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Old 29th Aug 2022, 16:30
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Originally Posted by Seosan
Guessing HR have taken a long weekend due to the public holiday as there were no extra assessments added this week.
Very few non front line (ie on the day cabin / flight crew, ops, crewing) managers at BA work weekends or bank holidays.

I'm sure normal service will resume from 9am tomorrow, Tuesday, morning. Probably after a cup of Earl Grey.
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 10:20
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Originally Posted by Seosan
Guessing HR have taken a long weekend due to the public holiday as there were no extra assessments added this week.
As has every other HR department in the country. It might be annoying but it’s not unreasonable..!
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 10:31
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"Competitive"
If it is competitive and the same as their 2021 offer then definitely will not be ticking the box for willing to accept Euroflyer...
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Old 30th Aug 2022, 12:53
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Originally Posted by VariablePitchP
As has every other HR department in the country. It might be annoying but it’s not unreasonable..!
Never meant it to come across as unreasonable, everyone's entitled to public holidays. I was simply giving a reason to why someone hadn't heard back from them yet.
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Old 1st Sep 2022, 14:36
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Anyone know which sim being used,744 or 767?
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Old 2nd Sep 2022, 08:21
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Originally Posted by Phantom4
Anyone know which sim being used,744 or 767?
They're using the 787 sim I've heard
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Old 2nd Sep 2022, 16:32
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Originally Posted by Phantom4
Anyone know which sim being used,744 or 767?
Really, I wouldn't worry about what it is. If you've made it through the application, tests, group exercises and interview then HR have said OK. Now just prove to the single examiner you are a normal competent pilot and you'll be OK.
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Old 2nd Sep 2022, 16:55
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Has anyone in the holdpool had any recent updates?
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 00:31
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Originally Posted by smoggy68
Has anyone in the holdpool had any recent updates?

Just the email with the link to reply by the 31st August for DEP Holdpool…

Still had to answer the question - why BA, why now, what can you bring?

Apart from that - haven’t heard anything. Not sure if they will be in touch to say if successfully back in the holdpool?

Bit confusing because the email before said - ‘as you were in the holdpool you do not have to reapply’

Also all holdpool have been extended now 12 more months the same email said…
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 05:53
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Originally Posted by capt.sparrow
Really, I wouldn't worry about what it is. If you've made it through the application, tests, group exercises and interview then HR have said OK. Now just prove to the single examiner you are a normal competent pilot and you'll be OK.
With respect,I’m not sure about that.The TRE will judge the detail independently and the HR comment is a throw away line.
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 08:30
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Originally Posted by capt.sparrow
Really, I wouldn't worry about what it is. If you've made it through the application, tests, group exercises and interview then HR have said OK. Now just prove to the single examiner you are a normal competent pilot and you'll be OK.
OR, completely ignore this advice, and prepare as diligently as you have for every other stage of the process
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Old 3rd Sep 2022, 09:32
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I can’t read other people’s minds, but I would interpret that advice as being focus on your core flying skills / CRM / decision making rather than which particular sim you will be assessed on.

You could go and find a 787 sim and practise some raw data on that etc. but I suspect it wouldn’t make that much difference what Boeing type you elected to do any practise on. Besides the sim used for assessment might be changed at short notice..

If you’re currently flying the line you could do some of your ‘practise’ at work.
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Old 5th Sep 2022, 08:03
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Has anyone got any insider knowledge of assessment dates? Been almost three weeks since the first three dates were proposed and radio silence since then.
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Old 8th Sep 2022, 11:14
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So from what I’m hearing it seems BA are not sticking to their promises of prioritising people who were already at the end of the assessment for new assessment dates.

anyone else who was at stage 3 pre covid heard anything since the re opening?
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 08:32
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Has anyone go any info on the new style psychometric tests that are done at home?
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 09:12
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I have received an email that my application has passed the screening phase and to book an assessment when slots become available. I had thought this was an in person aptitude/maths test. I now see people mentioning a test to be done at home?
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 09:13
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Originally Posted by A320LGW
I have received an email that my application has passed the screening phase and to book an assessment when slots become available. I had thought this was an in person aptitude/maths test. I now see people mentioning a test to be done at home?
did you have an application in pre covid?
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 09:30
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Originally Posted by IslandHoppa
did you have an application in pre covid?
I did not, I take it the home test is for those that did?
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 09:33
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Originally Posted by A320LGW
I did not, I take it the home test is for those that did?
Interesting. I’m not sure, I was at stage 3 pre covid but not heard anything since they re opened annoyingly
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Old 9th Sep 2022, 09:42
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Originally Posted by Whalejet
I applied at the opening a few months ago, and got the same email about passing screening. Said there wasn't any slots yet but will be soon. Haven't heard anything since.
Yes I also applied in July. It has taken about 6 weeks but at least so far so good with the response!
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