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Postby 156 » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 1:06 am

Hi anti_spy999, if you are real, can you kindly tell me will you consider a lady with all the requirements you are looking for but just lack of 2cm in height to meet 158cm?

Yes i am just 156cm.




anti_spy999 wrote:grivoise wrote:
anti_spy999, are you for real?


Yep, i am 1 of the interviewer. If you happened to be interviewed by me, you must consider yourself unlucky because i am very fussy. First impression always count. On the English part, i will close 1 eye and let the girls in even though they might stammer a bit. I know they are nervous. But if you use broken english just to test my patience, i will send you home in tears. Sometimes, my words hurt but i have got no choice because i want to see your reaction.

Any questions to ask, SQ fans?? :D

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:08 am

156 wrote:Hi anti_spy999, if you are real, can you kindly tell me will you consider a lady with all the requirements you are looking for but just lack of 2cm in height to meet 158cm?

Yes i am just 156cm.




anti_spy999 wrote:grivoise wrote:
anti_spy999, are you for real?


Yep, i am 1 of the interviewer. If you happened to be interviewed by me, you must consider yourself unlucky because i am very fussy. First impression always count. On the English part, i will close 1 eye and let the girls in even though they might stammer a bit. I know they are nervous. But if you use broken english just to test my patience, i will send you home in tears. Sometimes, my words hurt but i have got no choice because i want to see your reaction.

Any questions to ask, SQ fans?? :D




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Oh please don't take any notice of anti_spy999, do you really believe he/ she is for real?

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Postby babysnow » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 9:32 am

Anyone knows if it is a must to know how to swim? I'm really interested in becoming a flight attendent but i do not know how to swim. :(

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Postby DoveLady » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 9:59 am

babysnow wrote:Anyone knows if it is a must to know how to swim? I'm really interested in becoming a flight attendent but i do not know how to swim. :(


hmm its ok, cuz for SQ there are candidates who do not know how to swim..what they are looking out for are candidates who are confident in water as u will be given a lifevest during the water confidence test. :wink:
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Postby babysnow » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 10:00 am

icic...thx for ur assurance. :D

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Postby tenshi » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 11:32 am

Just like to clarify...I know that we are given a lifevest and must jump from a height from a plane onto an inflatable raft then only we drop into the water. Questions:

1. When we are in the water, do we simply move (as in trap water) to get to the other end or do we have to at least use some strokes to swim across? If so, what stroke is required - breast or back?

2. Is the other end the length or the breadth of the pool?

3. Do we have to know basic lifesaving skills? As in do we have to pull a dummy across to the other end?

I would appreciate if someone can clarify this. Thank you.

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babysnow wrote:Anyone knows if it is a must to know how to swim? I'm really interested in becoming a flight attendent but i do not know how to swim. :(


hmm its ok, cuz for SQ there are candidates who do not know how to swim..what they are looking out for are candidates who are confident in water as u will be given a lifevest during the water confidence test. :wink:

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Postby ryanstarr » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 1:38 pm

toygirl wrote:Good luck - There is about 15% ex SQ there - 2 IFS now just plain Regional Flight Attendants. 2 others are now Pursers. All I can say your experience as LSS in SQ will help you combat the very fake and extremely bitchy environment. It's the "senior citizens" group over at UA SIN base.

Gosh, anyhow, it's kinda quick to do another recruitment - Amazing. I guess you can try if you're desperate and really don't mind the shit. The pay is better than Tiger but the layover to NRT is 1 day and HKG is like 6 hours? You may have to help out the BKK base and Seoul layover is basically at the airport hotel.

Warning: Ex SQ? - Don't brag about this if you get in - The UA returnees IMHO have issues with SQ crew. I have no idea why! A lot of ego issues and malicious gossip. Gosh. The only good ones there are the ex-SQ people. The rest are just plain ...........................

Check your PM.

If you really considered it, then go. I wish you the best. They value experience a lot in this airline. Those typical SQ wannabes won't be shortlisted here.


Hi "toygirl",
One thing that intrigued me is the fact that UA is asking for minimum "A" levels, the same as SQ. I am hopeful that this this would mean a higher starting pay as well. Basic for SQ is $1200 - $1300. How was the UA accommodation in Chicago, Illinois?
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Postby ryanstarr » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 1:51 pm

Plavt wrote:
156 wrote:Hi anti_spy999, if you are real, can you kindly tell me will you consider a lady with all the requirements you are looking for but just lack of 2cm in height to meet 158cm?

Yes i am just 156cm.




anti_spy999 wrote:grivoise wrote:
anti_spy999, are you for real?


Yep, i am 1 of the interviewer. If you happened to be interviewed by me, you must consider yourself unlucky because i am very fussy. First impression always count. On the English part, i will close 1 eye and let the girls in even though they might stammer a bit. I know they are nervous. But if you use broken english just to test my patience, i will send you home in tears. Sometimes, my words hurt but i have got no choice because i want to see your reaction.

Any questions to ask, SQ fans?? :D




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Oh please don't take any notice of anti_spy999, do you really believe he/ she is for real?


