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ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby Astroboy » Thu, 27 Jul 2006 6:01 pm

[size=18]Speaking from experience...

Round 1 (Group interview):
- - ability to look decent, formal and likeable
- - speak fluent English, not overly nervous
- - interviewer must like you, your education, your looks, the way u talk

Round 2: (1 to 1 interview):
- - let your sincerity, warm personality shine
- - able to say clearly and with feelings on why u want to be a FA
- - slow and steady and fluent with the reading passage

Round 3: (water confidence)
- - dare to jump w/out hesistation
- - able to swim backstroke to the other end of pool
- - steady and walk smoothly for cat-walk by side of pool
- - body in good shape, no excessive scars, old injury or cellulite

Round 4: (mgmt interview)
- - able to converse with your facilitator and interviewers
- - with confidence and elaboration
- - not be shy to try to talk
- - speak some sense and able to enagaga them in conversation
- - say clearly why you wanna join SIA as a FA
- - explain gaps in education or career paths
- - girls: scenario questions
- - guys: more personal questions

Round 5: (tea session)
- - stay alert
- - keep smiling
- - and ask 1/2 good questions

and WA LA! you are through....
rem...SIA is looking for stable, outspoken, expressive and well groomed individuals
and what you need to do is to make them like you!
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Re: ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby ntyj » Thu, 27 Jul 2006 6:16 pm

Astroboy wrote:[size=18]Speaking from experience...

Round 1 (Group interview):
- - ability to look decent, formal and likeable
- - speak fluent English, not overly nervous
- - interviewer must like you, your education, your looks, the way u talk

Round 2: (1 to 1 interview):
- - let your sincerity, warm personality shine
- - able to say clearly and with feelings on why u want to be a FA
- - slow and steady and fluent with the reading passage

Round 3: (water confidence)
- - dare to jump w/out hesistation
- - able to swim backstroke to the other end of pool
- - steady and walk smoothly for cat-walk by side of pool
- - body in good shape, no excessive scars, old injury or cellulite

Round 4: (mgmt interview)
- - able to converse with your facilitator and interviewers
- - with confidence and elaboration
- - not be shy to try to talk
- - speak some sense and able to enagaga them in conversation
- - say clearly why you wanna join SIA as a FA
- - explain gaps in education or career paths
- - girls: scenario questions
- - guys: more personal questions

Round 5: (tea session)
- - stay alert
- - keep smiling
- - and ask 1/2 good questions

and WA LA! you are through....
rem...SIA is looking for stable, outspoken, expressive and well groomed individuals
and what you need to do is to make them like you!
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GOOD ONE!
Thanks for sharing AstroBoy! =)
one more point to note..Be humble and no 'YAYA' attitude!!! :p

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Re: ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby grivoise » Thu, 27 Jul 2006 7:27 pm

Astroboy wrote:[size=18]Speaking from experience...

Round 1 (Group interview):
- - ability to look decent, formal and likeable
- - speak fluent English, not overly nervous
- - interviewer must like you, your education, your looks, the way u talk

Round 2: (1 to 1 interview):
- - let your sincerity, warm personality shine
- - able to say clearly and with feelings on why u want to be a FA
- - slow and steady and fluent with the reading passage

Round 3: (water confidence)
- - dare to jump w/out hesistation
- - able to swim backstroke to the other end of pool
- - steady and walk smoothly for cat-walk by side of pool
- - body in good shape, no excessive scars, old injury or cellulite

Round 4: (mgmt interview)
- - able to converse with your facilitator and interviewers
- - with confidence and elaboration
- - not be shy to try to talk
- - speak some sense and able to enagaga them in conversation
- - say clearly why you wanna join SIA as a FA
- - explain gaps in education or career paths
- - girls: scenario questions
- - guys: more personal questions

Round 5: (tea session)
- - stay alert
- - keep smiling
- - and ask 1/2 good questions

and WA LA! you are through....
rem...SIA is looking for stable, outspoken, expressive and well groomed individuals
and what you need to do is to make them like you!
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This was what I posted in two other threads before noticing this one:

Hi all...

