How Your Company Can Avoid Becoming the Next United Airlines

Evil HR Lady

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about United Airline’s decision to force a paying customer off a flight. Here’s how to avoid becoming the next United Airlines in the headlines. To keep reading, click here: How Your Company Can Avoid Becoming the Next United Airlines. The post How Your Company Can Avoid Becoming the Next United Airlines appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

How Delta Airlines De-Unionized 17,000 Employees.

HR Capitalist

When Delta merged with Northwest Airlines back in 2008, it set the stage for an epic battle. Something I missed years ago that serves as an interesting lesson in union organizing, incentives, profit sharing and more follows.

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6 Hot Jobs for Pilots Outside of the Standard Airlines

Career Alley

Can you get a job as a pilot doing anything other than flying with commercial airlines, or is that really the only career option out there? Fortunately for those looking to keep their options open, there are plenty of jobs for pilots besides a standard airline contract.

5 Signs You’re Ruining Your Employer Brand

The 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?

Airlines Need to Charge for the Right Luggage

Cube Rules

Airlines Need to Charge for the Right Luggage Written by Scot Herrick on June 18, 2008 in management 0 Comments - Leave a comment! link] null @ null N02/2590815820/) The airlines are laying off thousands and reducing capacity across the board.

What are The Best Paid Careers on the Planet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Takeaways: Medical, airline and legal all come in the highest paid jobs group. When getting a job, you want it to be the best paid it can be. What are the best paid careers on the planet? Coal mining is one of the most dangerous highly paid jobs.

High Paying International Careers

Competitive Resumes

per annum, and highest paid airline pilots and executives earn around $340,501.16 What are similar careers in the international job market pay in comparison to America?

Employee Engagement: Better Than Great, Good

David Zinger

She said it so well that I believe it deserves repeating: We frequently witness similar missteps like the Volkswagen emissions scandal and United Airlines passenger abuse in companies that are striving for our current narrow definition of greatness. Employee engagement needs more good work.

Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

There have been boycott rumors for Delta Airlines, Mac Cosmetics, and other high-caliber brands that are allegedly informing employees to not take part in Black Lives Matter events or online commentary. Or, ‘Delta Airlines employee goes on racist rant….’

Can I ask a potential employer to pay my travel expenses for an out of town interview?

Careers Done Write

Hi Deb: Is it OK to ask a hiring company to pay for my airline ticket and hotel to an out-of-state first interview? Thanks, Sean.

Saving Money On Airfare – Flexibility is The Key

Ms. Career Girl

That’s why we all try to book ahead of time to obtain the advance ticketing discounts that airlines virtually always offer. The more you’re able to use alternative airlines and travel dates, the more you’re going to save.

6 Ways to Leaders Can Improve Employees’ Quality of Work and Life


Companies like Southwest Airlines work hard not only to hire for culture fit but to make sure that the Southwest culture and values are considered first by every employee regardless of their level. Companies like Southwest Airlines put their employees above their customers and even shareholders making their workplace not just a great place but an amazing place to work. It’s a rat race out there.

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Feng Shui Your Job Search Luck – How to use Feng Shui to find a Career that Harmonizes with your Personal Energies

Career Alley

Jobs involving metal, metal working, high-tech, legal matters, international travel or business, finance, banking, legal/law fields, medical, food and beverage, jewelry, locksmith, insurance, medical/dental, sculptor, airlines, military.

The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads

Career Alley

Bonus: as an employee of an airline, you’d most likely get either free or reduced flights to anywhere your airline travels. When it comes to facts and figures a college degree really is the only option even though grads will carry some debt into their new careers.

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 2-11-11


For the past week government, banking, energy, retail, entertainment and airline employers announced. Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 2-11-11. Continued at [link]. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search recession unemployment who's firing

Do You Know What You Do Really Well?

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Spence has helped organizations such as Southwest Airlines, BMW, the University of Texas, Wal-Mart, and the Clinton Global Initiative achieve greatness by obsessing about purpose. Southwest Airlines, for example, worked hard not just to lure customers away from older airlines but to also offer affordable air travel, democratizing the skies.

The Highest Paying Careers Around The World

Career Realism

High-paid software engineers follow closely behind with £237,000 per annum, and highly paid airline pilots and executives earn around £200,000 a year. Having a high-paying job is the dream, but you may find the realities and worldwide statistics surprising.

The 50 Best Places To Work In 2012

Resume Bear

Southwest Airlines: 3.8. It’s that time of year again: Glassdoor has released its list of 50 best places to work in 2012! The list, “Best Places to Work — Employees’ Choice” is the fourth annual employee’s choice awards for best companies to work for.

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ResumeBear: Companies “Rocking” Pinterest

Resume Bear

Southwest Airlines. What could an airline possibly have to pin? Southwest Airlines has never been one to do things by the book, and that’s been a large part of what has helped make them one of the few (if not the only) truly profitable airlines in the U.S.

Hiring Advocates in a Culture of Advocacy #sxsw #sxswi


Heather Hvidsten from Southwest Airlines said, “Never under estimate the value of talent.”

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Culture: By Default or By Design?

