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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. Mar 09, 2023 Alaska will positive space you to and from Seattle and put you up at the the hotel right across the street from the HQ. Day of most applicants walked over since it is very close. Arrive, check in with the front desk, receive nametag. Chat with other applicants. HR comes and gets you at some point and you go upstairs. They have luggage tags for you, put those on your bags and they get put in a room. Starts off with an introduction by a few chief pilots and the HR people. The chief pilot then... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. Mar 09, 2023 Gouges here we're pretty spot on. Alaska wasn't my dream airline, and they could tell. Told TBNT. Take you in, basically meet the chief pilot. Lunch. Group interview, they put you all in a room, put a TMAAT question face down. Mine was a basic question. Split into 2 on 1 interviews. 1 chief pilot, one HR rep. (What would you in this scenario (view the study guide of this website).  Asked if I had applied anywhere else, think this is where I went wrong, especially as a PHX based guy, I... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. Mar 07, 2023 The other gouges and questions on this site are all still very accurate. Morning had a presentation and group interview, then lunch and then 2 on 1 interviews. The questions were a lot of "why alaska" or have you applied anywhere else and 1 simple scenario question. Afterwards I was walked to the couch and received the offer. I had a really nice conversation with someone who worked there just before my interview and they mentioned that they just want to see your personality.... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Feb 28, 2023 Overall a great experience. All the previous descriptions of the interviews were spot on. Flew me in the day before. Walked over to the hub with one other applicant from the hotel. Checked in. Mingled with the other applicants while we waited. Then they took us upstairs for a presentation on Alaska airlines. That was about an hour. Then we waited while they set the rooms up for group interviews. Two chief pilots and one talent recruiter sat in front of the interviewees while we answered our... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Feb 14, 2023 Interview went exactly as stated in all other posts. Show up and meet the other pilots in the group (we had 12), get escorted to the conference room to meet the hiring team (Talent Acquisition, Chief Pilots) and get a brief on the Company, have lunch, do your 1-1. I believe 9 out of 12 in our group got hired. No idea why 3 didn't make it, but I had a hunch about a couple who had pretty bad attitudes. I believe the hiring team is looking for people who fit the company model: Friendly, kind,... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Feb 14, 2023 Interview was a great experience. Business professional attire of course. Provided me with a choice of 5 different days to choose from for my interview date. They provided hotel stay the day before with a positive space ticket to and from your interview. You will usually leave the same day if you have a flight available no earlier than 6pm due to some of the candidates getting done later than others. They had me stay right across the street from the building where the interview took place.... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Feb 10, 2023 The Alaska Airlines interview experience was outstanding. All the primary gauges we spot on. If you are invited to an interview they want to hire you. There were 10 applicants. They started the morning with a company brief from a Chief Pilot. Then we broke up into two groups. We then entered the room to a Check Airman and a human resource manager. We were first asked to tell them about ourselves and something that was not on our resume. We were then given a piece of paper that we... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Feb 01, 2023 Interview was exactly as outlined here in the gouge. Interesting datapoint is that with 1 exception, it appears everyone that interviewed in my group had either attended a recent Meet the Chiefs event or had an internal rec that arranged a meeting with a Chief Pilot. They were upfront in that if you're invited to interview, they want to hire you. Be yourself. Overall a great... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Feb 01, 2023 The course of my interview seemed to follow all of the other descriptions I read. Alaska paid for my flight to/from Seattle as well as my hotel for two nights since the return flight was not available until the day after the interview. I stayed at a hotel right down the street from The Hub and it seemed like that is where Alaska put up all of the applicants that came from out of town. The morning of the interview a group gathered in the lobby just prior to the 8:30 shuttle, but we decided... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Jan 23, 2023 Gouge was spot on. Overall, they go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. They told us that if you were at the in person interview it meant they had the intention to hire you. So essentially the CJO is yours to win or lose based on the interview. If you’re local you can expect to be pulled for the 2 on 1 portion last as they’re trying to get the people who have a flight to catch out the door. All of the questions in the panel interview were TMAAT questions. Mine was... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: John L
    (Hired at Alaska Airlines)

    Good descriptions of interview processes and accurate questions.

    Mar 28, 2023