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Old 5th Oct 2016, 11:13   #1 (permalink)
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Virgin Australia recruitment

Given Virgin Blue is long gone, it's time to start a thread about Virgin Australia recruitment.

Interviews are about to commence for ATR FO, B737 (VAINZ) FO and B777 SO positions. Initial interviews will be for those on the hold file (yes there are still some).
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Old 5th Oct 2016, 12:19   #2 (permalink)
 
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Not about to commence, I'd say well under way down at Boeing this week
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Old 5th Oct 2016, 19:53   #3 (permalink)
 
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Their loss dejapoo. They better not come back crying when the music stops and they don't have a chair to sit on...
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Music stops where skyhook?
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Old 6th Oct 2016, 00:17   #5 (permalink)
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Interviews are about to commence for ATR FO, B737 (VAINZ) FO and B777 SO positions.
They were interviewing for all of those positions a month ago, and I believe the VAINZ and B777 before that too. I've spoken to a few people who have had the thanks but no thanks reply, however has anyone got the tick of approval?
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They called me off the hold file, I said no. That HR department needs to be shot.
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With VAH share price tanking at 24c Vs QAN surging at $3:15 I'll be staying at the Star latched tight to my mothers teat thanks for the offer anywayz
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Old 6th Oct 2016, 01:51   #8 (permalink)
 
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SHVC,

A boom in pilot recruitment can stop abruptly with little warning. Just ask those that missed out in 2008. So get a seat while you still can.
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Ah O.K, well recruitment won't stop at VA anytime soon
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Funny how things change.

5 years ago you were gutter trash if you went to JQ, QF was a dinosaur and VB was the premium job.

Take whatever seat you can. If you are lucky enough to have a choice, take something that'll give you some chance of employment overseas.
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Anyone know what sort of technical questions they're asking? And a rough idea of the sim profile?
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Old 7th Oct 2016, 03:49   #12 (permalink)
 
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So get a seat while you still can.
A bit like grabbing a deckchair on the Titanic!

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5 years ago you were gutter trash if you went to JQ, QF was a dinosaur and VB was the premium job.
Mmmmm....... And what was the major change at Virgin around that time?
You can draw your own conclusion.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=plZRe1kPWZw
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Old 9th Oct 2016, 08:10   #14 (permalink)
 
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Good on 'em!

IF they go through the screenings and IF they succeed and are offered positions THEN they'll have to make the big decision.

If you're wise (?) enough to realise things change, nothing stays the same forever do you:

- join QF who have begun rising after many years of tough times BUT may well run out of puff in 5/7/10 years and once again stagnate

OR

remain with VA who are pretty much on the bottom and yet to begin their glorious rise to prominance, profitability and public affection...

before running out of puff in 7/10/12 years time - maybe??

Best of luck with THAT crystal ball!

Of course one or other could go broke at some stage??
Nah - that'd never happen in Oz!

Cheers.
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I see they no longer require 500 hours ME command...
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remain with VA who are pretty much on the bottom and yet to begin their glorious rise to prominance, profitability and public affection...
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remain with VA who are pretty much on the bottom and yet to begin their glorious rise to prominance, profitability and public affection...

before running out of puff in 7/10/12 years time - maybe??
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😂 7/10/12 years. Doubtful even the new, reinvented VA, will still be around in its current form.
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I'd love to come back, is John and Brian still conducting interviews ? Interview, Psych test, skills test, team building and any other B.S were done well within an hour, even less depending on your surname and the 89 fence. VBA the good ole days.
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Brian who...Kearney??
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Old 10th Oct 2016, 12:20   #20 (permalink)
 
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Yes Density mate, the one and only ! Those days are gone, the HR twats need to justify there existence now, with questions like " can you give me a time ... and what was the outcome ". Please tell me you don't have a psych department in VA.
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