posted by Sheryl Barden on August 20, 2021

This article about developing an ab initio training program for Part 91 flight departments originally appeared in Aviation International News. View here. How can we build our talent pipeline in business aviation?

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on August 11, 2021

I love recruiting. I mean, I really, really love recruiting. I enjoy the opportunity to match aviation professionals with their prospective career advancements. It’s beyond rewarding.Here at API, we delve

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 24, 2021

“Our flight department needs to replace two pilot positions, but I can’t action the requisition until demand picks up.”In the past week, I’ve heard this statement by aviation hiring managers

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 19, 2021

This article about whether to go with the 'diversity hire' vs. hire the 'best candidate' appeared in Aviation International News. View here. A colleague of mine recently heard a story involving an

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on July 19, 2021

For 20 years, HR organizations and aviation recruiters (like API) have been suggesting that companies hire for “cultural fit.” And now—as we reexamine the implications of our words—it’s the perfect

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on June 23, 2021

Psst! In case you haven’t heard, there’s a talent shortage out there. And, as one HR Director recently told her aviation department, “Not everyone is dying to work for us.”

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 21, 2021

This guest blog post about how to hire by design (not default) appeared in Aviation International News. View here. As the U.S. economy opens up, many professionals are looking for a career change. In

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on February 17, 2021

A VP or Aviation Director might get credit as the leader of a flight department. But if you ask me, middle managers oftentimes are the “unsung heroes” of business aviation.After

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 28, 2020

"Is the Pilot Shortage Over?" is an AINsight blog originally published for Aviation International News on September 18, 2020. “Well, that fixes the pilot shortage.”This has been the “word on the

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on September 28, 2020

On October 1, we expect to see more furloughed airline pilots flocking to business aviation. That’s when the CARES Act funding expires for the commercial aviation sector.That also means that