posted by Sheryl Barden on October 20, 2023

Sheryl Barden (API) moderated a panel about successful strategies for hiring low-time pilots and ensuring their success. Panelists included: Kirk Mies (AbbVie), Kim Kissh (AbbVie), Greg Burris (Masco), and Alison

posted by Sheryl Barden on November 20, 2020

The investment mogul Warren Buffett once asked, “Ever give a firm handshake over a speakerphone?”This quote from a decade-old “No Plane, No Gain” initiative has stayed with me because nothing

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 Sheryl Barden on February 18, 2019

In the fast-moving world of business aviation, “duty calls” at all hours of the day and night. Especially for Schedulers and Dispatchers.When does a global 24/7 operation stop? When does

posted by Jill Henning on October 12, 2018

There’s no better time for young people in business aviation. And much of the momentum has to do with the work of two NBAA staffers: Sierra Grimes and Brian Koester.In

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 24, 2018

Before heading to your next aviation conference, you might want to consider how you’ll recap the event with a trip report.A trip report is a communication document addressed to your

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 24, 2018

This past August, I was invited to participate at NBAA’s second annual Workforce Summit held in Washington DC. The goal of the Summit was to discuss strategies that industry stakeholders

posted by Sheryl Barden on October 20, 2017

Having recently returned from this year’s NBAA-BACE, I’m filled with the enthusiasm and excitement for our industry that I’ve always returned with following these terrific, informative conferences.Personally, it was wonderful

posted by Jill Henning on April 10, 2017

Last month, I blogged about why certain business aviation organizations might not be retaining aviation personnel.In that post, I shared survey data gleaned from a survey that our team conducted

posted by Jill Henning on February 10, 2017

One of the more fascinating things to come out API’s “Innovation Zone” panel at last year’s NBAA-BACE, was our survey results from roughly 40 bizav organization leaders.API's survey—which was distributed