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Postby nana07 » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:03 pm

corines143 wrote: how does the kebaya fitting go? if we are to run to get our kebayas.. how are we supp to get that fits us perfectly? i tot they would look at us and give us one that fit us the best?

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u will be asked to go into the room in group of ten. then there are lots of kebayas hanging there and you got to choose. they won't give u what fit u the best. sometimes, the top may be too loose for u, u can change with the gals who are in the kebaya fitting . can help each other decide whether the kebaya fits you

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Postby corines143 » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:18 pm

thanks NANA.
r you in yet?
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Postby NiMk » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:31 pm

anyone who tried for the latest silkair interview, going for the upcoming SIA one?

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Postby nana07 » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:43 pm

corines143 wrote:thanks NANA.
r you in yet?


no. i failed the skin check by the beautician. :?

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Postby corines143 » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:59 pm

what happened to your skin?

dont worry I am sure you will make it thru this time
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Postby xmischax » Wed, 27 Dec 2006 11:42 pm

Joycee wrote:
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Joycee wrote:Hi,

Seeing that you guys getting excited about this up-coming interview really jealous me. because i cannot go. So sad...

But i would like to find out from you guys why and what are the reasons that make you ppl wanted to fly with SIA? or why will you ppl like to become a FA? What inspired you guys to become?


Thanks.

I will be trying at the end of the year.


hello! add me on msn? black.velvet.kitten@hotmail.com

how come you can only go at the end of the year? well to work in the aviation field have always been my dream, first ambition since young. and i`ve only flown on SIA and i love it! :)



Hi and thanks for your reply. I can only go at the end of the year because i am still pursuing my degree. I actually went for the interview after my poly but was boot during the second round. Wanna to try again but have to wait for 1/2 a year. I went twice before actually, but it was the same in-take. I actually sent by email to SIA and the email was rebounded, so i thought it did not get through so i sent my post again. So for one in-take i went for 2 interview. If u would like to know more, i can share with u my experience.

My bf's sis is flying with SQ for like 4 - 5 years now, but i was not that close to her so didn't really dare to ask her anything.

Btw, u said it's your dream since young to work in the aviation field. but why aviation? do u like to service others? what are your inspirations behind it?

At first, i think that being a FA and fly with SIA it really feels "glam". But after reading some posts from ppl here, they did talk about many incidents where gossips flys everywhere and it-is-a-most-girl-working-field, and it is very competitive and everything, also i have a friend who just got in, she mention that she felt very lonely when she fly to a foreign land, she eventually cry in her hotel room.

So i would like to find out with all FA-wannabes what makes your guys wanted to become FA. Is there anything to do with the pay?

Thanks

Joycee


why aviation? well to be honest, if i was tall enough and took pure physics in secondary school, i would`ve tried to become a pilot. since young i`ve always loved the airport and planes. if i don`t get through this interview, i`ll take dip in aerospace electronics engineering first before trying again. it just comes naturally i guess, like how some people are born to love art and draw. i`m born to do music, drama and love planes. and of course, the good pay and all the flying perks is just like icing on the cake. if i can fulfill my dream to be in the aviation field, and do what i love, it would just be perfect. you know? :)

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Postby Joycee » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 3:05 am

corines143 wrote:what happened to your skin?

dont worry I am sure you will make it thru this time



hi,

Oh no! I have a birth mark on my wrist. So where will the beautician check? my friend told me that they use a torch light to shine on your skin to check?

So they are very particular about moles and birth marks? or things like scars and pigmentation?

Thanks

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Postby Joycee » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 3:09 am

corines143 wrote:hi joyce

actually the interview process takes up time so its good if you can go for it now. cos if u pass they will arrange for you and slot you into any batch that will fly when you are available. you should try whenever you feel the time is right. dont worry so much.

its true that the impression we get from ppl is that SIA gals are glam and well yes normally everyone goes for this job cos its becos of the high pay as well, i do admit that but we still need to work, endure ppl, serve ppl, clean up and tidy up on the plane and be teachable to learn from our seniors. but thats all abt work life rite? which job isnt like that? its just how you see it and your attitude abt it... to me i do all these at home so i might as well do a good job at work... its just differnet esp if u work in the office for so long and theres always alot of paper work to deal with, well this job would be a good exposure and really make life more interesting for you.. or whoever out there. its a different feel altogether.. every job has its pros and cons its just how one sees it and how happy you can get depends on you as well.

yea some ppl feel lonely when they become a FA cos they cant click with ppl so it is important to stoop down to ppl as well. and try to learn as much as you can and dont be sensitive to your colleagues facial expression during the course of work, sometimes alot of things can go on in the minds of us ladies rite? cos we always love to gossipp and this can be a real threat to us when we work on board as we always work with differnet ppl so its better if we smile and be able to work and help each other no matter what as we are one team. we represent SIA .

my friend is lonely and scared too in the hotel always but thats one thing u have to be prepared for. this is an industry where you cannot be shy and you have to mix around, be sociable and not alone. so during our free time we should get together, meet and go out tospend quality time to get to know one another... some few dont do this as they rather be alone and spend their own time with themselves. They love their personal space but if you do that I guess it would be tough to work in SIA cos as a FA, you will always tend to be among ppl where ever you go and if want to be alone by yourself all the time when you travel overseas, you will feel weird and be the odd one out...i guess even if you are forcing yourself to try to mingle with ppl, its like see how long you can take it... and when you reached your peak, you will just quit cos you had enough.

