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Eurocontrol Testing and Interviews

Old 8th Nov 2023, 16:30
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Originally Posted by Kamsa12
Hello everyone.

I recently sat the Phase 2 group assessment and subsequently the interview. The overall experience for the group interview is good, it does feel like they're good at filtering out who they know they want, but I don't know if I say the same for the interview. It feels heavily geared towards making sure you can actually do good during an interview rather than actually doing the job. Keep in mind, I was not successful in the latter.

During mine they focused on factoids, of which I missed most because I always focused more on their actual work rather than much of details. When they did ask technical questions, they usually delved deep enough that there was a point of disconnect between what you realistically should and could actually know.

If you're like me and you didn't get selected during the interview, you can request a phone call from the recruiter that was present during and be given feedback on key areas they didn't like and need improving, but more importantly you're also told if you're invited to try again a year later. I haven't actually received my phone call personally so my faith is still in limbo, so to speak. It's also very hard to gauge how you did, because me and 2 other candidates I know just couldn't decide how they handled themselves during, as you get pushed a lot with the questions that they ask. I actually left feeling great, but subsequently realized I might have a few spots that I could have done better, shortly followed by the rejection the following day. It felt very discouraging for me personally, because I think I have what it takes and that I'm a great fit, but that's my own opinion at the end of the day, its them you have to convince and I clearly didn't do enough on that front.

Lastly, you can't prepare for the group assessment beyond knowing how to be a team player, but that much is obvious. I passed on the first try both FEAST Phase 1, the same ATC test everyone takes in Europe, and Phase 2, the group part.

Best of luck.

Hello - thank you for this info!

I was wondering how long you waited from submitting your application to get an interview date?
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Old 9th Nov 2023, 19:08
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My figure will be different from yours, it takes quite a while because you have to go through 2 different FEAST assessments and they're scheduled differently, some people can have it all happen in like no time and some might have to wait way longer. I saw people that waited 4 months and some that waited more than a year.

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Old 6th Dec 2023, 22:32
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Iím invited for phase 2 but Iím wondering about the flight plan, Iím trying to find some information on whatís expected and if itís good to have some prior knowledge, but I canít really find anything..
Was it difficult to understand and execute it or is it kind of a hard to fail task? Thank you for the inputs 🙏🏻

Originally Posted by Kamsa12
Hello everyone.

I recently sat the Phase 2 group assessment and subsequently the interview. The overall experience for the group interview is good, it does feel like they're good at filtering out who they know they want, but I don't know if I say the same for the interview. It feels heavily geared towards making sure you can actually do good during an interview rather than actually doing the job. Keep in mind, I was not successful in the latter.

During mine they focused on factoids, of which I missed most because I always focused more on their actual work rather than much of details. When they did ask technical questions, they usually delved deep enough that there was a point of disconnect between what you realistically should and could actually know.

If you're like me and you didn't get selected during the interview, you can request a phone call from the recruiter that was present during and be given feedback on key areas they didn't like and need improving, but more importantly you're also told if you're invited to try again a year later. I haven't actually received my phone call personally so my faith is still in limbo, so to speak. It's also very hard to gauge how you did, because me and 2 other candidates I know just couldn't decide how they handled themselves during, as you get pushed a lot with the questions that they ask. I actually left feeling great, but subsequently realized I might have a few spots that I could have done better, shortly followed by the rejection the following day. It felt very discouraging for me personally, because I think I have what it takes and that I'm a great fit, but that's my own opinion at the end of the day, its them you have to convince and I clearly didn't do enough on that front.

Lastly, you can't prepare for the group assessment beyond knowing how to be a team player, but that much is obvious. I passed on the first try both FEAST Phase 1, the same ATC test everyone takes in Europe, and Phase 2, the group part.

Best of luck.
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Old 18th Dec 2023, 14:43
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Hello,
I'm currently in the selection process after successfully completing the FEAST testing and received an invitation for the group assessment, with a potential interview following. As pursuing a career in air traffic control is my dream, I'm reaching out to gather insights into the entire selection process. Your help on what I should focus on and any tips to enhance my chances of being selected would be really appreciated.
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