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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.
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.
As a leader, I always try to take note of everyone’s superpowers. We all come from different career backgrounds and it’s important that everyone can use their skills to contribute. It’s quite a balancing act working together towards a common goal with so many different personality types. What makes it easier is that we all share a common vision towards growth.
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.
A key part of Flight Centre’s success is our adaptability and tailored approach to our customers’ travel experience, for business or leisure. But what does this look like?
The new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. Whether it’s learning new skills, being better at what you do or perfecting a healthy work/life balance, now is the time to set the stage for a successful year ahead.
What does it really take to be a top performer in the travel industry? Bob Baddams, Team Leader at Flight Centre, shares his first-hand insights on what you can do to stand out from the pack.