How to Ace Your Zoom Pilot Interview

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Pilot interviews via Zoom are now the norm in the competitive corporate aviation industry. Knowing how to ace your Zoom interview is a key part of corporate pilot interview preparation. BizJetJobs.com pilots are using the following Zoom interview tips to help them get an offer on every interview. The Software: Be sure to ask your prospective employer what software they…
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Overqualified For the Pilot Job You Want? Get It Anyway

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Being perceived as “overqualified” for a pilot job can be as much of a barrier to employment as being “under qualified,” and many pilots are told high numbers in both flight time and age can work against them in the corporate pilot job search process. It’s counterintuitive, but sometimes true: your impressive resume can be an impediment to even getting…
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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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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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How to Prepare for the Pilot’s Technical Interview & Get the Job

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Preparing for the pilot’s technical interview is another opportunity for BizJetJobs.com pilots to set themselves apart from the herd. Even the most experienced pilots with thousands of hours of flight time, no violations and an excellent training record get tripped up here for the simplest reasons. Often, they forget to brush up on their skills or have grown accustomed to…
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Pilot Cover Letter Example from Aviation HR Expert Angie Marshall: Make the Right First Impression!

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Aviation HR expert Angie Marshall recently shared her pilot cover letter example and pilot cover letter tips that will help you make the right first impression on a potential corporate aviation employer. Angie is a Pilot Employment Consultant with over twenty years of experience preparing pilots for their professional aviation careers. (See Part 1 in our series with Angie here on Pilot…
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Corporate Pilot Interview Attire: 10 Tips

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Congratulations! You’ve booked an interview with a corporate flight department. You’ve beefed up on interview protocols and questions. Now, what to wear to your corporate pilot job interview?   It’s funny that people say, “don’t judge a book by its cover” … because that’s exactly how most people do judge a book! Corporate pilot job candidates are initially evaluated on…
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What Does the Pilot Shortage Mean for Corporate Pilot Jobs?

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Are pilot jobs the jobs of the future? Earlier this year, Forbes said: “Kids, get your pilots licenses, because this could be the career of the 2020s and 30s.” America’s pilot shortage is often blamed on Boomer retirements, regulatory changes, and industry growth. It was described by the Wall Street Journal as potentially the worst pilot shortage in half a century: industry…
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Corporate Flight Attendant Cover Letter Example

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BizJetJobs.com Corporate Flight Attendants are using our cover letter examples and flight attendant cover letter tips to help them make the right first impression on a potential corporate aviation employer. (See Part 1 in our series on Flight Attendant Resume Writing with Angie Marshall.) Flight attendant cover letters take on a bit more importance for prospective corporate flight attendants applying for a…
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How to Ace Your Skype Pilot Interview

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Pilot interviews via Skype or Google Hangouts are becoming the norm in the competitive corporate aviation industry. Knowing how to ace a Skype interview is a key part of corporate pilot interview preparation. BizJetJobs.com pilots are using the following Skype interview tips to help them get an offer on every interview. The Software: Typically Skype, WebEx or Google Hangouts System Requirements: With…
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