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Old 11th Oct 2018, 07:00
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 07:34
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A bit optimistic going to LGW to do a roadshow. Surely they should be trying in MNL with POS 2018.
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 09:25
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“Flight Crew Futures”...? Can easily answer that: miserable, hopeless and poverty stricken. Anything else you need to know?
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 16:25
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"Flight crew futures". Are they anything like "Oil futures"? I don't recall them working out particularly well either.
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 16:40
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Looks like Gatwick is the new game safari... Happy hunting.
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 17:11
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The crew hotel at Sama Sama in KL may be better pickings? Though chatting to the Malindo/ Lion Air pilots their preference is HKA due the colonial check and training system at CX / KA.

Have they thought of that? Low cost pilots means low cost standards ! If you have to budget getting to work you don't want to be bothered with extra curricular professionalism.
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Old 11th Oct 2018, 21:07
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Probably hunting for Brexit refugees.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 12:00
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Originally Posted by Liam Gallagher View Post
"Flight crew futures". Are they anything like "Oil futures"? I don't recall them working out particularly well either.
"Flight Crew Futures" what they mean is careers but like "Life well Travelled" it is pigeon English at it's very worst.
There is no career in CX and the world knows it. I notice Qatar inviting captains and first officers to join them. The best Cx can offer is second officer for 5-6 years on average pay in the most expensive city on the planet.
I suspect they will hope to pick up those pilots who don't get accepted by Qatar, BA, Emirates, Easyjet and Jet2 who are all running roadshows that week in the Gatwick area. Note no rosdshows at Heathrow because no one at VS or BA would think of jumping ship to Cx from there. Next Cx roadshow Delhi and Mumbai.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 12:05
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Originally Posted by sjimmy View Post
Probably hunting for Brexit refugees.
Just heard that one of the recruiting team ( an Airbus pilot on maternity leave ) will be the pilot rep at the roadshow in Gatwick. She is leaving to join Qantas in February 19 and handed in her resignation tw days ago.
You couldn't make this up.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 18:28
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Never thought I'd see the day that CX stoops to Road Show Recruiting.
One bit of advice I received from an old sage many years ago was never to join a company which had recruitment seminars. Good companies don't need to go out trawling for recruits. The good recruits contact them.
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Old 12th Oct 2018, 19:56
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Originally Posted by unitedabx View Post
"Flight Crew Futures" what they mean is careers but like "Life well Travelled" it is pigeon English at it's very worst.
There is no career in CX and the world knows it. I notice Qatar inviting captains and first officers to join them. The best Cx can offer is second officer for 5-6 years on average pay in the most expensive city on the planet.
I suspect they will hope to pick up those pilots who don't get accepted by Qatar, BA, Emirates, Easyjet and Jet2 who are all running roadshows that week in the Gatwick area. Note no rosdshows at Heathrow because no one at VS or BA would think of jumping ship to Cx from there. Next Cx roadshow Delhi and Mumbai.
If that's true then CX pilots will soon be publicly defecating on the streets. Mark my words.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 00:07
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Our members of the recruitment team have turned into a bunch of ambulance chasers.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 01:26
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Originally Posted by unitedabx View Post
Just heard that one of the recruiting team ( an Airbus pilot on maternity leave ) will be the pilot rep at the roadshow in Gatwick. She is leaving to join Qantas in February 19 and handed in her resignation tw days ago.
You couldn't make this up.
Candidate: "excuse me ms, why would I be better off taking a job with CX"...?
Recruiter: " f'd if I know, i'm leaving for Qantas next month"....!!

That about sums up CX, and the value of it's "roadshow". You couldn't make this up if you tried.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 06:16
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Originally Posted by Air Profit View Post
Candidate: "excuse me ms, why would I be better off taking a job with CX"...?
Recruiter: " f'd if I know, i'm leaving for Qantas next month"....!!

That about sums up CX, and the value of it's "roadshow". You couldn't make this up if you tried.
That's exactly it.
The Qatar recruiting team is led by their 787 Chief Pilot and some HR people. The Cx Team is led by a maternity leave Airbus F/O who doesn't want to do this but was told she had to as a ground duty and who has already resigned to go to Qantas. I am aslo informed Qatar will offer a signing on bonus for type rated pilots. CX can't match that. Jet2 will offer "the UK base of your choice" as an incentive. CX can't offer that. BA will offer LGW commands within 2 years. CX can't match that either.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 06:21
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Originally Posted by unitedabx View Post
That's exactly it.
The Qatar recruiting team is led by their 787 Chief Pilot and some HR people. The Cx Team is led by a maternity leave Airbus F/O who doesn't want to do this but was told she had to as a ground duty and who has already resigned to go to Qantas. I am aslo informed Qatar will offer a signing on bonus for type rated pilots. CX can't match that. Jet2 will offer "the UK base of your choice" as an incentive. CX can't offer that. BA will offer LGW commands within 2 years. CX can't match that either.
But CX can offer COS18 which is "designed to attract top talent"
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 06:34
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But CX can offer COS18 which is "designed to attract top talent"
Yep CX is marginally better then a clerk position at HSBC or counter employee at McDonalds. No wait. You don't have to pay for your training at McDonalds or HSBC so I guess they are better options.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 06:38
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It will be very interesting to see what response CX gets in LGW. Of course we will never be told the truth but I suspect the empty appointment slots and empty chairs will sound alarm bells back in CX City. Of course the solution will be more cuts. It is the Swire solution to everything. But it doesn't work that way anymore.
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 07:08
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If cx management can't anticipate the needs and wants of prospective and current employees, what chance does it have anticipating the same for our customers?
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 07:26
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If cx management can't anticipate the needs and wants of prospective and current employees, what chance does it have anticipating the same for our customers?
well that explains the past 10 years or so doesn’t it ?
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Old 13th Oct 2018, 07:28
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But CX can offer COS18 which is "designed to attract top talent"
...”top talent”....haha, you are KILLING me 😂😂😂
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