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Old 8th Dec 2010, 17:17
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BA Cityflyer

As a New thread has anyone had an interview with BAcityflyer on the latest round of recruitment?

If so I would be very grateful for any feedback either via PM or reply?

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Old 8th Dec 2010, 18:22
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Try reading the BA Cityflyer thread on page 3 of T&E, last post 17 Nov.

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Old 8th Dec 2010, 18:51
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Thanks Binsleepen,

Ive been through it and it just turned into a slanging match really.

No one has actually written anything regarding the Interview Process.

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Old 10th Dec 2010, 08:22
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Airbus 38,

Thankyou that will be a great help, sorry to hear the outcome was not a positive one.



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Old 10th Dec 2010, 08:49
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I would rather pay for my own type rating and fly for RYR than go through that ridiculous process! (Not planning to do either)
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 09:05
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Couldn't agree more proceeding outbound,

these 'trendy' selection days are excellent at forcing people to bullshit non-stop for 8 hours straight.

An overstaffed HR department desperately trying to justify their position?

Or perhaps I am as cynical as Mrs EK4457 says! Who knows......
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 09:50
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5 rings, as I said I don't plan to do either, just a comment about a largely pointless process (my opinion only, not fact). Judging by the previous post about this airline it's debatable whether this is in fact a "proper job" - it's all relative!

The jobs all yours mate - no aviation experience required.
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 10:02
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No plan to leave my current gig.

Best of luck with the job hunt...
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Old 10th Dec 2010, 19:59
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For those that are interested here are some numbers about the last selection process:

Over 1500 applications
32 Interviewed
16 Selected for simulator assessment
8 Starting a course in Jan

Further interviews and selection planned for January for the future courses and to create a holding pool.
I would presume it would be from those whose details were held for future, not those with a PFO email.

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Old 10th Dec 2010, 21:52
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I was thinking of investing in some technical manuals to brush up on possible interview questions next year.

Gonna buy a sharp pin striped suit and get me hair done instead.

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Old 10th Dec 2010, 23:40
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I agree it sounds like a pretty ridiculous assessment, but BA and FR in the same context, certainly not a comparison, in my book anyway, but I guess thats why I we all have our own opinions.
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Old 11th Dec 2010, 08:23
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Interesting thread - but if you want a job then you have to prepare for it and jump through their hoops. That's their test of your DETERMINATION.
Conflict resolution questions? Evidence of your FLEXIBILITY and ADAPTABILITY.
This is what they are looking for - they know you can fly an aeroplane and the sim check is there to just confirm that but mainly to make sure you fit into THEIR environment. Call it HR bullshit if you want, but both BA and CF seem to have recruited pretty good people over the years. Ryanair (speaking from experience) will recruit anyone with the cash. Who do you want to sit next to on the flightdeck?
If people can't be arsed to do as much preparation as possible to jump through the hoops, then to a company like BA, it shows that you don't really want the job anyway. So if you do, then suck it up and get on with it.
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Old 14th Dec 2010, 11:09
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Can anyone confirm wether the assessment day was the same for DEC's as F'O's. Ie mixed sessions?
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Old 14th Dec 2010, 19:00
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Yep, identical process for both assessment day and sim session.

Was an even mix of DEC there as well.
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Old 15th Dec 2010, 08:29
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Perhaps it's appeared in error, but on the BACF vacancies page they are once again looking for F/o's and Direct Entry Skippers. Seems strange given the response they got only a couple of months ago. Closing date 21st Dec 2010!!!
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Old 15th Dec 2010, 11:07
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It was also on aviationjobsearch, too. Anyone at BACF care to verify if there is another trawl for crew?
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Old 15th Dec 2010, 15:15
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See my post on the previous page.

It does looks like they are not just selecting from the last application round.
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Old 15th Dec 2010, 15:29
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I didn't get an interview when applied last time. Didn't keep the email I got so not sure if it was PFO or "keeping your details for future" etc

Just went on website and clicked on current FO job vacancy (closes 21 Dec 2010) and it is showing they already have an application from me.

So maybe all hope is not lost. Would absolutely love to fly for them out of LCY not far from where I live.
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Old 17th Dec 2010, 10:23
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Told first hand anyone with less than 1000 hours and over 3500 hours had their applications round filed (RHS), not sure about the DEC cut off points. Problem is it's a employers job market right now, 1500 applicants for 8 positions, afraid that means they pick and choose.

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Old 17th Dec 2010, 14:33
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Well me is between the two. Here's hoping!
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