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Postby toygirl » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 5:02 pm

You will be donning on a lifevest. Basically the requirement for SQ is water confidence. Do you panic when dumped into a 3m pool. I highly advise you learn swimming. It's not as strict like other airlines on this component.

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 5:24 pm

babysnow wrote:
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babysnow wrote:I really do not know how to swim at all but I'm not afrid of water./quote]

Are you saying you cannot swim? I ask because there seems to be a language issue here given the times that has been said in previous posts and what was said by DoveLady in response to my question.

The simple fact is; you have to be able to swim at least 25m this is to enable you to get away from the aircraft as when it sinks as it would eventually in open seas you will be sucked under with it.


I do not know how to swim meaning that I can't swim without anything to support to eg. life vest or float. However I'm able to paddle and move around in the water if I have something to support to. Hope this can clarify the issue.


Then take toygirl's and my advice learn to swim, only being capable of what you mention above is no use to most airlines, not only do you need to be able to save yourself you would have the added hazard of panicking passengers. As I say so many times plan your application and take your time no sense in rushing to the next recruitment session the minute you see it advertised in the newspaper, there will be plenty more of them given the high staff turnover. Give it about six months and you could have a better chance than many others. :wink:

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Re: Some questions

Postby qiutinger » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 5:35 pm

missphish wrote:
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.


Thanks MissPhish! I am going on Sunday. Gosh! :roll:

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Postby toygirl » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 5:56 pm

Water confidence - Please bear in mind you sign a INDEMNITY form before you jump into the pool - If you die, drown SIA is not liable. The worst case scenario is your life vest does not work - Then you're screwed big time. I remember donkey years ago my friend went for that round and everyone snatched the good life vests leaving those lousy ones! So yeah, always good to know how to swim!

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Postby Plavt » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 7:21 pm

toygirl wrote:Water confidence - Please bear in mind you sign a INDEMNITY form before you jump into the pool - If you die, drown SIA is not liable. The worst case scenario is your life vest does not work - Then you're screwed big time. I remember donkey years ago my friend went for that round and everyone snatched the good life vests leaving those lousy ones! So yeah, always good to know how to swim!


Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! The times I have had an argument about this issue even told them what you just have - but did some of them listen. :(

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Postby corines143 » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 8:40 pm

hi nita ash

yeap i will be wearing the same i guess white blouse and black skirt.
so all the best to you.
are you still schooling now? you are really young. i am older than you.

by the way do you know how to swim?


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Postby maddette » Tue, 07 Nov 2006 8:48 pm

Hello dudes & duddettes,

Just wondering if anyone knows, if I register early, like 9am sharp, would i be able to get everything done by 12pm? (if i make it thru').

And also wondering if anyone would wana meet up and go together for the 12th november walk-in? Could add me on msn if possible. wickedphaze@hotmail.com

Thank you all!

-maddie

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Postby crewbe » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 12:59 am

nita_ash wrote:hey there corines143, i will be going for the walk-in this sunday. I am a 20 yr old girl. As for what i am going to wear, i am not sure. i was thinking the neutral white blouse and a black pencil skirt. what will u be wearing?


hi corines and nita~~ i will be going for this walk in interview too. i am also 20 this year but simply have no confidence in my figure. sighz. 164/54kg. i think i actually look quite big size. went for the interview on oct but got booted out from the 1st round. but nevertheless, have got myself more prepare this time and will keep up with the never say die attitude if i happen to fail again. *touch wood*

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Postby corines143 » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 9:26 am

hi crewbe

your height and weight sounds fine to me.
is it becos of your dress code? or maybe your complexion?
did they actually tell you why you got booted out?
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Postby ipodnano » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 10:57 am

It's either I don't have any reading comprehension or you have poor writing skills because I don't really understand what you're trying to say...

