I refuse to... — read more
I am still heartbroken. Don't tease me. When I see current posts by those still there I cry. I did everything to make seaworld great. I wpuld go back and work for free. SeaWorld was Everything to me!!! MS... interim CEO. Please have HR give us... — read more
It's like living a bad dream. I have absolutely no motivation and still find it hard to accept how devastated this company is. I used to come to work smiling, and now... I can barely stand it. What about you? The job is very hard to find, at least... — read more
We can't sue until we're let go permanently and this is taking way too long.
I am interested in the experiences of those who were called back, that is, those who agreed to return? What is the atmosphere like in the company now? Have you regretted coming back? I had so much desire to be called back, but unfortunately that... — read more
After the layoff, I lost many contacts of dear colleagues with whom I worked. The year was very turbulent and I really suffered while I found a new job, but in the end everything turned out better than I had hoped. Honestly, I thought the layoff... — read more
March 13th will be a year since we were sent home never to return. Let's get together at millers al house on Idrive on Saturday March 13th at 7pm on the patio. Tell everyone. Lets celebrate each other.
Does it look like Seaworld is going to start calling people back any time soon? I'm worried about my brother, he still hasn't found a replacement job and is not really looking that hard since he's hoping to get that call. And I'm not really sure that... — read more