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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.
Darryl ‘Dazz’ Dickson has explored a variety of roles since starting with Flight Centre Travel Group in 2010. His vibrant personality and knack for turning challenges into opportunities took Dazz from a consultant at Flight Centre Mackay to leading a national L&D team to become an Org. (Organisational) Change Leader. There is never a dull moment for Darryl, and his career (to date) is a testament to the endless possibilities with FCTG and what that can mean for individuals like Dazz, who have the tenacity to pursue them.
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.
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.
Meet Team Leader Rhys D’Silva! After trying out a variety of jobs from hospitality to fitness, Rhys joined Flight Centre. Now, just a year and a half later, he’s been promoted from Consultant to Team Leader. In our chat with Rhys, we ask him to share a bit about the culture and day-to-day life at Flight Centre.
“Do what you love, and you'll never work another day in your life” - for me, there’s never been truer a statement, and I think most people would agree that combining your passion with your work is a good idea. It makes you want to stay longer with a company and develop connections with your colleagues along the way. Working with others who have a similar career mindset and long-term vision doesn’t just make the day-to-day more enjoyable, it’s also a constant source of inspiration.
Being a good manager means knowing how to run a profitable business and getting your head around the finances. But you also have to be available, approachable and supportive of your staff. Daniel Carney, Team Leader at Flight Centre Potts Point, shares his journey with the company, and the best and most challenging parts of being a manager.
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.
The best kind of workplace isn’t just one that fits you as you currently are – it’s one that will continue to fit you as you grow, and support you as you do it.
Ever wondered why technology is key to customer success? Allen Liaw, Business Analyst Programmer, discusses his experience leveraging technology in his latest project at Flight Centre Travel Group.
Aside from the scope of the role itself, one factor that significantly influences how employees feel about their job is their workplace environment. We spoke to Jo-Lene Lally about her journey from Services Manager to Commercial Analyst at Flight Centre Travel Group, and how working in a great environment has supported her career development.