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NEW & UPDATED: British Airways Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

Earlier this year, British Airways hammered out an agreement with cabin crew for a new pay deal that both sides were finally happy with.  So how much should those already working under the airline’s ‘Mixed Fleet’ contract and new joiners…

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…

Can Cabin Crew Have Tattoos? The Rules, Policy and Exceptions

It seems like everyone has a tattoo nowadays.  Our attitude towards tattoos has become a lot more accepting in the last ten years.  But the majority of global airlines – including Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways and British Airways still have…

True or False? The Cabin Crew Recruitment Rumours that Won’t Go Away

What are the most common Cabin Crew recruitment rumours? The cabin crew recruitment process is seemingly full of rumour and myth.  And one of the worst airlines for this mystery is Emirates.  Take a look online and it won’t be…

British Airways Cabin Crew: Minimum Requirements, Essential Criteria & Qualifications

Landing a job as Cabin Crew with British Airways can be a particularly hard one to crack.  But before you even submit your resume and get through the Assessment Day and Final Interview you’ll have to meet a long list…

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…

Old Fashioned: Why You Should Cut the Objective Statement from Your Resume

Have a look at some popular resume and CV templates and you’ll find a section titled ‘Objective Statement’ – A place where you can write a couple of lines of what your resume is hoping to achieve (to get the…

Got Voluntary Work Experience? The Cabin Crew Resume Hack You Definitely Need

Are you concerned that you don’t have the work experience to prove you’re the perfect cabin crew candidate?  Perhaps you think that airline recruiters are looking for people with a mass of front-line customer service experience. Well, becoming a volunteer…

Would You Use Facebook to Submit Your Cabin Crew Application?

It’s the place on the web we love to watch viral videos, check out our friends holidays snaps and discuss whatever’s on our minds.  With over 1.75 billion users, Facebook is the world’s most popular social network but it normally…

The 16 Worst Words to Use on Your Cabin Crew Resume

Warning: Whatever you do, please don’t use these words in your resume.  Unless of course, you want to make the recruiter cringe and unceremoniously reject your application. Airline cabin crew recruiters and hiring managers sift through thousands of resumes every…

Emotional Contagion: The Interview Hack That Will Make the Recruiter Choose You

Emotional Contagion: When your emotions and behaviour directly affect the emotions and behaviour of someone else Put yourself in the shoes of the recruiter.  Whether it is at the cabin crew assessment day with several hundred candidates present or at the final…

“Tell Me About Yourself” – The Trickest Interview Question Explained

Talking about yourself sounds easy.  After all, who knows you better than, well you?  And yet, you might be surprised quite how difficult the ‘Tell me about yourself’ interview question is to master. Many people turn into shrinking violets at…

The Small Things You’re Doing that Will Wreck a Job Interview

The body language you display in an interview can have a huge affect on your chance of success. What would you consider the most outrageous interview mistake you could make?  Getting way too friendly with the recruiter and asking him…

New Year. New You. Time to Review Your Purpose for 2017.

What is your reason for wanting to become cabin crew?  Not the reason that you might tell a recruiter or write in your cover letter.  No, what is the real reason you want to take to the skies? The truth…

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…

What Are the Top 5 Cabin Crew Nationalities at Emirates?

Over 120 different nationalities represent the flight attendants that work for the World’s Best Airline, Emirates. It’s a truly cosmopolitan and multinational workforce and Emirates is quite rightly proud of this diversity. On a typical Emirates flight, you’ll find at…

Why Has the Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment Process Really Changed?

Amid a whirlwind of rumour and speculation, the Emirates careers website was quietly updated on December 12th. Suddenly and without warning the Cabin Crew application link had disappeared. In its place, a short, curt statement gave some indication of what…

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