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Postby misdemeanor » Sat, 11 Mar 2006 10:32 pm

plyn wrote:
misdemeanor wrote:Hi, can i just ask if during the 4 months of training, are the trainees paid? or its until you officially start flying then will you get paid?


you're paid only the basic pay for the first 4 mths but when u start flying, you'll get allowances (for transport, location (overseas), meals etc)..


Thanks for the information! :)

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Postby singaporegrrl » Sat, 11 Mar 2006 10:49 pm

donno wrote:Do they stay at the same hotel while abroad??


SilkAir cabin crews don't experience layovers so they do not stay in hotels. I'm sure this information has been repeated that SilkAir only does turnaround flights because their destinations are only within 5hrs of reach..

donno wrote:Yes, SilkAir and SIA fly to the same destinations but not all... Only a few...


This is not true. They fly to different to different destinations, and using codesharings, they provide convenience and greater choice of destinations.
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Postby Yunz » Sun, 12 Mar 2006 9:18 pm

coldlass wrote:
Yunz wrote:hmm ... i belong to the late afternoon batch of sun interview ..
all the 4 girls that got in from my group ..
had yet to received the mail for 2nd interview ..

Yunz to SimperBoi,
does it mean by tmr we should received else we should
call SIA for enquiries ? Congraduate that you got in le ..

thanks for helping ..
Luck to all those going for the test ..

cheers :wink:


until now, i hav yet to receive the mail for my 2nd interview. i wonder what's going on


pardon my late reply .. just went for my 2nd interview today ..
And thanks god i got thru .. but gonna wait for email for the 3rd round ..
Lots of question asked for mine .. so i encourage all to do
HMK first before going for interview .. haa .. friends talk me relax
chatting .. phew ..

Coldlass, I would suggest you to call up the HR to enquire about your..
As my batch finished ours, the queue ending soon too .. then the guys
who went on sun same time as me had their interview after mine
till late evening ..

So i "assume" that most of round 2 for the ladies shd had ended .. ???

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Postby simperboi » Sun, 12 Mar 2006 11:15 pm

yunz,

was there alot of guys there??

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Postby louisv » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 12:51 am

Hi peeps!

I got in today. barely made it to third round. thought i would flop today because the interviewer was quite demanding.
she asked a lot of questions on customer service.
btw anyone knows what is the dress code for psychometric test and water confidence test?
What do they check for during the medical check up?

cheers :)

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Postby voxvox » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 11:49 am

louisv wrote:Hi peeps!

I got in today. barely made it to third round. thought i would flop today because the interviewer was quite demanding.
she asked a lot of questions on customer service.
btw anyone knows what is the dress code for psychometric test and water confidence test?
What do they check for during the medical check up?

cheers :)


Hi there,

There isn't any dress code for the psychometric test and water test. But i do came across some instances where they had the management interview right after the water test. Hence, to play safe, wear something presentable. Nothing at your loss.

Hereby wishing all of you good luck for ya interviews! :D

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Postby Yunz » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 2:18 pm

simperboi wrote:yunz,

was there alot of guys there??


hmm .. ya quite alot ...
i guess after the ladies till evening ..
shd have ard 100++ guys lor ..
hmmmm
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Postby simperboi » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 2:44 pm

hi congrats on your advance into 3 round. so did you recieve the letter telling you when is the 3rd interview or r u waiting for the email to indicate the date??

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Postby simperboi » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 2:45 pm

i heard from a friend that theres a mgt interview today, did anyone went there?? how was it like?? because mine is on wednesday, jus wanna check it out first, thanks for the advice in advance

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Postby jencrs » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 3:51 pm

Hi newbie here. After having a quick look at this huge thread, it's seems like being offered a cabin crew position is really difficult. Anyway, good luck to everyone here, congrats to those who made it, and for those who didn't, take heart, a friend of mine only got through after applying 7 times for the position! And like what someone else said earlier, if you don't have the certs, go study. If you can't swim, learn. :)

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Postby Yunz » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 5:10 pm

simperboi wrote:hi congrats on your advance into 3 round. so did you recieve the letter telling you when is the 3rd interview or r u waiting for the email to indicate the date??


hey dude thanks !
i will be waiting for email lor .. duno when i will get tot ..
my friend whom went round 2 on ..
1) sat morning = round 3 on thursday this week
2) sat aftnn = round 3 on friday this week

So i guess .. mine should be early next week bah ..
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Postby Yunz » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 5:15 pm

jencrs wrote:Hi newbie here. After having a quick look at this huge thread, it's seems like being offered a cabin crew position is really difficult. Anyway, good luck to everyone here, congrats to those who made it, and for those who didn't, take heart, a friend of mine only got through after applying 7 times for the position! And like what someone else said earlier, if you don't have the certs, go study. If you can't swim, learn. :)


wow 7 times .. ok la .. keep trying lor .. never know de ..
coz really cant guess what kinda ppl they are lookin for tot ..

i feel that smile is very important ..
practice your smile well .. i gues cabin crew shdnt be a prob ..
u must have a smiley & approachable look lor ..

the interview say i look fierce when i dun smile ..
and she tells me never stop smiling ..
not even when u are answering tough questiong ..
i was asked about 8 questions bah .. phew..
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Postby Global Citizen » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 6:48 pm

Yunz: Lor, lah, bah, de, meh.

I hope they weren't a part of your vocabulary during the interview because they seem to be here. Remember it's not only about smiling and being approachable, speaking well (as in standard English) and clearly are also important communication tools as a FA.

While Singlish may a part of your daily life, your passengers come from all over the world and honestly even I as a Singaporean find it a little off putting and embarrasing to see how bad the standard of spoken and written English is with the younger generation these days.

SIA used to grade their FAs on their reading skills (reading of a specified text for inflight announcement purposes) while in training. I don't know if this practice is still carried out but do you know that only FAs with the highest grade on a flight were allowed to make annoucements with the exception of the Inflight Supervisor or Chief Steward? This was to ensure quality and standards were maintained.

Let me stress here that I'm not referring to your accent per se as people all over the world have them so putting on a fake accent isn't going to win you any extra brownie points either but speaking gramatically correct English and in a clear, confident and professional manner may. Think of how Mr. Lee Kuan Yew or Mr. Lee Hsien Loong speak and you'll get an idea of what I'm referring to. Plavt and a few other posters have stressed this several times too. If you practise speaking and writing correctly all the time, pretty soon it'll become ingrained as a habit and will become much easier.

This is not a put down on you or any other aspiring FAs out there but just simple advice that could help you not just in this job but any job.
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Postby tiki » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 7:06 pm

During some of the interviews I've conducted, some of the candidates did slip a couple of Lahs and Lors.

I can only offer a smile in return before telling them," Thank you for your interest.'
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Postby Yunz » Mon, 13 Mar 2006 7:07 pm

of course i dun .. else i would have failed round 2 ..
i know how to react to different situation ..

well i feel being a FA ...
before all about those wants to travel around, seeing the world, etc.
you have to be adaptable to the country culture ..
and sensitive about their language etc ..
if i cant speak singlish in singapore ..
then meaning i can even use simple thai in thailand ?

talkin to different ppl have to use different language ..
being .. singapre .. forum .. ppl here .. all in all ..
wats wrong with singlish ? hahaa ..
i saw alot of ang mo come singapore speak singlish to me..
they are so cute ..

thanks for your advice ..
hope it act to those whom are going ..
no singlish in interview ..
but why not in forum !

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