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 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 Jennifer Pickerel on May 21, 2021

These days, we hear a lot about hiring for diversity. After all, it’s a big part of the larger Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) movement—not only in business aviation but

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on April 22, 2021

Have you heard of the ABCs of bias? And do you know that there are proven ways to block bias? It’s true. In fact, at the recent NBAA Leadership Conference,

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 Jennifer Pickerel on January 25, 2021

It’s typical “standard operating procedure” to reflect on our wins and losses, and then apply the lessons learned to our next challenge.But what about some of our deeply rooted behaviors

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on November 16, 2020

No matter the industry, most of us tend to find jobs via the strength of our connections.It’s all about relationships. Genuine, true relationships.And building those relationships happens through good, solid,

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

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on June 29, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – June 29, 2020 – Sheryl Barden, President and CEO of Aviation Personnel International, the longest-running business aviation recruitment firm, today announced the promotion of Jennifer Pickerel from