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Hiring process

Blackgod91
New Arrival

I applied for material specialist on 11/29. Had my f2f interview on 12/14. Due to my successful interview, I was fingerprinted shortly thereafter. Followed up interview with a short letter inquiring about the status of my app. I was told that the process is still acting and should hear something the first week of 01/2019. The status is still reading under review, and I haven’t heard anything. Has anyone have this happen to them and still get the job? 

Thanks

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Re: Hiring process

Passenger1C
Active Member

@Blackgod91 I can tell that you are very excited to hear back (and you should be). Congratulations on getting this far in the process. Since Tuesday was a Holiday and Wednesday is the first day of business, my suggestion is to take this time and practice patience. 

 

 


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Re: Hiring process

Blackgod91
New Arrival

I think excited would be an understatement. My two main concerns would be a misdemeanor charge from 3 years ago. It’s not on the list of crimes that disqualifies me from employment. The second being, my driving record. Although my license is valid, I recently obtained two speeding tickets. Do you think these will disqualify me?

Re: Hiring process

DfDrPepper_23
Active Member

@Blackgod91

 

Althought, they might wants to hire someone with good driving records.

 

I am sure when you applied the jobs with Southwest. Did you or didn't you read the statement online if they asked you some questions before you answered "Yes" or "No" whetever you were arrested related to serious offense.

 

I personally don't think that they will disqualified you for misdemeanor. Yes, they request a clean driving records.....I know it is a hard pills to swallow. This whole things with southwest making you a rententive for doing it so.

Re: Hiring process

Blackgod91
New Arrival

@DfDrPepper_23

Yes I read it also, my offense is nonviolent or theft related. It wasn’t present on the list of offenses the SWA deems you unfit for employment. As far as my MVR, one of the prerequisite for my position is to simply have a valid license. With that being said do you think my experience and great interview will win them over? 

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Re: Hiring process

DfDrPepper_23
Active Member

@Blackgod91

 

I do sincerely apologize for not responding. I was trying to get some rest on the weekend and had a minor repair on roof at my daughter's house. It is not a serious one.

 

I firmly believe that the airline is one of your passion and mine too. I have always loved flying the airplane since I was one years old. Believe it or not! I have flown the most of the time more than my family ever done. My brother has not flown the airplane since 1983 for some unknown reasons.

 

The bottom lines is that: If you held a spotless records for longer as you have been driving and you tends to be careful. I think you might get a employment. Don't get me wrong. I know my brother-in-law got into accident, even thought he still employed by SWA. I have no way of knowing about these peoples who works at SWA could lands you a job there. 

 

If you have a lawyer, you might wants to ask them about legal questions that might help you with the benefit of employment. 

 

I just applied for the job with SWA and they since haven't called me yet. FInger crossed for you :-)

Re: Hiring process

Passenger1C
Active Member

@Blackgod91 have you heard anything yet? If not, don’t give up hope.

 

On a side note... Don’t let anyone’s comments about gaining legal advice get in the way of your experience thus far.  Having a misdemeanor and a bad driving record honesty doesn’t benefit you, but I also don’t think it will disqualify your overall chances.

 

You are the only one who is going to drive the success and wants you have.  


SWA Passenger, Community Champion

Re: Hiring process

Blackgod91
New Arrival

@Passenger1C

Unfortunely I have not. I am maintaining positivity and hoping no news is good news. My dashboard status is “under review “ for three weeks and counting. No rejection letter or no invite to pre employment drug test. I may be over exaggerating but in my eyes I meet the requirements of having a “valid license “. Plus I’ve never had any trouble landing high security jobs after my run in with the law. Fedex to be exact. 

Re: Hiring process

DfDrPepper_23
Active Member

@Blackgod91

 

Unfortunately, I got a email within two week after the interview, you know, but they said they will let me know in a month. When I got a email, they told me that they turned me down.

 

On the other side, I went over and it said that as long you have the driver license. you will be fine. If your D/L is suspended, or revoked or other reason that you can't have, then you cannot be hired on the job.

 

 

Re: Hiring process

Passenger1C
Active Member

@Blackgod91I always think no news is good news. Glad you are staying positive. The attitude benefits you more than you think. 


SWA Passenger, Community Champion