Business aviation companies are increasingly recognizing the value of employees who serve as caregivers outside the office. These workers provide many important skills to their employers, including adeptness at problem solving, adapting to unexpected situations and managing crises. “Especially in an industry that’s heavily customer-centric, we need people who are team-oriented and innovative problem-solvers,” says pilot Reid Columbia. “Those are things we do as caregivers.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Catrina Capistrant, assistant chief pilot for a Fortune 200 company
Reid Columbia, chief pilot for a Fortune 250 flight operation
Jessica Webster, founder and president, Hera Aviation Group
The past two years have shown how quickly employment trends can swing from one extreme to the other. How will the business aviation job market respond in 2022 to an environment with several promising trends, but also some uncertainty?
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