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Top 8 southwest airlines pilot interview questions answers

  1. 1. Top 8 Southwest airlines pilot interview questions answersPilot interview questions – Page 1 of 14
  2. 2. 1. What is the importance of proficiency in severallanguages for a Southwest airlines pilot?English language may be enoughwith a private Southwest airlinespilot who only needs to understandcontrol towers. But other Southwestairlines pilot, who fly publicly,knowing more than one language isthe need and useful.Pilot interview questions – Page 2 of 14
  3. 3. 2. Southwest airlines pilot have many simultaneousresponsibilities during flight. What can you tell meabout this?Southwest airlines pilot takeresponsibility to navigate the flight,view and guide the activities of theteam, check instruments, and keeptrack of the weather, control theheight and air traffic. Performing allthese and more, often at once,requests salient multi-taskingabilities and strong concentration.Pilot interview questions – Page 3 of 14
  4. 4. 3. How would you behave as the Southwest airlinespilot of a plane during an emergency?Express your feeling first. It is best toprove through examples, that you cankeep your calmness during suchproblems, and you can self-controlthe emergency situation and assigntasks for team members if necessary.Pilot interview questions – Page 4 of 14
  5. 5. 4. Did you ever have to modify the flight course inthe past?Depend on the internal or externalconditions; Southwest airlines pilotcan reform the course in flight. It is avery important responsibility andrequires close contact with controltowers and caution attention todetail.Pilot interview questions – Page 5 of 14
  6. 6. 5. What are your career goals for Southwest airlinespilot?a. The reasons of this question:This question will test your abilityand ambition to develop yourself aswell as the ability to plan for thefuture.b. Levels of career goals:• You are not sure about your goals,then answer: I’m rather busy with myduties and goals of the Company; asa result, I haven’t focused much onmy long-term personal goals.Pilot interview questions – Page 6 of 14
  7. 7. 5. What are your career goals for Southwest airlinespilot? -continue• You have goals not or very littlerelating to the current job: Forexample, you are applying for asales manager, but your career goalis to become the head of marketingdepartment in the next 5 years.• Current job oriented career goals:For example, you are working as asales manager, you goal is tobecome the area sales manager inthe next 2 years and in the next 5years, you will be the regional salesmanager.Useful source: list of 50 career goalsPilot interview questions – Page 7 of 14
  8. 8. 6. What are your biggest strengths?This question will help polishing yourqualification to the requirements ofthe employer.1. Steps to answer this question:a) Identify which you are good at:• Knowledge;• Experience;• Skills;• Abilities.b) Prepare a list of your strongpoints:c) Review the recruitmentrequirements:You should review carefully therecruitment requirements to knowfor sure which requirements are themost important to the employer.Pilot interview questions – Page 8 of 14
  9. 9. 6. What are your biggest strengths? - continued) Make a list of your strong pointsin your resume/cover letter:List and describe your strong pointsin your resume and cover letterorderly.You should make descriptions tothose points in your resume.e) Prepare persuasive answers tothe question of the employer aboutstrong points:You do not only state your strongpoints to the employer but must alsoprovide evidence for them byreferences or records attached withyour application form.Useful source: List of strong pointsPilot interview questions – Page 9 of 14
  10. 10. 7. What do you know about this organization?This question is one reason to dosome research on the organizationbefore the interview. Find out wherethey have been and where they aregoing. What are the current issuesand who are the major players?Sample answers:1. A good organization with perfectmanagement. I heard that in thisorganization i can gain knowledgeand good atmosphere.Pilot interview questions – Page 10 of 14
  11. 11. 7. What do you know about this organization?- continue2. If its for a good renownedcompany then its better to gothrough the company website andknow what’s the company profileand what’s theirachievements/successes andbranches & other details.3. According to me this is one of thebest company. It has a goodEnvironment, We feel good workingin companies, which has goodgrowth in the IT Industries. ThisOrganization has all the qualities likegood growth, good Environment,maintaining a best level in the ITIndustries, etc.Pilot interview questions – Page 11 of 14
  12. 12. 8. What have you done to improve your Southwestairlines pilot knowledge in the last year?a. Answer tips• Try to include improvementactivities that relate to the job. Awide variety of activities can bementioned as positive self-improvement. Have some goodones handy to mention.• Employers look for applicants whoare goal-oriented. Show a desirefor continuous learning by listinghobbies non-work related.Regardless of what hobbies youchoose to showcase, rememberthat the goal is to prove self-sufficiency, time management,and motivation.Pilot interview questions – Page 12 of 14
  13. 13. 8. What have you done to improve your Southwestairlines pilot knowledge in the last year? - continueb. Answer samples• Every one should learn from hismistake. I always try to consultmy mistakes with my kith and kinespecially with elderly andexperienced person.• I enrolled myself into a courseuseful for the next version of ourcurrent project. I attendedseminars on personaldevelopment and managerialskills improvement.Pilot interview questions – Page 13 of 14
  14. 14. Useful pilot interview materials• 100 pilot interview questions•Top 10 interview secrets to win every job interv•13 types of interview questions and how to fac• Top 12 common mistakes in job interviewsPilot interview questions – Page 14 of 14