JetBlue Interview Questions

Updated Apr 15, 2015
Updated Apr 15, 2015
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  1. Helpful (20)  

    Airport Operations Crew Member Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 8+ weeksinterviewed at JetBlue (Chicago, IL) in October 2014.

    Interview

    8/4
    applied online

    8/5
    Got email thanking me for my interest and if they are interested they will contact me

    8/5
    Got email saying they are interested and would like to do a phone interview.

    8/7
    Did phone interview with recruiter from headquarters and was scheduled to face to face

    8/20
    Had face to face one on one interview at airport.was asked to complete drug test in 24 hours

    8/20
    After interview,I was emailed request for additional personal information.

    8/21
    Completed drug test

    8/21
    I was Emailed request to complete 11 year background check info through third party. They actually call each current and past employer you list.If business is closed/out of business.they ask for check stubs, w2's, tax transcripts, or professional employment reference letter from manager or owner of that business or any business to verify the dates of employment you listed on your resume. They want to make sure you did not lie.

    9/2
    Scheduled to get fingerprinted

    9/3
    Received email Background check was completed and they were forwarding my file over to jetblue for evaluation

    9/8
    Got fingerprinted

    10/1
    Got phone call from same person that conducted my phone interview congratulating me on coming aboard.

    10/1
    After phone call got email welcoming me to jetblue family and reiterating benefits. Also had to sign and date offer letter and complete i9 form and email/fax all documentation back

    Training in Orlando, Florida starts in less than 2 weeks.

    Interview Questions

    • why do you want to work with JetBlue?
      what do you know about jetblue as a company?
      give specific details about a time when you had to deal with a difficult co-worker and the outcome?
      tell about a time when you went above and beyond for a customer even when you didn't have to?
       
      2 Answers

    Negotiation

    Pay is set already.there is no negotiating your salary.

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    In Flight Crew Member Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at JetBlue (Orlando, FL).

    Interview

    I think they have the people previous selected because they declared me out of competition without interview and they decided to pursue other candidates. Is the second time that I applied and they don't give me the opportunity to challenge with others. I think they have their own candidates by referred.

    Interview Questions

    • There are more completive candidates than you without interview   Answer Question
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    Intern Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at JetBlue.

    Interview

    I was contacted by the recruiter by phone and was asked a few basic questions such as why I want to work there, what do I know about the company, and we went briefly over my resume. Then I was invited to an in-person interview with the recruiter, and with part of the team I interviewed for. The interview with the recruiter included behavioral questions and I was asked to provide examples. At the end I could ask questions. The interview with the team included questions about my resume and some questions about my preferred work environment and co-workers. At the end I could as questions. They were all very nice and the atmosphere was very positive.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time in which you had to solve a problem in a new way but with the same set of data / information   2 Answers
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    Flight Attendant Interview

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at JetBlue (New York, NY) in November 2014.

    Interview

    I received an invitation to have a Cyber Interview with JetBlue in November of 2014. In the email they included a link for a questionnaire and a video interview. The video interview was difficult because they give you 5 seconds to read the question and after that you are being recorded. So you feel stupid looking at yourself on a screen thinking your answer. I feel like it would be easier if you were speaking to an actual person.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you handle situations that are stressful?
      How do you handle stressful situations with a co-worker?
      Why do you want to work for JetBlue
       
      Answer Question
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    Ground Operations Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    interviewed at JetBlue in October 2014.

    Interview

    1. Applied online.
    2. Received an email informing me of an automated online and phone interview.
    3. Received a call inviting me to a face to face interview.
    4. Went to interview.( 5 simple questions, and I interviewed with 4 other candidates as well as 3 staff members)
    5. Waiting to hear back. (Very confident about getting the position)
    *It really helps to do your research on the company because they will ask you what do you know about the company provide at least 3 facts about the company I used the company values and stood out from everyone else.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you like least about your current employer.   2 Answers
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    In Flight Crew Member Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at JetBlue (Long Island City, NY) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online on 7/20
    Invited for Video Interview 7/29
    Invited to In-Person Interview 8/5
    Interview 8/20
    Called for Hire 8/22
    Received and Signed Offer Letter 9/26

    The key to winning this job is to be as personable as possible and to do your research about the company/interview process ahead of time.

    The video interview was odd because this group of hires was the first to test it out. We were given a question then a ten second counter appeared and we had to answer the question. It was a bit awkward because I could see myself on screen and found it distracting. At the end I was asked which would be the hardest for me working non traditional hours, working holidays or locating to a new base.

