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An Airline You’ve Barely Heard of Needs Pilots Like Others Need Techies


Republic Airways, an airline you may have flown on without even realizing it, needs pilots badly. So badly, it’s restructuring the company partly due to the skills shortage. Advertising & Marketing Branding College Recruiting Social Media Management Featured

Empower Your Employees to Make Judgment Calls, and Avoid a PR Nightmare

JWT Inside

If you were anywhere near the internet last week, you likely saw headlines about United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger from a flight on the evening of April 9 after he refused to give up his seat. Companies to Learn From employee advocacy employee empowerment PR united airlines

Airline Demands Access to Fired Hostess’s Bank Records

Staffing Talk

Now she has been forced by her former employer – and the courts – to have her Facebook activity and bank account examined for proof that she cheated the airline and didn’t deserve to be compensated for her time off.

5 Signs You’re Ruining Your Employer Brand

Undercover Recruiter

Branding & Identity Employer Branding Recruiting Amazon American Airlines employee advocacy Employer Brand Godaddy Public Relations Reputation Social Media YelpThe importance of employer branding has grown exponentially as the war for talent rages on, and candidates increasingly make “culture” a deciding factor in their employment decision. Is your company winning or losing the employment brand battle?

Tip #2 From Best Place to Work Winners

Glassdoor for Employers

Learn more: For more on what it takes to become a Best Place to Work, check out this blog post from Southwest Airlines about how Best Places to Work starts with hiring the right people. Employer Branding Recruiting Hiring Employment Branding Best Places to Work southwest airlines

Delta’s Flexible Staffing: ‘Win-Win’ Or No Win?

Staffing Talk

Delta Air Lines is the only domestic airline to use a flexible staffing program. The airline calls it a “win-win,” saying it helps better manage staffing levels. The airline won’t make public the cost savings it derives from the program.

Are You - Or Your Clients - Legally Liable For The Behavior Of Your Temps?

Staffing Talk

" The responsibility of employers for the behavior of employees is being looked at after the deadly German airliner crash. But what about staffing companies?

Aim Higher … From Talent Acquisition Business Partner to Trusted Advisor


But much like your airline mileage or hotel points where the membership reaches beyond the Silver and Gold to Platinum, the same can be said for the next level that everyone should be aspiring to: a status known as trusted advisor.

Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks


Here are a few possible areas for travel negotiation: Airline choice—no more price points: Traditionally, frequent fliers were at the mercy of company budgets. As a negotiating point, candidates and current employees are looking for their choice of airlines based on safety record, scheduling, and on-time records. Travel schedules: In addition to choice of airline, executives are looking for travel arrangements that suit their overall schedule.

Future Shock: 3 Trends That Will Make Recruiting More Difficult


For example, in mobility industries (transportation, airlines, trucking, automotive) it’s predicted that nearly 40 percent of the key skills required by 2020 are not key today.

Loyalty Schemes Marketing. In Recruitment?


Global giant Randstad has partnered with a New Zealand airline points programme, offering one Airpoint for every hundred dollars spent on temp, contract or permanent fees. We’re always interested in the variety of different ways recruitment businesses choose to market themselves.

Staffing News of the Day, October 25, 2013

Staffing Talk

Sue the rude: Southwest Airlines agent who was publicly shamed on Twitter sues customer [ERE]. More than a quarter of unemployed Americans have been out of work for at least a year – but it’s worse in other developed nations [NY Times].

Staffing News of the Day, April 8, 2013

Staffing Talk

Gag order placed on American Airlines employees prohibits them from complaining about excessive executive compensation [Forbes]. BLS: Staffing job growth strong in March [Staffing Today].

Qantas often annoys me. But this time, ‘well done’!

Greg Savage

Lately I have been assessing why I usually fly Qantas, as I have been getting more and more aggrieved at the airlines pricing policy. Seriously, Qantas regularly have Business Class seats at TWICE the price of comparable airlines to places like London. I see a lot of the inside of planes. Some of my business […]. Client Skills Recruitment Recruitment Skills client service Customer loyalty customer service

New Year, New Goals – Is Social Recruiting on Your List?

Recruiting Toolbox

You’ll hear from great companies like Rolls Royce, Informatica, and Southwest Airlines and learn from their real world experience. I hope you had a great holiday season and got some time to relax.

Quality of Hire: The Name of the Game at #ERE15


Recruiting analytics helped Frontier Airlines discover that quality of hire was the same for the long-term unemployed as it was for other candidates. This year’s ERE Recruiting Conference was all about quality of hire, which will be a key trend for 2016.

The Making of an Olympian

Staffing Talk

I really liked this ad by United Airlines…gets me excited to watch the upcoming Olympics. And if you want to get really teary-eyed, watch this video about Olympic hopeful Jordyn Wieber. opens up promising aviation market in China with a new page

Recruiting Blogs has extraordinary news as they launched a new page which is dedicated to Chinese airlines. Boeing predicts that China alone will need 111 000 pilots and 119 000 technicians in the coming years. So there is an undoubtedly promising aviation market.

Best Places to Work Starts With Hiring

Glassdoor for Employers

At Southwest Airlines , our world-famous culture and reputation for putting our people first allows us to recruit the best. We know we’re lucky to have inherited this culture from our legendary founders, who entrusted us to maintain what’s special about the LUV Airline.

Hard Hiring Decisions: Do Soft Skills Count?


