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Old 25th Sep 2019, 16:53
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Hi guys,
any news about FJ interviews?
Did someone of you went through the screening process recently?
I applied more than a month ago, but I didnít get any call yet...
Thanks.
Whats your background?
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Old 26th Sep 2019, 08:20
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Originally Posted by FLYL View Post
Hi guys,
any news about FJ interviews?
Did someone of you went through the screening process recently?
I applied more than a month ago, but I didnít get any call yet...
Thanks.
I have completed the process, phone interview, face to face interview and a sim ride, no information given about T & C's yet and no further communication from them since the assesment day.

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Old 26th Sep 2019, 09:54
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Hello,I did the phone interview month ago and no reply by now...however I asked for salary conditions and they told me that at the moment don't have that info. Of course without this input is worthless for everyone continue with the process I think..
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Old 26th Sep 2019, 19:34
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Thanks for your replies guys,
I hope something will go on for me as well in the near future.
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 10:42
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if hired, when is the course OCC to be started ?
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 14:03
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Hello,I did the phone interview month ago and no reply by now...however I asked for salary conditions and they told me that at the moment don't have that info. Of course without this input is worthless for everyone continue with the process I think..
People spending money on tickets and hotels for the assessment and in return they can't even show what they offer. Sounds like a big red warning to me. Most companies doing this do it on purpose as they know no one would show up if they revealed the T&C.
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People spending money on tickets and hotels for the assessment and in return they can't even show what they offer. Sounds like a big red warning to me. Most companies doing this do it on purpose as they know no one would show up if they revealed the T&C.
They pay for flights and hotels for interview.

The salary includes perdiems on top of salary as well as hotels with breakfast and an expense account credit card for all meals anytime so your per diems will just be saved.

I have just been offered the job and sent a letter of offer. The pay is not bad at all and they were very professional throughout the whole process.

They are taking this very seriously and will be a good outfit to work for.
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Old 3rd Oct 2019, 18:15
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People spending money on tickets and hotels for the assessment and in return they can't even show what they offer. Sounds like a big red warning to me. Most companies doing this do it on purpose as they know no one would show up if they revealed the T&C.
Although I completed the full interview process, I received a phone call and an email saying at the moment they will not be processing me further however they will be keeping my details for future positions, maybe because I wasn't keen on down grading to a Nextant.

Throughout the selection process they have been entirely professional, I don't really see what your problem is.
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Old 4th Oct 2019, 20:42
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They pay for flights and hotels for interview.

The salary includes perdiems on top of salary as well as hotels with breakfast and an expense account credit card for all meals anytime so your per diems will just be saved.

I have just been offered the job and sent a letter of offer. The pay is not bad at all and they were very professional throughout the whole process.

They are taking this very seriously and will be a good outfit to work for.
so what is the pay and conditions? No need to be secretive, the only people that care are pilots who think this company might be suitable for them!
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Old 5th Oct 2019, 18:40
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People spending money on tickets and hotels for the assessment and in return they can't even show what they offer. Sounds like a big red warning to me. Most companies doing this do it on purpose as they know no one would show up if they revealed the T&C.
Fully correct! I would be very suspicous as well. Most of those GAís companies you simply cant trust them. I ve been there for some time and really happy i could escape that business.
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Old 7th Oct 2019, 09:42
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Salary

Can someone please share the salary? This is what we all would like to know ​​​​​​​
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Old 7th Oct 2019, 14:30
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Nobody knows the exact figures of salary conditions at this moment.
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Old 9th Oct 2019, 15:27
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Can you details the face to face interview, type of questions (technical, other, etc...) some tips on sim will also be appreciate.
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Old 10th Oct 2019, 16:54
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fleet : Nextant 400, Legacy 500/600 & Learjet 75.
Roster are 7 on 5 off

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Old 10th Oct 2019, 17:44
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just got some info from a lady working for flexjet :

Hello Philippe,
Financial part of the contract will be officialize on oct the 15th so regarding salary, taxes pension and so forth I donít have a clear answer now
Our fleet is composed by Nextant 400 (new version of the Hawker 400), Legacy 500/600 and Learjet 75. Roster are 7 on 5 off
Will give you more information next Tuesday!
During the phone interview they were talking about placing me on either the Legacy or Lear 75. Then during the face to face interview it was suggested that may not happen and would I go on the Nextant for minimum 2 years before changing type.

