American Airlines Plans to Lay Off Almost 25,000

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, tech reporter David Shepardson got a copy of the WARN letter that American Airlines sent to almost 25,000 employees. Like American Airlines or hate them , this will impact your life. With fewer competing flights, you’ll likely pay more even on another airline.

United Airlines Takes a Lawsuit Over Preferential Treatment of Blondes.

The HR Capitalist

A recent lawsuit filed versus United Airlines shows how complicated/dangerous staffing decisions involving customer-facing positions can be. United Airlines Holdings Inc. United Airlines, Inc, 20-civ-03889, in Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo. --.


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The Sky High Success of Southwest Airline’s Employer Brand

Undercover Recruiter

What’s the secret sauce behind the enviable employer brand of Southwest Airlines? A servant leader and HR professional in the airline industry for over 20 years, Shari’s job is focused on supporting the team members of Southwest. The Sky High Success of Southwest Airline’s Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting Employer Brand Employer Branding Podcast Southwest Southwest Airlines

Employer Branding Flight School with American Airlines

Undercover Recruiter

After the acquisition of US Airways, American Airlines has been making major changes with the vision of restoring American as the greatest airline in the world. Employer Branding Flight School with American Airlines Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting American Airlines Employer Branding recruitment marketing

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. Being a pilot sounds like a glamorous job, but at first glance it may also seem limiting.

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. Delta argued that its pay levels were higher than unions were commanding at other airlines, and that its work rules gave flight attendants and machinists the flexibility to work longer hours, and hence pocket more pay. Something I missed years ago that serves as an interesting lesson in union organizing, incentives, profit sharing and more follows.

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. Rather than increase fares for the real cause of the problem — you know, fuel — airlines are dime-ing and dollar-ing you to death by charging for checking bags.

Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

The HR Capitalist

Ji-Won Kim, Lilian Park, Jean Yi and Jongjin An worked as desk and gate agents for the airline at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which has daily Delta flights to South Korea. One of the plaintiffs said a manager told her that airline employees who didn't speak Korean had complained and asked her to “limit speaking Korean.”.

Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines.

The HR Capitalist

Ji-Won Kim, Lilian Park, Jean Yi and Jongjin An worked as desk and gate agents for the airline at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which has daily Delta flights to South Korea. One of the plaintiffs said a manager told her that airline employees who didn't speak Korean had complained and asked her to “limit speaking Korean.”.

The Present and Future of Employer Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer Allison Dunsmore American Airlines Brand Ambassador Employer Branding Podcast Social MediaIf you’re new to the role of employer branding or been on your journey for a while, this is one interview you just don’t want to miss. We’ve been speaking with a Talent Attraction veteran in the United States. She is going to share some of her insights, trends, patterns, and thoughts about the future. View Article.

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Revealed: The Best Airlines To Work For!

Corn on the Job

Working as an airline crew member means you have loads of different job options open to you. There are plenty of airlines all over the world, but which are the best ones to really nail down a job with? Today, we take a look at the top airlines all over the globe, and what makes them so good to work for. One of the top-rated luxury airlines in the world, Qatar Airways has long been a popular choice for aspiring crew members. United Airlines. Emirates Airlines.

the other intern makes me look bad, airlines lost my bags on a work trip, and more

Ask a Manager

Airlines lost my bags on a work trip — can I ask my employer to reimburse me? My airlines lost my bags. During the trip, the airlines told me that I should buy whatever clothing and toiletries were “necessary and reasonable,” keep the receipts, and I would be reimbursed for them. airline is telling me the value of the clothing I purchased while waiting for the bags to be delivered will be deducted from the value of the items they lost.

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?

2016 42

Your Employees are Fat. Make Your Office Accommodating

Evil HR Lady

The FAA is requiring airlines to up their weight per passenger measurement , because we, the people, are fatter. Sadly, the airlines are not responding by giving us bigger seats for our bigger behinds.). People in lockdown gained approximately two pounds per month.

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COVID Economy: There's Probably Some Big WARN Notices On The Way.

The HR Capitalist

We're in a recession, and while the layoffs and furloughs have occurred, the federal government acted quickly and provided job-saving stimulus in the way of the Payroll Protection Act (for small businesses) and stimulus for entire industries like Airlines, Healthcare and more.

