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Business Airport Intl logoAre we on the verge of a major skills shortage in the business aviation sector? In the January 2017 issue of Business Airport International magazine, API's President and CEO Sheryl Barden shares her recommendations on best practices to recruit and retain bizav professionals during a talent shortage. Download the PDF here. Save Save Save
Aviation International NewsSheryl Barden, president and CEO of San Francisco-based Aviation Personnel International (API), is proud to be celebrating 45 years of her company’s history at NBAA 2016. Barden, daughter of company founder Janice Barden, presented a leadership-focused panel in the Innovation Zone on the convention floor yesterday. Read the full article at AIN Online here.
  NBAA business aviation millennialsWashington, DC, Oct. 7, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) much-anticipated annual Careers in Business Aviation Day will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3 during the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando, FL. Career Day, which is free for all registered students, faculty and chaperones, kicks off at 9 a.m., and features a number of motivational speakers and informative education sessions. Read the full NBAA press release here. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save
aaeaaqaaaaaaaahwaaaajdblnty3mgq4ltazywutngnjns1iy2e0ltdlywu4ywu5oge4nw Sheryl Barden discusses retention of staff for business aviation departments at NBAA-BACE 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Read the full Flight Evening News article here
Professional Pilot - corporate aircraft magazine For 45 years Janice Barden found, tested and placed in service qualified corporate aircraft pilots who today serve as business aviation leaders for a great number of flight departments. In October 2016, Professional Pilot's magazine editor Murray Smith penned a short biography about his friend and colleague. Jan made numerous contributions to the business aviation industry. Read more about this game-changing corporate aircraft recruiter.
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  careers in business aviation day NBAA16The NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day, a special event for students, is a highlight of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). This year’s program, set for Nov. 3, will honor the legacy of Janice K. Barden, a longtime leader and visionary in the business aviation industry. Read the NBAA article here. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save
NBAA BACE innovation zone   The Innovation Zone is back for the 2016 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, (NBAA-BACE) and once again will feature sessions highlighting new concepts and technologies for business aviation. “The Innovation Zone is exciting for attendees because we aren’t just looking at new technologies,” said Mike Nichols, NBAA’s vice president of educational development and professionalism. “We also want to discuss philosophies that are innovative in nature, including fresh and different approaches to managing the workforce versus our industry’s more traditional approaches.”  Read the NBAA article here.Save Save Save

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Jennifer E. Steele Joins API as Director of Candidate Services

Jennifer Steele Joins API

SAN FRANCISCO July 2, 2015 – Sheryl Barden, President and CEO of Aviation Personnel International (apiaviation.com), today announced the addition of Jennifer E. Steele as Director of Candidate Services, who will […]

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Aviation Pioneer Inducted into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

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Founder of Aviation Personnel International honored for decades of leadership SAN FRANCISCO June 5, 2015 – Janice K. Barden, chairman and founder of Aviation Personnel International, was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens […]

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Janice K. Barden Honored with the 2013 NAA Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award

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Barden one of five recipients honored by the National Aeronautic Association  SAN FRANCISCO November 15, 2013 – Janice K. Barden, founder and chairman of Aviation Personnel International, was one of five recipients honored […]

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Five Students Awarded the UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship at NBAA13

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SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 28, 2013 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) offers a wide range of scholarships that encourage young people to seek careers in business aviation. Last week at NBAA’s […]

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API’s Sheryl Barden to Moderate NBAA Panel, Address Declining Aviation Talent Pool

Barden to Moderate NBAA Panel 2013

NBAA Panel of Business Aviation Experts to Discuss Talent Development, Internships, Training and Recruitment SAN FRANCISCO October 18, 2013 – For the second consecutive year, Sheryl Barden, President and CEO of Aviation Personnel […]

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