Interview Tip

Interview Tip: Always let the interview team take their seats first, before you plop down in yours. And please cough in your left hand!

Interview Tip

Any questions for us? Do not ask them about length of training, how long until you make a decision, when is the next aircraft coming in, etc. Who Cares!!! What difference does it make? If you thought training was two months, and they tell you three, what are you going to do say “You know what I thought training was …

“How did you prepare for this interview”

Pilot A: “Well, I studied a bit online, had some of my co-pilots ask me questions and looked at a few gouges.” Pilot B: “I’ve been preparing for this day my entire life. I’ve spent weeks, months, years learning about company culture and history. Since I received the interview invite, I’ve contacted friends and picked their brain about everything I …

Interview Tip

Walk me through your resume?…… Make sure when walking through your career, hit the high points for each position. If you were a Check Airman at XYZ Airline, a head coach for your volunteer position, or did a side project at a past job, make sure it’s talked about to the interview panel in a positive light. Build up through …

Interview Tip

Just because you don’t have an interview scheduled, doesn’t mean you can’t get started early. Have your paperwork ready ahead of time. College transcripts, driving records, personal records, logbooks up to date, etc., are all things you can knock out right now. Having documents accounted for ahead of time will save you a lot of time when you need it …

Interview Tip

When the interviewers ask “Tell us about yourself”, don’t be afraid to show some personality. Many pilots answer this question going through their entire flight career. That’s ok, but they ask this question because they want to get to know you a bit right out of the gates. Show them a bit of your personality outside the cockpit as well. …

Job Fairs

When focusing on job fairs, keep these tips in mind: 1. Be able to answer “Why XYZ airline”. 2. Be able to discuss what you’ll be able to bring to XYZ airline. 3. Speak with heart and passion about joining XYZ airline’s team.

Interview Tip

SMILE! Look happy to be there! It’s that easy.  

Interview Tip

While being escorted to the interview table, let the interviewers sit down first before taking your seat.  “Little things”

Flying Stories for Interview

Every now and then we have clients who have trouble thinking of stories for the interview. Try this. On a blank sheet of paper, write down 20-30 names of pilots you’ve flown with in the past. As soon as those names hit the paper, you’ll have a story behind each one and something to start working with.