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Or, you could be a distant admirer who one day hopes to have a career in travel, or already be in a role in one of FCTG’s brands.
Whoever you are, wherever you’re from: welcome.
Some 70% of the workforce at Flight Centre Travel group is female. That’s some serious girl power. The career path, support network and goals of every person is unique, so to celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve asked a bunch of women from around the company to share a bit about their career journey so far, why they work where they do, and what advice they’ve found most powerful, be it for work, or life.
Meet Brigid. From feeling lost in a media career that didn’t feel right to thriving with Flight Centre Business Travel as a Travel Manager, Brigid’s journey is one filled with lasting customer relationships, continued support & opportunities for growth.
Meet Bec. Her journey with FCTG is one filled with adventure, learning, friendship, and a love for travel. Kicking off her career as a Topdeck travel consultant during a London working holiday to where she is today as a Product Owner- it’s been one hell of a ride.
Faith’s journey to becoming a Travel Consultant at Flight Centre Southbank was when she became restless within her hospitality role and desired to land a job in travel. With a little help from her sister, she discovered Flight Centre Travel Academy’s Whitsundays Work, Study + Play program and knew it was the opportunity for her.
At Flight Centre Travel Group, our number one philosophy is our people. We care about our people and their personal and professional development. This philosophy forms the foundation of our graduate programme: Fast Track.
Kate Ziebarth’s storied career journey has seen many twists and turns on the road to finding her Brightness of Future (BOF). In her 35th year as a Flightie, Kate reflects on what advice she would give her younger self and what wisdom she would impart onto others looking to make the most out of their career at Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG).
Sarah started her Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) journey in early 2014 after returning from an overseas holiday and feeling deflated in her current job with nowhere to progress. A tip from her friend telling her that Flight Centre had the career progression opportunities she was looking for, combined with her love of travel, Sarah knew she needed to apply.
It’s not what you know, it’s… well, you know the rest. We’ve all heard it a million times. It’s who you know that opens doors. And it’s who you know that advances your career.
I decided to work in travel after my first ever international trip. I won an award for being a top performer at my former job in retail sales and the company rewarded me with a free trip to Europe. The trip had me hooked and changed my life forever! From then on, I knew a career in travel was right for me.
Having a range of skills to complement your technical expertise is critical for user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designers. In our profession, we build fast designs (I am talking pen and paper wireframes), gather feedback from stakeholders (customers, business and technical), break the design and then start again. Managing this whole process takes a broad skill-set.
Jasmine Johnson joined Flight Centre Travel Group in 2012 and was promoted to Assistant Team Leader just six months later. Now she works as a Team Leader at a specialist First & Business store in Sydney. Here, Jasmine shares some of her favourite aspects of the job.