Ok, I've been reading through this thread and there have been several posts about the recruitment process. But I'm still really confused so I'ld like to post this question once again to clear my own doubts.

Is the recruitment procedure in the following sequence:

1) Group ->
2) 1-on-1 ->
3) Kebaya ->
4) Psychometric test ->
5) Swimming (Water Confidence) ->
6) Tea Party ->
7) Management,

with 1 & 2 on the same day, 3, 4 & 5 on another day and 6 & 7 on a third day?

Also, at which stage do they check your height (as it'll be quite sad to be asked to leave at a later round because one's height is discovered to be unacceptable)?

And am I right to say that at the kebaya fitting a beautician checks your facial skin and at the water confidence round they check the rest of your body for flaws?

Thank you all for any clarification and advice!!!

~*~

Apart from the kebaya round (I'm assuming from your nick that you're a guy), is the sequence I have mentioned correct?

Thank you for your thoughtful post!

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Re: ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby ntyj » Thu, 27 Jul 2006 11:38 pm

grivoise wrote:
Astroboy wrote:[size=18]Speaking from experience...

Round 1 (Group interview):
- - ability to look decent, formal and likeable
- - speak fluent English, not overly nervous
- - interviewer must like you, your education, your looks, the way u talk

Round 2: (1 to 1 interview):
- - let your sincerity, warm personality shine
- - able to say clearly and with feelings on why u want to be a FA
- - slow and steady and fluent with the reading passage

Round 3: (water confidence)
- - dare to jump w/out hesistation
- - able to swim backstroke to the other end of pool
- - steady and walk smoothly for cat-walk by side of pool
- - body in good shape, no excessive scars, old injury or cellulite

Round 4: (mgmt interview)
- - able to converse with your facilitator and interviewers
- - with confidence and elaboration
- - not be shy to try to talk
- - speak some sense and able to enagaga them in conversation
- - say clearly why you wanna join SIA as a FA
- - explain gaps in education or career paths
- - girls: scenario questions
- - guys: more personal questions

Round 5: (tea session)
- - stay alert
- - keep smiling
- - and ask 1/2 good questions

and WA LA! you are through....
rem...SIA is looking for stable, outspoken, expressive and well groomed individuals
and what you need to do is to make them like you!
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This was what I posted in two other threads before noticing this one:

Hi all...

Ok, I've been reading through this thread and there have been several posts about the recruitment process. But I'm still really confused so I'ld like to post this question once again to clear my own doubts.

Is the recruitment procedure in the following sequence:

1) Group ->
2) 1-on-1 ->
3) Kebaya ->
4) Psychometric test ->
5) Swimming (Water Confidence) ->
6) Tea Party ->
7) Management,

with 1 & 2 on the same day, 3, 4 & 5 on another day and 6 & 7 on a third day?

Also, at which stage do they check your height (as it'll be quite sad to be asked to leave at a later round because one's height is discovered to be unacceptable)?

And am I right to say that at the kebaya fitting a beautician checks your facial skin and at the water confidence round they check the rest of your body for flaws?

Thank you all for any clarification and advice!!!

~*~

Apart from the kebaya round (I'm assuming from your nick that you're a guy), is the sequence I have mentioned correct?

Thank you for your thoughtful post!


hey girl,
u got them totally right..
however i do want you to see it in a more flexible way, such as sequence might be slight different where kebaya actually comes before swimming, or etc.
And not loook at it as in "okay this is the standard procedure"

Because every batches differs, with different expectations etc.
at any one point in time they may be eliminating those with flaws and yet at another, they might jus kick out thoses pretty ones and accept those average looking gers..

what im trying to say here is...
Get ur stages right but don limit the stages to simply body checking or checking of height etc? u get wad i mean?
U need to focus more on ur whole well being, ur presentation, ur attitude...

