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Post by Lovely shan » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 12:25 am

Plavt wrote:
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Hi plavt,

so meaning they might recruit this yr>/
Very hard to say, they recruit Singaporeans mainly for their knowledge of language and culture (i.e. Mandarin and of course Chinese culture). The number they require from locals is very small so it depends how many locals retire, leave or get promoted. Just have to wait, time to 'beef-up' your Mandarin and English (written and spoken) as they are the tests that many fail. Try to find someone to help, if you are really serious and have difficulty PM me and perhaps I can give you some advice.
What kind of paper they having, well will it be tougher thana university paper? as i'm a graduate from university of manchester.

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Post by Plavt » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 1:05 am

Lovely shan wrote: What kind of paper they having, well will it be tougher thana university paper? as i'm a graduate from university of manchester.
I don't think it will be that severe as a good number of candidates are not graduates. However, if I remember rightly the test consists of both written and oral exercises and a good vocabulary is needed. In previous posters who applied found they were often 'stumped' for words and the equivalent translation of words from Chinese to English and vise-a-versa.

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Post by jerlyn » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 7:58 am

Plavt wrote:
Lovely shan wrote: What kind of paper they having, well will it be tougher thana university paper? as i'm a graduate from university of manchester.
I don't think it will be that severe as a good number of candidates are not graduates. However, if I remember rightly the test consists of both written and oral exercises and a good vocabulary is needed. In previous posters who applied found they were often 'stumped' for words and the equivalent translation of words from Chinese to English and vise-a-versa.
yar. i agree, i heard from frens who tried, its translation from chinese to english and vice versa. good command of both languages will save u from the stress.

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Post by juzdachic » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 4:41 pm

Hi Plavt,

would u have any idea if BA recruits Malays or Indians?

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Post by Lovely shan » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 5:42 pm

Hope B.A will recruit soon! cheers

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Post by Plavt » Mon, 11 Aug 2008 7:10 pm

juzdachic wrote:Hi Plavt,

would u have any idea if BA recruits Malays or Indians?
BA's staff are a mixture of various races and cultures but if you are referring to working locally then you will need to meet the criteria above regarding languages. Should you be referring to flights to Malaysia BA no longer fly there.

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Post by juzdachic » Wed, 13 Aug 2008 4:26 pm

Hi Plavt,

Thanks for the reply.

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Post by Lovely shan » Thu, 14 Aug 2008 4:33 pm

Hello to all wanabes,

was told that can contact the singapore office on the recruitment dates. Thanks.

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Post by stripes » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:00 am

Any idea the number to the Singapore office?

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Post by Lovely shan » Sat, 23 Aug 2008 1:07 am

stripes wrote:Any idea the number to the Singapore office?
u refer to their website for singapore office number. this was old by B.A UK

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