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Postby pinkhunnibee » Mon, 24 Sep 2007 3:38 pm

How did the interview go?

Anyone knows if those who are not shortlisted for the interview can send in another application?

Sighz..my time is running out..am 26 yrs old this yr!

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Postby Deer Bambi » Tue, 25 Sep 2007 2:13 pm

pinkhunnibee wrote:How did the interview go?

Anyone knows if those who are not shortlisted for the interview can send in another application?

Sighz..my time is running out..am 26 yrs old this yr!


better try again asap :o ..... i feel tt its better for you to try early, the older you get, the more things you need to accomplish... like you gotta get married and have kids... if u really wanna do it, better try and try. also to find out where you have gone wrong. :wink:

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Postby Deer Bambi » Tue, 25 Sep 2007 2:45 pm

lisy6806 wrote:Hihi, a little pc of advice to share with you because my sister will be interviewing you people on JAL recruitment.

Things to prepare:-

Paint your finger nails to nude color
Tie up your hair neat; JAL is very particular on hair
Long sleeve best in office attire
Fair skin no scars on your hands
Dont behave too confident, they hate it!
And normal full length photos will do, dont go to the extreme of giving them your full make-over photos! It sure dont help!
Speak gently and demure
Black hair

ALL THE BEST!



can i add on....

SMILE alot~ :D

wonder which one is ur sister, as i was at the interview.... :wink:

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Postby ms dots » Tue, 25 Sep 2007 3:06 pm

Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)

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Postby Deer Bambi » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 8:38 am

ms dots wrote:Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)



when i go first round interview it was with 4 interviewer, my group has got 6 people.
then after that you need to go into this room where u read a chinese passage to another interviewer.
4 will be selected and then we went for the final interview with 6 interviewer.
lastly there's a skin check.

only 20 will be selected... 8-)

have u sent ur application for the october intake? :lol:


i just went for my medical checkup on monday... :wink:

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Postby ms dots » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 12:29 pm

Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)



when i go first round interview it was with 4 interviewer, my group has got 6 people.
then after that you need to go into this room where u read a chinese passage to another interviewer.
4 will be selected and then we went for the final interview with 6 interviewer.
lastly there's a skin check.

only 20 will be selected... 8-)

have u sent ur application for the october intake? :lol:


i just went for my medical checkup on monday... :wink:


oh i see.means u'll get to know whether u get in or not on the same day?
What kind of qns they usually ask?
I sent in my application alrdy, received a call from a lady but i havent graduate thus gotta wait for the next in take.

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Postby Deer Bambi » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 12:56 pm

ms dots wrote:
Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)



oh i see.means u'll get to know whether u get in or not on the same day?
What kind of qns they usually ask?
I sent in my application alrdy, received a call from a lady but i havent graduate thus gotta wait for the next in take.




they say they will call you on the very same day before 8pm if you are selected... they called me back at around 5+ that evening.

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Postby VeniE » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 2:07 pm

Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:
Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)



oh i see.means u'll get to know whether u get in or not on the same day?
What kind of qns they usually ask?
I sent in my application alrdy, received a call from a lady but i havent graduate thus gotta wait for the next in take.




they say they will call you on the very same day before 8pm if you are selected... they called me back at around 5+ that evening.


wow.. so you're in!!! congrats wor.. :)
Soaring above all

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Postby jeanette_tohjh » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 4:38 pm

Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:
Deer Bambi wrote:
ms dots wrote:Deer Bambi,
did you get in?how's the interview like? :)



oh i see.means u'll get to know whether u get in or not on the same day?
What kind of qns they usually ask?
I sent in my application alrdy, received a call from a lady but i havent graduate thus gotta wait for the next in take.




they say they will call you on the very same day before 8pm if you are selected... they called me back at around 5+ that evening.


Hi Deer Bambi! CONGRAT!!!
mind to share hows the skin check done?

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Postby yuanz » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 6:58 pm

Hi, may i know how often does JAL recruits? Are they very strict on skin checks?

