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Re: Bloody pissed with Etihad

Postby cappy2104 » Sat, 25 Aug 2007 8:31 am

loneshark wrote:Don't bother to apply.

They suddenly replied with an email saying they will not proceed with two of us (2 guys out the the 4 finalists - two others were gals) without no rhyme or reason!

This is really upsetting as they have not only wasted our time, but also reflects their unprofessionalism... not even a call to explain why.

We waited for 3 weeks thinking they were processing our work visas.




hey i feel deeply sorry for u, dont give up now k? since u already in the final round it means u have what it takes to be a cabin crew, i m pretty sure u will get in the next time. actually i think u could call up their HR department and ask them whats the reason they not taking the guys this time....? when did they inform u? on the first 2 weeks or on the third week... ? anyway, good luck to u, and dont give up k? just keep trying, one day ur dream will come true, and u will celebrate the fact that each failure actually makes u a stronger person!

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Postby loneshark » Sun, 26 Aug 2007 8:41 pm

Thanks for your suggestion cappy2104.

I will, but then I give up such a pathetic airline. Will not waste any more of my time.

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Postby LEINA » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:11 am

rev12000 wrote:
natelletse wrote:
rev12000 wrote:Hi, i went for the Etihad Airway interview this noon. Had intentions to go early but over-slept. HeHe! :lol: I reached 'bout 3.30pm, the crowd was manageable. About 20 plus applicants and the wait for my turn was 'bout 30mins. I was surprised that the lady didn't ask me for a self-intro, coz' i soooo ... dead prepared for the intro this time. Instead she ask questions like;

Do you know where you'll be based?
What kind of cultures do you think they have?
Where does Etihad originate from ... or something similar?
Name 3 strong factors you have?
Why etihad?

STRESS :???: After the questions, she gave me a white piece of paper that states the dates of the coming interview next week plus some information on how to be dressed on that day. She also mention to wait for their call, latest by coming Wedesday. AIYO ... She also ask why UA didn't short-list me. ARGH!! :mad: After every interview, my blood pressure always shot up. :x



How she know u never got into UA??


They asked if i've attended any airline interview before on the application form, so i "gay kiang" :P and wrote UA down. It wasn't that bad i assume, least she didn't blacklist me though she knew i'm not one of the shortlisted for UA. :lol: CHEERIOS!! :lol: :lol:


Hi rev, so its advisable not to note down if i had attended an SIA interview till the end but actuali didnt get it bcos during the medical round i declare that i had asthma. so conclusion i should not tell them about the SIA interview or my asthma rite?

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Postby dOvee » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 9:56 am

i tink you need to be honest about your health issue. bcos its about your safety. Should there be any issue, normally companies would have the right to terminate your employment for any falseful information given.. correct me if i am wrong.. :D

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Postby rev12000 » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 10:47 am

LEINA wrote:Hi rev, so its advisable not to note down if i had attended an SIA interview till the end but actuali didnt get it bcos during the medical round i declare that i had asthma. so conclusion i should not tell them about the SIA interview or my asthma rite?


Hey Leina, because asthma is health related. It's important that you declare at the early stage of your medical check-up, for the doctors to review. As it may not only affect your flight duties, it may risk your life if you are found unsuitable.
for reference
My friend had asthma, she declared during the medical check-up for Tiger Airways and she's been given a green by the doctors. Now she's happily flying. Don't hide k, let the doctor do the assessment and advice you accordingly.
Unlike high blood pressure, one of my friend was being rejected by Tiger Airways. Coz' he had high blood pressure.
...
Different stories for different people, you never know. Be truthful about your health k. CHEERS!!
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Postby chanyl » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 1:06 pm

loneshark wrote:Thanks for your suggestion cappy2104.

I will, but then I give up such a pathetic airline. Will not waste any more of my time.


hi loanshark,
i'm not sure wat etihad replied u, but i just dun think that etihad deserves this kinda scolding from u... my batchgal from silkair didnt get the position as well, and she has been updating me about her progress of the recruitment.. she got into the finals too, like u, and i think tat u're from the same recruitment batch as she is.... i dunno why u'd think tat etihad is already arranging for ur visa, cos they'd not do it unless u've submitted and cleared ur medical and went for vaccinations..
i'm already flying with etihad and i think it's a great airline.... i feel sorry that for some reason, etihad didnt accept u... but i really do not hope that someone from my own country will insult my company like tis....
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Hi

Postby calvink » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 5:32 pm

Hi....i dont think its an insult....it was rather more of a frustration..having to go through all round of interview ..hoping you would get a place but at the end of the day...you were rejected...Imagine the time you have been waiting for this...


Well....one should hold on to their excitement until they have taken their OFFICIAL OFFER LETTER from the company.....

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Re: Hi

Postby chanyl » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 9:59 pm

calvink wrote:Hi....i dont think its an insult....it was rather more of a frustration..having to go through all round of interview ..hoping you would get a place but at the end of the day...you were rejected...Imagine the time you have been waiting for this...


Well....one should hold on to their excitement until they have taken their OFFICIAL OFFER LETTER from the company.....


Hi calvink,

i can totally understand the disappointment he's going through.. i've been rejected by other airlines before, upon the final interviews as well, therefore i can relate to loansharks feeling.... i was really upset that my dearest fren didnt get through the finals for etihad too... i cant figure out why my fren with flying experience didnt make it too, but there must be some reason, bcos etihad wouldn't spend money on fooling someone... and i feel tat etihad is really a good airline... service wise, not very comparable to SQ, but wellfare is somewat better i think... and i really wish more singaporeans would come and join me here....
~ I Believe I Can FLY~

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Re: Hi

Postby VeniE » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 10:01 pm

chanyl wrote:
calvink wrote:Hi....i dont think its an insult....it was rather more of a frustration..having to go through all round of interview ..hoping you would get a place but at the end of the day...you were rejected...Imagine the time you have been waiting for this...