    During In-Person section we had to introduce ourselves to the entire room including all the other candidates for hire. We stated our names, where we were from, why we wanted to work at JetBlue and a fun fact about ourselves.

    When asked why you want to work there don't say because you want to travel! Everyone says that and you will not stand out/look like you just want the job for the perks. Talk about JetBlue as a company, do research and show that you think it would be a good place for you to grow and learn! When stating your fact think of something social that you do outside of work. Activities that show off your extroversion even outside of the work place really helps (i.e. being part of a sports team or performance group)

    We also did a group exercise involving building a tower from cards. It was pretty fun and we were given interesting challenges.

    They make you do a reach test and a PA test as well.

    All interview questions will follow a STAR format. Some of mine included "How did you respond to a situation at work that you found unethical?" and "Tell me about a time when you were understaffed- how did you handle the situation?"

    Make sure that you socialize with all the other candidates, shake hands etc.. People are watching you to see how social you are.

    The interview is difficult in terms of getting through the initial hoops. Many people in attendance had LoR's from people that worked in the company.

    Do what you can to stand out in the crowd. Know that the job can sometimes be difficult but don't be afraid of it! Talk about how to you turned around bad days at work with your team and how proud you were of what you've accomplished in your current job.

    Oh and one candidate got up to introduce themselves and bad mouthed the carrier that they currently work for. BIG NO-NO! Never ever talk bad about previous employers.

    Be fun and positive. You will do just fine.

    Interview Questions

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    Customer Service Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Applied online, someone called me a few weeks later and gave me a description of job and then scheduled me for an interview . Interview was pretty easy, common questions, had a drug test the same day

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time you had to sell a product to a customer?   2 Answers
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    In-flight Crew Member Interview

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at JetBlue (Long Island City, NY) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Online application.2 weeks later webcam interview that you record your responses. There are 5 questions for the webcam interview. No live pperson, just you and you have 5 seconds to read the question. Before it records you.
    interviewed August 20th 2014 in long island city, ny . 8:30am-5pm everyone was unexpectedly done early by 3pm. You 1st meet in the lobby with other apapplicants, you are divided into groups and led up to the conference room upstairs via elevator. Next you are doing finger prints and show required documents. They talk to the group show you a company video, then explain benefits and pay. Next you go one by one in a line and introduce yourself to the group and a fun fact about yourself. Next return to your seat. After that we did a group activity and were split into groups of 5. The activity was to bulid a tower out of index cards that were numbered. My group won and the cards did not fall. A recruiter is watching the whole activity and writing notes to see if there is participation and leadership being done. Next lunch in the cafeteria. Either bring your own lunch or have a decent amount of cash for lunch. Next sfaff brings all of you back to conference room. Reach test, then pa announcement that you read from a very short script. If you habla español you are to do the pa announcement in Spanish and also write a very short paragraphs in what they want you to write. Next debriefing interview done with 2 JetBlue employees asking 2 questions after looking at your resume. Next interview with 2 JetBlue employees asking 4 questions after looking at your resume. Star method style interview. After that JetBlue employees ask if you have any questions about any parts of training or job. They said once you were done with everything you could leave. I left at 3pm. Everyone was there till the end, unlike what I heard from previous group interviews which apparently half the applicants were eliminated after lunch.everyone stayed. No drug tests were taken at this time. They switch up how they do things from interview to interview, you won't know what to expect.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a time when you went above and beyond for a customer?   Answer Question
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    IT Systems Manager Interview

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at JetBlue (Long Is City, NY).

    Interview

    Received an email and call from internal corporate recruiter about a week after applying online through their website to set up a phone interview about a week in advance. The recruiter called on time and was very professional the conversation was largely a review of my resume and discussion centered around my level of interest in the role. We mutually decided that this role would not be a good fit since they were looking for someone with less experience.

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    Reservations Crew Member Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I was reffered by a friend which then I received an email to apply online via hyperlink the company emailed me. After submitting my application, I received an email 2 days later advising of a phone interview which you go through an automated system they ask you questions and you answer as a recording, I was then contacted within 24 hours for an onsite interview. There were 25 people candidates we took a type test, if you passed then you would either wait for the face to face interview or go and get your drug test done which was the swab they used in your mouth after which I had my face to face interview and then after that I received a phone call within 2 days offering me the position.

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