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Postby Deer Bambi » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 7:44 pm

yuanz wrote:Hi, may i know how often does JAL recruits? Are they very strict on skin checks?


haha.. thankew everyone.... but u see i have yet to got thru the medical check... afraid that they see something wrong in me then tt's it, doesnt help even u pass the interview already. *cross my fingers*

the medical check was really detailed. from xray, hearing checks, body check up, posture check, bones check. urine test.... *tsk tsk* they are really particular i must say. make sure u are very healthy. lol!

they actually asked you to bring along shorts and spag for the skin check. yeah they are strict. they will check almost every inch of ur skin on a 1-1 basis in one room. definitely no scars, birthmark or tatoo are allowed.. dont try to fool them with concealor. cuz during the medical check, the doctor also did a little check my skin also, especially the hands. :shock:

i think it will definitely be an advantage if u are fair~

:wink:

anybody from JAL here? would like to ask some questions. :D

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Postby chai ching » Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:32 pm

Hi The_Airhead,

Thank you for your wishes and your luck for me!
Hopefully can get in soon for whatever airline i try.
I wont give up so easily yet.

Haha.... hopefully that you arent pregnant yet. Tell your
husband that you wish to fly again and dont wish to start
to have family so soon yet. Discuss it with your husband and
see whats his opinion about this.

No you arent long winded and bored us to death.
good to share your experience with those who love
flying.

the_airhead wrote:
chai ching wrote:hello....

no worry. wow 3.5 year of flying is actually not bad. if you are still
not yet marry. guess you wont quit yet and will continue flying?
i was hoping that one day i can get select and base in Dubai.as i
like emirates. its really a good airline and benefits are good too.

try for many times, and yet still doesnt get it. sigh.... yup thats great
that you got it when you are in your early 20-s. should start young and early if you really wish to fly. so when you quit. at least you have a
taste of flying experience. i start to attend interview when im 21 or 22.
have been trying for so many years that until i have 25.

sob sob.... so old already. when can i ever get to fulfill my wish and
my dreams come true? you know your husband is he also a steward
or a pilot? did you know him while you are flying or you get to know
him in Dubai? but isnt it such a waste that both of your have quit and
return back to sinhapore.

although its true that you and your husband have come back to
singapore and settle your lifes. but is that really what you all want?
any planning of what to do for your ntext future? or you will still
continue flying but not Emirtaes? you prefer to be base in singapore?




hi doll,

my aren't you inquisitive! :) however, since i opened the can of worms,i'll oblige...:)

if i'm not married, i will probably not quit (yet!) because i will still be living the single Dubaian crew life, whatever that is. honestly, i never knew coz i was never single when I was in Dubai but from what I observed, it is a non-stop parrrrty! bear in mind, in dubai, only 10% of the population are local Arabs-the rest are expats. and they party HARD. The rest of the local Arabs mostly reside in the other six UAE states like Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ajman. therefore the lifestyle is hardly a Muslim one so expect clubbing,drinks and major hangovers night after night on your days off! :P

you're only 25? fret not, still young, my dear. when i was flying, i recall meeting new crew at the still-young age if 31!! in fact, one of my batchgirls was 30 when we started training!

my husband is my batchmate (as i mentioned) so yes, he WAS a steward. now, he is a student pilot...another reason why we're happy to be home. :) we met BEFORE we joined EK and i was the one who FORCED him to appy for EK with me coz I was kinda desperate at that time as i was jobless (waiting for SQ's callback during the SARS period for newly-recruited trainees...which didn't happen for MONTHS!!). he got invited to be part of the first batch of candidates and mine was the second, which was the day after but we got through together and subsequently became batchmates (but his half of the batch was the morning class...mine was the afternoon so we HARDLY saw each other during the training period!).