for my most recent july batch(walk-in):
1)grp interview
2)1-1 interview
3)kebaya
4)swimming
5)psychometric
6)mgmt interview
7)tea party
with 1,2 & 3 on same day, skin check by interviewer during kebaya
4 & 5 two weeks later with another skin check by lancome beautician
6 & 7 few days later with top mgmt.

as for height issue...
it is a must for a check before grp interview, during kebaya and swimming rd...(for the past batches that i know)

as for failing height at later rd is possible...cos they might missed out ur "height section" when they accepted u for the 1st few rds cos too many candidates..
den only during later interviews where there are lesser candidates left, they have a more time to thoroughly scan on ur whole profile again...
den they might be like "eh...this ger is only 156cm, we need to examine her again"-->this jus an assumption but this is a possibility where they will boot u at a later rd...but if they do find that u have got wad it takes, height criteria will be secondary....but that is if ur height falls ard 156-158 la..
155 might be too short...that one can don think abt it already..the shortest girl i known from SIA measures at 156...so ya...
hope u get a clearer pic now..

sorry my post is too lengthy :o

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to clarify....

Postby Astroboy » Fri, 28 Jul 2006 9:52 am

ya man ntyj is absolutely right....

every recruitment is slightly different...

just to touch on a few more points...

the height will be taken at the 1st stage even before you fill in the form...

and it will be taken before the water confidence test...

and the kebaya round was not much of a elimination round this time round in july, girls who passed the first round
would have the thrill of trying on the original kabaya
although some say it was too tight and some too loose...
i heard la....coz i wasn't there...the!!!!
got to be comfortable with all the girls in a mass changing room....

so altogether 3 days lor....1st day raffles city, the rest at SIA training centre, and medical checkup in orchard road.....

actually medical checkup, people have failed to make it as well...
so be steady oh....

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not so much of height!!

Postby Astroboy » Fri, 28 Jul 2006 9:56 am

and i also heard by the way that if u r short
but your arms are long and strong...
then no problem as well..

coz they would want to see how high you can stretch..
to open the luggage storage....

in case you can't reach and the luggage falls on you..
that would be bad for you, passengers and also SIA...haha

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any girls wanna share your experiences ?

Postby Astroboy » Fri, 28 Jul 2006 9:59 am

any girl who has just made it care to share your experiences?

reason why i am sharing, is because this forum and my friends who have friends in SIA has helped me get a clear idea of each round before i even go
and that has given me more confidence , you see....

and it's really sad to see some of the people leave in the last round..
just because they kept too quiet.....

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Re: ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby grivoise » Sat, 29 Jul 2006 2:31 pm

ntyj wrote:hey girl,
u got them totally right..
however i do want you to see it in a more flexible way, such as sequence might be slight different where kebaya actually comes before swimming, or etc.
And not loook at it as in "okay this is the standard procedure"

Because every batches differs, with different expectations etc.
at any one point in time they may be eliminating those with flaws and yet at another, they might jus kick out thoses pretty ones and accept those average looking gers..

what im trying to say here is...
Get ur stages right but don limit the stages to simply body checking or checking of height etc? u get wad i mean?
U need to focus more on ur whole well being, ur presentation, ur attitude...

for my most recent july batch(walk-in):
1)grp interview
2)1-1 interview
3)kebaya
4)swimming
5)psychometric
6)mgmt interview
7)tea party
with 1,2 & 3 on same day, skin check by interviewer during kebaya
4 & 5 two weeks later with another skin check by lancome beautician
6 & 7 few days later with top mgmt.

as for height issue...
it is a must for a check before grp interview, during kebaya and swimming rd...(for the past batches that i know)

as for failing height at later rd is possible...cos they might missed out ur "height section" when they accepted u for the 1st few rds cos too many candidates..
den only during later interviews where there are lesser candidates left, they have a more time to thoroughly scan on ur whole profile again...
den they might be like "eh...this ger is only 156cm, we need to examine her again"-->this jus an assumption but this is a possibility where they will boot u at a later rd...but if they do find that u have got wad it takes, height criteria will be secondary....but that is if ur height falls ard 156-158 la..
155 might be too short...that one can don think abt it already..the shortest girl i known from SIA measures at 156...so ya...
hope u get a clearer pic now..