Hi all, I absolutely agree. I went for the walk-in in February. Cabin Crew Executives are University graduates, they certainly don't write like that...please give us more credit than that(trying to hoodwink us).
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Postby blancD » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:11 pm

Yoman wrote:Hi, issit really rude for a guy to wear dark colour shirt for an interview, as mention by the SIA interviewer in this forum? not black ofcourse, just dark grey. And i intend to put on a tie for the interview, will i be overdress and look stupid? cos for me i think its proper manners to put on at least a tie for the guys. pls help.


wear something u deem 'acceptable' , easy on the eye and not too eye catchy! :D
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Postby indcisive » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:13 pm

hi all,

I'm a malaysian guy who is going for this Sunday's interview. I would like to know if wearing a coat will it be considered as overdress? or should i just come in with normal office attire? Would also like to know the strict requirements for a guys hairstyle? Does it need to be really short or just neat?

Oh yeah, appreciate some input on this as well. My SPM results weren't that great, actually kinda bad but I got an A for English though. Started working straight after. However, I did a Diploma in Business Admin at a local college part-time while I was working and I've just completed it but I have yet to receive the Diploma Certificate. All I have are my result slips and my results are considerably good, will this do? Can I just pass them the result slips or will they deem it as unacceptable?

Thanks a heap for the help and advice!

ciao

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Some questions

Postby qiutinger » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 2:38 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum and the histories are too thick to go through in order to find out what i wanna know about SIA intake. So can someboby answer these questions,

1) Do they actually take in O' levels grads? I have been to poly for two-and-a-half years but i need to stay on to complete some repeat modules, it will take me one more year to complete but i am leaving it already, can't cope. But my O' Levels results were pretty good and i had a number of experiences in the F&B line and customer service line. So?

2) I have this BIG BCG mark on my left arm. Could be concealed but it would still remain visible as it kinda pops up :roll:

Would appreciate if anybody could advise me.

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Postby missphish » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 3:01 pm

tenshi wrote:Just like to clarify...I know that we are given a lifevest and must jump from a height from a plane onto an inflatable raft then only we drop into the water. Questions:

I went for the water confidence test before and there wasn't an inflatable raft. You just jump straight into the pool.

1. When we are in the water, do we simply move (as in trap water) to get to the other end or do we have to at least use some strokes to swim across? If so, what stroke is required - breast or back?

Nope.. No tredding of water... they require you to swim backstroke. It is pretty easy as you will be wearing a life vest which makes floating on your back very easy. BUT, to be safe and don't leave anything to chance, you should try swimming back stroke without a life vest before the actual test. I did that too..

2. Is the other end the length or the breadth of the pool?

Length.

3. Do we have to know basic lifesaving skills? As in do we have to pull a dummy across to the other end?

Nope. You do not need any knowledge of lifesaving skills. You just need to jump and get yourself to the end of the pool.

I would appreciate if someone can clarify this. Thank you.

This water confidence test is only after you've gotten through all the rounds in the walk in interview. You going for the interview this coming sunday? =)

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babysnow wrote:Anyone knows if it is a must to know how to swim? I'm really interested in becoming a flight attendent but i do not know how to swim. :(


hmm its ok, cuz for SQ there are candidates who do not know how to swim..what they are looking out for are candidates who are confident in water as u will be given a lifevest during the water confidence test. :wink:
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Re: Some questions

Postby missphish » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 3:09 pm

qiutinger wrote:Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum and the histories are too thick to go through in order to find out what i wanna know about SIA intake. So can someboby answer these questions,

1) Do they actually take in O' levels grads? I have been to poly for two-and-a-half years but i need to stay on to complete some repeat modules, it will take me one more year to complete but i am leaving it already, can't cope. But my O' Levels results were pretty good and i had a number of experiences in the F&B line and customer service line. So?

I know of some friends who're O level grads (but with working experience in the service line) and have made it through so yes, i believe they do take in O level grads. But i think if you have a diploma, your basic pay would be higher.

2) I have this BIG BCG mark on my left arm. Could be concealed but it would still remain visible as it kinda pops up :roll:

BCG mark is on the upper arm right? It should not be a factor as they will only check for VISIBLE scarring when you're wearing the kerbaya. And the kerbaya top is 3-quarter-sleeved so it shouldnt show. so no worries on that! =)

Would appreciate if anybody could advise me.

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Postby Plavt » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 3:26 pm

DoveLady wrote:who do not know how to swim.


I would like to know what you mean by that as I have seen it time and time again in this forum and it really is a silly statement. The fact is you have to be able to swim the instructor does in fact ask that. Besides I don't know any body who willing jumps into water when they can't. By the way DoveLady what would happen if the life-jacket failed?

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Postby toygirl » Mon, 06 Nov 2006 4:05 pm

Ryanstar - No salary in Chicago until you pass and return back to Singapore. You are given a meal coupon - no per diem in that sense.

Base pay is S$1000 for a regional flight attendant. All got $1000 - You only get more basic if you're a purser - I think it was $1200 and Chief Purser $1600.... Those coming for this intake should be all normal flight attendants.

SQ pays between S$1200-$1500. Don't expect to be rich :) Takehome $2k to $2.5K singapore dollars....


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