Lastly, i think one has to be really committed to service & the job you pick for yourself..Esp standing long hours, Smiling and enduring ppl who can be Unreasonable and we have to be professional at ALL times. if you feel u cant then maybe it isnt the CAREER you want to build. it might just be something that helps you pass time for some years.. But for me I know that it is my Career as it is my passion so thats why I have chosen the best to work with and to learn from.

hope you find yourself one day...

cheers...............





Thanks for the reply corines143.

Will they let me join in other batch? Do you have any friends did experience it before? they can go for training and commence flying after their degree?

Because, if they ask me what i am doing now, i will sure tell them i am pursuing degree. So i think by that they will reject me as i cannot start training or work immediately.

Please advice.

Joyce

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Postby gabrielle » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 5:56 am

hello everyone, all the best to every single one of you for the coming interview :)

By the way, :wink:
i would like to ask if im able to apply if i have a Diploma in visual arts with LASALLE-SIA college of the Arts??
From what i understand, SIA require Diplomas from local polytechnics, however Lasalle-sia is a private college funded by the government thats all. Moreover its Diploma in the ARTS, so many dont regard well of it. However, i did score well in GCE "O" levels, pretty good enough to get into a JC but i chose the other path, the arts.
so can anyone tell me am i qualified to apply??? urgent! interview's comin soon! :)
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Postby tatiana » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 9:41 am

Joycee wrote:So they are very particular about moles and birth marks? or things like scars and pigmentation?



They r more particular on visible scars n birthmarks plus ur skin texture. The Lancome beautician can be really fussy on acne skin. However, moles is acceptable so long it's not "over-sized". :P

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Postby fresh7up » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 10:45 am

Wow.. Being a stewardess is way much more stressful than a steward. As the announcement for the interview is at least 3 weeks in advance, you might want to be as well prepared as within this 3 whole weeks. Don't get things started at the last minute.

Just some tips - go for facial. Manicure and pedicure. Choose the right dress for the interview. Shop for new dresses if you have to. Go for hair treatment, dye it black if it isn't. Eyebrow threading, teeth whitening. And within this 3 weeks, try not to stay up late at night. Cut down on night outings with friends and all those other unnecessary gatherings. Have enough sleep. Make sure there's no eye bags or dark eye rings at the end of the day. Eat well too... do some sit ups or crunches. You don't want a bulging tummy when you try out the kebaya. Oh yeah go for waxing too... :D

3 weeks there's so much things to do.

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Postby lilpie » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 2:23 pm

hi guys, any of your friends made it with just o'levels and working experience? Chances seems very slim :(

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Postby corines143 » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 4:44 pm

just try la
you never know you got luck
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Postby Joycee » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 4:46 pm

tatiana wrote:
Joycee wrote:So they are very particular about moles and birth marks? or things like scars and pigmentation?



They r more particular on visible scars n birthmarks plus ur skin texture. The Lancome beautician can be really fussy on acne skin. However, moles is acceptable so long it's not "over-sized". :P



Hi,

I have read in other posts here that people mention that if you have a mole or a birthmark near your wrist, we can actually cover by a watch? So the beautician cannot see?

So our hands cannot have hair as well? During the water confi test they will check your skin again? Where will they most particularly check? Do they check your thighs and upper arms, where the area will be covered by the uniform?

thanks

Joyce

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Postby corines143 » Thu, 28 Dec 2006 4:52 pm

They are willing to wait for you if you fit the bill. As in IF you got the look, you present yourself well and if you show u really want the job so just tell them that you are doing a degree if they ask or you can say that during self-intro session. They will ask you to state your availability in the application form .
If you get the job eventuall, you might want to put your degree on hold and go for this job first.

My advise is Just go for the Interview Now. I went last Nov cos I was serious about this whole thing. you really have to push yourself and show yourself how much you want it and go for it. I wanted a feel of the experience & I was seriously trying out for the job.. I was too nervous in the end but it was a good experience to have been in the queue... to even be in the room to be interviewed. I am sharing all this because I want to show you my positivity despite getting booted out.. I told myself if I didnt get through its okay because it isnt the end of the world. There is always a 2nd chance. i am sure SIA is very understanding so lets just keep trying and stop being so negative.

So gals LETS GO FOR IT!!
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