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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.

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.flickr NULL.com/photos/25724154 null @ null N02/2590815820/) The airlines are laying off thousands and reducing capacity across the board.

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

reCareered

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

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.

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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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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).

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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.

Hiring Advocates in a Culture of Advocacy #sxsw #sxswi

Blogging4jobs

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

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.

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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3 Things to take off your to do list right now

Penelope Trunk

Melissa had it because she is super-genius-golden-platinum on American Airlines. Make a list of five things you want to do that you’re not doing. No cross out all but one. Everyone can make change in our lives, but not that much change.

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10 Big Businesses That Let Employees Nap on the Job

Resume Bear

Other airlines, like Continental, also allow napping, as do the bulk of major train travel companies, which should help us all feel a little safer.

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7 Brands Who Are Spreading the Holiday Cheer

Blogging4jobs

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.

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5 Simple Steps for Attitude Adjustment

Blogging4jobs

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.

Try Sleeping on the Job!

Ms. Career Girl

Some commercial airlines allow it too. The post Try Sleeping on the Job! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Yawn…it’s 3:00 in the afternoon and you are writing a report about your most important project.

The real value of diversity

Penelope Trunk

I refused to stop flying American Airlines even though smaller, scrappy airlines had more flexible schedules out of Wisconsin. I always thought leaving New York City would be good for me because when you live there, the push to get the best of everything is very strong.

The Secret Ingredients For Employment Branding

Blogging4jobs

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.

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.

What Goals Should Your Team Embrace?

Water Cooler Wisdom

It’s about how Lord King, CEO of British Airlines in the 1980s, turned the downward-spiraling airline around by focusing on one KPI. King apparently hired some consultants to investigate and report on the key measures he should concentrate on to save the airline. Turns out, the late planes KPI was linked to most of the critical success factors for the airline.

Companies, Cultural Values and Success

Blogging4jobs

Organisations need to make their values clear in recruitment messaging too, as Southwest Airlines does impeccably in its “purpose video” for applicants , focused on the core value of customer service. This blog first appeared on The Economist’s Executive Education blog here.

“Can employers require medical information from job applicants?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

For example, should an airline hire a pilot if she has a history of fainting? Question : I work as an Employment Specialist in Ohio coaching a wide range of job seekers on their job search strategies. More and more people are asking me about being asked by prospective employers to provide them with a release to obtain medical histories and files on the actual job application. Is this legal? If so, how do these applicants protect their medical information? . Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Essentials for Business Travel

Blogging4jobs

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.