2020 95

What Does a Flight Attendant Do? Salary, Certifications, Skills

Private and commercial airlines hire flight attendants to keep passengers safe and comfortable. What does a flight attendant do? What is a flight attendant? They assist passengers in securing their seats, teach how to use the plane's safety systems, and serve food, drink, and other amenities

2021 52

Changing and Expanding Amidst the Impossible and Unfavorable

Ms. Career Girl

Travellers are stuck in foreign lands and airlines do not even have enough resources to assist customers in dire needs. The Airline Industry Example. Emirates brands itself as an airline that offers an in-flight experience unlike any other.

2020 229

Federal Guidance to Fly Healthy This Holiday Season

Ms. Career Girl

Departments of Transportation, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security and State have established a new web portal where airline passengers can obtain updated information on how to Fly Healthy this holiday season. The U.S.

Coming up with “Plan B” – Finding My Career

Ms. Career Girl

Somehow, though, I did it with a smile on my face knowing I was on my way to becoming an airline pilot. There were other women I met along the way who had private pilot licenses or even an instrument rating, but few who were aiming to fly for a major airline. I was building my flight hours toward the unspoken goal of three thousand, when major airlines might look at me as potential candidate. My intended career didn’t go as planned.

2019 141

Business Travel Is Back. Are Your Employees Prepared?

Evil HR Lady

Not many people are flying across the Atlantic, and airlines are cutting flights. I’m fully vaccinated, but to get on a plane in Europe to come to the United States for a combination business trip and family vacation, I still had to jump through hoops.

2021 161

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Because some airlines and flight search engines use cookies to track you, and when they realize you are interested in that particular flight they hike up the price for a higher profit. How Airlines Abuse Your Search History. Little bits of data airlines and comparison sites use to push up the price? However: Different comparison sites search different airlines and have massively different features, so check at least two. Spirit Airlines. Spring Airlines.

2016 119

10 TEDTalks That Will Help you Create an Employee Centered Organization


From SouthWest Airlines to Airbnb the factor that unites successful organizations across industries is their employees. An engaged workforce is the key to increasing customer satisfaction, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2017 71

The Journey of HomeAway’s Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

When you think of the travel industry you’re probably thinking of airlines, hotels, resorts and tourist hot spots. But have you ever wondered how a tech company fits in among all of them? We spoke to Kayla Chance who is the Employer Brand Digital Media Specialist at HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, View Article. The Journey of HomeAway’s Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2019 55

How to Keep Your Career Safe in the Age of Technology

Ms. Career Girl

Teachers, airline pilots, train engineers, bus drivers, firefighters, doctors, nurses, architects, designers of all trades, and business people celebrate the new year, oblivious to the changes this new era of technology will bring, what it will mean for our jobs, and the impacts on our society.

2020 133

How to Build a Robust Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

When you see the letters SAS you might be thinking of the super-skilled British army force, or an airline or even a shoe brand but in this instance, we are referring to the B2B tech company. It’s been doing employer branding for years before most organizations were concerned with employer reputation. Shannon Allen and Allison. View Article. How to Build a Robust Employer Brand Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2019 60

Best Accounts Payable Clerk Job Description Sample (+ Free Template Download)

This includes business travel expenses (like hotel reservations, airline fees, and car rentals), vendor payments, and internal payme Free accounts payable job description template. An accounts payable clerk is a finance professional that works in the accounting and finance department. This professional handles all incoming bills and invoices for a business.

Flight Attendant Job Description: Salary, Duties, Skills

A Flight Attendant is part of the airline hospitality staff. They are the professionals who are onboard every aircraft helping to serve and facilitate their flight guests with the best possible flying experience. A flight attendant is someone who not only serves the guests with food, water, and other beverages. But in addition to that, they are the staff wh

This is What a Qantas Employee Called a Woman with a PhD. Shocked?

Evil HR Lady

But, O’Dwyer thinks the airline employee should have called her “Doctor.” My guess is that the employee calls all females Miss and all males Mr. Of course, leap to the assumption that an airline employee is coming to all sorts of conclusions about you and disrespecting you — not that they’re, oh, busy, simply glanced at your last name, saw you’re female, and called you “Miss.” “Miss.”