I politely declined and I think thats when my cards were marked, hence my application was not taken any further.

It makes sense that if they have 7 or 8 of these Nextants with approx. 40 pilots crewing them that those crew get first option to upgrade but why not be honest with people applying for a job in the belief they are going to join the Legacy or Lear 75 fleet to be told at interview you first have to fly the Nextant and be trapped for 2 years.
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 09:45
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During the phone interview they were talking about placing me on either the Legacy or Lear 75. Then during the face to face interview it was suggested that may not happen and would I go on the Nextant for minimum 2 years before changing type.

I politely declined and I think thats when my cards were marked, hence my application was not taken any further.

It makes sense that if they have 7 or 8 of these Nextants with approx. 40 pilots crewing them that those crew get first option to upgrade but why not be honest with people applying for a job in the belief they are going to join the Legacy or Lear 75 fleet to be told at interview you first have to fly the Nextant and be trapped for 2 years.
probably because things are changing rapidly and they are nit set in stone at the time of your interview. However - youíre right that it would make more sense to manage expectations early on and not waste time for everybody. Again, I never really understood (or agreed) the strategy of employers to not disclose the basic employment conditions prior to an recruitment and interview process.
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 14:39
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Originally Posted by Above The Clouds View Post
During the phone interview they were talking about placing me on either the Legacy or Lear 75. Then during the face to face interview it was suggested that may not happen and would I go on the Nextant for minimum 2 years before changing type.

I politely declined and I think thats when my cards were marked, hence my application was not taken any further.

It makes sense that if they have 7 or 8 of these Nextants with approx. 40 pilots crewing them that those crew get first option to upgrade but why not be honest with people applying for a job in the belief they are going to join the Legacy or Lear 75 fleet to be told at interview you first have to fly the Nextant and be trapped for 2 years.
Why do you say trapped for 2 years, bigger is not always better? There are a lot of benefits to flying a Nextant around Europe. You may find you love the flying and destinations on a Nextant.

The only real benefit to being on something big like the G650 is if you want to move on to airlines (in my case I want to escape them) or you have a desire for long haul flights but thatís really it.

Money will be better on a bigger jet which is the only reason I would consider it due to having a family to support but would be perfectly happy to fly around in a Nextant.

All my Jet types are between 40T and 100T and there is nothing special about flying them or fun, especially for airlines.
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 14:51
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Originally Posted by TinFoilhat2 View Post
Why do you say trapped for 2 years, bigger is not always better? There are a lot of benefits to flying a Nextant around Europe. You may find you love the flying and destinations on a Nextant.

The only real benefit to being on something big like the G650 is if you want to move on to airlines (in my case I want to escape them) or you have a desire for long haul flights but that’s really it.

Money will be better on a bigger jet which is the only reason I would consider it due to having a family to support but would be perfectly happy to fly around in a Nextant.

All my Jet types are between 40T and 100T and there is nothing special about flying them or fun, especially for airlines.
Never mentioned the airlines, my commercial career has been corporate for 25 years and the last 15 years on medium to long range aircraft were the money is better than airlines.

The plan was to join an operator based in Europe therefore the Legacy seemed like a decent aircraft to move to, I have no desire to fly a Nextant with a cramped cockpit, small cabin, no real bathroom, no apu or pressure refuelling.

That is what I meant by being trapped, on a smaller biz jet type with no guarantee of moving back to the larger type.
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Never mentioned the airlines, my commercial career has been corporate for 25 years and the last 15 years on medium to long range aircraft were the money is better than airlines.

The plan was to join an operator based in Europe therefore the Legacy seemed like a decent aircraft to move to, I have no desire to fly a Nextant with a cramped cockpit, small cabin, no real bathroom, no apu or pressure refuelling.

That is what I meant by being trapped, on a smaller biz jet type with no guarantee of moving back to the larger type.
Fair enough but you will move up in 2 years at the very most. The new aircraft start coming next year and from what I understand they are looking at the new Gulfstreams and Embraer Praetors.

Nextant pilots will also be offered the first upgrades. I think it could be a very good gig.
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Old 11th Oct 2019, 17:36
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I think joining at this point in time, with the market being in a vulnerable position, is a gamble. If you got nothing to lose, yes, go there. If you have a good and safe job, do not.
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