posted by Ben Janaitis on May 23, 2024

You’re a hiring manager looking to add depth to your maintenance squad in a Part 91 business aviation flight department. You’ve got one position to fill, and one shot to

posted by Jill Henning on November 17, 2023

Leadership isn’t about single-handedly wielding every card in the deck. It’s about curating a team of experts, as Sheryl Barden explains in her guest column for Aviation International News. In

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 30, 2023

Pilot simulator photo courtesy of CAE via AINonline for Barden’s June 2023 AINsight column: Navigating the Pilot Sim Training Slot Issue Not too long ago, several aviation directors asked me

posted by Sheryl Barden on May 19, 2023

Downsizing often results in your “retained” employees leaving, too. No doubt you’ve heard of the mass layoffs in tech. Not to mention the rumors of flight department closures and layoffs

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on February 22, 2022

When it comes to attracting and retaining aviation talent, are you an “employer of choice”? In other words: When candidates are applying with several companies, is yours at the top

posted by cgadmin on January 24, 2022

For aviation leaders, one might think that “managing airplanes” takes up the most of their time. But in reality, the majority is spent on managing people—and related workforce issues. Here

posted by Sheryl Barden on January 21, 2022

The role of a Part 91 aviation director has changed significantly over the last 10 to 15 years. Due to a variety of factors, including much more oversight by human

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