Aviation Articles

Pilot e-resumes

Published: 05-24-2006
E-resumes are the current trend with pilot employers, with more and more companies moving away from paper. Fortunately this benefits pilot applicants.  Your information is now delivered within seconds instead of days, time and expense to print and mail your resume is eliminated, and your information now often sits in an employer-searchable database. 

Pilot recommendations

Published: 05-24-2006
There are airlines today that hire primarily through internal referrals. Some won't even interview a candidate-- no matter how exceedingly qualified-- unless that person has been referred by someone at the airline. On the face of it, this might seem unfair. But looking through the employers' eyes, you can see why this works for some of them.

World Rates

Published: 05-23-2006
By simply adding a class suffix, for example "light" gives you a light grey color module or entering "mid" for a bright blue and "dark" for a rich dark grey color.

How Pilots Get Paid

Published: 04-07-2006
This week we answer a question from 17 year old Kyle from New Bruinswick who wants to know about pay guarantees for pilots at the airlines.

Pilot Networking 101

Published: 04-03-2006
Networking is one of the most important things you can do as you work towards your pilot career goals.

The Red Tail

Published: 03-11-2006
The Red Tail is a feature-length documentary film that looks beyond the headlines of the historic struggle between Northwest Airlines, and the workers whose loyalty and dedication built the company.

CASS Airlines

Published: 02-27-2006
The list of airlines participating in the CASS jumpseat program continues to expand, and APC is staying on top the latest entrants.

First impressions count

Published: 02-27-2006
You've worked hard to get to where you are.Now that it's interview time, you should look the part. The first impression you make is critical! Here is a quick guide:

Q&A with Lori Clark: Resignations

Published: 01-17-2006
We all make mistakes... or sometimes we just don't fit in with an organization. This month Lori Clark offers some tips about what do if you find yourself in the job market after an unsuccessful stint at an airline.

Introduction to the Roth 401(k)

Published: 01-10-2006
Younger workers or those in lower tax brackets. As they build their careers, their incomes may grow as well, which could put them in a higher tax bracket at retirement.

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