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Old 24th May 2020, 02:51
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: United Kingdom
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Originally Posted by farfale View Post
I just got an answer today and passed the HireVue.
I am now required to do a live video Interview.

Any tips please ?
How was your interview?

I ended up having a live interview too last week.
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Old 28th May 2020, 16:01
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: Bogota
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How was live interview? Was interview long and what they ask?
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Old 29th May 2020, 13:28
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It was good, they are really nice/friendly and made it relaxed given the circumstances - I think it lasted around an hour. It's done by one of the senior instructors and a talent acquisition person. Mine was split into three sections of teaching a topic, random technical qs that students might ask (some good aerodynamics questions), and HR questions. If you are a current flight instructor then it is relatively straightforward.

They said I would hear back end of this week/start of next week but as of right now I haven't heard anything yet.
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Old 30th May 2020, 15:42
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Join Date: May 2020
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Thank you for the info. It’s helpful. All the best on your result. One hour is long though.

I have not instructed for quite some time now. Your tips could really help me prepare.

What did they ask you to teach?
What technical questions did they ask?
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Old 31st May 2020, 07:46
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: Florida
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Hi everyone,
I applied weeks ago to FI position but did not hear back.

How long after applying did they invite you for first interview?
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Old 31st May 2020, 17:50
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: United Kingdom
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Originally Posted by Jvargas90 View Post
Thank you for the info. Itís helpful. All the best on your result. One hour is long though.

I have not instructed for quite some time now. Your tips could really help me prepare.

What did they ask you to teach?
What technical questions did they ask?
I think a half hour to an hour is pretty standard for instructor jobs. I taught 'stalls'. It was up to me what I wanted to include but I assume they had an idea of what they expected me to cover. It was supposed to be 15-20 mins and I think I did about 18-19 mins.
Technical questions... I really can't remember any specifics. There were questions from all atpl topic areas from wx to engines to human factors etc. If you haven't taught in a while I would probably hit the books quite hard, any question/topic that a student might ask is fair game.
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Old 31st May 2020, 17:52
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: United Kingdom
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Originally Posted by d321 View Post
Hi everyone,
I applied weeks ago to FI position but did not hear back.

How long after applying did they invite you for first interview?
I was invited for the HireVue computer based interview with 48 hours
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Old 15th Jun 2020, 12:40
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: US
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After HireVue? Are they still recruiting really?

Hello, How long did you all wait after HireVue? Also are they still hiring after all this firing that has been happening?
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Old 17th Jun 2020, 01:15
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Join Date: Jun 2020
Location: Sydney
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You guys can't seriously be even considering working for these nasty people after seeing how they have treated their senior staff over the last two weeks, you would be doing a deal with the devil.
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Old 18th Jun 2020, 00:05
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: US
Posts: 4
Really.. what has happened?
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Old 18th Jun 2020, 15:35
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Doomadgee
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Nothing mate- nothing at all, Classic post of the year ? And you are looking to come and work here. Its like if I applied for a flying job on September 12 2001.

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Old 26th Jun 2020, 08:59
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Join Date: May 2020
Location: ragama
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Hi guys any update of online interviews and next steps? Any idea of salaries?
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 13:50
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Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: uae
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Is it operating? Suspended temporarily? 1000 axed pilots in the neighbourhood would be keen to work . Is DWC open ?
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Old 27th Jun 2020, 15:00
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Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Burj Sandpit
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Doubt there will be a next step. EK laid off thousands of staff this month. They wont be hiring anytime soon in any position.
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