With initial applications submitted in May last year followed by almost six months of testing, interviews and a good two months of waiting for our start date, the Virgin Australia Pilot Cadetship for 2019 - Group VA5 - has finally begun.
In an industry that actually does seem to be about who you know, the best time to test the waters and get started on building your network is while you're still studying or training. Here are some ideas tailored to student pilots, engineers or management students, looking to find a way to start working on their own network in the aviation industry.
Other than the excitement of flying, here's what else is going to be on this blog over the next year.
Yesterday I had my last rostered patrol at Metropolitan Caloundra Surf Lifesaving Club before I head off for Adelaide in January. It was a surprisingly eventful one, including about 50 blue bottle stings, all of varying levels of severity, a broken IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) engine in the middle of 2.5 metre surf, a couple... Continue Reading →