How to Explain Gaps on Your Corporate Aviation Resume

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At BizJetJobs.com, we get this question from job-seeking corporate pilots quite often: “How do I explain gaps on my resume?” Our answer: “Be honest. Be prepared. Stay positive.” Whether you took six months off to travel Europe, stopped working when a child was born, or needed to leave your job in corporate aviation to care for an ailing relative, there’s…
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Flight Attendants Transitioning from Commercial to Business Aviation

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by Susan C. Friedenberg – President & CEO – Corporate Flight Attendant Training & Global Consulting Services. Opinions expressed are solely her own and do not express the views or opinions of BizJetJobs.com. Becoming a corporate flight attendant is a wonderful transition from commercial aviation to an exciting and ever-growing industry called Business Aviation. It is a fabulous new career for you in aviation.…
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Pilot Employer Tips: Attract the Right Pilots

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BizJetJobs.com compiled these tips based on feedback from employers who have consistently been happy with their pilot hires using our service. Quality of life, great schedules and the ability to commute are growing reasons pilots choose one pilot job over another. Dealing with the growing pilot shortage means employers must sell their pilot jobs and offer more attractive benefits that…
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Job-Seeking Flight Attendants: NEVER Wire $ & More

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As a service to our job-seeking Flight Attendants and anyone seeking a corporate aviation or corporate pilot job, we wanted to make this Public Service Announcement regarding several scams we’ve been alerted to that are currently out there in the industry. BizJetJobs.com works hard to make sure all of our Employers are fully vetted and are posting legitimate aviation positions.…
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Pilot Hiring: How to Turn Online Networking into a Real Life Job

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Recent research shows what many of us know instinctually from our corporate pilot job search: an in-person interview or phone call can be far more powerful than sending emails or any other electronic interaction with recruiters. But how do we get there? In today’s digital age, face-to-face or even voice-to-voice communication is becoming more rare. One of the first things…
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Video: Our Interview with Wing Aviation President Dave Riddle

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A former U.S. Air Force Pilot, Capt. David Riddle used BizJetJobs.com to find his first Part 91 corporate pilot job flying a G5. Over the years, he has been an ally for dozens of pilots as they transition into their first corporate pilot job. He’s helped by providing insights and advice on how flight departments are organized, schedules, key contacts,…
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Video: Our Interview With Pilot Shaesta Waiz

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It was our pleasure to interview Shaesta Waiz, the youngest female pilot to solo circumnavigate the globe. To see the full video interview, click above. The BizJetJobs.com team caught up with Shaesta’s non-profit organization, Dreams Soar Inc., at this year’s NBAA-BACE conference in Las Vegas, just one week after the flight completed. Born in a refugee camp in Afghanistan, Shaesta’s…
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Ask the Aviation Attorney: Pilot Promissory Note vs. Training Agreements

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  Our previous post about Pilot Training Agreements and Pilot Promissory Notes featured aviation lawyer Joe Lamonaca, an ATP himself, who gave us some great advice on when our pilots should have these documents reviewed by an attorney. (Check out that post for Joe’s expert advice on when to sign Training Agreements.) To review, Pilot Training Agreements (sometimes called Training…
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