As quoted in Forbes, former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher, once said, “we can change skill levels through training, but we can’t change attitude.” In the recruiting world, skill sets are often reduced to metrics. But what about so-called soft skills? Do they matter?

Four Questions for Addressing the Big Data Talent Shortage


The world’s largest manager of flight bookings for major airlines has over 40 Data Scientists on their payroll. With the explosion of information pouring into companies’ servers and data warehouses in recent years, the enormous power that big data holds is unquestionable among executives.

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5 Steps to Writing Good Employer Brand Content

Proactive Talent

Companies like Southwest Airlines, for example, have excelled at this and if you've ever taken a flight you'll see it by the upbeat, fun-hearted nature each and every employee has. Taking the stories of their employees and what its like to work for Southwest Airlines has allowed them to build a culture that is unbeatable. This type of content makes Southwest Airlines a best in class company to work for.

6 of the Best Employer Brands on Snapchat Right Now!

Social Talent

Yes, Aer Lingus (the budget airline) is (in my opinion) one of the best companies for showcasing the people behind their brand on Snapchat. In fact, they were the very first airline to start using Snapchat as part of their employer branding strategy.

Jobvite Snags Silver Stevie Awards for Customer Service


The Stevies are world-recognized accolades for businesses that excel in providing superior service, and this marks our second year joining the ranks of winners like Salesforce, Box, Marriott, and Delta Airlines. We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row , Jobvite has won two Silver Stevie Awards: one for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year , and one for Customer Service Department of the Year.

Top 10 Weirdest Job Interview Questions (asked by REAL companies in 2015!)

Social Talent

” – asked at Spirit Airlines. Is it me, or are job interview questions just getting weirder and weirder?! I know job seekers have to (and should be) prepared for almost anything these days, but seriously?

9 Incredible Employee Perks That Really Exist

The Hiring Site

Apple, Chevron, General Mills, Dow Chemical, American Airlines, Kellogg and Sprint are among the companies that have expanded their health insurance policies in recent years to cover some of the costs of gender reassignment surgeries.

Use the “2+1” Rule to Create Great Staffing Clients

Staffing Talk

He was the director of a France based airline cooperative, and he took me by the horns and set me straight when I was selling my airline software all wrong. I was lucky early on to get schooled by a great sales personality. Prospect champions can quit, get fired and even flat out die. Then who ya gonna call? He taught me something every great staffing sales person knows intuitively: to win a mega deal you need a champion inside the prospect’s organization.

10 things I learned researching the ATS platforms used by the Fortune 100

Great Hires

American Airlines gives candidates the option to apply using their Yahoo credentials. Last week I decided to research the applicant tracking systems (ATS) used by the Fortune 100.

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Recruiting Coordinators: The unsung heroes of talent acquisition

Great Hires

Despite all the flight delays and being oversold, she was able to beg the airlines to find a way to re-route the candidate and get them to the interview on time.

5 Must See Recruiting Case Studies

Social Recruiting Strategies

3. Learn how cult brand Southwest Airlines successfully leverages employee branding to attract and retain talent. Human Resources Social Recruiting arby''s recruitment marketing rolls royce social recruiting southwest airlines stacy donovan zapar zappos

Are You Ready to Respond to the End of Employees?

NPA Worldwide

For example, in the case of Southwest Airlines, use of contingent workers is not just about meeting the present demand, but a long-term strategic consideration.

Mobile Recruiting, it's time to think differently


Mobile first companies like Uber, Tinder and Instagram are causing huge disruption in their markets and many existing industries are rushing to embrace mobile, creating such useful things as mobile banking, mobile payments and mobile airline check ins to name but a few.

Why Your Company Needs Employer Branding & How To Get Started

Proactive Talent

What’s worse is that 6% switched to a competitor airline as a result of a negative candidate experience. There is no company on the planet that shouldn’t use employer branding to help them attract and hire the best talent.

How to Take a Proactive Approach to Employee Retention

The Hiring Site

Isn’t it a rush when an airline or hotel gives you an upgrade? That faint knock on your office door or that ominous 15-minute “catch up” meeting scheduled on your calendar by one of your star performers. Then comes the news you’ve feared and have been avoiding; they’re resigning.

The only two recruiting metrics that matter

Great Hires

Consumer-brands like Starbucks, Delta Airlines, Hilton Hotels and others have specific use cases detailing how their focus on improving their candidate experience had a positive business ROI.

Home Alone: Why We Can’t Keep Candidates Waiting

Recruiting Daily

But the real question at hand, of course, is one we wish the airlines would address too – how do we move people through the process faster so they don’t hit max frustration? From the gate to take-off, it’s a waiting game.

Don’t Speak: Why It’s Time To Finally Shut Up About Employee Engagement, Already.

Recruiting Daily

That’s why companies like Southwest Airlines, with a median job tenure of 5.9

7 Hiring Rules That Richard Branson Lives By

Linkedin Talent Blog

From our airlines to our call centres, and our office buildings to our gym floors, you will always see smiling people working together to get the job done.

Staffing News of the Day, September 17, 2013

Staffing Talk

How hiring and HR build customer service cultures at Mayo Clinic, Four Seasons hotels, Apple and Southwest Airlines. The gap in employment rates between America’s highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels on record. ABC News].

Top 4 Considerations for Hiring in the UAE

Social Talent

Over 1,000 UAE nationals were hired by the airline in 2015 alone – bringing a total of 2,700 Emirati employees across a range of positions within the company. Sourcing in the UAE has never been more significant than right now.