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Old 05-26-2006, 04:36 PM   #1  
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I went to aviation interviews to see the experience of others. What does it mean when someone walks in your stuff?



Is it the resume?



Resume and cover letter?



What is it?

and to whom do you give the stuff to?




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Old 05-26-2006, 05:10 PM   #2  
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It means someone that works for the company brings your CV and resume to the person in charge of hiring. For example I had a friend I fly with bring my resume and Airline app application for Eagle to his father who is the BOS safety manager, he brought it to the BOS chief pilot and he brought it to DFW chief pilot. Hope this helps.
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Old 05-26-2006, 08:05 PM   #4  
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Definately. In this day and age of stacks of resumes and qualified applicants, many companys only interview those people who have internal recommendations from current employees. Having somebody from within walk in your resume (or otherwise recommend you) is definately a huge advantage. At the very least many companies (almost all) keep separate stacks of resumes. Those with internal recommendations and those without. Everything else being equal, who do you think they will interview?
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A walk-in should not include your cover letter. The person walking in could write an introduction letter (or you write it and he signs it).
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A walk-in should not include your cover letter. The person walking in could write an introduction letter (or you write it and he signs it).
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A walk-in should not include your cover letter. The person walking in could write an introduction letter (or you write it and he signs it).
I disagree (respectfully)... you should submit your materials to HR in the same manner when your items are being walked in as if you were cold mailing or submitting in some other form. The only difference is that on top of your cover letter there should be a letter of recommendation from the person walking your resume in introducing your application materials.

The recommendation states why the company should hire you and how your referral knows you. The cover letter introduces you and expands on your resume.
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