posted by Sheryl Barden on May 20, 2024

In anticipation of writing this column, I often find myself pondering the challenges that face our industry. Last month, I shared with you my concerns about the dwindling pilot pipeline—a topic

posted by Sheryl Barden on May 13, 2024

What does baseball have to do with aviation recruitment? Quite a lot, actually. Having raised my son, Peter, in Little League and then in club/travel baseball, I can now see

posted by Sheryl Barden on April 19, 2024

Photo credit: AIN This article about the lack of a pilot pipeline originally appeared in Aviation International News. View here. In the early 1950s, my mother, Janice K. Barden, stepped

posted by Sheryl Barden on March 15, 2024

This article about the power of levity originally appeared in Aviation International News. Thanks to a recent team photoshoot, I’ve come to realize the immense power of infusing fun into

posted by Sheryl Barden on February 19, 2024

Certifications and volunteering make you stand out for promotions and hiring Ready to soar to new heights in your career? Let’s explore a topic that holds the key to unlocking

posted by Sheryl Barden on January 19, 2024

Internships expose college students to what corporate aviation can offer as a career A director of aviation recently reached out to tell me about the success of her flight department’s

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 22, 2023

Year end is the perfect time for a personal and professional audit As the year draws to a close, it’s a natural time for those of us in business aviation—or

posted by Sheryl Barden on October 20, 2023

Sheryl Barden (API) moderated a panel about successful strategies for hiring low-time pilots and ensuring their success. Panelists included: Kirk Mies (AbbVie), Kim Kissh (AbbVie), Greg Burris (Masco), and Alison

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 22, 2023

The Overlooked Maintenance Crisis In business aviation, we’re often quick to discuss the soaring compensation of pilots and the shortage of talent. But behind the scenes, over in the maintenance

posted by Sheryl Barden on August 21, 2023

Burnout can lead to staff departures Recently, an industry friend called to talk about possibly looking for a new job. He told me that he’s had a great experience working