Learning Voyager

A favorite example of a culture by design is that of Southwest Airlines, one that has been well researched over the years and written about extensively. Clearly culture means a great deal to Southwest Airlines. Every organization has a culture. But not every organization designs their culture. How does Culture get to be what it is? From my research and experience, I'd say that culture can be by default (it just is) or culture can be by design (it is what we want it to be).

5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

The transportation field is broad and includes a variety of jobs, including train engineers, airline pilots, cruise ship captains, and long-haul truck drivers. It’s not unusual for military veterans to go into law enforcement. In fact, many find it to be a natural transition.

5 Ways To Get Employees To Participate In Professional Development

Career Realism

When challenged in a customer service training program for an airline for “not understanding what some of our flights are like,” another classmate spoke out: “Yes, he does, let me tell you about the flight he worked with my crew!”

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11 Careers for Die-Hard Perfectionists

Corn on the Job

Airline Pilot. If you’re a perfectionist who loves flying, an airline pilot may just be the perfect career for you. Helen Evans, Marketing Manager of JobTonic , has been in the career development field for 5 years. She likes to share interesting tips to help people find their dream job.

7 Brands Who Are Spreading the Holiday Cheer


Words can’t describe the amazing holiday magic from this Canadian airline. No matter which holiday you celebrate or if it’s not one at all, it is hard to miss all of the advertising that comes with the season.

ResumeBear: 9 Crazy Employee Meltdowns

Resume Bear

The plane made an emergency landing and the pilot was taken into custody where he is facing criminal charges for interfering with the airline crew. You’ve probably felt the urge to throw your computer out of your office window or give your boss a piece of your mind.

Funky Flight Attendant Shows Off Cool Company Culture

Career Realism

WestJet Airlines DEFINITELY knows how to showcase why their company is a great place to work. We love finding companies that know how to show off their awesome employees, don’t you? Related: 14 Ways To Research Company Culture.

5 Simple Steps for Attitude Adjustment


Smile to the airline employee who is having a rough day; smile to the waitress that is dealing with a line of customers waiting to be seated; smile to the sales clerks you encounter. One of the most important things about your brand is your attitude.

Working, Traveling and Living the (Nomad) Dream

Ms. Career Girl

This would include the airline industry, tourism, cruise lines, cosmetology, tour operators and hotels. The post Working, Traveling and Living the (Nomad) Dream appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

Great Jobs in Medical, Information Technology, Engineering or Legal Professions

Resume Bear

They also authorize, regulate and control commercial airline flights according to government or company regulations to expedite and ensure flight safety. They include regional, national and international airline pilots and flight instructors.

On Real Leading

Learning Voyager

Here is a blog post featuring some leadership wisdom from Herb Kelleher, the legendary founder of Southwest Airlines. There is so much written every day about leaders and leadership that you can't keep up with it. It's overwhelming at times. Then something good appears in the feed.

Cure Your Career Uncertainty In 7 Steps

Career Realism

You’re likely not meant to be an airline pilot, public speaker, or athletic recruiter. Deciding on a career is quite an exciting, albeit intimidating, proposition. Numerous options abound, and the correct choice is not always an obvious one. So, how do you decide?

The Military to the Civilian Job Market Transition

Competitive Resumes

Air Force returning veteran (C-130 crew chief) seeking opportunities in private industry (commercial, private airlines). My father was a decorated U.S. Marine who fought in the South Pacific during the Second World War.

3 Places To Pack Your LinkedIn Profile With Keywords

Career Realism

Trying to get attention with your LinkedIn profile ? It’s easier than you think – especially if you’ve employed a strong keyword strategy.

The Secret Ingredients For Employment Branding


In 1984, Branson ventured into forming an airlines known as Virgin Atlantic Airways. Sir Richard Branson has spent several decades now making his dreams, along with the dreams of others come true. Richard understands completely how to move a single idea from thought into fruition.

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5 Tips To Prepare For Peak Hiring Season

Career Realism

Click on the “Un-End the Summer” tab to participate, and you could win a GoPro HERO3+, Weber Spirit gas grill, Beats by Dre Beatbox Portable, a $1,500 airline gift card and more.

Top 3 Character Traits To Look For In Your Next Hire

Career Realism

Former Southwest Airlines CEO Herb Kelleher is quoted as saying, “We can change skill levels through training, but we can’t change attitude.”. When it comes time to search for a new employee, it can be a little daunting to know what exactly to look for.

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Deception for Hire, Why Job Seekers Lie

Resume Bear

On June 6th, American Airlines announced plans to cut an estimated 1,400 management and support jobs by this summer. Hiring Tips. I recently read an interesting article that should concern recruiters.

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Essentials for Business Travel


Various Airline Apps – I haven’t carried a paper ticket in a couple years. Travel Season. I have written about travel before, but I’d like to expound as my life and work have been under a bit of upheaval as of late – an upheaval of the rolling, carry-on kind.

Five Keys To More Effective Sleep

Ms. Career Girl

How much care do you take in selecting a seat and getting comfortable for a spell at the desk or an airline flight or a road trip? Sometimes I think it’s a colossal waste of time. Spending roughly one third of our very limited lives sleeping, I mean.

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