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The interview day was a very positive experience throughout, and I felt that the atmosphere was relaxed enough for them to really get to know the candidates. The previous gouge provided was spot-on, so I'll focus on my preparation and on the individual interview. I used an interview prep service. I felt this helped me to stay relaxed and helped avoid possible pitfalls. My attire was a fitted suit. I brought all of my logbooks... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. Other interview gouges are pretty much spot on. Although I did not get the job, it was a great experience. Props to Alaska for making the whole trip easy and pain free. I was flown in the day before and stayed in the Hampton Inn across the street. I met all the other candidates in the lobby around 8:45 and we walked over to the Flight Ops building together. We were warmly welcomed and checked in. We spent the morning hearing from the base chiefs and HR personnel regarding information... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Just like the last couple of gouges. we started at 9:15AM. Sat down with 11 others. Had introductions from 3 or 4 chief pilots. After that we broke into 2 groups. When into rooms, with 6 others, we introduced the guy sitting next to us. Then they handed a slip of paper with a question on it. Mine we a TMAAT. After that we had lunch. Talked to everyone and every Chief pilot. Then had the one on two interview. Super layed back. Just a few TMAAT and what airplane is this out of my logbook. Ask... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. 9 am - sign in and meet your fellow applicants, and learn about the one who is paired with you. You will introduce them later during your group interview. Name, where they are from, where they work, favorite vacation place. There is a presentation and you get to meet chief pilots, HR, and a few others. Group interview - group of 5 applicants on one side of the room, 3 interviewers on the other. You will introduce your paired applicant, and get a random TMAAT question. This was a struggle... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Previous gouges are spot on, with one exception. There is a technical section but it’s not deliberate. In my interview it was combined into the CRM exercise. They didn’t ask me to quote any FARs, however while working through the CRM exercise I was expected to practically apply appropriate rules. Be mindful of your behavior, their HR team is watching you constantly. Be sure to interact with everyone in your group both your fellow interviewees and the Recruitment team. The... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Other gouges are spot on. Morning presentation followed by everyone lined up facing the interviewers to pull a piece of paper and read it for the first time in front of everyone and then answer it. Most of the questions are on the study guide here. Break for lunch then individual interviews with an HR person and, more than likely, a Chief Pilot. Typical HR questions (walk me through how you got to where you are here today, etc.) then tell me about a time and scenario based questions. It... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Interviewing with Alaska Airlines was a fantastic experience, and they really went out of their way to make you feel comfortable. In fact, we were told first thing that we were already 80% of the way through the process by just showing up. There were 12 of us in my hiring group from various backgrounds (121, 135, and military). Everyone arrived around 9- 9:15am, and we had some time to get to know our fellow interviewees. They passed out name badges in which everyone had a number. The... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Really enjoyable experience with the group at Alaska. All other gouges are accurate. 12 total interviewed in our group and everyone was given some type of CRM scenario in the last phase of the interview process. Mine was with a SFO Captain and a HR member. Very straight forward, they are just looking for good CRM and want to hear your thought process and concerns. It honestly felt more like a conversation than anything. TMAAT questions were all just to get to know you and your past... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Gouge is spot on. The HR staff and system chiefs go out of their way to make you comfortable. They spend the day asking a lot about you and they expect the same. Told at the start of the briefing that a job was in place for each one of us in the interview so there was no added pressure to compete, only to show them who you are in real life versus on... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. All the other interview gouges are spot on. We had to introduce each other which is something new. Questions are all Tell me about a time stuff or how would you handle a situation. Really nice people and want you to relax. Know the core values and be prepared to answer why Alaska. Don’t have a class date yet but they said probably October for our... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. The recent experiences are spot on.The whole interview is a very positive and fun experience. It is not like other companies where you are on edge and they will only hire a few. They tell you there is a class spot for everyone in the room. All the applicants were great and all 12 were hired. I heard 11 of 12 were hired in the class before, the only one who wasn't hired was an hour late. Just relax and get to know everyone. I had a late flight out because I had no idea how long it would take,... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: Tom S
    (Hired at Alaska Airlines)

    Very useful service with both questions from previous interviews and also gouges of the previous interview process.

    Aug 15, 2019