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Cost of a Bad Hire: It’s More Than Skills and Experience


“HIRE STANDARDS” Aviation departments often operate with a lean staff, so when an employee retires, is terminated, or leaves, there may be a rush to fill that position. To avoid the most […]

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How to Improve Your Career While You’re Employed

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So you’ve landed that job you were looking for . . . congratulations! Now that you’re gainfully employed, it’s actually the best time to make sure that you’re taking some […]

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Job Search Tips for Aspiring “Millennial” Professionals


Every generation has a label:  the post-World War II “Baby Boomers,” were followed by the “Gen-X’ers,” with all the expected categorizing attributed to that segment of society. The generation that followed […]

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Bridging the Gap: Engaging Four Generations on the Job

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No matter your age, location or job title in business aviation, you’ve likely noticed a generational shift on the hangar floor—even in the cockpit. Perhaps you’ve witnessed an undercurrent of […]

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Weighing the Benefits of a Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Credential

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As a recruiter exclusively focused on the aviation business, I’m often asked by our candidates how important obtaining a Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) credential is. And, with some consideration to […]

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From Good to Great: 4 Leadership Traits of Chief Pilots

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In the business aviation industry, good chief pilots serve as leaders in a technically oriented world. And great chief pilots are true leaders – ones who sets a clear direction […]

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12 Things to Do While You’re Unemployed or Looking to Make a Change

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Imagine arriving at work on Monday morning and being told that your job has been eliminated due to recent budget cuts. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind? […]

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How to Land a High-Level Corporate Flight Department Job

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So, you’re looking for a high-level corporate flight department job. Preferably a directorship or some other position of authority. And, you’re wondering how to best position yourself so that you […]

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Addressing Talent Pipeline Challenges in Business Aviation

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Listen to an NBAA Flight Plan podcast on addressing talent pipeline challenges. This is the eighth podcast in a series about NBAA’s 2014 Top Safety Focus areas. The NBAA Safety Committee […]

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How to Work with a Recruiter Like API

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Knowing how and when to establish a relationship with a recruiter can be challenging. Many people feel perfectly comfortable applying for open job postings and/or using their own network to […]

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6 Ways Corporate Aviation Leaders Can Partner with HR


Did you know that, as a corporate aviation professional, your Human Resources partner is one of your flight department’s greatest resources? A challenge is that some HR professionals feel like they’ve […]

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10 Surefire Ways to Stand Out During the Hiring Process

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At some point in your working life, you’re going to decide to make a career change. If you’ve been in your current position for a while and accustomed to the […]

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