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 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 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 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 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

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 26, 2019

It was quite an honor to be invited to be a panelist at the 9th Annual JETNET iQ Summit* in New York.It was my first time attending, but it won’t

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 Jill Henning on May 17, 2019

Parenting and relationships can be tough for families in many industries.But those who travel for a living (or have a spouse who does so) have an extra set of challenges