How To answer, “What have you been doing post redundancy?”
“What have you been doing since redundancy?” is one of many questions Flight and Cabin Crew have been faced with as aviation jobs start to reopen and it feels really loaded. But it isn’t. Nope, there is no hidden agenda with this question. It is a great question to get to know you. So I […]
How A Great Resume Will Get You In The Room – 20 Expert Out-Of-The-Box Resume Tips
Everyone seems to need a resume right now! So how do you stand out in this saturated market? Well, I’m known for my out-of-the-box ideas that have seen thousands of candidates get across the line, so I’m going to share 20 of those in my new blog. ‘I was told my resume and application should […]
Virgin-750 Corporate Jobs To Go, Could There Be More? What You Need To Do Now
Job cuts are coming and in aviation, an extremely cyclic industry, it is something we have become accustomed to. Virgin Australia have announced under their new CEO, that due to losses over the last seven consecutive years 750 Corporate and Head Office Jobs will go. Industry murmurs imply that number could be greater, even doubled. That’s […]
Will There Be A Pilot Career Path In 20 Years? The AI Discussion
Will there still be pilot career paths in twenty years? Great question. So before we go on, for all those burgeoning pilots in flying schools and airline cadetship around the world, the answer it is a resounding yes. The landscape of your career may not, in fact, will not, look the same but that in […]
Please do not confuse ‘Me’ with a recruiter, we work for you, the job seeker.
A recruiter recently commented that they did not like a rehearsed or robotic response to questions in an interview and that that is what interview coaches teach you. It could not be further from the truth. In fact, we want them to see you, to get a feel for you, and for you to be […]
Didn’t get the job? Here are the top 10 things employers say are deal breakers.
What goes wrong in interviews with great candidates. Well I’ll tell you. After speaking with 2 recruiters, 3 HR people and 2 CEO’s across the Aviation, Finance and Marketing Industries I narrowed their comments down to 10 things that were clear deal breakers. Plus I’ve added a few tips to consider and prepare for prior […]
Why I’ve been called ‘Oprah of Interviews’ and the ‘Tony Robbins of Aviation’.
Because more than anything, we all need to believe in ourselves. You can’t bottle that, but you can inspire it, you can build it and thats exactly what O and T do. My title is Aviation Interview Coach, however in the last month, I have been referred to as a ‘Life Coach’, “Personal Therapist’, the […]
Before You Complete Your CPL You Must Do This
Before You Complete Your CPL, You Must Do This If you want to pursue an airline pilot career sooner rather than later, then I suggest you do not complete your CPL, or as least cover your bases before you do. Flying schools want students to complete their PPL to CPL training, that’s what they singed […]
WHAT CANDIDATES REALLY THINK OF JOB INTERVIEWS
In order to get better at something we have to listen to those who participate in them. Both sides that is. Most interviews are created from the point of view of the employer. The things the employer needs for a particular role around culture, potential, skills, attributes and outcomes. I decided to turn it on […]
OVERSEAS AIRLINES CAN ASK CANDIDATES ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING
There is a lot of talk around about pilots and expat airline staff returning to their countries of origin now that many airlines have been in boom and growth for a couple of years. But not everyone is going home. Some are choosing to fill the gaps in senior roles and flight crew roles created […]