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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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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Corporate Pilots: Get Your Ideal Aviation Employer to Call You Back

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Here are some concrete ways our most successful pilots tell us they use BizJetJobs.com to connect with their prospective or current employer and elevate their career. Reiterate your strengths. Whatever your strengths are pertaining to your job of interest, make sure you proactively reiterate them: – in your email to a prospective employer – in a phone call – when you apply for a…
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