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easyJet Overview

Luton, East of England, England
10000+ employees
1995
Company - Private
Airline
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
easyJet is a FTSE 100 company, operating on over 800 routes across more than 30 countries in Europe and North Africa with our fleet of over 250 Airbus aircraft. We employ over 13,000 & last year we flew over 80 million passengers!

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Mission: Our strategic intent is to leverage easyJet’s cost advantage, leading market positions and brand to deliver point-to-point low fares with operational efficiency and friendly service for our customers.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#41), 2017 (#40), 2016 (#12)

Top CEOs: 2017 (#30), 2015 (#5)

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#4), 2016 (#13)

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easyJet – Why Work For Us?


Some twenty years ago, we reinvented European air travel. That took innovation, energy, digital disruption and persistence. Working here means finding ways to make things better, being inventive, getting on and achieving. As well as being smart, digital and dynamic, we’re diverse, low-carbon and responsible. Lean isn’t about the little things. It’s about big ideas and looking at things differently.

We’re here to win, to deliver for the customer, not to be bureaucratic. We’re professionals who take pride in a good job. Everyone can make the difference for customers. That means working in Orange time – and developing in Orange time. One year here is worth two or three years somewhere else.

 We pull together to get the job done. No one is more important than anyone else. We are approachable. We muck in. We take the time to help each other out. We succeed as a team

With over 250 aircraft flying over 700 routes to more than 30 countries, we’re the UK’s largest airline, the fourth largest in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. Flying over 70 million passengers a year, we employ over 12,000 people including around 2,800 pilots and over 7,000 cabin crew. It’s big-scale stuff and we’re still growing.

But for us, it’s about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people. Every one of them. Our pilots and cabin crew. Our engineers and central support teams. They’re the ones who make us the huge success story we are today. Which is why we offer so much in return, from training and development to rewards and recognition.

That’s generation easyJet. Come and shake things up.

easyJet comes with a strong and distinct culture. One that we’re really proud of. We set out to do it our way, to be individual and unique rather than copy others. And we hope it shows.

It all starts with a very flat hierarchy, which eliminates unnecessary layers of management – and gives us a human touch you can feel right across the organisation, encouraging a ‘one team’ approach to delivery whether on board an aircraft or in an office.

In fact, we have no offices. Our working spaces are open plan, encouraging an open culture, allowing us all to work together, and enabling us to share our experiences and support each other – with a little bit of fun and enjoyment added in. Of course we have to work hard, but this is one of the most exciting, progressive and enjoyable environments you could wish to do it in.

That’s why we’ll give you all the training, tools and opportunities you need to go as far as you want to go in your career with us.

Our approach to learning and development follows what we call a 70:20:10 philosophy – 70% of learning takes place on the job, 20% informally through coaching and mentoring, and 10% through formal learning like face-to-face programmes.

As part of our Cabin Crew, you’ll never be short of new experiences. The possibilities are endless. We fly 870 routes across Europe – and our Cabin Crew are the people that create amazing experiences on every one.

Join us and you’ll work with some great people in a fun environment and receive world-class training for free. You’ll enjoy real variety too, as no two days are ever the same with different crews, new passengers or fresh destinations to look forward to. As you’d expect, there will be the occasional night stop. But most of the time we’ll get you home every night.
 
There will also be lots of scope to grow and develop if you’ve the drive and determination to make it happen. Career ambitions are more than welcome here – and we’ll support and encourage you every step of the way.

So, there’s variety to keep you interested. An amazing team to keep you motivated. And, with some of the best training in the industry, the opportunity to move forward pretty quickly if you want to. We’ve seen plenty of Cabin Crew members follow a path into management after just a year. And you could be the next.

At easyJet, we’re all about opening up Europe to a whole generation of travellers. Because of our extensive network, simplicity and low prices, the possibilities to get-up-and-go and experience Europe are endless.

Join our fantastic team of Captains, Co-Pilots and Trainers and you’ll take on a key leadership role and set the highest standards of professionalism in everything you do.

As a pilot with easyJet you’ll be working with a great team and will have excellent development opportunities, a variety of European bases and a safe, modern A320 fleet all at your fingertips. We enjoy bringing the latest technologies to the flight deck and we’re always open to new suggestions. Highly skilled and passionate about flying, you’ll love the fact that on average our Airbus aircraft are only six years old. And even more new aircraft will be landing shortly.  

