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 Jill Henning on June 30, 2023

API’s Jennifer Pickerel talks about the benefits of reverse mentoring on the NBAA podcast with host Rob Finfrock. Listen here. Mentorship doesn’t always involve an older or more senior coworker

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 Sheryl Barden on September 25, 2019

Not long ago, I participated in a conference panel session, discussing ways to develop aviation professionals as a “retention tool.”In particular, we shared ways to enhance people’s skills and abilities

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 26, 2019

Just what are the opportunities for women in aviation? And will the pressure around identifying and recruiting great talent ever let up?Those are a few of the questions I wanted

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 26, 2019

Earlier this year, I (Sheryl Barden) had the pleasure of being interviewed by Bill Garvey, the Editor of “Business & Commercial Aviation,” one of the industry’s premier trade publications.In every

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on March 18, 2019

It’s unfortunate, but I often hear from aviation pros who suddenly find themselves in an unplanned career transition. Life was great, and things were “status quo.” But then an aircraft

posted by Jill Henning on February 18, 2019

A key message I just heard at the NBAA Leadership Conference was about the value of reaching out to talented young people. The goal being to educate them and pique

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on July 16, 2018

At a recent Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA) conference, a retention-related topic called the “success penalty" arose. Admittedly, I’d never heard that phrase, but once one of the panelists began

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on June 18, 2018

Moving from the role of Director of Maintenance (DOM) to Director of Aviation (DOA) might be atypical for certain corporate flight departments. However, as recruiters and advisors to business aviation,