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Old 26th Nov 2016, 02:38
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Originally Posted by Mn64
Virgin seem to be doing a lot of hiring, anyone know why? Is there high crew turnover, or are they expanding?
I know next year in MEL they are expanding to doing international flights from MEL base again, so I know they are increasing recruitment for that.
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Old 26th Nov 2016, 05:18
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Barbs97- how many people attended your assessment day? What base is this for and did they say when they were wanting a ground school to start?
Good luck with the next stages!

Mn64- I think it's with the new routes to Asia that VA will be flying to next year. Possibly they need more cabin crew?
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Old 27th Nov 2016, 01:09
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Originally Posted by aa1903
Barbs97- how many people attended your assessment day? What base is this for and did they say when they were wanting a ground school to start?
Good luck with the next stages!

Mn64- I think it's with the new routes to Asia that VA will be flying to next year. Possibly they need more cabin crew?
Hi aa1903 - Roughly 20. For MEL base and they said they had tentative dates for JAN and APR.

Thank you!
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Old 28th Nov 2016, 02:44
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Originally Posted by aa1903
Barbs97- how many people attended your assessment day? What base is this for and did they say when they were wanting a ground school to start?
Good luck with the next stages!

Mn64- I think it's with the new routes to Asia that VA will be flying to next year. Possibly they need more cabin crew?
Thank you
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Old 28th Nov 2016, 04:44
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Congrats on getting to reference check!
Thanks for info
Did you notice a variety of ages in the other candidates? Just wondering if Virgin does hire older people too not just people in their twenties.
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Old 29th Nov 2016, 06:30
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Barbs97
Congrats on getting to reference check!
Thanks for info
Did you notice a variety of ages in the other candidates? Just wondering if Virgin does hire older people too not just people in their twenties.
Thanks Flytofreedom - found out today I passed reference checks and am now off to do the swimming competency test.
There was a huge variety of ages
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 03:14
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Could I just ask anyone what the online test is like? Is it easy. Im sometimes bad at it. Is it numeracy or just literacy?
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 06:45
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Could I just ask anyone what the online test is like? Is it easy. Im sometimes bad at it. Is it numeracy or just literacy?
It's physcohmetric Google it you can do practice tests online
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 07:23
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I'm really over the moon to hear I've been offered a place in GS starting the 10th of January in Melbourne. Let me know if anyone else here will be there.

Lulu, if it's what I remember, it's a comprehension test. Pay lots of attention to the extracts on the screen and answer relevant questions about what you just read.
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 08:15
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Hey, did anyone put a photograph of themselves on the resume?

Also is the following steps correct from what i've read so far?

1. Online resume
2. if successful they ask for elevator pitch
3. If successful they ask you to come into Assesment day
- Introduce yourself, group activity, 1 on 1 interview
4. Reference check
5. Offer
6. Training
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 08:16
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Originally Posted by BrookeIsabelle
I'm really over the moon to hear I've been offered a place in GS starting the 10th of January in Melbourne. Let me know if anyone else here will be there.

Lulu, if it's what I remember, it's a comprehension test. Pay lots of attention to the extracts on the screen and answer relevant questions about what you just read.
Oh well done girl! That's so exciting!!!! I'm BNE base and just waiting on GS date. So pumped! Have you done your swim cert and medical yet?
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 08:27
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Would it be wise to put your photo on your resume? not the full frontal but a face shot thats professionally done?
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 10:00
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Originally Posted by Ayana
Oh well done girl! That's so exciting!!!! I'm BNE base and just waiting on GS date. So pumped! Have you done your swim cert and medical yet?
Same ayana the wait is killing me!! Have you done your swim cert yet?
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 10:17
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Thanks Ayana! And good to hear the news with you too! Swim test and medical have been done and medical results have been finalised with VA. The medical actually was easy peasy. Let us know when you get a GS date
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 14:12
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Curiousguy101- No need to put a photo on your resume, they only require a passport photo for the recruitment day.

Flytofreedom- there were about 20 people at my recruitment day, of which about 5 were 40+, most people seemed to be mid twenties. There were a couple of young under 20 year olds. I've seen plenty of older flight attendants for VA, but no where near as many as QF have.

BrookeIsabelle- what was involved in your medical?

Also, does anyone think the salary is quite low? 41,000-44,000 including super for the first year. Unless you are under 21 and its your first f/t job, its not exactly an appealing number... especially in an expensive city to live in like Sydney.
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 22:41
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Originally Posted by BrookeIsabelle
I'm really over the moon to hear I've been offered a place in GS starting the 10th of January in Melbourne. Let me know if anyone else here will be there.

Lulu, if it's what I remember, it's a comprehension test. Pay lots of attention to the extracts on the screen and answer relevant questions about what you just read.
I guess I'll be seeing you there!! I also received the call yesterday advising I have been offered a position in 10th Jan Ground School!
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 22:47
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Originally Posted by Skyangel20
Same ayana the wait is killing me!! Have you done your swim cert yet?
Yep I've done my swim cert 😊. Have you? I'm guessing the next ground school won't be until February, so we have a bit of time to wait however it will be worth it.
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Old 1st Dec 2016, 23:23
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Originally Posted by Ayana
Yep I've done my swim cert 😊. Have you? I'm guessing the next ground school won't be until February, so we have a bit of time to wait however it will be worth it.
Yessss just waiting on medical and gs date !!
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Old 2nd Dec 2016, 05:33
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Originally Posted by BrookeIsabelle
I'm really over the moon to hear I've been offered a place in GS starting the 10th of January in Melbourne. Let me know if anyone else here will be there.

Lulu, if it's what I remember, it's a comprehension test. Pay lots of attention to the extracts on the screen and answer relevant questions about what you just read.
omg. I am in the same Ground School!! Well done!!
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Old 2nd Dec 2016, 05:53
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Originally Posted by Skyangel20
Yessss just waiting on medical and gs date !!
Hi Sky and Ayana,
I'm in the Brisbane talent pool as well. Got an email last week asking for water comp. Went online and attached it. No word on when the medical or ground school. I can't wait.
I still need to do rsa and first aid, just holding off for a date to make sure they have 12 months when gs starts.
I'd love to know what's involved with the medical.
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