2018 114

New Data Tells Us Which Companies/Vendors Owns Corporate Expense Accounts.

The HR Capitalist

All airlines cited are down.25% of corporate expense transactions over the same 2 year period. Since we're in a peak economic period, the continuing growth and sophistication of video conferencing and virtual meetings would seem to be cutting in to airline growth. --The If you've ever wondered (what, just me?) what companies and vendors have the biggest share of corporate expense accounts/submitted expenses for approval, look no further.

2019 87

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. This is partly because most carriers, such as United Airlines , often use other carriers to complete parts of your travel route, and the demands (think supply and demand) on individual route segments can vary greatly. The more you’re able to use alternative airlines and travel dates, the more you’re going to save.

2017 109

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. In fact, most American workers with a four-year college degree will earn over one million dollars more than their non-degreed young professionals during their career path, the U.S. Census Bureau reported.

2013 251

Budgeting for Your Next Trip? Don’t Forget These 6 Hidden Travel Costs

Ms. Career Girl

Airline Fees. Some airlines will entice you to buy their tickets with a lower overall fare. Before buying your ticket, look into what your chosen airline charges to check or carry your luggage with you. This is an especially good practice if you’re flying an unfamiliar airline while you’re overseas. Lots of budget airlines will charge you if you bring more than one bag — yes, including a purse — with you to board.

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How is Analytics Responsible in Airfare Ticket Pricing Fluctuations?

Imarticus Learning

It is quite a gamble these days when as a part of your travel itinerary you have to book the airline tickets. Booking airline tickets has become a massive decision making activity, where you have to do all your thinking hats, to make an informed decision. Airlines with conservative overheads could offer low airfares as a blanket to all its customers. It is mainly because the airline industry is getting very competitive and is a low margin industry.

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, police, jobs involving sales, metal, metal working, high-tech, jewelry, locksmith, insurance, medical/dental, sculptor, nail technician, airlines, travel, singer, announcer, TV/radio, actor.

2013 259

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.

2015 71

Which Industries Are Dangerous to Work In?


It lies in pilots that do not fly for major airlines. If you’re trying to decide what career to pursue, you have a lot of options to choose from. It can be hard to pick one job and there are many different factors to consider.

2020 141

Surviving the 4 Big Business Travel Disasters

Ms. Career Girl

The more options you give the airline, the easier it is for them to help you. Call the airline’s service line while on line at the service counter and leverage any elite status that you have. That’s why experienced business travelers build up points on one or two airlines: it pays off when things go wrong. The most important business trip of the year, and Sara Martin is in turmoil. Bad weather delayed her flights. Her bags didn’t make the new connection.

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Best Tips to Consider When Booking a Flight to Brisbane

Ms. Career Girl

There are several different airlines which run scheduled flights to Brisbane, so comparing prices between them is an obvious starting point. Checking with your preferred airlines to see how far in advance you can book and what type of discounts can be achieved is always worthwhile. Located on Australia’s spectacular Gold Coast, Brisbane is the ideal destination for anyone wanting to experience the many amazing sights and experiences which Queensland has to offer.

2014 109

5 Tech Side-Hustles To Help You Make Money Right Now

Ms. Career Girl

Airlines, hotels and car rental agencies are just a few of the many businesses that need help with booking and payment processing. Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business or earning extra income? If your answer is yes, then now is the time to get started !

2020 159

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. Dear Sean, Many times a large employer seeking candidates outside of their geographic area will pay for transportation and hotel expenses, especially for senior management positions. Some smaller companies may not have the budget to cover the expenses.

2012 131

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

Chilling Winter Thrillers Sure To Keep You Warm and Reading All Night

Ms. Career Girl

Becoming a flight attendant on his airline is only the start of the crazy antics Juliette will go through to make sure she ends up with the man of her dreams. As the winter chill continues to set in, there’s no better time to pick up the season’s best new suspenseful thrillers. If you’re looking to get swept away by a great new chilling read during your time off this winter, one or more of this winter’s best thrillers will be just what you need.

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