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 Jennifer Pickerel on February 17, 2021

A VP or Aviation Director might get credit as the leader of a flight department. But if you ask me, middle managers oftentimes are the “unsung heroes” of business aviation.After

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 Jill Henning 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,

posted by Jill Henning on May 14, 2018

If you’ve ever been promoted from within your flight department, chances are you’ve experienced moving from someone’s “buddy” to someone’s “boss.”Suddenly being the leader of one or more of your

posted by Jill Henning on March 12, 2018

Do you think there’s a ceiling in business aviation?Meaning, if you’re a corporate pilot or maintenance technician, is there a limit to your career growth?Unless you’re waiting for your boss

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on November 13, 2017

Are we in the midst of a business aviation maintenance shortage?The answer is a resounding “yes,” according to 89 percent of business aviation maintenance leaders surveyed by Aviation Personnel International

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 10, 2017

Since publishing my pilot compensation blog, Aviation Personnel International (API) has been flooded with phone calls and emails.Rightfully so, business aviation leaders and their HR partners (or aircraft owners) want

posted by Jennifer Pickerel on May 15, 2017

Last year, API’s Sheryl Barden published an insightful, 8-step guide on the importance of planning for your successor.Its aim was to get the ball rolling so you can begin a