How to get through round 1 of Singapore Airlines interview

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Post by Vaucluse » Sat, 26 Jan 2008 10:25 am

EADG wrote:haha

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WTF?

people who punctuate sentences like that make me want to punctuate their faces
hahahaha. Get in the spirit of things. Hahahaha

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Post by sweetheroin » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 1:14 am

zandlelightz wrote:
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Ha Ha to you too. Yes they will need staff for the A380 but the only people going on to this aircraft are the experienced crew. Should you care to read a few posts by our pilot poster jencrs you will see they are phasing the 747 out so in effect the A380 is replacing the jumbo jet so I doubt if the extra staff required is as great in number as some may assume.
it IS true that they really need more people. i heard that every day it's possible that people resign in great numbers, even if they phase out the jumbo, they still need people to replace the widening gap of resignees, and even if there's "enough" crew, you never know when crew report sick last minute and such, that's why there are crew who are on standby to replace such people.

thanks zandlelightz for posting this, i think that this post has been a great encouragement to those who have been trying for SQ over the past few interviews. i've been to 2 interviews and got booted, will be there on the 27th as well to give it another shot (:

good luck to the rest!

Thank you very much for supporting me on this. Thats what my uncle told me. I am trying out as well on sunday but i doubt i will get in. Just try for fun. Don't mind me asking, how come you got booted during the last two interviews. Thanks.

first time i went, i got booted on 2nd round, maybe because my "walk" wasnt very good. i remember also then that my complexion was going thru a crappy time, cuz it was "that time" of the month. just my luck lahhh.

then second time, i got booted on 1st round! i'm not sure on this reason cuz i said the same things as i did first time.

like said, it's just luck. if the interviewers just dont like you, they wont take you. but another batch of interviewers might find you a potential, and put you thru. it's all a matter of fate. you might be booted for 5-6 times but maybe the 7th time is when you're meant to get in, so its really better to keep trying. the dream will come true one day.

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Post by ArchLight » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 4:27 pm

Hi All,i'm back from the walk-in.It's my 1st attempt therefore i really didn't do it well.None were selected from my grp despite that 1 guy beside did really present himself very well.I'm not sure what does the interviewer look for as he asked us to make a brief intro of ourself then follow by asking 'Which is your favourite country'.

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Very demoralised...

Post by baby11 » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 5:52 pm

Hi guys,

I went to the SIA interview today & didnt even get thru the 1st round...i was confident, didn't stammer not like 1 of the gal who did yet she got thru..I reali don't noe wat's wrong?! is it becos they don't take married personnel??

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Post by Plavt » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 5:56 pm

ArchLight wrote:.I'm not sure what does the interviewer look for as he asked us to make a brief intro of ourself then follow by asking 'Which is your favourite country'.
As a flight attendant you would most likely have a passion, interest or liking for certain countrie(s). In this instance he is merely seeking to see how much you have studied or know about your chosen place and how well you speak (i.e: presentation, pronunciation, posture, eye-contact, ability to answer questions, material sources, experience). Simple ain't it?

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Post by zandlelightz » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 7:27 pm

baby11 wrote:Hi guys,

I went to the SIA interview today & didnt even get thru the 1st round...i was confident, didn't stammer not like 1 of the gal who did yet she got thru..I reali don't noe wat's wrong?! is it becos they don't take married personnel??



Hi also came back with sad result. I was rejected on the spot because my o level english was a D7. So tomorrow i am going to apply for a dip course and go for the interview again.

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Post by iwannefly » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 7:38 pm

baby11 wrote:Hi guys,

I went to the SIA interview today & didnt even get thru the 1st round...i was confident, didn't stammer not like 1 of the gal who did yet she got thru..I reali don't noe wat's wrong?! is it becos they don't take married personnel??

Luck play an important role for interview... mayb lady luck is not with u today.. try again ^^

They do take in married personnel if i'm not wrong.. so long u looked ok and ur figure is alright.. should be okay i guess...
Will not give up my dream to fly!! =D
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward

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Post by Cloey » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 7:55 pm

iwannefly wrote:
baby11 wrote:Hi guys,

I went to the SIA interview today & didnt even get thru the 1st round...i was confident, didn't stammer not like 1 of the gal who did yet she got thru..I reali don't noe wat's wrong?! is it becos they don't take married personnel??

Luck play an important role for interview... mayb lady luck is not with u today.. try again ^^

They do take in married personnel if i'm not wrong.. so long u looked ok and ur figure is alright.. should be okay i guess...
Hi all, i was booted out from the 2nd rd. I think i showed my leg when i walked the kebaya, and my skin was abit bumpy though. Those nice skin and nice figure friends got in though. HA! But, the kebaya was pretty tight fitting though. Not easy job. Heard theres another interview in Feb. So, we can practise our flaws though!

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Post by zandlelightz » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 7:59 pm

Cloey wrote:
iwannefly wrote:
baby11 wrote:Hi guys,

I went to the SIA interview today & didnt even get thru the 1st round...i was confident, didn't stammer not like 1 of the gal who did yet she got thru..I reali don't noe wat's wrong?! is it becos they don't take married personnel??

Luck play an important role for interview... mayb lady luck is not with u today.. try again ^^

They do take in married personnel if i'm not wrong.. so long u looked ok and ur figure is alright.. should be okay i guess...
Hi all, i was booted out from the 2nd rd. I think i showed my leg when i walked the kebaya, and my skin was abit bumpy though. Those nice skin and nice figure friends got in though. HA! But, the kebaya was pretty tight fitting though. Not easy job. Heard theres another interview in Feb. So, we can practise our flaws though!