sorry my post is too lengthy :o


Your post isn't lengthy at all! Thank you for the advice! Heh. Yeah, I know my mindset has to be flexible regarding the procedures... but I thought I'ld get at least a rough picture so at least there won't be too many nasty surprises. ^_^

Regarding height, sometimes I'm measured as 1.58, sometimes I'm measured as 1.6, and this other FA advised to me go to a GP and get my height certified so the airlines can't dispute! Is that too much? Also, I heard they're now gonna follow Emirates style, that means measuring all the way with your arms straight up instead of just height (like what Astroboy said, if your arms are long and strong... haha).

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Re: ADVICE ON HOW TO MAKE IT

Postby ntyj » Sat, 29 Jul 2006 3:09 pm

grivoise wrote:
ntyj wrote:hey girl,
u got them totally right..
however i do want you to see it in a more flexible way, such as sequence might be slight different where kebaya actually comes before swimming, or etc.
And not loook at it as in "okay this is the standard procedure"

Because every batches differs, with different expectations etc.
at any one point in time they may be eliminating those with flaws and yet at another, they might jus kick out thoses pretty ones and accept those average looking gers..

what im trying to say here is...
Get ur stages right but don limit the stages to simply body checking or checking of height etc? u get wad i mean?
U need to focus more on ur whole well being, ur presentation, ur attitude...

for my most recent july batch(walk-in):
1)grp interview
2)1-1 interview
3)kebaya
4)swimming
5)psychometric
6)mgmt interview
7)tea party
with 1,2 & 3 on same day, skin check by interviewer during kebaya
4 & 5 two weeks later with another skin check by lancome beautician
6 & 7 few days later with top mgmt.

as for height issue...
it is a must for a check before grp interview, during kebaya and swimming rd...(for the past batches that i know)

as for failing height at later rd is possible...cos they might missed out ur "height section" when they accepted u for the 1st few rds cos too many candidates..
den only during later interviews where there are lesser candidates left, they have a more time to thoroughly scan on ur whole profile again...
den they might be like "eh...this ger is only 156cm, we need to examine her again"-->this jus an assumption but this is a possibility where they will boot u at a later rd...but if they do find that u have got wad it takes, height criteria will be secondary....but that is if ur height falls ard 156-158 la..
155 might be too short...that one can don think abt it already..the shortest girl i known from SIA measures at 156...so ya...
hope u get a clearer pic now..

sorry my post is too lengthy :o


Your post isn't lengthy at all! Thank you for the advice! Heh. Yeah, I know my mindset has to be flexible regarding the procedures... but I thought I'ld get at least a rough picture so at least there won't be too many nasty surprises. ^_^

Regarding height, sometimes I'm measured as 1.58, sometimes I'm measured as 1.6, and this other FA advised to me go to a GP and get my height certified so the airlines can't dispute! Is that too much? Also, I heard they're now gonna follow Emirates style, that means measuring all the way with your arms straight up instead of just height (like what Astroboy said, if your arms are long and strong... haha).


haha..yeah..i wont say they are untrue...but from my point of view, it will be best not to get a gp to certify ur height...initialy i wanted to do that..
den i happened to be talking to one of the recruitment person, and she was saying....its not a matter or height sometimes, even if ure measured above 158, we can still disqualify u...but if ure measured like slightly below 158, yet we think that u got the potential...we will still close one eye and let u thru.. =)

so u see..its like...lets say...ure measured at 157 by accident, but they doesnt like u, even if ure to show them ur certified height by doc, they will still say byebye to U...

anyway since ur height is ard 158 to 160..i think u shld be fine...
focus on others...ur height shld be able to pass!
as for the arms thingy..i heard of it too...but i didnt see it during any of my recent interviews...maybe they might implement bah?

in anyway....present urself well is the best! =)
all the best babe!

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!!!

Postby grivoise » Sat, 29 Jul 2006 3:54 pm

Thank you for the advice!!! Appreciated!!!


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