What's it all about?
Are you concerned about your upcoming major airline interview?
Interview opportunities are
comparable to a checkride and their successful outcome is of vital
importance to your career progression. Don't bet your job on this
crucial event. Get the guidance you need from airline captains familiar
with the ins and outs of interviewing from both sides of the table.
Aviation Career Counseling Can Help You...
We can help you prepare
for this important event by fully briefing you on:
the psychology of
interviewing...what to expect and why
calm your fears,
overcome the natural tendency to be nervous
mentally, physically and intellectually
enhancing your best
image through proper speech, actions and dress
develop a well-paced,
memorable presentation of your best qualities
tough questions you'll
likely be asked and how to answer them to your advantage
interviewer, from start to finish
In a word, how to market a
unique product: YOU! Remember, good preparation helps you to attain a
high level of self-confidence which results in your making the best
The 3 Phases of Interview
The Anatomy of an Interview
What you can expect
Your Job—before, during
and after the interview
Basic Dos and Don'ts
Questions to expect and
what your answers should tell them about you
How to avoid canned
answers and use memorable, personalized answers
Your Preparation: study
material, recommended reading, conducting your own background check
to ease the process
Phase 2:The Practice Interview
Role Playing—for a
Video Taped—to show you
the "real" you—an eye opener!
Emphasize & probe your
weak areas: we'll try to make you sweat!
Challenge your ability
to think (and talk) under pressure
Ask you those tough
questions you can't/won't ask yourself
Quiz your aviation
knowledge—is it up to ATP standards?
Once we receive your
paperwork we'll call you to set up an Interview Preparation session,
either via your phone call to us at a pre-arranged time (evenings and
weekend appointments are available) or in-person at our offices in Santa
Barbara, California, with airport pickup available upon request.
Interview counseling sessions
take 3 ½ to 4 hours and are scheduled for morning (0900) or afternoon
(1400) sessions. Transportation to and from the Santa Barbara Airport is
included in the $475 fee (in person) which is payable in advance by
check (allow 2 weeks lead time) or credit card (VISA/MasterCard only).
appointments will be confirmed for paid applicants only. Be sure to
include your credit card number and card expiration date to hold your
desired interview counseling date and time.
Telephone counseling is
available for $425 (via your telephone calls to us at a pre-arranged
time) but is not recommended due to the importance of a positive visual
impact at your upcoming interview.
We recommend you schedule
your counseling session 2 weeks prior to your interview date, if
possible. Phone, FAX and E-mail inquiries welcome.
your interview counseling, we will discuss the do's and don'ts of interviewing,
your previous interviews, if any, and their outcome. We will then continue
with a mock interview, tailored to your particular situation with special
emphasis on your answers, their delivery, completeness, and applicability.
Dress is important and we ask that you wear your "interview" suit for
your counseling session.
Our goal is to prepare you as fully as possible, while building your confidence
in your own ability to handle any situation or question which might arise.
With those goals in mind, we ask that you enclose with your completed
application copies of your airline application, your licenses and medical,
and the last 3 pages of your current logbook. Also, enclose any specific
interview questions that concern you.
The fee for our interview counseling is $475 (or $425 via telephone).
Once we receive your fee and completed paperwork we will call you to confirm
your interview counseling appointment. Please let us know your preference
for your date and time, giving several options to facilitate scheduling.
Preparation and confidence are the keys to successful interviewing. We
can help you achieve both of these goals and look forward to working with