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Postby beltella » Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:15 pm

hellolololo wrote:
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Ceasor wrote:Yup yup dont worry too much about that. My frn also waiting. Apparently quite a few went for 2nd scoliosis scan. Just be patient :)


Hey thanks!!! Hopefully there won't be another letters coming in these 2 weeks.

Odd that they can't provide us any results even after paying $173....


Some of my friends complained that the $173 is a scam hahaha. But it's actuallt kinda common for employers not to reveal anything, even after acceptance/decline decision. All we can do now is pray haha.


I just got my call yesterday!!! Starting on 24 April. :)


wow congrats! hey was wondering when the person calls, was the number an unknown caller id?


hey nope its not a private number. but don't worry! you will receive a text to call a number if you missed their first call. :)

all the best!!!


Congrats to you! I've received my call too, but will be starting later than you as I still need to serve notice period to my current employer. Did they call you to go down to STC after you sign your employment contract? I'm going for holiday for 1 week before my training starts, but afraid they might call me down to go down to STC to sign some document though.


hmm mine is 3 days before my start date!

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Postby hellolololo » Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:00 am

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hellolololo wrote:Congrats to you! I've received my call too, but will be starting later than you as I still need to serve notice period to my current employer. Did they call you to go down to STC after you sign your employment contract? I'm going for holiday for 1 week before my training starts, but afraid they might call me down to go down to STC to sign some document though.


Congrats to u!! Can I just ask when is your notice period?


Hello! Sorry, this forum admin restricted me from replying your PM. I need to post more in order to be able to reply PM. Anyway, my notice period is only 1 month. I will be starting training on May. Not to worry, the people from SIA did mention they will look at your notice period and call you accordingly. If let say your notice period is 2 month, they will call you 2 month in advance. As long as you don't get any rejection letter, you are more or less safe!

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Postby koshizuka » Thu, 03 Apr 2014 4:58 pm

Hi guys,
I'm going to go for the interview for air stewardess on the 26th April. It's my first time and I'm kinda nervous. What are the things that I should look out for in the interviews?
I'm 1.74m tall and my weight is 61kg, do you think it's acceptable or should I try to get my weight to the 50 range in the coming weeks?

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Postby MeganL » Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:33 am

koshizuka wrote:Hi guys,
I'm going to go for the interview for air stewardess on the 26th April. It's my first time and I'm kinda nervous. What are the things that I should look out for in the interviews?
I'm 1.74m tall and my weight is 61kg, do you think it's acceptable or should I try to get my weight to the 50 range in the coming weeks?


Hey there! There're plenty of info regarding the interview stages/tips on the internet. Hit on google and you'll find them easily. Some of the more credible and helpful (free!) sites are blogs like siacabincrew, flygosh, and bohtong.org :)

And wow, you're TALLL. Though I dont exactly recommend getting your weight to the low 50s range because then you'll be underweight and hence might have to put on KIV for that matter. However, losing a couple of kgs shouldnt be a problem, or in fact may be better. Use your BMI as a gauge, try to keep it within the healthy range(~18.5-20.0?) and you should be safe.
I know first times can be very overwhelming and a nervous wreck, but just be calm, be yourself. Try to mingle around as much as you can as talking to others might help ease your anxiety :) Some people do have beginners' luck and the interview will be a breeze for them, but if you arent that lucky, just try again. It's quite common for people who finally made it only after two/three times. And there're also those who tried 11 times(refer to Ceasor's post on top!).
Well, do check out the sites which I mentioned for more detailed tips and advices, and good luck to you!

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Postby Keith Toh » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 8:41 pm

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fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks

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Postby wlst » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:08 pm

went for the 15 March interview and passed all the rounds. did the medical on the 17th and right now i am waiting for the call and i hope it comes soon! I havent received a letter nor call from the medical centre so i am hoping that all is well!

as to pple who are thinking of attempting the interview on the 26th, here is my experience (I am a guy btw) and i hope it helps give a better idea of the interview process. I went at 815am and finished around 1130 (for day 1).

Pre Round 1: Submission of form and IC
Basically join the queue and submit your form, passport size photo and IC. PLEASE remember to bring them and check and double checked that you have filled the form correctly. You wouldn't want to be rejected just because of that. After submission, take a group number sticker and wait in the room.

