Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.

Complete dumpster fire at SWC

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 

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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 

Stilling screwing is over...

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 

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Furlough Compensation

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.

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The end result when you hire people that give zero fu--s.

Are things still the same?

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 

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Any recommendations?

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 

Can’t keep anyone

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 

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Glad to be gone!

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 

Layoff as an opportunity

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 

Is SW on resume worth anything?

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 

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Life after Sea World.

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 

I want to come back

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 

Morale is so bad

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 

Orlando get together

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.

Are things getting better?

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 

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