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conquest

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To all NJ pilot can anyone tell me what the heck
does this mean. I just got this back from recruiting.

At this time, we have decided to pursue candidates whose background and experience is better matched with our current openings.

The only thing I can figure is I don't have enough SIC time.

Thanks,
 

Cornelius

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I got the same message last week and so did a couple of my friends.
 

gutshotdraw

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Human Resources....no, sorry Pilot Recruitment....no, sorry....Talent Acquisition.....

Hiring of pilots at EVERY aviation company in the history of the industry has been and continues to be an exercise in confusion, contradiction, and frustration. Netjets just happens to be in the middle of a wholesale transition in hiring process.

Try not to get discouraged and be sure to re-apply as soon as the online application system goes....well, on line. Best of luck.
 

CALRepublic

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The HR dept. at NetJets is completely flooded with apps. A guy I know got a letter back saying " you're not qualified" he's got 4000 turbine hours/6000 total. Then I hear about guys with 3000 hrs- total time getting in.

My opinion, they're overwhelmed with apps. Who knows how or who (COMPUTER) is picking the people who get to interview.
 

YankeeEcho

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To all NJ pilot can anyone tell me what the heck does this mean. I just got this back from recruiting.

At this time, we have decided to pursue candidates whose background and experience is better matched with our current openings.

The only thing I can figure is I don't have enough SIC time.

Thanks,
Doesn't really mean anything except that you need to apply again - and try to get some recommendation letters from current NJ employees to send with it. It's a stock HR response when they have to many applications to cope with. I know one person that got that letter and got hired 3 months later.
 

B727FA

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The computer is taking a word scan of your resume. Tweak your resume/cover letter with key words that point to service, problem solving, working above and beyond, etc. If the "phrase finder" doesn't "find" it on your submission, it will "kick it back."
 

RJ Bum

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The HR dept. at NetJets is completely flooded with apps. A guy I know got a letter back saying " you're not qualified" he's got 4000 turbine hours/6000 total. Then I hear about guys with 3000 hrs- total time getting in.
They're not only looking at flight experience. It helps to have some kind of customer service background as well.
 

brokeflyer

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The computer is taking a word scan of your resume. Tweak your resume/cover letter with key words that point to service, problem solving, working above and beyond, etc. If the "phrase finder" doesn't "find" it on your submission, it will "kick it back."
lololol
 

wolfpackpilot

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They're not only looking at flight experience. It helps to have some kind of customer service background as well.
Like:
  • Professional Dancer
  • Call girl/boy
  • TGI Fridays waitress
  • Telemarketer
  • Starbucks Beverage Creator
??? I humped a rucksack in the US Army for 8 years. I think it has way more to do with how you sell yourself than anything.
 

Diesel

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When I was applying for the position...

I just entered bitch in all random parts of my resume...

After flying with wolfy I can definitely say that there was a bitch in the crew.
 

Guitar Guy

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The only thing I can figure is I don't have enough SIC time.

Thanks,
I've never heard of someone being turned down for too little SIC time. In fact, if you look at the hiring mins, SIC time isn't one of the requirements.

With the new "talent acquisition" team, lots of good people are unfortunately being turned down. But if you are still interested in NetJets, re-apply and hope that the hiring process gets revamped in the interim. If nothing else, re-applying demonstrates tenacity on your part.

Good luck to you.
 

skyaddict

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I recommended someone (a year and a half back) who had a grossly disproportionate amount of PIC time due to some single pilot turbine cargo jobs and some very quick upgrades, and they were hired. Just be prepared to explain how it ended up so lopsided, and show in the interview that you will not have an attitude in the right seat. As for re-applying, I sensed that they used to give brownie points for being persistent so do re-apply ASAP, which I am assuming is still 6 months. That used to simply require a time matrix update.
 

o2bflyn

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guys, I thnk he was being sarcastic about the SIC time.
 

Semore Butts

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Wolf and Diesel flying together ... now there's a scary thought

Geez, listen to them fight!

If I didn't know of them, I would say

"Do I hear wedding bells"?
 

Guitar Guy

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guys, I thnk he was being sarcastic about the SIC time.
Given the current state of "talent acquisition" at NJA, who knows: maybe SIC time is some sort of selection criteria that we don't know about...

:cool:
 

RJ Bum

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Like:
  • Professional Dancer
  • Call girl/boy
  • TGI Fridays waitress
  • Telemarketer
  • Starbucks Beverage Creator
??? I humped a rucksack in the US Army for 8 years. I think it has way more to do with how you sell yourself than anything.
I agree with you to a certain extent, however the hiring practices have changed quite a bit since you were hired.
 
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