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Old 16th Sep 2018, 10:10
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Originally Posted by JPJP


Youíre the new face of QF ?
Apparently so, sorry to disappoint.
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 18:22
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Originally Posted by romeocharlie
Apparently so, sorry to disappoint.
You haven’t disappointed me. I’m sure you’re magnificent However; You didn’t answer the question that I posed to Dragon Man. Let me rephrase it, since Sep 1 has been and gone

Are you implying that the second officer type check didn’t include any sequences below 20,000 ft, prior to the rule change ?
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Old 16th Sep 2018, 20:57
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Originally Posted by mrdeux
Another SO quote...."Flying is okay, but fashion is my passion".

I think I'm glad to be on the cusp of retiring.

Well at least they're out and open about it. Nothing wrong with that - good to see they're not defined by their job!
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Old 17th Sep 2018, 02:06
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Originally Posted by The Green Goblin
Pick on the SOs by all means, but from what I’ve seen and heard, there’s far more interesting material coming from the captains
In all my time at QF I've never wanted to stab myself in the eyeball harder than when sitting in the seat with my lowly 3 bars listening to a Captain ramble on about Federal politics for 2 hours (on more than one occasion).........
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Old 17th Sep 2018, 03:34
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Obviously youíre not command material if you canít steer the conversation gently in the direction of best superannuation schemes or where the best fishing spots are near his holiday apartment in Hervey Bay
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Old 17th Sep 2018, 03:54
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Originally Posted by mattyj
Obviously youíre not command material if you canít steer the conversation gently in the direction of best superannuation schemes or where the best fishing spots are near his holiday apartment in Hervey Bay
Neither are you (tounge in cheek) as your comment is not gender neutral.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 02:12
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Originally Posted by Flyboy1987


As someone who never made the cut, and most likely never will with qf, itís upsetting to hear these types of stories.
What do you mean you most likely never will make the cut? Of course you will! If you really want the job, have a think about where you can improve, prepare well and have another crack. Never give up.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 06:06
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Originally Posted by Max-Diff
If you really want the job, have a think about where you can improve, prepare well and have another crack. Never give up.
Have a sex change perhaps? Will drastically improve your chances.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 06:26
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Originally Posted by jetlikespeeds


Have a sex change perhaps? Will drastically improve your chances.
I had a look last year at the recruitment numbers, the proportion of females employed was only a couple of percentage points away from the CPL/ATPLís issued to women in the last decade. Maybe itís not as disproportionate as commonly claimed.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 08:54
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Originally Posted by jetlikespeeds


Have a sex change perhaps? Will drastically improve your chances.
Thought about it, but canít afford that and my whole wardrobe upgrade.
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Old 18th Sep 2018, 22:26
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Originally Posted by dr dre


I had a look last year at the recruitment numbers, the proportion of females employed was only a couple of percentage points away from the CPL/ATPLís issued to women in the last decade. Maybe itís not as disproportionate as commonly claimed.
if youíve done the research, then Iím sure youíll be happy to post the data here, or at least links to the data.
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Old 19th Sep 2018, 03:24
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Well, if women earned 10% of rhe CPLs but got 12% of the QF jobs that demonstrates a 20% hiring bias in their favour.

There may be other factors at work than mere gender however; it’s not hard to imagine that having to jump hurdles to break into this career may help develop the kinds of traits that test well in interviews.
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Old 19th Sep 2018, 05:42
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Originally Posted by TimmyTee


if youíve done the research, then Iím sure youíll be happy to post the data here, or at least links to the data.
http://www.australianindustrystandar...killsStudy.pdf

Page 93.

Originally Posted by Australopithecus
Well, if women earned 10% of rhe CPLs but got 12% of the QF jobs that demonstrates a 20% hiring bias in their favour.

There may be other factors at work than mere gender however; itís not hard to imagine that having to jump hurdles to break into this career may help develop the kinds of traits that test well in interviews.
Women may also be more attracted to airline flying over other types of aviation, like rotary, for various reasons.

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Old 21st Sep 2018, 09:57
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Hi guys and gals,

Regarding this new and improved Qantas recruitment process, is it normal to take more than 3 months since interview, sim and medical and still yet to receive an outcome?

I have tried contacting them and they are always too busy to give me a straight answer. Each month I have been told of executive review then an outcome, but that has been a few months ago. Is this normal? Other airlines seem to get back to you a few days after assessments with result, but not at QF.
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Old 21st Sep 2018, 10:13
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Thatís unprofessional and a blight on the organisation
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Old 21st Sep 2018, 10:59
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HS: Anecdotally, and compared to any pilot/union negotiation (or even discussion) with QF, what you have described is the rolled gold, red carpet fast track experience. No mere employee would expect the fawning you have just outlined. I’ve spent longer on hold to get an update on a pattern change! You must have slept with the CEO to get treatment like that!
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Old 21st Sep 2018, 22:37
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Originally Posted by Hold_Short
Hi guys and gals,

Regarding this new and improved Qantas recruitment process, is it normal to take more than 3 months since interview, sim and medical and still yet to receive an outcome?

I have tried contacting them and they are always too busy to give me a straight answer. Each month I have been told of executive review then an outcome, but that has been a few months ago. Is this normal? Other airlines seem to get back to you a few days after assessments with result, but not at QF.
Thatís pretty much whatís going to happen to you after you get hired, too. The pay deposit always happens on time though.
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Old 22nd Sep 2018, 00:21
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Have heard that the planned pilot intake is being increased from 12 to 16 every four weeks - the additional four will be going to the A330.
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Old 22nd Sep 2018, 01:50
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The latest hold file update indicated theyíre only taking 6 per course at the moment.
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Old 22nd Sep 2018, 07:45
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Originally Posted by V24
The latest hold file update indicated theyíre only taking 6 per course at the moment.
Yep. Courses increasing to 12-16... perhaps as soon as October course in four weeks.
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