Award-winning Airline Soft-launching New Career Site


One airline has soft-launched a new career site, after a year and a half spent working on its brand strategy and developing new content. Corporate Career Website Featured

Listen, Learn, Lead: How United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz Turned the Company Around

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Most people wouldn’t be able to weather the storm that United Airlines went through the past couple of years and still come out on top – but Oscar Munoz is not most people.

Transform Speaker Spotlight: 14 Facts About American Airlines’ Carrie Corbin


The post Transform Speaker Spotlight: 14 Facts About American Airlines’ Carrie Corbin appeared first on SmashFly Blog. This is a series of Transform speaker spotlights ahead of Transform Virtual June 22. Job Cred: 12 years in talent acquisition (a reformed HR lady) Head of. Industry What's Happening transform virtual

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

Airline Demands Access to Fired Hostess’s Bank Records

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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.

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

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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

Can You Hear Me Now? Hiring a Competitor’s Star or Day-Old Bread?

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United Airlines recently hired a top exec from American, and it led to a Fortune article titled, How a New Hire Added $1.5 Billion to United Airline’s Market Cap. Details: Investors decided Tuesday that adding Scott Kirby to the United Airlines turnaround formula made the company worth $1.5 Shares of the airline rose as much as 9.58% in trading Tuesday against the stock’s previous closing price—sending the airlines market cap up to $16.6

Why HR Needs to Study Psychology – United Idiocracy

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Unite Airlines announced a “new” lottery program to take the place of their normal quarterly bonus program. The airline’s president, Scott Kirby, said the company had listened carefully to feedback from employees and decided to scrap the program.

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5 Signs You’re Ruining Your Employer Brand

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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

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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 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.

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

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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.

You Really Need to Rethink Your Fonts

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Here’s a quick rundown of.0001% of the companies that use it and, in some cases, haven’t changed their branding in 50 years because of it: 3M, American Airlines, Jeep, BMW, Jackass , The Office , JC Penney, American Apparel, Target, NASA, Apple, Motorola, and Panasonic.

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Staffing News of the Day, October 25, 2013

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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].

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Staffing News of the Day, September 17, 2013

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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].

Staffing News of the Day, April 8, 2013

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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].

Your ATS Will Never Help You Hire


Like airlines, wireless service, or cable companies, there are no good choices, only a least horrible choice. Let’s start with the obvious: no one likes their ATS. This necessary evil was once the best way to manage and track a candidate through the interview process, but in the last 15 years, everyone’s ATS has grown arms, reaching into so many aspects of how we attempt to attract and engage talented prospects. Hiring Process

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

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

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

RecruitingLive w/ Anne Taylor: Learning to recruit, and survive during a merger.

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Anne Taylor, Corporate Recruiter and Talent Acquisition Manager with Virgin America will be on hand to discuss their experience following Alaska Airlines’ […]. A merger or acquisition usually means culture change, layoffs, new policies, procedures, and regulations.

The State of Recruitment: Operating with Integrity


No industry is immune: the airline, automotive, accounting, pharmaceutical, banking, broadcast, and transportation network industries have all been in the hot seat most recently.

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.

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.

Qatar Airways becomes 800th recruiter on website

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Among’s partners there are lots of worldwide known companies such as Eva Air, Air Astana , Lufthansa Technik, China Airlines , Small Planet Airlines and many more.

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.

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.

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Dice Report: Atlanta Attractive to Tech Employers


On any given day, there are more than 2,800 technology jobs on Dice in the ATL, from companies in a variety of industries ranging from airlines and retailers to healthcare providers and tech firms.

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10 of The Best Companies To Work For in 2017

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Southwest Airlines. Here’s an amazing stat about Southwest Airlines. Again, it’s hardly surprising when employees and their family get to fly free of charge with the airline. Not only that, but they provide discounts on hotels, car rentals and flights from other airlines.

The Making of an Olympian

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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.

How To Shrink A Candidate Pool

Recruiting Blogs

Airlines are complaining about a pilot shortage. A recent article stated that the shortage is best understood as an obvious manifestation-and perhaps the nadir-of a long-term deprofessionalization of what was once a solidly middle-class career: We made the pilot occupation so unattractive, so tenuous and poorly paid, that people stopped wanting to do it. That’s how you shrink a candidate pool. Todd Kmiec. link]. United States

What's the next big thing

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1980 was a great time to get into airline mainframe software.… " I enjoyed this hot trends post from AVC's Fred Wilson the other day. Maybe it means something for you, maybe not. For me it's a reminder that, over my life, the big wins happened in part because I was at the right place at the right time. …

5 Steps to Writing Good Employer Brand Content

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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.

By the Numbers: January 19, 2018


Enlisted Military Personnel, Firefighters, Airline Pilots and Police Officers, due to the increased risk of physical hazards each day. Compensation History Inquiry Ban. With the start of 2018 comes the start (or continuation) of adopting new legislation.

5 Transportation Careers With Surprisingly High Earnings

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Airline and Commercial Pilots. Job seekers looking to take to the skies should consider a career in airline or commercial piloting. Airline pilots carry cargo and passengers and generally work on a set schedule. Job seekers who love to travel, rejoice!

Recruiters and the rise of the super-commuter


In some cases, it's practical for workers fly into town on a regular basis instead of relocating, taking advantage of the fares on low-cost airlines.

The Rise of the Super-Commuter


In some cases, it’s practical for workers to fly into town on a regular basis instead of relocating, taking advantage of the fares on low-cost airlines.

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.

Not a Whole “Lotto” Thought Went Into That Decision, United

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You’ve all read about United Airlines replacing bonuses with a lottery and trying to tie it to their Core4 mission to become “known as the most caring airline in a highly-competitive industry” It didn’t go over so well. In fairness, the airline industry is still largely rule-based and for a good reason – safety.

Here’s The One Big Takeaway From LinkedIn’s Most Popular Job Posts

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Corporate Sales Account Manager – Southwest Airlines. Or, that companies like HBO, Southwest Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Michael Kors, and the BBC made the list? Here’s the one big thing I learned from LinkedIn’s latest list of their most popular (they call it most viewed) job posts: When it comes to job seekers, it’s all about the brand.

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

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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.