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How Conservative is SIA?

Postby Seismicz » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:53 pm

Hey peeeps!!!

Would just like to ask if anybody knows what is SIA's stand on tattoos... Are they really really strict about it and do not allow any?.. Or are they flexi as long as its not visible ...

Oh yes! And Do they allow their staff to put a tattoo once they are already in?

Would really appreciate any input,,, Thanx in advance

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Postby guruvishwanath » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:57 pm

Unless SIA has a policy to strip a candidate butt naked and inspect every micro millimeter of their anatomy, I would think the "cant-see-dont-know" policy would apply. :-)

Its same for any company. I have a tattoo but its not visible unless I go to a beach. Its on my upper arm and hidden even with half sleeve shirts and T-shirts!

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 3:32 pm

This has come up before tattoos are acceptable provided they cannot be seen when in uniform. Policies could change of course but that is extremely unlikely as there is no reason to take something that will be '
invisible into account.

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Postby piNk APpLe » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 5:00 pm

reason 4 skin check i tink is only to check if u hve tattoo on ur body which will be exposed if u r wearing kebaya.. Imagine a SQ gal wearing kebaya with tattoo?? dun reflect well of a company who focus alot on image of her gals loh..

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Postby Seismicz » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 11:51 am

Thanx ppl for clearing up my doubts.. appreciate it to the core...

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Postby shrapnel » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 1:53 pm

as far as i am concern,as long as ur tattoo is nt exposed when u r wearing the uniform then it's fine..
i remembered there's a gal who has a tattoo on her neck n she concealed it.during the kebaya session,she told the panels that she's going to laser it soon..the panels failed her too.

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 4:24 pm

shrapnel wrote:he told the panels that she's going to laser it soon..the panels failed her too.


They would..... :o

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Postby toygirl » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 5:58 pm

Okay if you have a tattoo on your neck and bend to serve passengers, it is visible. What would someone in Business class think?

Basically the Singapore girl is a branding product. No way are they going to hire a tattoo frenzy girl that will affect their image. Also on the application form it specifically asks you to state whether you have tattoos, etc.

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Postby jpatokal » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 1:42 am

toygirl wrote:Okay if you have a tattoo on your neck and bend to serve passengers, it is visible. What would someone in Business class think?

I'd think it was kinda sexy, and ask for another glass of Piper-Heidsieck so I get one more flash of cleavage. :cool:
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Postby Seismicz » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 1:56 am

Yeah i agree with you Toygirl... But wat if i'm talking about is someplace tat wud be totally not visible even if i bend/stretch/etc...

I know about the declaration of tattoos... So does tat mean the comapny wud penalise a person if they declare that they do not have a tattoo but gets one done after tat... If so, penalise how?..

Sorry if this may all seem a little long winded... but i'll just like to clarify tat i'm not a tattoo freak.. Just tot of going to get one done coz i believe tat we only live once... and shd try the things we wanna try...

P.S Hope i didn't offend anyone... :wink:

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Postby Plavt » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 2:56 am

Seismicz wrote: I know about the declaration of tattoos... So does tat mean the comapny wud penalise a person if they declare that they do not have a tattoo but gets one done after tat... If so, penalise how?..


There will most likely be a clause in your contract of employment that will state; you may not wear any political or other insignia, colours or have any bodily adornments. This is common in many companies here in the UK, failure to comply means you will be dismissed.

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Postby toygirl » Thu, 09 Nov 2006 10:14 pm

Just say you don't have any tattoo on the application form - Unless you put it on your neck, your palm, etc, then forget SQ period.

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Postby Zhouyi » Fri, 10 Nov 2006 3:27 pm

Hey guys, I did not know anything about airline career. :P But your conversations are interesting.
I asked some friends around me in China, they say the service of SIA ranks first in the world. Is it?

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Postby corines143 » Fri, 10 Nov 2006 10:51 pm

yup if you read up on the New Release, It says that SIA is ranked Best AIrline for the 15th consecutive year and is also voted Best for Its Economy, Business and First Class cabin as well. they also are World's Best Cabin Service

if you fly with SIa in future. you will see that it is indeed upgrading their Economy cabin and their culinary skills as well.
This is so exciting. I love SIAAAAAAAAAA
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Postby blancD » Sun, 12 Nov 2006 5:09 pm

Zhouyi wrote:Hey guys, I did not know anything about airline career. :P But your conversations are interesting.
I asked some friends around me in China, they say the service of SIA ranks first in the world. Is it?


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