"Perhaps the Singapore/Malaysian thing is the polite way of saying "Non-Asians need not apply"...
-What I'm trying to say is everybody is welcome to apply except those PRs who are not Asians.. as this is based on my personal experience that I've never seen any caucasians on any of the SQ flight I took... Is there anybody here who actually have seen a blonde SQ girl?


Are you trying to tell all of us here that Filippina's, Thai's, Korean's, Honkies, PRC's, Tiawanese & Japanese are not Asians? :-k #-o
-Read my post... what I said is that I HAVE seen Thai, Korean, Hong Kong nationals and Japanese crews... which is what I'm trying to back up my point that SQ ONLY employs Asians... even if you do NOT hold a Singapore/Malaysian passport...

So if anyone can tell me that they've seen a blue-eyed, blonde hair girl in Kebaya, then I stand corrected...


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ipodnano wrote:Perhaps the Singapore/Malaysian thing is the polite way of saying "Non-Asians need not apply"...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I've never actually seen a non-Asian SQ crew..


ipodnano,

I think you should take the earphones out of your ears when you're reading the posts. The last couple of posts show absolutely no reading comprehension. Are you trying to tell all of us here that Filippina's, Thai's, Korean's, Honkies, PRC's, Tiawanese & Japanese are not Asians? :-k #-o

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Re: hey corines143

Postby tatiana » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 11:09 am

Hey crewbe, I think we're in the same boat. I attended the interview somewhere Sept n got booted out after the 1st round. I consider myself not fat but big frame with broad shoulder, n I'm on the 168/53kg package. I really wonder if SQ prefer small n petite girls? As I notice girls who managed to get thru to kebaya round are pretty thin n skinny. Anyone mind to clarify this? Please advice. :D

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Postby missphish » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 11:25 am

Hey maddie,

queue's ususally start before 9am so if you really want to try and finish before 12am, go even earlier than 9am to register. i registered about 10am and finished about 1plus in the recent recruitment. But its really hard to say cos it depends on how fast the interviews go. Go earlier, then you might have a shot at finishing before 12. Go before 9am!! =)

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maddette wrote:Hello dudes & duddettes,

Just wondering if anyone knows, if I register early, like 9am sharp, would i be able to get everything done by 12pm? (if i make it thru').

And also wondering if anyone would wana meet up and go together for the 12th november walk-in? Could add me on msn if possible. wickedphaze@hotmail.com

Thank you all!

-maddie

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Postby blizz1209 » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 12:18 pm

tatiana wrote:Hey crewbe, I think we're in the same boat. I attended the interview somewhere Sept n got booted out after the 1st round. I consider myself not fat but big frame with broad shoulder, n I'm on the 168/53kg package. I really wonder if SQ prefer small n petite girls? As I notice girls who managed to get thru to kebaya round are pretty thin n skinny. Anyone mind to clarify this? Please advice. :D


Dear tatiana,

Your query caught my attention.

I can assure u that ur weight & height is a fine combination. I gotten through all rounds. My weight is 53.5kg too & my height is 166cm only. During the kebaya round, the interviewers are judging u on the way u walk, ur overall posture, how u look (gotta shine them with million dollar smile) in the uniform as well as ur skin condition. There is not true that they r into small & petite girls only.

SIA already standardized all crews with the same look by grooming them in the same make-up, same uniform, same hairstyle (the bun) and etc.. Can't imagine they wanna standardized the size as well :? Omg, it will be so dull :shock:

The bottom line is, there could b other reasons for them to boot u out. U may wanna reflect how u performed on that day so that u can try 2 improve on yourself for the next walk-in on 12 Nov :D .

Don't ever give up on ur dream.

God bless u.

Regards,
blizz

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Postby feiger » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 12:20 pm

I am gng for this Sun interview but does anyone know is there a age limit?/

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Postby corines143 » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 12:42 pm

hey feiger

no there is no age limit but of cos you know you have to look presentable. appear youthful and got good complexion as well.
how old r you anyway? i got friends who are 28 - 33 who got in sia... so no probs. just be confident and keep smiling thats the trick

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