Round 1: 10 to 2 interview
In groups of 10, you will face 2 interviewers and asked to introduce yourself and answer a simple question. My advice here is: be pleasant, be confident, be professional and ANSWER THE QUESTION. listen carefully to what the interviewers are saying and answer accordingly. if they ask you to answer within a minute, don't spend 5 minutes trying to sell urself. if they ask for a short introduction of urself, make sure it is short. always answer to the point. pay attention when others r speaking as it shows that you are a people person who is interested in what others have to say. sit straight and stand tall when speaking. also, read up on SIA before attempting the interview. in case you are asked on technical stuff on SIA, you will have something to say. body language plays a role too so stop your shaky hands, shaky legs, ah beng leg shake, ladies keep your legs neatly crossed etc. any signs of nervousness plays against you so if you have such problems, try to curb them. speaking well helps too so proper english is a must.

Round 2: Height/weight, documents check
if you are visibly tall enough or looks ok weight wise you will skip the height check. for documents check, again PLEASE REMEMBER to bring them. check and double check. again, you don't want to be rejected just because of this. it reflects badly on you; either you are so disinterested in the job that you don't bother to bring it or you are just plain lazy to pay attention to such details.

Round 3: Grooming check.
You will be checked on your skin and overall grooming. for guys, it's quite straight forward; roll up your sleeves, show your arms to the examiner, turn your face left and right and take a few steps forward and back. my advice here is to be confident, smile and walk properly. they are not looking for perfect skin; a lot of girls and guys with extremely good skin were rejected at this round. as for other issues like teeth etc. i can't say but if you can fix them before the interview, do it. don't neglect the minor details; cracked lips, dry fingers, uncut nails, nose hair, facial hair etc. make sure you pay attention to all these. again, you don't want to be rejected just because of it. for guys, drop your ah beng swag, and walk properly, make sure you get a good haircut. no fancy bangs or Korean inspired hairdo. professional, neat, simple for the win.

Round 4: 6 to 2 interview.
In groups of 6, you will face 2 interviewers. here is where my experience differs slightly from others. Typically, you will be given time to talk to a partner and then introduce him/her. But for me, we were simply asked to stand up and introduce ourselves (aka. round 1). then we had the usual debate and passage reading. my advice here: confident, pleasant and situational awareness. in this round, the rejection rate appears to the be the highest. i like to think of it as an intensified Round 1. pay attention to how you speak, how you interact with others, how you posture yourself, how you react to other people. e,g during the debate, don't be the smart ass and try to outtalk everyone else or be totally uninterested in the conversation. when others are speaking, listen to what they have to say and acknowledge with a nod or a gesture. during the passage reading, speak normally and confidently. curb your problems of hands/lips trembling if you have such a problem.

if you pass all rounds so far, you will be asked to come back the next day (or another time depending on how late you finish the interview) with supporting documents.

Round 5: 1 to 2 interview.
On your own, you will face 2 interviewers. they will ask anything under the sun but mostly from what you wrote down in the application form. so be prepared to answer anything related to what you wrote down. my advice here: well really, THINK ABOUT WHY YOU WANT THIS JOB WITH SIA. because this final round really is a confirmation for the interviewers that you want this, for the right reason and you are a suitable fit. your answer to why you want this job will guide you through this round. generally they will ask you on your motivations to join SIA and everything on your application form will be linked to that. e.g. you are a degree holder, surely there are better opportunities out there? Why cabin crew? If you r in for the money, then it wld be difficult to form a reasonable reply to the interviewer's questions. unless you can fake it till you make it. but then again, what's the point? So really, seriously think about why you want this job. everything else from before applies: confidence, pleasantness, posture etc.

For guys, if you clear this round, its on to paperwork, briefing, documents check and letter for medical check up. For girls, well i don't know abt the kebaya round.

