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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
Business Aviation Insider - staffing shortage   Projected global airline industry growth, combined with competition from other industries, means that business aviation faces increasing pressure to attract and retain the number of quality employees that it needs to meet demand. The good news is, there’s still time to implement strategies that will help flight departments compete with other employers. Even better news: NBAA and others in business aviation are hard at work on those strategies. Click here to read the article in Business Aviation Advisor. Save Save Save

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Sheryl Barden of API Joins NBAA Associate Member Advisory Council

Sheryl Barden Joins NBAA Associate Member Advisory Council

SAN FRANCISCO June 2012 – Sheryl Barden, President and CEO of Aviation Personnel International (APIaviation.com), has accepted the nomination to join the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Associate Member Advisory Council, which […]

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Aviation Personnel International Celebrates 40 Years in Aviation

API Celebrates 40 Years in Aviation

Founder Janice K. Barden was among the first female professionals in business aviation  SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 2011 – In 1971, Federal Express, Amtrak and more than 25 air carriers, including Southwest Airlines, […]

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Aviation Personnel International Promotes Colleen Kelly to Vice President

Colleen Kelly promoted to VP

SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 2011 – Sheryl Barden, President of Aviation Personnel International (APIaviation.com), today announced the promotion of Colleen Kelly to Vice President, Client and Talent Relations, responsible for the retained recruitment of aviation professionals on […]

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