Well....one should hold on to their excitement until they have taken their OFFICIAL OFFER LETTER from the company.....


Hi calvink,

i can totally understand the disappointment he's going through.. i've been rejected by other airlines before, upon the final interviews as well, therefore i can relate to loansharks feeling.... i was really upset that my dearest fren didnt get through the finals for etihad too... i cant figure out why my fren with flying experience didnt make it too, but there must be some reason, bcos etihad wouldn't spend money on fooling someone... and i feel tat etihad is really a good airline... service wise, not very comparable to SQ, but wellfare is somewat better i think... and i really wish more singaporeans would come and join me here....


hmmm.. it seems like etihad prefer ppl with cabin crew experience is it true??
Soaring above all

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Postby LEINA » Tue, 28 Aug 2007 11:44 am

rev12000 wrote:
LEINA wrote:Hi rev, so its advisable not to note down if i had attended an SIA interview till the end but actuali didnt get it bcos during the medical round i declare that i had asthma. so conclusion i should not tell them about the SIA interview or my asthma rite?


Hey Leina, because asthma is health related. It's important that you declare at the early stage of your medical check-up, for the doctors to review. As it may not only affect your flight duties, it may risk your life if you are found unsuitable.
for reference
My friend had asthma, she declared during the medical check-up for Tiger Airways and she's been given a green by the doctors. Now she's happily flying. Don't hide k, let the doctor do the assessment and advice you accordingly.
Unlike high blood pressure, one of my friend was being rejected by Tiger Airways. Coz' he had high blood pressure.
...
Different stories for different people, you never know. Be truthful about your health k. CHEERS!!



hi. its just that i myself DID declare that i have asthma during the 1st,3rd,5th and 6th interview of SIA and to think they hav 6 rounds of interview. But managing to go thru till the end and after going thru all that and then being given the reason that they cant accept me cos of my medical problem is very heartbreaking even thou i told them dat i had not had any attack since last year.
[but my asthma is very mild. i have been playing sports and representing my school for netball since primary school. and now im 21. and my asthma will only tigger if i indulge myself wif very cold and very very sweet food like ice kachang and chendol.] i din tell the SIA doctor this, MAYBE i sould have emphasis on this huh?

sometime telling the truth doesnt pay, but as dOvee had mention, i noe that they could terminate me just like that if they found out abt my condition.

i was advice by my neighbour who is a senior in SIA to not tell but i went against him thinkin i should tell the truth but then i ended up not getting the job.
its just dat i AM scared that i could get an attack wif the change in climate, (i dun noe cos i hav nvr flown b4) and if i nvr tell them, they would eventualli noe since i hav to take MC rite?

on one hand to tell and risk not getting a job at a prestigious airline and on the other hand dun tell, werk for a few months suddenly my attack came back and get fired..

anyone?
HELP ME

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Postby cappy2104 » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 9:04 am

mz^d wrote:Well, if you are unsuccessful, you will normally know within the 1st 2 weeks. So no news is god news I guess. Only 4 of you guys got in?



hey mz^d

do u think most airlines practice the same ritual like they will inform the unsuccessful ones first, then only break the news to the successful candidates..... cause i m very anxious here waiting for my final results as well, but not sure its the same with wat u had experienced before... mind to share ur opinion??

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Postby mz^d » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 6:13 pm

Hi Cappy,

Aplogies for the late reply.

Yes they normally inform the unsuccessful ones first and then get in touch with the successful ones to proceed with the medicals.

There are 2 more statges after the final interview which is the management approval followed by security checks. If you are through both the stages, you must proceed to do your medicals. I waited 2 weeks for Management approval status and another 2 weeks for Security check status.

HTHs

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 7:06 pm

LEINA wrote:
i was advice by my neighbour who is a senior in SIA to not tell


Irrespective of his position; ignore him that is irresponsible and highly unprofessional of him considering his own postion in SIA.

You appear to be doing a lot of 'beating about the bush' for no real purpose other than the fact you may be refused a job. Hopefully you have read Rev12000's post and mine a few pages back to see just what might happen.

Sorry but you will just have to live with the fact you have asthma mild or not and that may or will certainly disbar you from certain types of employment.

Ask yourself a question; do you really want to go to work with the feeling that you may get a 'tap on the shoulder?'. You would suffer terrible humiliation recieve a reference that would equate you to being dishonest and untrustworthy if you don't end up dead first (I am not trying to be melodramatic here aircraft are sometimes a long way from medical help).

Take care a stewardess is not the only job in the world and there are sure to be other jobs you would be happy with even if they don't pay as much.

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Postby rev12000 » Fri, 31 Aug 2007 7:47 pm

LEINA wrote:but my asthma is very mild. i have been playing sports and representing my school for netball since primary school. and now im 21. and my asthma will only tigger if i indulge myself wif very cold and very very sweet food like ice kachang and chendol. i din tell the SIA doctor this, MAYBE i sould have emphasis on this huh?


The girl i mentioned, who's successfully flying with Tiger Airways. Had her last asthma attack, least 5 years back. I understand from her that her asthma has been in control since. Just as you are unsure 'bout the weather change might affect your condition, the doctors didn't approve your application for the same reason. The risk involve should they give you a green to fly. Personally, i'll advice you to try again some years later. .. gain more exposure and experience through your current career. It will help in your application, in the near future. Regards :)
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Postby princessmermaid » Mon, 15 Oct 2007 12:22 am

hello peeps,
I have ex cabin crew experience but i cant swim without an aid at all.
;(
must i know how to swim without an id if i want to join etihad? during training With eithad, must i swim without a floating aid?
;(


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