at the moment, yes, being home is what we really want that's why we upped and left. perhaps when the need comes for us to relocate again, i know we would be itchy enough to go but we'll still keep coming back, regardless. and home is where our families are, even though at first when i got the job i was eager to leave everything and everybody. Now, three-plus years and many countries later, i've come to appreciate whom i left behind when i'm so far away. especially when my late father died when i was still stuck in dubai, unable to get a flight home and i didn't get to see him alive.

i guess you can say that it is all part and parcel of the job situation i took on and i should live with it but..i am only human, there's only so much i can take for a job. i do know that i was SO LUCKY to have my boyfriend/fiance/husband with me all the time when i was in dubai...i know of friends who spend money, time and tears over the boyfriends they left behind in singapore when they went to dubai. long-distance relationships are hard! and many eventually quit after one or two contracts and sometimes, just one or two YEARS, as i mentioned before, to go home to their loved ones. one of my ex-crew friends from EK, who left a few months before i did and only flew for 2 years, is now mom to a beautiful baby after returning to singapore to marry her boyfriend! yes, we all have our own reasons, our own goals, our own stories and destinies...

on a more non-emotional front, seeing our choice as such a "waste" is only subjective because you, and many people, don't know half of the realities of living in Dubai as cabin crew with accommodation responsibilities and all, as i mentioned, even with the good salary and benefits EK can offer. not many crew are married and these crew in company apartments have it really easy, trust me. AND personally, to me, pumping my good money to a greedy landlord in a country without rent-control for an overpriced apartment is a waste as well as risking your work record with silly things like tardiness just because of lousy drivers on cramped roads causing traffic jams. all that is just WASTE..especially when one works so hard....

and as good as EK is, it is still a company with a management you CAN find fault with coz NOTHING in this life is perfect but i won't go into details with that. just bear in mind that asians are still asians in EK so like in too many places in the world, white supremacy is still the way to go. AND this is also a waste to me coz us asians are hard workers with good work ethics! and it doesn't help that many people think most asians can't speak proper english.... i've had an ang-moh stewardess speak to me in slow precise sentences, like when you talk to a child, when she first met me coz she assumed i am asian so i lacked the english tongue. i just humoured her though, that one time, coz i was in a good mood. :P

so in conclusion, my husband IS doing what he really wants to do now so he does not regret quitting though he doesn't regret his dubai life one bit. i don't regret quitting too but i DO miss flying (and i DO miss the lovely car i had in Dubai and the fantastic retail sales that seem to happen ALL THE TIME!) and my future plans do include flying post-EK. Isn't that why this whole thing started? You know, you answering me when i asked about JAL?

so yes, i intend to try for SQ/UA/MI/TG/3K too..whatever is available nad is willing to accept me.... so we'll see how. that is, if i don't get pregnant first. hehhhehehe.

once again, i've made a whole thesis of my points...so typical of me, i'm sorry. i hope you (and no one else) got a fit from reading so much. :)

take care and take flight everyone! :) and chai ching, good luck!

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Postby tare_90 » Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:06 am

thanks for sharing
congras Deer Bambi ..

i m new here :D

would like to ask if i have a little scar in my hand but not veri visible , will they reject me ?

hee

anymore other trying for the oct intake ?

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Postby Deer Bambi » Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:37 pm

tare_90 wrote:thanks for sharing
congras Deer Bambi ..

i m new here :D

would like to ask if i have a little scar in my hand but not veri visible , will they reject me ?

hee

anymore other trying for the oct intake ?



what kind of scar? will it go off after some time? dun worry just go and try, if not you wouldnt know whether u can make it or not. :wink:

since u say its a not very visible scar i guess it shouldnt affect. :D

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Postby jan80 » Sat, 29 Sep 2007 3:01 pm

tare_90 wrote:thanks for sharing
congras Deer Bambi ..

i m new here :D

would like to ask if i have a little scar in my hand but not veri visible , will they reject me ?

hee

anymore other trying for the oct intake ?

Hi,
I have submitted my resume for oct intake but have yet to receive any e-mails for interview. :cry: Has anyone gotten the email or call already?Tare_90,have you gotten any calls?


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