Recruitment News

Recruiters Are Checking Your Social Media Profiles: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

At least 60% of hiring managers are using social media to check out job candidates according to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder.  And unfortunately, having seen a candidate’s social media profile, nearly half of recruiters decided not to hire them. …

An Introduction to the Cabin Crew Final Interview: Here’s What to Expect and How to Succeed

Terrifying or exciting – Reaching the Final Interview to become Cabin Crew is an amazing achievement.  So many people have tried and failed to get to this stage of the Flight Attendant recruitment process.  And here you are… Congratulations! You’ve…

Dreaming of A Career in the Skies? American Airlines Reopens Flight Attendant Recruitment

American Airlines made a pretty exciting announcement today as it reopened Flight Attendant recruitment for its Cabin Crew team.  The job posting was made live at 9 am CST with no end date yet announced.  However, if previous recruitment drives…

Etihad Airways Cabin Crew Salary and Benefits 2018

Ignore some of the bad press that has plagued Etihad Airways recently.  Because make no mistake, this Abu Dhabi-based airline is still a major player in global aviation.  In fifteen short years, Etihad has built up a global network of…

Qantas is Hiring UK-Based Cabin Crew – But Hurry, Applications Close Sunday 07th May

Just a few weeks ago, Qantas reopened Cabin Crew recruitment for both its Sydney and Melbourne bases.  The new Flight Attendants will get to work on some of the longest flights in the airline’s network including Los Angeles, Dubai, Dallas and Johannesburg. …

Life in the United Arab Emirates. Are Emirates & Etihad the Right Airlines for You? 

Cabin Crew from around the world aspire to work for Emirates, flydubai and Etihad Airways.  In Dubai, Emirates say their crew represent over 150 different nationalities and Etihad has staff from a similar number of countries.  Even flydubai has employees from over…

You’re More Likely to Succeed in Your Final Interview if You Wear this Colour…

Wondering what to wear to your Cabin Crew Final Interview?  New research could give you the formula for success… Generally speaking, I like to think that succeeding in a Cabin Crew Final Interview should be all about the things you say – Proving you…

Etihad Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2019

With 122 aircraft and a worldwide route network of 112 destinations, Etihad Airways is a major player in global aviation.  But Etihad is also the smallest of the big three Middle East airlines with just 6,400 Cabin Crew.  Make no…

Singapore Airlines is Hiring Cabin Crew (And Shhhhhh – You Don’t Have to be from Singapore)

Singapore Airlines is recruiting new Cabin Crew – and here’s a little secret we want to share.  You don’t necessarily have to be from Singapore to land the job.  Recruitment events will be taking place in several countries over the…

Qantas Has Reopened Recruitment for International Cabin Crew

Qantas has once again reopened recruitment for its international Cabin Crew based out of Sydney and Melbourne.  If you’re an Australian citizen or have Australian permanent resident status, this is a fantastic opportunity to join the national flag carrier.  But…

British Airways Cabin Crew Recruitment – Step by Step Process 2019

In 2018, British Airways received 31,000 Cabin Crew applications from which only 2,000 candidates were chosen.  At present, British Airways is accepting both applications from candidates with no prior cabin crew experience and a fast-track scheme for experienced candidates with…

The Things Airlines Don’t Tell You About the Cabin Crew Recruitment Process

So you’ve decided that now is the time to become Cabin Crew – Let the journey begin.  You’ve researched the airline, found out all about the recruitment process and got your application ready to be submitted.  But there are a…

Emirates Cabin Crew Recruitment – The Complete Guide And Step-By-Step Process 2019

Landing a job as cabin crew with Emirates is no easy feat – thousands of candidates from around the world submit their resumes to the Dubai-based airline every month.  Unfortunately, only a very small percentage of those aspiring cabin crew…

How to Ace the Group Exercise at Your Cabin Crew Assessment Day 2017 – In Four Easy Steps

Group Exercises are a really popular assessment method.  No matter what airline you apply to work for, you can be pretty much guaranteed that you’ll take part in a Group Exercise at your Cabin Crew Assessment Day. Airline recruiters love this…

Air Canada is Hiring Cabin Crew – Applications Close April 16th

Now in its 80th year and with 30,000 employees worldwide, Canada’s flag carrier Air Canada is hiring new Cabin Crew.  If you’re a Canadian passport holder and are at least 18 years of age, this could be a fantastic opportunity…

How to Write a Winning Personal Summary for Your Resume

Whether you call it a Personal Summary, Personal Statement or simply a Summary, it’s absolutely essential to get this section of your Cabin Crew resume right.  It’s a well-documented fact that recruiters only spend six seconds initially scanning a resume…

The Emirates Cheat Sheet for the Cabin Crew Open Day & Assessment Day 2018

Emirates is the world’s largest long-haul carrier and operates more Airbus A380’s and Boeing 777’s than any other airline in the world.  In 2016, Emirates won the prestigious ‘World’s Best Airline’ title, as awarded by industry heavyweights, Skytrax and was…

Do You Need a Cover Letter for Your Cabin Crew Application?

Your Cabin Crew resume is looking amazing.  You’ve meticulously written it, checked it, agonised over it and rewritten it over and over again.  It could be award winning – if only resume writing awards existed. But there’s still one thing…

That was Weird: My Experience at an Open Day for Emirates Cabin Crew

I stumbled out into the cold, January air, trying to make sense of what had just happened.  I was struggling to think straight – the same thought just kept going round and round in my head – “Well that was…

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

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

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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