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Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

KLaMonica
Active Member

Hey y'all!

 

So, federal week has been phenomenal!  Everyone has been so open to questions and getting down to the nitty gritty of it! We've been asking (small group of 6 CSAs) the hard questions and they've been super upfront about how trying the first year can be. I appreciate that so much! We're training one classroom over from CSA's attending ongoing training/updates. In a class of 15, the shortest tenure is 20 years. This speaks volumes!

 

We've also learned that our time at TOPS has gone from 10 days to 5. Thankful for this as well, since I'd hate to be away from my family any longer than I need to. When I asked why it had been halved, our trainer explained that the old schedule depended on very little OJT, and since we now average between 2 and 3 weeks OJT prior to TOPS, the additional time was no longer needed. YAAY!

 

p.s.

 

Hope to see everyone in Nashville this year (August)! If you haven't checked your SWA email yet, please do. Nashville looks like it's going to be extra amazing!

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

TPArampgirl
Active Member

Would you please make this its own post? I feel like it needs more attention rather than just being a comment buried in this thread. Lol. Our co-hearts would love this info.

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

LadyRistrem2022
Active Member

I'm going to be having interview as soon as my recruiter notify me. Is there anything I should know other than be myself. 

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

TPArampgirl
Active Member

Do your reserach about SW. A lot of the time they will ask what you know about SW, and why you want to work for them. Of course, you'll want to prep for your interview like a standard interview. They will ask scenario based interview questions, so you should have some situations already thought out. I prefer to use the STARS method for scenario questions. It keeps me from rambling and keeps my mind on track. Also, make sure you are ready for the age-old question, 'tell me about yourself'. I always use Google to find good examples to model my answer after, as my career progresses, that answer is constantly evolving. Be yourself and keep your eyes on the prize! Good luck. ๐Ÿ˜€ 

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

LadyRistrem2022
Active Member

STARS method that's a new one for me lol. I'm loved by some of the Southwest Airlines employees at RNO Tahoe Airport there rooting for me.

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

mseti1926
Active Member

Hello everyone. Hereโ€™s my current timeline for Operations Agent:

 

5/9 - applied for job

5/12 - received email to schedule VI

5/17 - virtual interview completed

5/19 -  VI passed/ CJO offered                              5/23 - signed background consent form

5/25 - background check done

5/31 - background complete (they said I donโ€™t have to do my fingerprinting again since itโ€™s already on file from a previous position I was in the hiring process for)

6/1 - received an email that they are now determining when my start date will be

 

This is what I have so farโ€ฆfrom reading other peopleโ€™s posts about start dates, I might not be hearing back about my possible start date until much later. I will continue to check my emails though and hopefully I will hear something soon! 

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

LadyRistrem2022
Active Member

I applied April 29th,2022 only saw recieved application, been checking in with #ManzelChapman but nothing yet he says my time should be coming and I have a heart of a SWA WARRIOR ๐Ÿ’™โค๐Ÿ’›

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

Ksmitb82
Active Member

Location:DAL (I live here no travel required)

Title: Customer Relationship Rep

 

Applied -5/3

Interview and job offer/drug test ๐Ÿ˜ƒ- 5/7

Email(s) for background check also completed same day-5/8

Email from Employment Screening Specialist-5/12

Email from Sterling -5/13

Employment screening

completed and Email with start date -5/18

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

brittg72409
Active Member

Corporate Position in Dallas:

 

Applied - 4/27/22

Email to Schedule PI - 5/2/22

Phone Interview (PI) - 5/4/22

Email With Assessments - 5/4/22

Completed Assessments - 5/4/22

Invite for a TEAMS video interview with a panel - 5/4/22

TEAMS interview - 5/18/22

Invite for a F2F interview - 5/18/22

 

My F2F is next week! Send me all the prayers/good vibes possible, please. Iโ€™m rooting for each of you. ๐Ÿ’•

 

Iโ€™ll post another update in a few weeks. 

Re: Please post hiring timelines! ๐Ÿ™

LadyRistrem2022
Active Member

Sending good vibes from Reno Nevada