UAL Hiring Program Update

ozziecat35

4 out of 5 great lakes prefer Michigan.
Wasn’t this supposed to be “industry leading?” I mean I’m intrigued, but there are more requirements and “gotchas” than the CPP. I’m at one of the UAX carriers, and UA is my dream job, so I’m all in, but I just expected something better.
 

bLizZuE

Fly airplanes, drink beer, never at the same time.
I don’t know much, if anything, about this new thing. I wonder how it is different than the CPP if you’re already at a CPP carrier? They’re clearly trying to bolster recruiting numbers but retain screening of candidates. Hopefully we get more information on how it all works soon.
 

ozziecat35

4 out of 5 great lakes prefer Michigan.
I don’t know much, if anything, about this new thing. I wonder how it is different than the CPP if you’re already at a CPP carrier? They’re clearly trying to bolster recruiting numbers but retain screening of candidates. Hopefully we get more information on how it all works soon.
If you had already received a CPP CJO, you’re automatically transferred. If you had taken the Hogan and passed, but were awaiting the final review board, you have to apply and go through aviate, but don’t have to retake the Hogan. This program now requires a technical, vs the CPP the technical was your interview at your UAX carrier.
 

bLizZuE

Fly airplanes, drink beer, never at the same time.
Well I can tell you about the technical interview. It’s an LCA with an iPad and you chair fly a flight. They give you profiles to memorize and flap speeds and some SOP call outs. You’ll answer questions based on Jepp charts, SIDs and STARs, and weather. You choose a QRH procedure at random and have to decide to divert or not and where to.

It wasn’t easy but it also wasn’t the most stressful tech interview I’ve ever done. The LCA did a good job of making you feel the pressure when deciding about a diversion airport.

I hope this program makes us more accessible to pilots that want to come here. Industry leading recruiting plan? Perhaps not. I’m fairly certain they will never choose a true flow.
 

Autothrust Blue

"I’d make a suggestion but you won’t listen”
Because nothing says "highly skilled, lucrative, attractive professional career" like wearing a plastic yellow vest.
Delta confirmed.

(I mean, it's a dangerous place to walk around - particularly at night in a dark uniform. I'll never be mad about wearing a high-vis vest on the ramp if it means I don't get run over by the turd hearse.)
 

bLizZuE

Fly airplanes, drink beer, never at the same time.
Because nothing says "highly skilled, lucrative, attractive professional career" like wearing a plastic yellow vest.
Nothing says “vain, entitled, ignorant” like complaining about wearing a high-vis vest on the ramp like every other person who works on the ramp.

PS, it isn’t plastic.
 

SlumTodd_Millionaire

Socialist Pig Member
Delta confirmed.

(I mean, it's a dangerous place to walk around - particularly at night in a dark uniform. I'll never be mad about wearing a high-vis vest on the ramp if it means I don't get run over by the turd hearse.)
Funny, we're approaching a century of airline flying, and somehow pilots got along just fine all that time until just recently without plastic shiny vests.

Reminds me of all the "childproofing" that parents do now.
 

bLizZuE

Fly airplanes, drink beer, never at the same time.
Sorry man, when everyone else on the ramp goes through what we do to get where we are, then I might give your petulance the time of day.

This ain't no hippie commune.
What does our journey have to do with complying with ICAO safety regulations?

“I shouldn’t have to wear a safety vest because I spent money to be a pilot!”

Can you see how stupid that sounds, or nah?
 

SlumTodd_Millionaire

Socialist Pig Member
What does our journey have to do with complying with ICAO safety regulations?

“I shouldn’t have to wear a safety vest because I spent money to be a pilot!”

Can you see how stupid that sounds, or nah?
Nah. Adult professionals being forced to wear shiny plastic vests seems a lot more stupid to me. But you do you. Thankfully I don't have to worry about such silliness.
 
Any word if this increases the number of slots allotted in each class? Signed, a United wannabe at a regional which operates United flights who does not benefit from this.
 
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