Career Advice

The New York Times: Between Win and Lose, the Casino Dealer

by admin / Aug 05, 2015 / 0 comments

Over the course of his career at the Jackson Rancheria Casino and Hotel in Jackson, Calif., Joe Hebel has been seen as a harbinger of fortune, a liaison to luck and the sweetest angel known to man.

He has also been called a good-for-nothing imbecile, an honorary member of Satan’s disciples, and the kind of thief who makes the outlaw Jesse James look like the Jesse who stole your lunch money in the third grade. Such is life as a casino dealer.

How Much Do Casino Dealers Make?

by admin / Aug 04, 2015 / 0 comments

It’s the question that’s always on your mind when you consider any job – especially casino dealer job. There is no clear answer, but we can help you with guidelines.

First think you need to know – the salary for dealing is not so big. Starting out you may get minimum wage; casinos give more with experience. In the US, average salary for a dealer is roughly $14,700 a year. But the real money comes from tips – with tips, you can get to $30,000 or $60,000, or even $100,000, depending on your experience, place of work and luck.

How to get into the gaming industry

by admin / Jul 31, 2015 / 0 comments

So, you’ve decided that working in a casino could be your cup of tea. What to do next? This field grows fast – job listings appear every day. But it’s hard to find the perfect position just for you.

Start from scratch. Gaming industry is big on traditions, so it’s important to respect your seniors. Newly hired employee is unlikely to be hired as top management, with no experience in the industry. So, start seeking lower for your first job in gambling to get that valuable experience. That way you can get to popular casinos with time.

Cruise Casino Dealers – possibly the best job in the world!

by admin / Jul 27, 2015 / 0 comments

Can you travel the world, meet new people, play casino games and get paid for it too? It’s real! Being a dealer at cruise ship may be fun and lucrative job for enthusiastic and nice person. Casino dealers on cruise ships travel and have fun all year round!

Casino Work: Pros and Cons

by admin / Jul 24, 2015 / 0 comments

Working in gambling industry has its advantages and disadvantages. Some of them are similar to any job in hospitality, some are particular to casinos.

  • Bright environment

If you’re an extroverted person who likes big crowds and communicating with people, if you don’t mind the cigarette smoke and tons of alcohol around, casino might be the job for you!

Ace your interview for a casino job!

by admin / Jul 23, 2015 / 0 comments

 

Working in a gambling industry has many benefits – it’s fun, profitable and doesn’t require a university degree. So, naturally, casino job openings are very popular. If you really want to get that job and you’ve already got an interview scheduled, you’ll need to prepare!

What to wear

Dress to your best! Casino dealers work with people all the time, so they need to look good. Don’t show up in flip-flops, cargo shorts or sweatpants! Better be overdressed then underdressed.

Types of casino work: How to choose what’s best for you

by admin / Jul 22, 2015 / 0 comments

If you're considering job in gambling, choose wisely! Here are the most popular casino jobs with their pros and cons.

 

Gaming dealers

Dealers are the first job everyone imagines when they think of casino work. Casinos have a wide variety of different card games, roulettes and slot machines, so every game must have a trained and experienced dealer. Dealers need to be honest with patrons, so they go through a lot of background checks.

Get that Casino dealer job!

by admin / Jan 24, 2015 / 0 comments

Whatever casino dealer training you have (actually worked in a casino, learned to deal at home, or went to a casino dealing school and dealt at a casino night function), there are still certain protocol you need to follow. In the past, dealers were able to walk right into a club and audition, right then and there. It's not usually that easy any more. Blackjack dealer auditions are only slightly different than poker auditions. 

Top 5 CV tips

by admin / Jan 24, 2015 / 0 comments

Resumes should be kept short and concise, at one to two pages and only with the most relevant information. One of the worst things that can happen when you are applying for а job is to have the recruiter or hiring manager get bored reading your five page resume and then not interview you. Of course you have а lot of information to give and it can be very hard to pick out the most important details you want potential employers to know about you. That’s why we’ve done the hard part and compiled а list of the absolute must-haves for your resume or as some people like to call it CV.

How to angle for that higher salary

by admin / Jan 24, 2015 / 0 comments

You landed the interview, you impressed them with your credentials, skill set and enthusiasm, and now you have been called back for а second interview. You are now more confident that they might hire you. The problem is, you’d like more money than they’re prepared to offer. How do you convince the decision-makers to offer you а higher starting salary without taking yourself out of the running for the job?

It’s all in the preparation, attitude and presentation. Here are some tips.

1- Do your research

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