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Old 05-08-2019, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by flensr View Post
Sorry to dispute your experience but that just about summarizes my Delta interview... Hey lets spend 20 minutes looking at all your high school and college transcripts except your 3.87 GPA for your MBA because that was correspondence and actually counts against you. Hmm you also say that you might have failed a daily sortie in military UPT but don't have your UPT gradebook to prove it? That's a red flag for sure, there's the door don't come back.

Seriously. 2 topics in the interview, my high school grades and the fact that I honestly stated that while I never failed any checkride of any sort, I probably failed *something* in UPT but don't have my gradebook for details. 1 year re-apply, which for an ex-USAF fighter pilot who was a stan-eval chief means don't come back.

They've got a hiring system that works for them, and it's got a few landmines in there. Step on one and you don't need to reapply. I've got a bunch of friends at Delta who say it's a great place to work but the interview team was clearly triggered by my high school grades before I walked into the room and it went downhill from there. They didn't ask a single question about my flying experience. Not one. The hardball question - "So, what do you think about education NOW?"

Spirit and SWA interviews were polar opposites of Delta. Half an hour chatting about flying, then go over the logbook to find some more flying stories to chat about. When can you start? Totally different approach.
Just wow! High school grades! Do they ask about FAA written scores as well? At least there is a public study about those scores and accident rates.
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Old 05-09-2019, 04:53 AM
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Maybe, just maybe, certain companies have GPA, College degree, volunteering, alcohol tolerance, etc standards because they correlate to future performance. A person who volunteers more is a better fit at an air line whereas a person who guzzles beer probably would fit in better in an airline in the southwest. Just sayin.
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Old 05-09-2019, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Jaww View Post
Maybe, just maybe, certain companies have GPA, College degree, volunteering, alcohol tolerance, etc standards because they correlate to future performance. A person who volunteers more is a better fit at an air line whereas a person who guzzles beer probably would fit in better in an airline in the southwest. Just sayin.
I see what you did there.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by galleycafe View Post
Yes. Use the Global Entry line.

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Old 05-09-2019, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by hilltopflyer View Post
Yep guess the boobs or different skin color makes the best contribution to the company.
The last time I checked, hiring someone because of their boobs is sexist and hiring someone because of their skin color, regardless of the color, is racist. However I worked for one company who puts more weight on a job applicantís demographics than their qualifications.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:22 AM
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It certainly doesn't help these days. I guess today's white male needs to pay for years of discrimination. That'll show all those people from the 60s who are now dead.
My ancestors had no hand in slavery, so why should I have to pay for it? My family paid enough for slavery when one family member died at Gettysburg fighting for the Union.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by hilltopflyer View Post
Yep... they should just take that off the application and judge someone one merit alone. That way there canít be any advantages especially since.... never mind not going there with ya. Have a good night.
I agree, demographics have no business being considered for a job application. The only instances I can think of a personís demographics needing to be considered would be for an undercover law enforcement or intelligence operative position.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by ItnStln View Post
My ancestors had no hand in slavery, so why should I have to pay for it? My family paid enough for slavery when one family member died at Gettysburg fighting for the Union.
Iím sorry, what? Is that a legitimate comment that represents your understanding racial discrimination in America?
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:35 AM
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Originally Posted by WhistlePig View Post
Iím sorry, what? Is that a legitimate comment that represents your understanding racial discrimination in America?
Let me know what you failed to comprehend and Iíll try and explain it so you can understand it.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by ItnStln View Post
I agree, demographics have no business being considered for a job application. The only instances I can think of a personís demographics needing to be considered would be for an undercover law enforcement or intelligence operative position.
Why canít you guys show any evidence of anti-white male discrimination at all, but still complain about it?
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