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Try Before You Fly

Is easyJet right for you? Find out by taking our interactive quiz. You’ll get a real insight into what it’s like to be part of our Cabin Crew. Presented with different information and scenarios you could face in the role, you’ll be able to choose from a number of different responses to tell us how you’ll react. And we’ll give you feedback on what you tell us. So, you’ll know whether you’ll enjoy working with us.

You don’t need to register to complete our quiz and your answers will be completely anonymous. You can also take the test as many times as you like. In fact, we encourage it, so you can find out much more about us and make a well-informed decision about whether you apply.

Question 1 of 10

You have been working on a flight to Hamburg and are just about to start preparations for the return flight home when your Cabin Manager tells you that there is a technical issue with the aircraft that means you'll be delayed in Hamburg for at least five hours. This will disrupt the plans you'd made to spend the evening out for a friend's birthday. How do you feel?
This type of unexpected challenge happens sometimes, affecting all members of the team. You may find that sometimes your personal plans are affected like this, requiring you to address the situation in a flexible way. Think about how you could manage your feelings of frustration in this situation, and help the whole team work through the challenge.
This type of unexpected challenge happens sometimes, affecting all members of the team. It's good that you're willing to join in to try to make the situation better. A flexible, positive approach is likely to help you handle situations like this.
This type of unexpected challenge happens sometimes, affecting all members of the team. Think about how you would respond in such a situation. Being proactive in trying to improve the situation for the whole team, showing individual flexibility at the same time, is likely to help you make the best of it.
Change is a constant feature of life as an easyJet Cabin Crew team member. Every week you'll have a different schedule with a different mix of early starts, late finishes and weekend work. There's not much time to get into a routine. How do you think you'll cope with that?
Having a schedule that's different every week is a central part of being a Cabin Crew team member. Some days you'll be up at 5am, others at 8am. Think about situations you've been in like this where your daily routine is constantly shifting: How much do you think you'll enjoy this aspect of the Cabin Crew role? What will you like about it? What will you find a challenge?
Having a schedule that's different every week is a central part of being a Cabin Crew team member. Think about how much you'd enjoy constant variation, week-on-week, and how certain you are that you'd be able to adjust to this sort of work.
Having a schedule that's different every week is a central part of being a Cabin Crew team member. When we say that change is a constant feature of the role, we really mean it! Enjoying change is likely to help you adapt to week-by-week changes in work patterns. Think about whether you'd enjoy change over the long term as well as the short term.
As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, you'll get to work with a huge and diverse range of colleagues. You'll find that because of the way we work, you'll often be working with a different set of colleagues on each new flight - there's not much time to get used to working with the same group of people. How do you feel about that?
Meeting new colleagues and quickly reaching a point where you can work effectively with them is a key aspect of working as a member of easyJet Cabin Crew. If you enjoy constantly having new colleagues to work with, you are likely to enjoy this aspect of the role. Think about how you could ensure you build effective relationships with those colleagues, where you might only see them for a short period of time.
It's always important to focus on your specific duties and tasks. Think also about the 'people' aspects of the role. As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew you will only have a short amount of time to get to know your colleagues on each flight, but you must quickly reach a point where you can work on tasks effectively together. Think about how you could achieve that.
Our scheduling means that you're likely to get to know people well over a longer period of time than in most jobs, because you'll often be working with a different group of colleagues each day. Think about how you'd feel in this type of environment and how you could build effective relationships with colleagues that you might only see for a short period of time.
You've just arrived back at base after a flight and you have some time available to take a lunch break in the easyJet staff restaurant. When you go into the restaurant you don't see anyone you recognise, but it's busy and there are plenty of other members of Cabin Crew and Flight Crew sitting at the tables. What do you do?
We have a very open culture at easyJet. We like everyone to feel that they can talk to each other, regardless of whether or not they work in the same part of the business or whether or not they already know each other. Think about how you'd feel in a culture like this, where you're encouraged to be open and proactive in building relationships with others from across the business.
Our culture at easyJet is one where you're encouraged to be open and proactive in building relationships with others from across the business. If you're comfortable approaching people you haven't met before, then you're likely to learn a lot about the business that way. Think about how you might go about maximising your learning from such opportunities.
We have a very open culture at easyJet. We like everyone to feel that they can talk to each other, regardless of whether or not they work in the same part of the business or whether or not they already know each other. Think about how you'd feel in a culture like this, where you're encouraged to be open and proactive in building relationships with others from across the business.
You are walking out of the airport building with a colleague at the end of a long day. Your colleague offers you some advice about how to improve your technique for doing the passenger safety demonstration on each flight. How do you respond?
Open and honest feedback like this is respected and valued at easyJet. Listening to, and reflecting on feedback will help you learn and improve. Think about how you might turn feedback like this into action and improvement.
Open and honest feedback like this is respected and valued at easyJet. We recognise that we all have areas where we can deliver an even better service to our customers. Think about how you would find working in a culture like this, where giving and openly receiving feedback is a regular part of the working day.
At easyJet we value feedback and listening. Even at the end of a long day like this, it's important to be receptive to any areas where you might be able to deliver an even better service to customers. Think about how you would find working in a business like this, where open and honest feedback is a regular part of the working day.
When it comes to how a company is structured, what sort of structure do you prefer?
