Pinnacle Airlines
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Pinnacle Airlines Interview Questions & Reviews in Memphis, TN

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Pilot - First Officer Interview

Pilot - First Officer
Memphis, TN

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in March 2011.

Interview Details – Purely a Human resources interview - they are looking for personalities - they can train you to the skill-level they want you.
Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Interview Question – Difference between a Manager and a Leader.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Take this offer or else...

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Pilot Interview

Pilot
Memphis, TN

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in January 2009.

Interview Details – Called for the first interview...not too bad. Technical interview, HR and then hired. Once hired, had to go for 6 weeks of training. Sims broke down frequently and training was poorly carried out.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiations...take the pay or go elsewhere

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Easy Interview

Aircraft Dispatcher Interview

Aircraft Dispatcher
Memphis, TN

I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in February 2013.

Interview Details – After posting a resume' online and making a phone call (after some online research) I got a call after just less than a week later I got a call back and they did an over the phone interview. The interview consisted of wx questions, alternate airport minimas, and what would you do if a flight crew reported an emergency. What was your most stressful moment and how did you handle it type questions.

Interview Question – HR questions are always a toughy and they asked me 2 or 3 of these.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – Pinnacle is under a TWU contract so there is no negotiation

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Aircraft Dispatcher Interview

Aircraft Dispatcher
Memphis, TN

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in February 2013.

Interview Details – After extensive networking, I was able to secure a phone interview. The interview was thorough and direct. We covered the essentials of weather, including the 1,2,3 rule and the phases of a thunderstorm. The interview then focused on my ability to interact with others in a stressful environment and some of my personal background.

Interview Question – I was not surprised by any question.   Answer Question

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Pilot Interview

Pilot
Memphis, TN

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines.

Interview Details – I was called and asked if I wanted to interview. I went to the interview, watched a presentation, took a test that is basically the ATP plus emphasis on operations regarding high altitudes and critical wings, and had a few personal interviews with HR and Union Reps.

Interview Question – There were multiple questions on flying and other situations. One common one was, "What would you do if after an overnight at an out station, you smell alcohol on the breath of your Captain as you are getting into the hotel van to go to the airport?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There are no negotiations. All pay and work rules are defined in our union contract.

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No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Emergency Response Interview

Emergency Response
Memphis, TN

The process took 1 week - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in August 2011.

Interview Details – Interview was easy and laid back, general questions covering my back ground.

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Flight Attendant Interview

Flight Attendant
Memphis, TN

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in July 2010.

Interview Details – You start with a group setting where they give a detailed information session. After a short break you come back in and everyone has to go up and introduce themselves to the group. After this you go to lunch and return to see if your name is listed for an interview. If so, you return at the specified time for a 1-1 interview. The star method is used in this interview. Simple experience questions. If you pass they give you an offer at the end of this interview.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work for pinnacle airlines?   Answer Question

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Financial Analyst Interview

Senior Financial Analyst
Memphis, TN

I applied online and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Pinnacle Airlines in July 2011.

Interview Details – I applied online and was contacted for a phone screen with the hiring manager. My interview consisted of two panels, one with the hiring manager and HR manager and the other with two senior analysts. The panel consisted of basic behavioral questions (tell me about a time when....) and was very casual and laid back.

Interview Question – Tell me about a time when you helped improve a process and what was the outcome/   Answer Question

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