Congrats at least you all tried it. And keep going. Maybe a tip for you gals. You can buy a fake SIA kebaya from penusala plaza in city hall for $19.90 and practice you walk in it. It will help you to know how to walk and to know your mistake. Thats what i told my ex girlfriend to do as well. See Ya Guys

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Post by streets » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 8:43 pm

zandlelightz wrote:
Cloey wrote:
iwannefly wrote:
Luck play an important role for interview... mayb lady luck is not with u today.. try again ^^

They do take in married personnel if i'm not wrong.. so long u looked ok and ur figure is alright.. should be okay i guess...
Hi all, i was booted out from the 2nd rd. I think i showed my leg when i walked the kebaya, and my skin was abit bumpy though. Those nice skin and nice figure friends got in though. HA! But, the kebaya was pretty tight fitting though. Not easy job. Heard theres another interview in Feb. So, we can practise our flaws though!


Congrats at least you all tried it. And keep going. Maybe a tip for you gals. You can buy a fake SIA kebaya from penusala plaza in city hall for $19.90 and practice you walk in it. It will help you to know how to walk and to know your mistake. Thats what i told my ex girlfriend to do as well. See Ya Guys
my favourite was the kebaya and skin check round -- it was a total brisk for me. and honestly, i fell in love with the uniform. after the clip, i fell deeper in love with this career.

no matter what, just treat this as an experience. i think because of my course of study, i am able to take criticisms and failures well. but of course for some, it might be a downer. so don't be afraid to just let yourself loose for a while, and get back up on your feet quickly. the most important thing is ask yourself what went wrong? learn from your mistakes.

personally, my weakness is, i get a tad too nervous and i often stumble on my words. i often speak without deep thinking, thus the not so good 'answers'. also, my regular 'erms' 'yeah' here and there. overall, my presentation skills!! hahah.

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Post by Cloey » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 8:45 pm

streets wrote:
zandlelightz wrote:
Cloey wrote: Hi all, i was booted out from the 2nd rd. I think i showed my leg when i walked the kebaya, and my skin was abit bumpy though. Those nice skin and nice figure friends got in though. HA! But, the kebaya was pretty tight fitting though. Not easy job. Heard theres another interview in Feb. So, we can practise our flaws though!


Congrats at least you all tried it. And keep going. Maybe a tip for you gals. You can buy a fake SIA kebaya from penusala plaza in city hall for $19.90 and practice you walk in it. It will help you to know how to walk and to know your mistake. Thats what i told my ex girlfriend to do as well. See Ya Guys
my favourite was the kebaya and skin check round -- it was a total brisk for me. and honestly, i fell in love with the uniform. after the clip, i fell deeper in love with this career.

no matter what, just treat this as an experience. i think because of my course of study, i am able to take criticisms and failures well. but of course for some, it might be a downer. so don't be afraid to just let yourself loose for a while, and get back up on your feet quickly. the most important thing is ask yourself what went wrong? learn from your mistakes.

personally, my weakness is, i get a tad too nervous and i often stumble on my words. i often speak without deep thinking, thus the not so good 'answers'. also, my regular 'erms' 'yeah' here and there. overall, my presentation skills!! hahah.
So you got through the skin check round???

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Post by streets » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 8:47 pm

Cloey wrote:
streets wrote:
zandlelightz wrote:

Congrats at least you all tried it. And keep going. Maybe a tip for you gals. You can buy a fake SIA kebaya from penusala plaza in city hall for $19.90 and practice you walk in it. It will help you to know how to walk and to know your mistake. Thats what i told my ex girlfriend to do as well. See Ya Guys
my favourite was the kebaya and skin check round -- it was a total brisk for me. and honestly, i fell in love with the uniform. after the clip, i fell deeper in love with this career.

no matter what, just treat this as an experience. i think because of my course of study, i am able to take criticisms and failures well. but of course for some, it might be a downer. so don't be afraid to just let yourself loose for a while, and get back up on your feet quickly. the most important thing is ask yourself what went wrong? learn from your mistakes.

personally, my weakness is, i get a tad too nervous and i often stumble on my words. i often speak without deep thinking, thus the not so good 'answers'. also, my regular 'erms' 'yeah' here and there. overall, my presentation skills!! hahah.
So you got through the skin check round???
yes, i got booted out after 1-1 though. :(

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Post by Cloey » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 8:52 pm

So you got through the skin check round???[/quote]

yes, i got booted out after 1-1 though. :([/quote]

REALLY!!!!.. what question they ask? You are so close to getting it lor!! Dun give up ya!

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Post by streets » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 8:59 pm

Cloey wrote:So you got through the skin check round???
yes, i got booted out after 1-1 though.

REALLY!!!!.. what question they ask? You are so close to getting it lor!! Dun give up ya!

the lady asked me quite alot of questions, but as i reflected, i think here're the few i think i might have taken the wrong moves:

have you any friends/relatives in SIA/other airlines? so what kind of stuffs do they tell you about?

i elaborated on politics and how i could handle, with my experience in working in a female environment and all. NEVER DO THIS I TELL YOU!
(just spur of the moment, and i blurted it out without putting much thought, that's how i am when i'm nervous lol)


strengths & weaknesses
i said i have self discipline, given my background being as a police cadet in secondary school, elaborated crap on that. and my flaw is i often get too nervous when i present, but it's quite different when i serve.

yeah. eeew. but nevermind, i take this as an experience and i will learn!

don't give up easily k!

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Post by purple.sara » Sun, 27 Jan 2008 9:23 pm

i'm back from the interviews...=) managed to get through all the rounds..now waiting for the call for my final interview...today has been a really tough day for everyone...phew...2 of my frens didn't make it...cause of the skin check..i barely make it..thanks to the long kebaya sleeve that cover the flaws i had...

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