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 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 Sheryl Barden on July 19, 2021

This article about whether to go with the 'diversity hire' vs. hire the 'best candidate' appeared in Aviation International News. View here. A colleague of mine recently heard a story involving an

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 21, 2021

This guest blog post about how to hire by design (not default) appeared in Aviation International News. View here. As the U.S. economy opens up, many professionals are looking for a career change. In

posted by Jill Henning on November 16, 2020

When 2020 began, one of the last thoughts on the minds of aviation jobseekers was the possibility of considering a “bridge job” instead of a dream job.Now, nine months into

posted by Sheryl Barden on September 28, 2020

"Is the Pilot Shortage Over?" is an AINsight blog originally published for Aviation International News on September 18, 2020. “Well, that fixes the pilot shortage.”This has been the “word on the

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 Sheryl Barden on November 4, 2019

Employers are using benefits and incentives as creative retention tools to hold on to business aviation professionals. As some business aircraft pilots continue to pursue what they believe to be

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 Jennifer Pickerel on July 29, 2019

Are pilot pay, benefits and quality of life the keys to retention during the talent shortage?Here at Aviation Personnel International, we happen to think so.After all, business aircraft owners and