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Postby toygirl » Sat, 21 Oct 2006 3:08 am

If you actually read more carefully - the course is more suited for those who are pilots, first officers, aircraft technicians who have an engineering background - the aviation subjects cover human factors - Crew communication - which is basically nothing related to what you studied in Tourism.

It is also a general degree - without Honours and distance learning. You studied Tourism - Why not study Hospitality Management or Business or Management. This line at executive level is competitive and you are putting all your eggs into 1 basket. No institute can promise you a job in aviation after completion. It's all up to market forces and the employer.

Good luck.

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Postby yzfx » Sun, 22 Oct 2006 12:33 pm

toygirl wrote:If you actually read more carefully - the course is more suited for those who are pilots, first officers, aircraft technicians who have an engineering background - the aviation subjects cover human factors - Crew communication - which is basically nothing related to what you studied in Tourism.

It is also a general degree - without Honours and distance learning. You studied Tourism - Why not study Hospitality Management or Business or Management. This line at executive level is competitive and you are putting all your eggs into 1 basket. No institute can promise you a job in aviation after completion. It's all up to market forces and the employer.

Good luck.


I am really interested in going in to aviation line.... but i studied Computer Studies back in poly..... Totally diff... so i was thinking whether i can really manage or not.

Anyway, I just found out something about the degree offered by Massey. It is a self study thing. There are no lectures conducted which i think makes it more difficult to Study..... :(

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Postby silverprius » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 1:05 am

Hi toygirl, since it seems that you knew much about SIA, I actually would like to inquire about the administrative positions offered by SIA. I'm currently an undergraduate at NTU pursuing Engineering degree and expecting to graduate this year. I just would like to know whether SIA will conduct interviews anytime soon for the Administrative position and how many will they take in for this coming batch. And if it is possible, could you share with us what are the expectations from the candidates for this role in addition to the requirements stated in the website. And if possible, any other information that will help us to the bit.

Thank you in advance.

regards,

Agung

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Postby jencrs » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 1:29 am

Geez, this thread is almost 1 year and 4 months old. First of all, if you want to talk to toygirl, PM her once you have enough posts, instead of dragging up something that's been dead for so long. Secondly, there's plenty in other threads to answer your questions. Do a little reading first before asking.

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Postby silverprius » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 1:36 am

Hi, I'm having a lil difficulties in using the search functions and I don't see any wrongdoings in bringing up an old topic like this and to tell you honestly, I came accross this thread from the one posted by plavt in another thread and I didn't care so much whether this thread is an old one or not. Since this thread has information I'm looking for and maybe the correct person I could gather information from, I thought it would be appropriate for me to ask it here directly.

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 2:55 am

Silverplus,
I did point out in the Careers and Jobs section that toygirl has not posted for some time and as far as I know has stopped posting altogether. Dtwz did in actual fact post his question here. I moved it as he was more likely to get an answer in the section mentioned above. Most here are seeking cabin crew jobs and if you will pardon me being seemingly patronizing (not my intention) it is a good idea to look at the dates of threads and posts before wading in.

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Postby silverprius » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 5:45 pm

Hi, fine, mistakes on my part then on not reading fully what you wrote earlier. So I guess I wouldn't have any responses for my questions then.

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Postby jencrs » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 11:14 pm

silverprius wrote:Hi, fine, mistakes on my part then on not reading fully what you wrote earlier. So I guess I wouldn't have any responses for my questions then.
Read the other threads first, they'll probably answer most, if not all, of your questions.

If you have something not addressed by the threads, or something which had been addressed a long time ago and you feel there might have been changes, then feel free to post in the existing threads, or create a new one.

I'm sure you'll find plenty of people here who are ready to jump in with answers.

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Postby calventeng » Sat, 15 Mar 2008 1:47 pm

Is degree still means anything for job seeking now? It seems alot of people holding degree nowadays~

I got my degree few years ago then I started job seeking in Singapore (ps: I originally from Malaysia). I applied for lower ranking job such as receptionist, customer service assistant and guest relations officer, but they said I was over qualified; I tried to apply with management trainee, or whatever assistant/executive then said I was under-qualified.

Now, I got 2 years workin experience, with management supervisory experience, but still couldn't get a job in Singapore, especially at the airport or with airline (bsaed in Singapore)...

Just wondering what's wrong...

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Postby calventeng » Sat, 15 Mar 2008 1:48 pm

by the way, I graduated from BA(Hons) in Travel & Tourism Management


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