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Post by queenie-me » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 12:03 am

calvink wrote:how come silkair doesnt recruit guys ha....solely for female.. :P
I've always wonder myself... damn! no males on board. hehehe

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Post by toygirl » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 7:13 am

The concept has always been Asian hospitality and since it is short haul - they don't really need galley boys - The girls can handle it :P

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Post by merra » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 9:54 am

Hi

I just wanna add in regarding married woman can get pregnant or not....Well, Im now undertraining wif SQ gal...Well, U can get married but cun get pregnant till u r promoted to Senior Crew....So it depends on how fast u get promoted ya.....I get dis ans from my trainer...Cuz Im married....But at least now, I have one kid....hehe.......

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Post by Plavt » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 4:13 pm

merra wrote:Hi
cun get pregnant till u r promoted to Senior Crew....So it depends on how fast u get promoted ya.....I get dis ans from my trainer
Either you have misunderstood or your trainer's English is need of urgent remedial action. :( I believe the contract states you may not become pregnant within a certain time frame not you have to wait until you become senior crew. A good number (most that is) never become senior crew so your statement cannot be anything other than false.

By the way this is the wrong thread.
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Post by singaporegrrl » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 8:07 pm

It's true that a FSS can't get pregnant until she have reached a leading ranking. If one still gets pregnant, she would have to resign. If she wants to fly with the same company again, she has to start all over again, which includes training like any other new crew.
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Post by Plavt » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 8:23 pm

singaporegrrl wrote:It's true that a FSS can't get pregnant until she have reached a leading ranking. If one still gets pregnant, she would have to resign. If she wants to fly with the same company again, she has to start all over again, which includes training like any other new crew.
You have me a little puzzled here, are we talking about SIA as the OP was?
Secondly when you say a leading rank do you mean that of LSS and above which as I understand is only achieved by a few who remain with the airline for a considerable number of years whereas a good number never rise above the rank of FSS. In recent years I have met two FSS that I remember well one had been with SIA for 5 years and the other 8.

Look forward to hearing your answer.
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Post by singaporegrrl » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 8:26 pm

Plavt wrote:You have me a little puzzled here, are we talking about SIA as the OP was?
Secondly when you say a leading rank do you mean that of LSS and above which as I understand is only achieved by a few who remain with the airline for a considerable number of years whereas a good number never rise above the rank of FSS. In recent years I have met two FSS that I remember well one had been with SIA for 5 years and the ohter 8.

Look forward to hearing your answer.
Yep it's the same. And yes, I do meant LSS for SIA.
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Post by Plavt » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 8:32 pm

Thank you for the information Singaporegrrl, that I was not aware of so in short; if you join SIA you cannot start a family if you one chooses to remain at FSS level. That is an appalling, outdated and discriminatory manner of employment as far as I and many other westerners are concerned. My opinion is employers in Singapore had better learn to start modifying a few things hasta-pronto.

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Post by calvink » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 10:20 pm

WHats FSS? flight stewardess?

LSS? Leading stewardess?

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Post by Plavt » Sat, 28 Oct 2006 11:09 pm

calvink wrote:WHats FSS? flight stewardess?

LSS? Leading stewardess?
Correct.

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Post by ashie » Wed, 01 Nov 2006 5:54 am

Wow! I know I'm like a month late but who cares. Congrats singapore girl!
You definitely deserves it. A year of trying finally paid off. =). Am just waiting for my time to shine. Heh.

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Post by queenie-me » Wed, 01 Nov 2006 10:59 pm

ashie wrote:Wow! I know I'm like a month late but who cares. Congrats singapore girl!
You definitely deserves it. A year of trying finally paid off. =). Am just waiting for my time to shine. Heh.
im sure u can. just keep on trying and u will sure have a reward. do not give up! good luck

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Post by finicky » Thu, 02 Nov 2006 1:44 pm

hey ashie! tho i dun noe u..but u are very pretty!! go and try out yeah? :)

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Post by singaporegrrl » Thu, 02 Nov 2006 7:43 pm

ashie wrote:Wow! I know I'm like a month late but who cares. Congrats singapore girl!
You definitely deserves it. A year of trying finally paid off. =). Am just waiting for my time to shine. Heh.
Hey ashie! Just try your luck on the next recruitment yah. Never give up. If you don't get through, don't be too sad coz there might be something you could learn from. You'll get through someday. You can do it!
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Post by toygirl » Sat, 04 Nov 2006 1:20 pm

Ashie - I can picture you in a MI or SQ uniform. You could try out for SQ recruitment soon if you have some customer service related experience or the next MI recruitment.

Don't give up!
:D

Good luck!

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