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Sheryl 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.
Washington, 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.
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
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.
The 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.
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.
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.