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Norwegian B737 Pilot selection (Updated)

Old 29th Jun 2017, 13:53
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At the recruitment event 2 weeks ago at Gatwick they said they were recruiting for Barcelona, Madrid and Rome currently.
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Old 29th Jun 2017, 16:15
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They told me that they can not garantee any base. You have to bid every 6 months when the bidding period open... soo. I can not sign a contract if I don't know where I'm going to work.

I asked again 1 week ago via email and same answer. So I will stay where I am now
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Old 30th Jun 2017, 17:57
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So they don't even give a list of bases to choose from when you are offered the job? They just assign a base after the contract is signed?!
What an amazing hiring strategy if you want to hire new pilots.
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Old 30th Jun 2017, 18:20
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But there also opening for bases in Norway, Bergen, Stavager and Thromso.
Does anyone know the roster there?
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Old 30th Jun 2017, 18:22
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Just curious, what is the average monthly net at Norwegian on an OSM contract?
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Old 30th Jun 2017, 18:44
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Originally Posted by Marchisio View Post
So they don't even give a list of bases to choose from when you are offered the job? They just assign a base after the contract is signed?!
What an amazing hiring strategy if you want to hire new pilots.
Its called basebidding according to senority and MSL. This means you have to be in it, to win it...
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Old 30th Jun 2017, 18:58
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That makes it an easy decision then. They have a shortage of pilots yet applicants do not know where they are applying for. Bonkers.
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Old 1st Jul 2017, 12:52
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Quick question for the DEC guys who have recently passed the interview; which OCC dates have you been offered?
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Old 1st Jul 2017, 15:43
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Originally Posted by directmisbi View Post
Its called basebidding according to senority and MSL. This means you have to be in it, to win it...
How can you sign a contract without knowing if you gonna end up in Helsinki or in Gran Canaria? Quite hard if you have a family life and want to plan just 1 month ahead.
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Old 1st Jul 2017, 16:34
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That's common sense. Seems to be that lot of people lost it time ago in this job...
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Old 8th Jul 2017, 19:57
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Anyone knows about Stavanger, Bergen and Tromson bases?
Rosters and T&C's?
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Old 8th Jul 2017, 20:00
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Originally Posted by samca View Post
They told me that they can not garantee any base. You have to bid every 6 months when the bidding period open... soo. I can not sign a contract if I don't know where I'm going to work.

I asked again 1 week ago via email and same answer. So I will stay where I am now
So if you want to take the family with you, it's dificullt
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Old 21st Jul 2017, 12:59
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How is base stability once you get a base?
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Old 21st Jul 2017, 13:56
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Depends, but it should be alright efter a year or so, once you start building seniority it all helps. Base bids are now done electronically, and vacant postions are published beforehand via an email to all crew.
Very transparent and easy to use
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Old 22nd Jul 2017, 00:10
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Originally Posted by trancada View Post
Anyone knows about Stavanger, Bergen and Tromson bases?
Rosters and T&C's?

The base is TRONDHEIM, and all positions are filled for the last round of SCAN-area deals.

Roster is 5/4, as I saw you requesting that information further up.
Preference was on local guys and gals to the bases this time, as the results of hiring a herd of dutchies last year came through; They got core, then went of to KLM, as you would expect.

They wanted home, luckily the same reasoning was applied this time for the norwegian bases - bring people home and they'll stay.

As for basebidding, once you get to your preferred base you should no longer have to bid. Just leave it in the system as is, and you'll stay. Unless of course someone decides the base is too crowded. (Hard to imagine during a lack of crew, eyh?)
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Old 24th Jul 2017, 13:30
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Good afternoon,

Any ideas or thoughts if or when is NAS going to recruits cadets with no previous experience (270 hrs here, CPL, ME/IR, MCC, ICAO lvl 5) ? I suppose NAS does not provide TR payed by themselves?
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Old 25th Jul 2017, 08:18
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I guess there is no need to bring your own food and drink like at RYR?

When can you expect command upgrade?

Are there many night flights and layovers?

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Old 9th Jan 2018, 10:03
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Hello,

I have recently applied to Norwegian by filling out the application on the web, and creating a new CV via their webpage to "ease" things up for the recruiter.

After approximately 3 weeks I reveiced an email stating the following:

"Dear Candidate,

Thank you for your application and interest on Norwegian.

Following our new process, before we can process your application forward we need you to complete, sign and send us the attached document. This will give us enough information to conduct the rest of the process.
After we have received the document we can proceed with planning your assessment.

We look forward to hear back from you!"

Have you others received this also? Or its something new?
Or was always standard before getting the invite for the online tests?

Thanks.
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Old 9th Jan 2018, 14:38
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They are indeed making changes to the process The idea is to make it more tailor made depending who’s applying. This to not have a 25000 hr captain jump the same hoops as a 200 cadet. So hopefully that is why you are seeing a change.
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Old 9th Jan 2018, 20:12
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Would anybody here know if Norwegian would be looking at opening recruitment for low hour pilots at some point this year? I've heard all sorts of rumours but nothing official so was curious if there is any inside information on that topic
 

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