I hope this gives a better idea on the interview process. rather than second guess what they are looking for, think about what you can do to be a better candidate. from speech, to body language, grooming etc. they are things that you can work on. second guessing what they are looking for will only make you more stressed out and push you more towards acting. unless you r a very good actress, i believe the interviewers have seen enough to know when is someone acting and faking it. your natural, relaxed self is your best ammunition (relaxed not in the i am sitting on my home sofa in my pajamas eating ice cream and messy hair sense but comfortable and at ease with my surroundings and self sense). again, the interviewers have seen enough to pick out signs of anxiety/ nervousness and that would count against you.

its a long post but i hope it will help hopefuls.

and i hope my call comes soon! :) [/u]

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Postby Keith Toh » Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:28 pm

wlst wrote:went for the 15 March interview and passed all the rounds. did the medical on the 17th and right now i am waiting for the call and i hope it comes soon! I havent received a letter nor call from the medical centre so i am hoping that all is well!

as to pple who are thinking of attempting the interview on the 26th, here is my experience (I am a guy btw) and i hope it helps give a better idea of the interview process. I went at 815am and finished around 1130 (for day 1).

Pre Round 1: Submission of form and IC
Basically join the queue and submit your form, passport size photo and IC. PLEASE remember to bring them and check and double checked that you have filled the form correctly. You wouldn't want to be rejected just because of that. After submission, take a group number sticker and wait in the room.

Round 1: 10 to 2 interview
In groups of 10, you will face 2 interviewers and asked to introduce yourself and answer a simple question. My advice here is: be pleasant, be confident, be professional and ANSWER THE QUESTION. listen carefully to what the interviewers are saying and answer accordingly. if they ask you to answer within a minute, don't spend 5 minutes trying to sell urself. if they ask for a short introduction of urself, make sure it is short. always answer to the point. pay attention when others r speaking as it shows that you are a people person who is interested in what others have to say. sit straight and stand tall when speaking. also, read up on SIA before attempting the interview. in case you are asked on technical stuff on SIA, you will have something to say. body language plays a role too so stop your shaky hands, shaky legs, ah beng leg shake, ladies keep your legs neatly crossed etc. any signs of nervousness plays against you so if you have such problems, try to curb them. speaking well helps too so proper english is a must.

Round 2: Height/weight, documents check
if you are visibly tall enough or looks ok weight wise you will skip the height check. for documents check, again PLEASE REMEMBER to bring them. check and double check. again, you don't want to be rejected just because of this. it reflects badly on you; either you are so disinterested in the job that you don't bother to bring it or you are just plain lazy to pay attention to such details.

Round 3: Grooming check.
You will be checked on your skin and overall grooming. for guys, it's quite straight forward; roll up your sleeves, show your arms to the examiner, turn your face left and right and take a few steps forward and back. my advice here is to be confident, smile and walk properly. they are not looking for perfect skin; a lot of girls and guys with extremely good skin were rejected at this round. as for other issues like teeth etc. i can't say but if you can fix them before the interview, do it. don't neglect the minor details; cracked lips, dry fingers, uncut nails, nose hair, facial hair etc. make sure you pay attention to all these. again, you don't want to be rejected just because of it. for guys, drop your ah beng swag, and walk properly, make sure you get a good haircut. no fancy bangs or Korean inspired hairdo. professional, neat, simple for the win.

Round 4: 6 to 2 interview.
In groups of 6, you will face 2 interviewers. here is where my experience differs slightly from others. Typically, you will be given time to talk to a partner and then introduce him/her. But for me, we were simply asked to stand up and introduce ourselves (aka. round 1). then we had the usual debate and passage reading. my advice here: confident, pleasant and situational awareness. in this round, the rejection rate appears to the be the highest. i like to think of it as an intensified Round 1. pay attention to how you speak, how you interact with others, how you posture yourself, how you react to other people. e,g during the debate, don't be the smart ass and try to outtalk everyone else or be totally uninterested in the conversation. when others are speaking, listen to what they have to say and acknowledge with a nod or a gesture. during the passage reading, speak normally and confidently. curb your problems of hands/lips trembling if you have such a problem.

if you pass all rounds so far, you will be asked to come back the next day (or another time depending on how late you finish the interview) with supporting documents.

Round 5: 1 to 2 interview.
On your own, you will face 2 interviewers. they will ask anything under the sun but mostly from what you wrote down in the application form. so be prepared to answer anything related to what you wrote down. my advice here: well really, THINK ABOUT WHY YOU WANT THIS JOB WITH SIA. because this final round really is a confirmation for the interviewers that you want this, for the right reason and you are a suitable fit. your answer to why you want this job will guide you through this round. generally they will ask you on your motivations to join SIA and everything on your application form will be linked to that. e.g. you are a degree holder, surely there are better opportunities out there? Why cabin crew? If you r in for the money, then it wld be difficult to form a reasonable reply to the interviewer's questions. unless you can fake it till you make it. but then again, what's the point? So really, seriously think about why you want this job. everything else from before applies: confidence, pleasantness, posture etc.

