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Pilot Recruitment: The HeliSpeed ‘Gig Economy’

Pilot Recruitment: The HeliSpeed ‘Gig Economy’

I missed Geoff Packer’s session at HeliInvestor 2018, but was eager to interview him to understand better the new model of pilot recruitment he has developed. In these continuing tough times for offshore operators, different thinking and more efficient business models are a necessary route back to profitability according to other HeliInvestor presenters such as… Read more »

Source: Allan Blake, 22-Feb-18

Cornwall Air Ambulance wins Investing in Volunteers award

Cornwall Air Ambulance wins Investing in Volunteers award

Cornwall Air Ambulance has been awarded the Investing in Volunteers quality standard for the excellent work the lifesaving charity does with volunteers. It is only the second time an organisation in Cornwall has achieved the prestigious national award*. The charity was assessed against a range of best practice standards and proved to excel in all… Read more »

Source: Cornwall Air Ambulance, 11-Dec-17

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Airbus Helicopters opens 240 apprentice positions in France

Airbus Helicopters opens 240 apprentice positions in France

In April 2016, Airbus Helicopters is launching its work-study campaign by offering more than 240 new apprenticeship positions at its headquarters in Marignane, France and other regional offices. The positions are in various fields and for all educational levels. The headquarters in Marignane provide apprentices with a close proximity to production lines, allowing them to… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 13-Apr-16

The perfect storm for a pilot shortage

The perfect storm for a pilot shortage

For years, we’ve heard much about the coming helicopter pilot shortage, brought on in no small part by the unwinding of the U.S. military to its smallest size since before World War II. Evidence now suggests that this shortage is now upon us and that it will hit the helicopter EMS industry disproportionately. Consider the… Read more »

Source: Multi Briefs, 29-Jun-15

Go from Military to Civilian with HAI at Quad-A 2015

Go from Military to Civilian with HAI at Quad-A 2015

You’ve served your country and are part of the helicopter community. Now take advantage of two career-enhancing opportunities just for you at the Army Aviation Solutions Summit March 30–31 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN: the HAI Aviation Industry Career Fair and the HAI Career Development Seminar.  HAI Aviation Industry Career Fair Mon., March 30 • 9:00… Read more »

Source: HAI, 24-Mar-15

JSfirm.com releases their 5th Annual Hiring Trends Survey

JSfirm.com releases their 5th Annual Hiring Trends Survey

JSfirm.com, an online aviation only job board, is pleased to release the 5th Annual Hiring Trends Survey. Jeff Richards, JSfirm.com Manager said, “This annual survey has proven to be accurate in past years at forecasting the hiring trends and is highly anticipated by the aviation industry.” In summary: 400 aviation companies across various sectors were… Read more »

Source: JSfirm.com, 17-Mar-14

Looking for a Job Opportunity in the Helicopter Industry?

Looking for a Job Opportunity in the Helicopter Industry?

If you’re looking for a new career or job opportunity in the helicopter industry, plan to attend the 12th annual HAI Helicopter Industry Job Fair at HAI HELI-EXPO 2014! This is your opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of companies, spanning all segments of the helicopter industry – including manufacturers, repair stations, EMS operators,… Read more »

Source: HAI, 21-Feb-14

Aviation Search Group announces Sales Manager promotion

Aviation Search Group announces Sales Manager promotion

Aviation Search Group, an executive style, direct-placement search firm dedicated to the aviation and aerospace industries, announced the promotion of Jason Zelenak to Sales Manager.  In his new role, Zelenak will be responsible for continuing customer support and identifying new business opportunities. Zelenak has a degree in Secondary Education and Social Science from the University of… Read more »

Source: Aviation Search Group, 06-Oct-13

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MOAA and HAI Advises Military Aviators Moving Into Private Sector

MOAA and HAI Advises Military Aviators Moving Into Private Sector

On Saturday, September 7, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and Helicopter Association International (HAI) teamed up for a brand-new initiative: a career transition seminar for 20 military officers from the D.C. area who are planning to transition to the private sector in the near future. The event started out with informative presentations from… Read more »

Source: HAI, 11-Sep-13

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Aviation Management Hiring Strong in 2013

Aviation Management Hiring Strong in 2013

Aviation Search Group announced management hiring is strong in 2013 and industry leadership search assignments remain on the rise.  When compared to 2012, the first half of 2013 reflected an 11% increase in all assignments with the most noticeable increase in executive and management roles. “We are retained by aviation companies to conduct hundreds of… Read more »

Source: Aviation Search Group, 20-Aug-13

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11th Annual HAI Helicopter Industry Job Fair

