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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Benefits of Working for a Small Flight Department

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For some corporate pilots, working for a small flight department is the way to go. Big corporate flight departments offer some big perks, for sure—flying in-demand aircraft, generous benefits, bigger salaries, fancy offices and even sometimes the ability to be typed in new planes. But when it comes to professional growth, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Small businesses offer excellent career…
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Advice from BizJetJobs.com Founder: Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

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At BizJetJobs.com, we speak with job-seeking pilots every day. The common theme we’ve noticed among those who get the job they want isn’t fancy type ratings, advanced degrees, or “the exact right” past experience. It’s their proactive, positive attitude that makes the difference, every time. BizJetJobs.com was founded over 15 years ago by Rick Koubsky, a corporate pilot based out…
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For the Love of Flying vs. Show Me the Money

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Finding a pilot job that pays a lot is great! But high paying jobs can cost you. Consider these key things when negotiating your pilot job offer. It’s the best and worst scenario. You’re staring at a high paying pilot job offer. It’s offering you the keys to your happiness, getting everything you’ve always wanted. But something isn’t sitting quite…
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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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Add Your Pilot Type Ratings for More Visibility

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When corporate pilots and job-seeking corporate aviation professionals call us at BizJetJobs.com to set up their pilot profile for the first time, we tell them our Members’ #1 secret to getting the best pilot job positions: Add your pilot type ratings! We work with employers to post the newest, best and most up-to-date corporate pilot jobs daily to our site,…
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Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

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At BizJetJobs.com, we speak with job-seeking pilots every day. The common thread among those who get the job they want is hands down attitude. The pilots who end up landing that dream pilot job are proactive, friendly, remember important details and take every opportunity to sell their strengths when networking with those in the industry. Here are some concrete ways…
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5 Ways to Boost Your Corporate Aviation Job Search

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The corporate aviation industry is cyclical with regular ups and downs. This means that a typical career path in aviation for a corporate pilot, flight attendant or contract aviation professional will be cyclical so it’s a good idea to update your job search skills. At first, it is perfectly natural to complete all of your necessary training and then adopt…
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