For guys, if you clear this round, its on to paperwork, briefing, documents check and letter for medical check up. For girls, well i don't know abt the kebaya round.

I hope this gives a better idea on the interview process. rather than second guess what they are looking for, think about what you can do to be a better candidate. from speech, to body language, grooming etc. they are things that you can work on. second guessing what they are looking for will only make you more stressed out and push you more towards acting. unless you r a very good actress, i believe the interviewers have seen enough to know when is someone acting and faking it. your natural, relaxed self is your best ammunition (relaxed not in the i am sitting on my home sofa in my pajamas eating ice cream and messy hair sense but comfortable and at ease with my surroundings and self sense). again, the interviewers have seen enough to pick out signs of anxiety/ nervousness and that would count against you.

its a long post but i hope it will help hopefuls.

and i hope my call comes soon! :) [/u]


Hi wlst. if u cant get your teeth done, is it still possible to get in even if u are confident etc?

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Postby Ceasor » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 2:43 pm

Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.

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Postby Keith Toh » Tue, 08 Apr 2014 5:18 pm

Ceasor wrote:
Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.


Hmm. Ok. What was the question the interviewer gave u on 1st round?

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Postby staxtics » Wed, 09 Apr 2014 9:03 am

Ceasor wrote:
Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.


Hello, may I know what were the questions they asked you besides the typical ones such as "Why choose SIA" or "Why do you want to be a cabin crew" during your final interview on day 2? I went on the 15th March and waiting for my final round at STC on 27 April. Needing all the help and advices I can get to ace this round.

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Postby hellolololo » Wed, 09 Apr 2014 9:44 am

Ceasor wrote:
Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.


Wow! you went pretty early. What did you put in your availability? Did you owe any document?

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Postby hellolololo » Wed, 09 Apr 2014 9:49 am

staxtics wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.


Hello, may I know what were the questions they asked you besides the typical ones such as "Why choose SIA" or "Why do you want to be a cabin crew" during your final interview on day 2? I went on the 15th March and waiting for my final round at STC on 27 April. Needing all the help and advices I can get to ace this round.


To be honest, they can ask about almost anything. There's no definite question but IMO, prepare questions like Why SIA? or Why do you want to be a cabin crew?

During my 2 to 1 interview, they just asked me questions like tell me more about yourself? and recent MH370 case doesn't affect your decision as a cabin crew? Basically they just want to see the way you present yourself, your confidence level and the way you speak. Try to speak fluent English and have lesser grammar error, if the interviewer is in favour of you. Chances of making through is higher.

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Postby manythoughts » Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:49 pm

staxtics wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
Keith Toh wrote:
Ceasor wrote:
fujixe2JJ wrote:any males apply for cabin crews?


Yeah im a guy, anything you wanna know abt the interview?


Hi ceasor. may i ask, are they strict on guys appearance like uneven teeth.? From what i know that personality is what they most emphasize on.

It it?

Thanks


Humm as far as they are concerned, so long as you are presentable i think its pretty fine. No harm giving it a try right?

wlst same case for me dude. Went on the 15th, and did medical on 17th. Which group were u? I was group 6.


Hello, may I know what were the questions they asked you besides the typical ones such as "Why choose SIA" or "Why do you want to be a cabin crew" during your final interview on day 2? I went on the 15th March and waiting for my final round at STC on 27 April. Needing all the help and advices I can get to ace this round.


Going on the 27th too! Keep one another posted when we receive the email with confirmation of details for that day?:)

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Postby Ceasor » Thu, 10 Apr 2014 5:08 pm

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Going on the 27th too! Keep one another posted when we receive the email with confirmation of details for that day?:)


2 of my friends on KIV received their email today for the review on the 27th :)

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Postby Ceasor » Thu, 10 Apr 2014 5:10 pm

hellolololo wrote:
Wow! you went pretty early. What did you put in your availability? Did you owe any document?


Haha yea I went very early to beat the crowd. Even went to the buffet line to have a coffee and read a bit of news on my phone before going up.

My availability is in August. And nope, I don't owe em anything :)


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