WRITTEN 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?

WRITTEN BY Jennifer Pickerel on August 11, 2021

I love recruiting. I mean, I really, really love recruiting. I enjoy the opportunity to match aviation professionals with their prospective career advancements. It’s beyond rewarding.Here at API, we delve

WRITTEN 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

WRITTEN 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

WRITTEN BY Jennifer Pickerel on July 19, 2021

For 20 years, HR organizations and aviation recruiters (like API) have been suggesting that companies hire for “cultural fit.” And now—as we reexamine the implications of our words—it’s the perfect

WRITTEN 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.”

WRITTEN 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

WRITTEN BY Jennifer Pickerel on May 21, 2021

These days, we hear a lot about hiring for diversity. After all, it’s a big part of the larger Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) movement—not only in business aviation but

WRITTEN BY Sheryl Barden on May 21, 2021

This guest blog post about the aviation talent shortage appeared in Aviation International News. View here. There’s a clear return to flying as vaccinations ramp up and regions reopen. In fact,