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 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 February 17, 2020

Does your flight department participate in an “employee onboarding” program? A way to assimilate a new hire into your aviation organization?If not, I highly recommend nominating someone to take charge

posted by Jill Henning on August 28, 2019

In the past, we've talked about the onboarding process. That is, when a flight department integrates its new hires via a set of processes and training programs.But what happens in

posted by Sheryl Barden on March 12, 2018

Lately, a lot of us are talking about aviation retention strategies—especially with the critical shortage of qualified talent.So, the question is: why should an aviation director take heed?For starters, most

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on September 6, 2017

At a recent aviation industry golf tournament in Minnesota, someone asked me a great question.“Jennifer, how long should it really take us to complete the aviation recruiting process?” he asked.

posted by Sheryl Barden on February 26, 2017

In the first of our business aviation hiring series, my colleague Jim Lara and I examined the best approaches to take when making a great hire and ensuring that the