Thanks to the huge diversity of routes we fly from our various bases across Europe, you’ll also experience some of the more challenging airport destinations. And as we’re short haul, there’s lots of variety, quick turnarounds, short flights and multiple take-offs and landings in a single day but returning you home to friends and family. You’ll enjoy world-class training and being part of our supportive learning environment. Your route to command will also be faster here than at most other airlines with clear trigger points and criteria based on performance, as well as hours flown – excellent news for ambitious pilots looking to go further, faster.  

Our Pilots are dedicated, enthusiastic and highly talented. And we’re extremely proud of them. So, if you share our energy, integrity and passion for flying, take your career places and play a lead role as part of our professional and successful flight operations team.

Operations. Finance. Engineering. HR. You name it. Our central teams are the pumping heart of easyJet. They’re the ones who keep our operations efficient, our planes in the sky, and our airline smoothly running as one of the biggest in Europe. 

We’re a hard-working, fun-loving bunch of people who enjoy autonomy, taking ownership and high levels of responsibility. But rather than taking our word for it, we decided to ask our own people what they think about life at easyJet. 

They talked of the rapid progress you can make here. The support our Finance people get as they go through their accountancy qualifications – likewise in Engineering. Or any other area for that matter. It doesn’t matter which of our central teams you join, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to move about and try out something new. 

The trick is to always be open to new ideas. If there’s a smarter way of doing something, we say it. If it’s a good idea, we do it. And when it works, we celebrate it. And then do it all over again. 

They talked of the pride everyone has in their work – and the passion that comes with being part of such a multi-talented team. 

But, like anywhere, the easyJet way of life isn’t for everyone. 

It’s challenging. It’s pacey. And it takes a lot of resilience to work here. It’s a mindset. An attitude. What we call an Orange Spirit.

If you’re a real people person who loves resolving issues through pragmatism and common sense, join us. You’ll enjoy plenty of scope for career development as you drive change, improve efficiencies and make a real impact from day one.

easyJet Reviews

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    I have been working at easyJet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company genuinely believes in data science and it is investing massively into making DS one of its competitive advantages. The DS team is definitely expanding from its current medium size and its impact its growing across the company.

    Data science projects are quite diverse because they span many areas of the business. The team is quite friendly and the projects are generally super interesting.

    Commute is actually not bad since, being located at the airport, the office is actually well connected. Particularly, you can make it to the office in 30-40min if you live in the north of london.

    Being at the airport is also very nice for people who are not from the UK and want to occasionally commute to any other european city on fridays (especially given the travel discounts offered to employees).

    The salary is definitely competitive!

    Cons

    No free coffee in the cafeteria and the airport area is being refurbished which means that for a couple of months the food offers other than the canteen (which is okay) are limited.

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easyJet Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Gatwick, England
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at easyJet (Gatwick, England) in June 2018.

    Interview

    The process began with applying online and doing online assessments. After passing that I was invited to an assessment day about a month later. The assessment day started with signing in at reception and then entering the canteen where the rest of the candidates were waiting. After about 30mins of talking and getting to know everyone the assessors said they would like us to start queuing up and hand in our paperwork/passports and have our heights measured. After this we were left for around another 30minutes to talk amongst ourselves. We were then called to go upstairs to start the group discussions. We done the first one which was based on lost luggage and matching items up and then we had a company presentation which lasted around another 30mins. They then moved some of us around to mix it up and we started the next discussion which was based on customer priorities. And then next was based on a company inflight magazine. They do say that the group discussions are designed to see who can work well as a team and communicate effectively but from this experience it seemed that it was simply about who could be the loudest and most overpowering.
    They then send you for another hours break, they everyone back and send home the people that aren’t suitable.

    Interview Questions

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easyJet Awards & Accolades

  • Best Short Haul Airline, Travolution Awards, 2013
  • Best Low Cost Airline, Business Traveller Magazine Awards, 2013
  • Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline, World Travel Awards, 2013
  • Airline Strategy Award: Low Cost Leadership - Carolyn McCall, Strategy Awards, 2013
  • Best B2C App - Grand Prix Best in Show Award, Marketing on Mobile Awards (MOMA), 2013
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