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Hampton
09-20-2018, 08:12 AM
I’ve applied to the last three open windows at Southwest. This is the first time I’ve gotten a email stating I wasn’t selected. The funny thing is, is that it was for the June app window. I haven’t heard anything concerning the March window or the September window. It also stated that I was welcome to keep applying to any future windows that open up. I’m just wondering if anyone else has gotten emails like this in the past? Did they just start doing this? My ICIMS shows no indication that they looked at my app. It’s still saying “submission received” on all three app windows. Thoughts?


Peacock
09-20-2018, 08:17 AM
I’ve applied to the last three open windows at Southwest. This is the first time I’ve gotten a email stating I wasn’t selected. The funny thing is, is that it was for the June app window. I haven’t heard anything concerning the March window or the September window. It also stated that I was welcome to keep applying to any future windows that open up. I’m just wondering if anyone else has gotten emails like this in the past? Did they just start doing this? My ICIMS shows no indication that they looked at my app. It’s still saying “submission received” on all three app windows. Thoughts?
I applied to three or four windows before I got the interview invite. I only got one “no thanks” email, for the first or second window I applied to I believe.

Trucker23
09-20-2018, 08:22 AM
I applied to three or four windows before I got the interview invite. I only got one “no thanks” email, for the first or second window I applied to I believe.

Just curious....what was your availability when you got the invite? I have heard they like to wait till about 2-3 months from availability.


v1valarob
09-20-2018, 08:29 AM
I think its only recently that they started emailing after cleaning out the system.

From August 22nd:

Thank you for your interest in the employment opportunities as well as all of the efforts you put forth in pursuit of a position with Southwest Airlines as a First Officer.

After careful consideration of all information you provided, you were not selected at this time from the most recent hiring window. You are welcome to reapply during the current hiring window which is open now until August 31, 2018 at Careers.SouthwestAir.com. Please visit our Pilot Credentials page for updated information. You can receive information regarding other open positions within the Company by visiting the Careers page on Careers.SouthwestAir.com.

Thank you again for your interest in Southwest Airlines!

Today, September 20th.

Thank you for your interest in the employment opportunities as well as all of the efforts you put forth in pursuit of a position with Southwest Airlines as a First Officer.

We’re so fortunate to receive interest from many qualified candidates for the limited number of positions we have available. Unfortunately, you did not receive an invitation to interview from the June 2018 hiring window, Job# 23910. You are welcome to reapply during the next hiring window. Please keep your profile updated on our Pilot Credentials page. You can receive information regarding other future hiring windows and other open positions within the Company by visiting the Southwest Airlines Careers page at Careers.SouthwestAir.com.

Thank you again for your interest in Southwest Airlines!

Kind of weird though because the email today says I wasnt selected in the June 2018 hiring window, even though Ive applied during every open window and my job submittals show I applied in March, and then not again until August and then September. Maybe I missed a window? Who knows.

I have 6 job submittals and these are the only 2 times Ive received an email like this.

flysooner9
09-20-2018, 08:31 AM
Same thing. Got the TBNT for the June window.

Way2Busy
09-20-2018, 08:40 AM
Same thing for me. March & August windows are still received submission, June window went closed complete. Not sure what to make of this. I heard they were full thru end of Dec. I applied to seven windows total, and this is the first such email I've received. Mine was from the June hiring expo window.

opas76
09-20-2018, 09:00 AM
Same thing. Got the TBNT for the June window.

Same here. Just going to keep applying...

TapRack
09-20-2018, 09:21 AM
I’ve applied to the last three open windows at Southwest. This is the first time I’ve gotten a email stating I wasn’t selected. The funny thing is, is that it was for the June app window. I haven’t heard anything concerning the March window or the September window. It also stated that I was welcome to keep applying to any future windows that open up. I’m just wondering if anyone else has gotten emails like this in the past? Did they just start doing this? My ICIMS shows no indication that they looked at my app. It’s still saying “submission received” on all three app windows. Thoughts?

I got two emails today. One closing the June window, and the other for the most recent window. Maybe the 13th window will be the charm. :(

Hampton
09-20-2018, 10:22 AM
Well... at least they didn’t tell me not to apply anymore.

Smooth at FL450
09-20-2018, 10:27 AM
Those emails just mean they are closing out that particular window. History says to expect a new window to open soon. Keep at it

Tbpilot06
09-20-2018, 10:53 AM
I got two emails today. One closing the June window, and the other for the most recent window. Maybe the 13th window will be the charm. :(

Same email here for the June window and last time I got one a month ago but it was for a 2017 window. Pretty organized system they have!

Peacock
09-20-2018, 11:03 AM
Just curious....what was your availability when you got the invite? I have heard they like to wait till about 2-3 months from availability.
I started about six months out and I got the invite about a month after a job fair when I had my availability as immediate or two weeks, I forget.

SrfNFly227
09-21-2018, 06:56 AM
I received 2 letters yesterday. They were both from the June windows (23910 and 23911). December, March, and August are still showing "Received Submission" (21411, 22733, and 24651).

SWAcapt
09-28-2018, 08:24 AM
Pretty organized system they have!

They will be upgrading the Commodore 64 soon. Should fix the problem. Southwest calls this a tech-debt. ;)

Rostov
10-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Southwest Survey Email strikes again !!! ;(

ThreeGreens
10-06-2018, 09:53 AM
I applied 8 times. Combination of closed completes and received submissions. Just got the “survey email”. Keep applying.

flyitfast
10-10-2018, 06:24 AM
I interviewed and got turned down. I’m updating my credentials and I’ll be back next year!

deltajuliet
10-10-2018, 07:56 AM
Sorry to hear that, but good for you for keeping a positive attitude. What were your quals?

SideFlare
10-10-2018, 08:15 AM
I’d welcome an email... Just “submission received” and crickets on this end. Strange system!