Resume Help

The Quick-Fix Guide to Instantly Improve Your Resume: Five Fail Safe Tips

Writing a resume from scratch can be a long and time-consuming task – we like to think of a resume as a ‘living document’.  One that you should be constantly reviewing, adapting and improving upon.  Getting it right first time…

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…

A Cabin Crew Resume Secret: Sell Yourself By Highlighting How Fit and Healthy You Are

Are you physically fit?  Can you stand for hours at a time and work long anti-social hours?  Can you swim at least 50 metres and lift objects that weigh around 40 pounds?  If you answered yes, yes, yes then you…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Best Online Resume Writing Tools for Your Cabin Crew CV

Use these online tools to help create your perfect Cabin Crew resume. Writing your own resume or CV can be a daunting and time-consuming process.  If you have little experience composing your own resume it’s hard to know where to…

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…

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…

You Need to Include These Action Words in Your Cabin Crew Resume 

Your resume has about six seconds to grab the attention of an airline recruiter.  That’s the average length of time a hiring manager will take to scan your resume or CV and decide if they want to know more.  Once…

SOAR to Success at Your Cabin Crew Final Interview

It’s possibly one of the most nerve-racking moments in the cabin crew selection process.  You’ve submitted an excellent resume, been shortlisted for an assessment day and made it through all the stages to the cabin crew final interview.  This is…

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…

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…

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…

The Best Qualities to Highlight in Your Cabin Crew Application Resume

An analysis of cabin crew job descriptions from some of the biggest airlines in the world reveals exactly what personal qualities and attributes recruiters truly value and search for in their new recruits. For this analysis, the publicly available job descriptions…

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…

The Best Online Resume Writing Resources

Writing your own resume can be a daunting and time-consuming process.  If you have little experience composing your own resume it’s hard to know where to start. Even if you have had past experience in creating a resume, chances are…

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…

You Deserve the Best Resume – Here’s How to Get It

Tradition dictates that in the quest to become cabin crew with world-class airlines like Etihad and Emirates you need a short and to the point resume. At a cabin crew Open Day the recruiter would quickly scan your resume and…