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Old 05-02-2007, 05:11 PM   #1  
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I had a quick question to you all about making a lateral move in the industry. Right now, im flying for Comair and love it but I hate the commute to JFK and I dont want to sit reserve forever in CVG. I was thinking about making a switch to either Pinnacle or Mesaba just to be at home in Detroit. The only reason i would be changing would be for a better QOL. Is this move "frowned" upon in the industry? or would any future employers have a problem with leaving a company after a relatively short time? thanks for all the input
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hehehehe,, pinnacle would welcome you with open arms...
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Old 05-02-2007, 06:34 PM   #3  
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do it. spend time at home and love it! dont let the best years of your life get away from you, youll have no problems getting a job in the future cuz of a lateral move, as long as your prepared to justify it confidently. DOOOO ITTTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DETROIT ROCK CITY!!!!!
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thanks for the input. this might be a stupid question, but during the interview, if your coming from another 121 carrier, do you normally still have to do the sim ride? Its been a while since ive been in a frasca so id have to brush up
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hmmm call em up and try to talk them out of making you do the sim i guess?
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there was one guy in my hiring group with previous 121 experience...all of us went through the same stuff.
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