Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

Welcome to Airline Pilot Forums - Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ. Join our community today and start interacting with existing members. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


User Tag List

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-14-2014, 02:55 PM   #1  
Gets Weekends Off
Thread Starter
 
Iron Maiden's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Oct 2013
Posts: 173
Default Could this section on my resume be hurting me

I'm flying for a regional, and been applying and applying, but not even a "thanks for submitting your resume." I understand they're probably calling more qualified candidates than myself, I don't blame them, but reading about F/Os getting hired on at Atlas and others is making me question my resume. I'm wondering if these 2 sections from my resume is the reason of why I'm getting the cold shoulder from companies. I'm trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong, if something is missing or has the information listed incorrectly. The PIC time I listed is from my piston Part 91 days, and I'm sure that 121 companies don't care about my Flight Instructor ratings. I've stopped putting time under actual and night time. My hours are also lined up visually instead of looking the way they do here. Thanks for any replies.

RATINGS:


n Airline Transport Pilot: Multi-Engine
n Instrument Airplane
n Type Ratings- EMB-145 (PIC), BE1900 & SF340 (SIC)
n Flight Instructor: CFI, CFII, MEI
n FAA First Class Medical Certificate: No restrictions
n FCC Radiotelephone Operator Permit

FLIGHT EXPERIENCE:

Total Hours 2,100

Multi-engine 1,307
Turbine 1,207
Pilot In Command 745
Night 136
Actual Instrument 84
Iron Maiden is offline  
Old 07-14-2014, 03:35 PM   #2  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Joined APC: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,747
Default

Hours dude, you don't have enough of them. Keep logging everything, and don't stop logging night or actual. From the cheap seats over here you're still a rookie in that regard, no offense.

Never stop networking. Job fairs, air shows, friends of friends, whatever.

Most regional folks I've seen are getting picked up with 6k+ unless they know someone. My crashpad new hire roommates are all over 8k. Keep working hard and your number will get called. It's just begun.
Grumble is offline  
Old 07-14-2014, 03:40 PM   #3  
Banned
 
Joined APC: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,641
Default Could this section on my resume be hurting me

I kept my resume simple. I only listed TT, Turbine, and my only PIC time which is all Part 91. They can look at my logbook or ask me for additional information. I also wrote my aeronautical ratings just like it appears on my license writing it from left to right instead of listing it.

I recon it worked because I got hired by my current regional and now its parent mainline using the same format.

AND BUILD MORE TIME!
ERJF15 is offline  
Old 07-14-2014, 09:11 PM   #4  
Prime Minister/Moderator
 
rickair7777's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Jan 2006
Position: Engines Turn Or People Swim
Posts: 23,234
Default

Everybody cares about instructor ratinsg, it's another check in the box that some people don't have.

But overall your total time is low, your PIC is low, and your ME and turbine time are low for a non-fighter pilot.

I think most of the FO's getting called are 6000 hours types, with 4500 turbine.
rickair7777 is online now  
Old 07-15-2014, 08:05 AM   #5  
Gets Weekends Off
Thread Starter
 
Iron Maiden's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Oct 2013
Posts: 173
Default

Thanks guys, I figured that my total time is the issue, I'll stick where I'm at and keep what I have on my resume. Wasn't sure if I had something on there that I shouldn't.
Iron Maiden is offline  
 
 
 

 
Post Reply
 



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
4 CAL LEC "NO" Voters - Opinions/Reasons rolo12 United 30 11-21-2012 05:42 AM
FDX - Think Before you Vote PurpleTail Cargo 92 03-22-2011 05:54 AM
Pinnacle/Colgan/Mesaba TA Countdown DMEarc Regional 1249 12-17-2010 10:37 PM
Q about boosting my resume and dispat josestolemycow Flight Schools and Training 2 11-18-2010 01:07 PM
Delta pilot exodus RockBottom Major 3 09-23-2005 02:01 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:09 PM.