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Joining Qatar Airways (QR) - all you need to know about it (threads merged)

Old 7th Nov 2014, 07:01
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Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Paris
Age: 81
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Hey manchestermonarch,...

Thanks for sharing that information; it's much appreciated.
And by the by, what do you mean by 'HPL' questions?
(Human Performance?)

Azzurri
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Old 7th Nov 2014, 08:32
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Join Date: Sep 2006
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Qr

Thanks for your post about the assesment,the online personality test is still in the assesment?
Thanks
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Old 7th Nov 2014, 11:10
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Join Date: May 2007
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Hi All

HPL = Human Performance and Limitations

On line Psychometric/Personality tests are still used at the screening stage before the Invite to Interview. These tests are the Hogan series and consist of 3 tests each of 200 questions.
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Old 7th Nov 2014, 16:56
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Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: laptop city
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Star ?

thanks a lot for the comprehensive post manchester...

Just one question what do you mean by S.T.A.R

thanks
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Old 8th Nov 2014, 03:18
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Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: DOHA
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Situation Task Action Result

The STAR (Situation, Task, Action, Result) format is a job interview technique used by interviewers to gather all the relevant information about a specific capability that the job requires. This interview format is to have a higher degree of predictability of future on-the-job performance than the traditional interview. This technique is a behavioral interview technique.

Situation: The interviewer wants you to present a recent challenge and situation in which you found yourself.
Task: What did you have to achieve? The interviewer will be looking to see what you were trying to achieve from the situation.
Action: What did you do? The interviewer will be looking for information on what you did, why you did it and what the alternatives were.
Results: What was the outcome of your actions? What did you achieve through your actions and did you meet your objectives? What did you learn from this experience and have you used this learning since?.

http://careerservices.wayne.edu/beha...erviewinfo.pdf for more details
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Old 8th Nov 2014, 03:48
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Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: laptop city
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Thanks a lot zack777
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Old 8th Nov 2014, 14:06
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Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Brazil
Posts: 31
Very nice tips manchester

Thanks a lot

Lets wait for the result

Best of luck
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Old 9th Nov 2014, 16:40
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Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: FL 340
Age: 50
Posts: 51
Any news on who gets offered the 350?
Sure the meeting stated 320 would be offered it too, but does anyone personally know of anybody?
For now, I have know of some senior 340 FOs/Captains, along with 320/330 TRE's who will be going to Toulouse(some already there).

Any news?
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Old 10th Nov 2014, 21:47
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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Everywhere
Age: 45
Posts: 42
What about education level in Doha

Hi guys, Im looking for some information about education level in Doha. In private schools are what can you find? Are they good? With the education Fee Qatar gives you is enough to pay school for two kids? What do you think are the best schools in Doha?

Thanks in advance
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Old 11th Nov 2014, 10:54
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Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Qatar
Posts: 89
Non existent!..........

Oh sorry, I didn't read enough of your question....
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Old 11th Nov 2014, 11:24
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Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: In a hotel
Age: 42
Posts: 34
I think the workload is evenly balanced across the fleets at the moment. That is to say that everybody works a lot. Short haul doing lots of short, and long haul doing lots of long. Some might argue that 787 is the best but still in its infancy.

To get married after joining would be no problem; provided you could find the time! Just provide the company with a certificate.
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Old 11th Nov 2014, 13:17
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Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: France
Posts: 88
To get married after joining would be no problem; provided you could find the time!
and if you find someone
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Old 12th Nov 2014, 11:47
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Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: china
Posts: 1
Hire Right

How long does it take for Hire right to contact you after receiving positive news from Qatar?
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Old 22nd Nov 2014, 14:17
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Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Asia
Posts: 187
About 2-4 weeks. Most administrative things here take their time.
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Old 24th Nov 2014, 11:59
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: planet earth
Posts: 30
Cognitive Test!

Hi,

Could someone confirm if qatar airways is using the cognitive test again? It seems they are back

thanks
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Old 24th Nov 2014, 20:23
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Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: AROUND THE WORLD
Age: 35
Posts: 32
I have a friend who attended the process like a month ago and he said the same :$
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Old 25th Nov 2014, 18:44
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Miami
Age: 55
Posts: 233
My friend attended 1 week ago... No cognitive test ! Just ATPL questions, interview and next day sim on A320.
Unfortunately qatar has a very confused idea on pilot screening...
Since they are the last choice for pilots when choosing where to work comparing to EK (number 1) Ethiad (number 2) or even FZ they should be grateful with captains/pilot showing up for the screening, instead lately they failed some very good captains, some of them even rated on the 777 for no apparent reason since they performed very well in all phases including the sim.
The only ones that passed that day were those applying for the new jeddah company AlMaha (I think).
Profile at the sim is very easy, even if you are not type rated on Airbus, all they want to see is a professional standard, basic raw data flying and how you deal with an emergency (not rushing to land but using DODAR NITS and good CRM).
Unbelievable, qatar that is short of captains loosing the chance to finally hire some professional pilots... Also somebody was complaining about some retired captains running the sim with no precise knowledge about the A320 and not very cooperating...
Soon ethiad will probably be opening for DEC and nobody will consider qatar anymore and they will be even more short of pilots, only then they will finally realize that this is not the way to run a major airline including the pilot selections. No feedback, nothing
You must also consider that in the past, a huge number of pilots passed the screening selection very easily !! Most of them probably failed somewhere else in the gulf. It all depends on their needs in that precise moments.
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Old 25th Nov 2014, 21:06
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Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: AROUND THE WORLD
Age: 35
Posts: 32
Dear
I.heard a rumor that recently if ur accepted for ( 320 dec) they try convince u to join almaha instead ..i hope its not true
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Old 26th Nov 2014, 07:24
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Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: India
Posts: 2
Start Dates

Anyone been given a start date recently?
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Old 26th Nov 2014, 12:26
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Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Asia
Posts: 187
The experiences of someone who failed the selection is probably not the strongest foundation for drawing the conclusion that QR have missed the opportunity to "finally hire some professional pilots". The pilot corps here is as professional as anywhere I've seen. In fact the two best instructors I've ever had were here in QR on the A320. But of course there are the odd exceptions, as in every airline.

Join us and draw your own conclusions, but take others views with a pinch of salt, especially if there is an element of bitterness at a missed opportunity.

Good luck to your friend.
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