At easyJet we have a culture where people can approach each other regardless of seniority. Think about how comfortable you'd be in an organisation like this where the chain of command by itself is less important than what individual employees bring to the company. To what extent do you need to feel you 'know your place' in a hierarchy?
Our structure at easyJet is quite 'flat'. We believe that what an individual brings to the company is much more important than their place in a 'chain of command'. Consider how important this is to you in feeling happy and motivated in your work. To what extent do you need to feel you 'know your place' in a hierarchy?
Our structure at easyJet is quite 'flat'. We believe that what an individual brings to the company is much more important than their place in a 'chain of command'. Indeed, we encourage development 'across' the organisation as well as 'upwards' along various career paths. Think about how you could maximise the contribution you make to the company in a structure like this.
Working on a flight as a member of easyJet Cabin Crew is almost non-stop. There's a continuous stream of jobs to complete, from making important safety checks to attending to customer requests and making and selling refreshments. There's always 'one more job' to do. How do you think you would handle such a steady and continuous stream of tasks?
If you enjoy a consistently high level of activity, then you are likely to enjoy the continuous cycle of activities that will keep you busy during a flight as a member of easyJet Cabin Crew. Think about how you could maintain a consistently high level of service to customers when you are busy like this.
As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, there's a continuous cycle of tasks to complete for the duration of each flight. This cycle is set for every flight, and there isn't much room to move things around or leave out tasks. Think about how comfortable and motivated you'd be in an environment like this with a steady stream of clearly specified tasks to keep you busy.
As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, there are very few 'quiet' times when working on a flight. There's a continuous cycle of tasks to complete for the duration of the flight. Think about how you would handle a consistently high level of demand like this. How could you maintain your focus and energy in this type of environment?
More than 50 million people fly with us every year, so it's important that we're highly organised. This means that as a member of Cabin Crew you'll be given a clearly defined schedule with precise times when you're required to report for duty each day. If you don't stick to the rules of the schedule, it might frustrate your colleagues and could even delay a flight, costing the company a large amount of money. How do you feel about working within a strict set of rules like this?
Working within a strictly defined schedule is a core part of the Cabin Crew role. Think about how easy it would be for you to learn to work in such a structured way, and how you could ensure you're always on time. What would you find most difficult about adjusting to a strict schedule? How long do you think it would take you to adjust to this aspect of the role?
Working within a strictly defined schedule is a core part of the Cabin Crew role, and if you're comfortable having your schedule determined for you then you are likely to adjust quickly to this aspect of the Cabin Crew role. Think about how you could balance your comfort with rules and structure with some of the more unpredictable aspects of the role, such as dealing with different customers and colleagues, or unscheduled delays. To what extent would these different aspects of the role motivate you?
Working within a strictly defined schedule is a core part of the Cabin Crew role. Think about other times when you've had to adhere to a strict time schedule: perhaps when you've had to catch a flight on holiday or following a timetable at school? How comfortable do you feel when your schedule is determined for you like this? To what extent do you need freedom to schedule your own time? Think about how easy you might find it to adjust to a highly structured work schedule.
Your friends are planning a trip to Corfu in a few weeks' time. This is a destination you have visited many times in your role as a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, but whilst you know a lot of great places to stay and to visit on the island that you would love to share with your friends, your work schedule won't allow you to join them on their trip. How do you feel about this?
We can understand your feelings here - and it's also true that sometimes your work schedule will create situations like this that cannot be avoided, so it's helpful to be accepting of them if you can. Think about how you could manage any feelings of frustration about this aspect of the role, and maintain a high level of motivation for your work. How would you feel if a situation like this occurred several times in succession?
At easyJet we recognise the importance of a life-work balance. At the same time, you can expect your schedule as a member of our Cabin Crew to affect your social life from time to time, and sometimes there's little that can be done to alter things, especially at short notice. Think about how you would find this aspect of the Cabin Crew role. What would it take to help you overcome any feelings of disappointment?
As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, we encourage a healthy life-work balance wherever possible, however your social life will sometimes be affected by work like this. If you're motivated by what you do in your work and can focus on that, it will help you deal with situations like this; and this professional approach is an important part of the Cabin Crew role. Think about what a good life-work balance means to you, and the extent to which you think you could achieve that balance in a Cabin Crew role.
Which of these statements about your motivation to become a member of easyJet Cabin Crew do you agree with the most?
As a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, you'll be working in a team with others most of the time; however, ensuring the safety of customers is the most important aspect of the role. Consider the extent to which you are motivated by, for example, ensuring customers adhere to safety procedures, or by acting first in an emergency. Safety is a primary focus in the role, right through training and on the job itself.
Building customer relationships is important as a member of easyJet Cabin Crew, but ensuring the safety of customers is even more important. Consider the extent to which you are motivated by, for example, ensuring customers adhere to safety procedures, or by acting first in an emergency. Safety is a primary focus in the role, right through training and on the job itself.
Ensuring the safety of customers is the most important aspect of the Cabin Crew role in easyJet. If you're motivated to ensure safety procedures are adheredto, and prepared to act in an emergency, then you're likely to enjoy the strong focus on safety in the training and on the job. Think about what else motivates you - do you enjoy building customer relationships and delivering a high level of service? These are also very important aspects of the role.

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