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Old 01-26-2018, 04:36 AM   #1  
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How long would a new hire expect to be on reserve ? Where is the jr bases and what aircraft are new employees being hired into?
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Old 01-26-2018, 05:42 AM   #2  
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BOS or JFK 190 or Bus. Itís luck of the draw. Donít know what itís like in the bus, but BOS 190 reserve is over a year.

Wait until we get a contract, though. Itís a dumpster fire right now.
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To sum up 8 years at JB in 1 word. DISAPPOINTING.
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RSV on bus at JFK was almost a year. BOS closer to 2 years. And currently being on RSV blows! Although Iím sure the guys that live in base donít mind. As a commuter I couldnít wait for a line.
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Stay far away. This place is going to get much worse before it gets any better.
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Old 01-26-2018, 09:12 AM   #7  
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Stay far away. This place is going to get much worse before it gets any better.
Sometimes I wonder if the people applying are unemployable at the big 3. Itís baflling to me...

I applied here because when I researched and asked (much of it on this site) I was advised jetblew had some small problems But otherwise a great place to work. The legacyís were mostlyjust starting up hiring.

When I got here I found that to be mostly true. Over the past 4 years however it has gotten worse.....much worse.

Now, my former colleagues, that were envious of MY GREAT FORTUNE to get a call from jetblew, are now at Delta/AA/SWA, and ecstatic to be at such a great job after being whipped the last decade at a dying regional.

I got lazy and comfortable here, THAT IS ON ME AND I REGRET NOT BEING MORE AGRESSIVE WITH MY APPS. So here we are 4 years later and again, the death by a thousand cuts is occurring. Now it is becoming too LATE for me to move on.

If I were asking now....and getting THIS FEEDBACK, I would stay far away.
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Sometimes I wonder if the people applying are unemployable at the big 3. Itís baflling to me...

I applied here because when I researched and asked (much of it on this site) I was advised jetblew had some small problems But otherwise a great place to work. The legacyís were mostlyjust starting up hiring.

When I got here I found that to be mostly true. Over the past 4 years however it has gotten worse.....much worse.

Now, my former colleagues, that were envious of MY GREAT FORTUNE to get a call from jetblew, are now at Delta/AA/SWA, and ecstatic to be at such a great job after being whipped the last decade at a dying regional.

I got lazy and comfortable here, THAT IS ON ME AND I REGRET NOT BEING MORE AGRESSIVE WITH MY APPS. So here we are 4 years later and again, the death by a thousand cuts is occurring. Now it is becoming too LATE for me to move on.

If I were asking now....and getting THIS FEEDBACK, I would stay far away.
Great post. Every word of this post is also true for me. I was reasonably happy here at one point, now, um no....

This is a great honest opinion from a guy that has not been a negative burn-it-down guy.

I've noticed Southerner, LOWpayman and Hypergirl have been awfully quiet lately. Finally.
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Apply elsewhere. You will thank everyone who posted above. Working here gets worse by the week.
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Old 01-26-2018, 11:33 AM   #10  
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Apply elsewhere. You will thank everyone who posted above. Working here gets worse by the week.
What I'm trying to figure out is if this would be true with a new contract. That other post about the company offering less than Alaska pay makes me wonder.
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