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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Thu, 07 Dec 2006 7:17 pm

Hi there,

Luv_BA, don't worry.
BA will call u up to inform u before hand if they need another reference.
I got called up by them informing me that I'm expected to look out for their mail.

Doubt it's possible to list your doc or teachers as reference as BA requires someone whom you know well for <5 years.

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 07 Dec 2006 7:34 pm

Hoping_To_Be wrote:Hi there,


Doubt it's possible to list your doc or teachers as reference as BA requires someone whom you know well for <5 years.


This can often be done in the UK as teachers and doctors are seen as professional people. Such people in fact are asked for when applying for such things as a passport, it was in fact my doctor that signed my application.

Previous employers are usually the primary choice but Luv_Ba has stated he has some potential problems.

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Postby Luv_BA » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 12:49 am

Hi Hoping_to_be,

BA called you up and asked you to look out for what kinda mail?

Is it a letter of employment?
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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 8:17 am

Luv_BA wrote:Hi Hoping_to_be,

BA called you up and asked you to look out for what kinda mail?

Is it a letter of employment?



Nope, not letter of employment.
I'm acting as reference for my friend.
So I'm told to look out for some sort of questionnaire that I have to fill
up and send back to BA.
I believe the qns will be askin abt my relationship with the applicant and
perhaps also abt the applicant's character and things like that.

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Postby Luv_BA » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 11:55 am

Gosh..

The references also have to fill in questionaires? How long is the whole thing gonna take then?

One question here though. I have two friends as my references but one of them is a malaysian. I wrote down his malaysian address, will BA mail the questionaire over to Malaysia?

I am not quite sure of the postage, wonder if they will make me pay for it as it is an overseas mail.
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Postby Plavt » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 4:33 pm

Luv_BA wrote:Gosh..

The references also have to fill in questionaires? How long is the whole thing gonna take then?

One question here though. I have two friends as my references but one of them is a malaysian. I wrote down his malaysian address, will BA mail the questionaire over to Malaysia?

I am not quite sure of the postage, wonder if they will make me pay for it as it is an overseas mail.


Wake up Luv_BA, they will mail the questionnaire to your referee in Malaysia and will not make you pay the postage. About all employers are interested in is your time keeping and whether or not you have any criminal convictions.

Within the UK a previous employer can say very little about an employee who has left his services, in fact they are not allowed to say if somebody whether somebody was dismissed or not! Whatever the questions are on the questionnaire are they will be pretty standard.

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Postby Luv_BA » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 8:11 pm

Thanks Plavt,

by the way, you mentioned that they are interested in my time-keeping..

What is time-keeping?
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Postby Plavt » Fri, 08 Dec 2006 8:59 pm

Luv_BA wrote:Thanks Plavt,



What is time-keeping?


Getting to work on time, not being late - don't worry about it you've been through the tests and the medical just be patient and things will fall into place.

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Postby Luv_BA » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 12:51 am

Hi there,

has anyone gotten a confirmation from BA yet?

Its been quite a while since the medical and reference checks.

Any updates?
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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 9:22 pm

No news yet...

Luv_BA, did u check with your referees if they've received anything yet?

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Postby Luv_BA » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 9:47 pm

Nope, they didn't even contact my referees..

Sigh..
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Postby Plavt » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 10:43 pm

Hey folks try to be patient it's nearly Christmas here in the UK things tends to get busy for one reason or another, not that long until the New Year begin January 1 for us of course.

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Postby Luv_BA » Fri, 15 Dec 2006 12:19 pm

I know its going to be Christmas soon.. But BA promised to call us 2 weeks after the medical. Its going to be almost a month now.

Actually I had plans to go travelling in Japan and HongKong, but they were shifted due to the uncertainty of whether I will be accepted by BA or not.

Any people know anything why BA is taking so long? Or has BA called you already? Care to share?

Any reply is deeply appreciated.

Ruggle, hows things over at your side?

Thanks!
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Postby Hoping_To_Be » Fri, 15 Dec 2006 2:07 pm

Yeah, couldn't agree with Luv_BA more that it's a long wait indeed.

Imagine most of us had our 1st interviews on the 19th/20th Oct,
followed by the 2nd on 9th/10th Nov, then the 3rd round between the 13th - 17th.

And that's not all, following that were 2 rounds of medical check and now the reference check.

Can the whole process take any longer?

I think everyone waiting for confirmation from BA are suffering from anxiety attacks, or otherwise turning into our long-necked friend, the giraffe already...

Well, we can only hope that good things are worth waiting for. :D

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Postby love_planes » Fri, 15 Dec 2006 2:43 pm

That is the process of airline recruitment, usually takes up to 2 months for the final result or more. If your health is excellent and your background is fine too, mostly likely you already have got the job, it is only waiting from them for the final confirmation. They have lots to do this time round, specially they recruit more compare to their previous recruitments. Hang in there guys, you will be heading for training in no time. Have Fun. :D


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