Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

How to Ace the Cabin Crew Online Personality Test: New and Updated for 2018

Psychometric and personality tests are becoming an increasingly common feature in the cabin crew recruitment process.  According to cut-e, a leading supplier of psychometric assessments, more and more airlines are turning to technology to screen their candidates through the use of…

Are You ‘Culture Fit’? How to Make Your Cabin Crew Resume Appeal to the Recruiter

Not all airlines are created equal.  Let’s be honest – Etihad Airways is a very different airline to say, Delta Air Lines or Ryanair.  That’s not to say that one airline is better than the other – Ryanair is Europe’s…

The Step by Step Guide to Creating Your Perfect Cabin Crew Resume

Writing a Cabin Crew resume or CV isn’t much different than writing a resume for any other job.  But that probably doesn’t make the thought of creating a resume for your Cabin Crew application any less daunting. Recruiters and hiring…

What Does Your Emirates Application Submission Status Mean?

When Emirates starts recruiting Cabin Crew again you’ll need to submit your resume and application online.  Even candidates who attended one of the old Open Day’s and were shortlisted for Final Interview were then required to create an online profile and application. What…

How to Write a Winning Resume – Describe Achievements, Don’t Bore with Responsibilities

Does your resume describe your best achievements and accomplishments? It’s one of the easiest mistakes to make when writing your resume or CV.  In trying to succinctly sum up your previous experience you’ve ended up with a boring list of…

Why Stuffing Your Resume With Keywords Will Get You Rejected

Carefully choosing the best words to include in your resume can make a huge difference to how successful your application is.  Make no mistake about it, keywords are important.  But using them in the wrong way could do more harm than…

Feeling Ignored? Why Don’t Airlines Respond to Job Seekers?

Have you ever submitted a job application and feared that it has entered the abyss?  That you might never hear back from the airline you have your heart set on working for?  It turns out you’re not alone and it’s the one sure…

Did You Make These Resume Mistakes in 2016?

It turned out to be a tough year for cabin crew recruitment in 2016; many airlines hired less crew than in the last few years and some even started to make staff redundant.  At the same time, competition has got even…

I Tried But Failed. Then I Tried Something Different

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” – Albert Einstein When I speak about applying for, and then quickly failing in the cabin crew recruitment process I speak from a place of experience.  My…

First Person or Third Person? What Style to Write Your Resume In

Yes, there really is a rule for the style in which to write your resume.  Like many things in life, resumes follow trends and slowly evolve over time. To stand a good chance of being shortlisted by a recruiter you…

An Introduction to Online Applications

Remember the ‘good old days’?  You know the ones, when the chance of becoming cabin crew with Emirates, Etihad or Qatar was as simple as turning up at one of the many global Open Days held each month; with preperation…

How to Format Your Resume to be ATS Proof

Long before your resume ever gets in the hands of a human recruiter it has to get past a huge hurdle – The ATS or Applicant Tracking System.  This is the computer system that scans your resume and decides whether…