11th Annual HAI Helicopter Industry Job Fair

If you are looking for a new career or job opportunity in the international helicopter industry, plan to attend the job fair at HELI-EXPO 2013 on Tues., March 5, from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Current job fair participants include the following companies: • Advanced Helicopter Services • Air… Read more »

Source: HAI, 15-Feb-13

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US Special Forces facing pilot shortage

US Special Forces facing pilot shortage

US Special Operations Command is trying to expand its aviation forces, especially the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, which only has 75% of the pilots it is supposed to have.  (see full story)

Source: Strategy Page, 02-Nov-12

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JSfirm.com & DOM Magazine create “DOM Jobs”

JSfirm.com & DOM Magazine create “DOM Jobs”

JSfirm.com manager, Jeff Richards, is pleased to announce the release of D.O.M. JOBS. JSfirm.com and D.O.M. Magazine have partnered to integrate the latest real aviation maintenance jobs from JSfirm.com direct to the D.O.M. Magazine website. “We did it again!” said Richards.  “D.O.M. Magazine is one of the top resources for news, events, and now jobs for aviation maintenance management… Read more »

Source: JSfirm.com, 30-Oct-12

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HAI, ATEC Discuss the Other Population Shortage: Techs

HAI, ATEC Discuss the Other Population Shortage: Techs

On Friday, September 14, HAI welcomed several members from ATEC, the Aviation Technician Education Council, for a discussion about the helicopter industry’s other impending shortage: maintenance personnel. “The shortage is real, and it’s only going to get worse,” said Harold Summers, HAI’s director of flight operations and technical services, who led the meeting. “Now is… Read more »

Source: HAI, 17-Sep-12

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JSfirm.com Reports 61% More Jobs

JSfirm.com Reports 61% More Jobs

JSfirm.com manager, Jeff Richards is pleased to report a record – setting 2nd quarter.  “There was a 61 percent increase in the number of aviation jobs being advertised on JSfirm.com during April, May and June of this year compared to the same period in 2011,” Richards stated.  “In fact, this was the busiest second quarter for… Read more »

Source: JSfirm, 07-Sep-12

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Brunei Shell uses ADAPTâ„¢ to select helicopter pilot candidates

Brunei Shell uses ADAPTâ„¢ to select helicopter pilot candidates

During July a team of ADAPTâ„¢ specialists from Symbiotics Ltd travelled to Brunei to assess ab initio candidates that had applied to join a pilot selection programme, sponsored by Brunei Shell Petroleum. The candidates being assessed has applied to become helicopter pilots, eventually servicing oil platforms. For Brunei Shell, safety is a critical factor, and… Read more »

Source: Symbiotics, 31-Aug-12

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JSfirm finds 85% of aviation companies expect to hire in 2012

JSfirm finds 85% of aviation companies expect to hire in 2012

JSfirm.com Manager, Jeff Richards, is pleased to report the results of their annual survey regarding the hiring outlook for aviation companies in 2012.  “Eighty five percent (85%) of companies surveyed expect to hire in 2012” Richards said. “Over 650 companies participated.” JSfirm.com is a leading job board and active resume database dedicated to the aircraft… Read more »

Source: JSfirm, 20-Feb-12

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Aspen Avionics opens doors to aspiring aerospace students

Aspen Avionics opens doors to aspiring aerospace students

Members of the Southwest Secondary Learning Center (SSLC) visited Aspen Avionics last week, and received a tour of the facility and an introduction to available career paths in the aerospace industry. “The SSLC currently has 280 students enrolled and 40 of them are participating in the AERO AV8R (Aeronautical Education & Research Opportunities) program,” says… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 24-Nov-11

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The Best Time to Find a Job

The Best Time to Find a Job

Jeff Richards, JSfirm.com Sales Manager, announced their recent study shows more people start new jobs in January and most begin their new career search the last three months of the year. “This is critical information for hiring companies” said Richards. “Companies should begin running job advertisement campaigns and recruiting in October, November, and December.” JSfirm.com… Read more »

Source: JSFirm, 03-Oct-11

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Aviation Search Group reports exceptional first half of 2011

Aviation Search Group reports exceptional first half of 2011

viation Search Group announced the demand for hiring in the aviation industry is clear and reported closing an unprecedented first-half of 2011. “We are proud to report a great first half of the year” says Aviation Search Group Director of Sales Grayson Barrows.  “It is encouraging as aviation companies of all shapes and sizes continue… Read more »

Source: Aviation Search Group, 18-Jul-11

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Recruiter reports record growth in military and government aerospace industry

Recruiter reports record growth in military and government aerospace industry

You don’t get ahead by standing still.  For the veteran-owned Aviation Search Group to remain at the top of the Aviation and Aerospace Industry, they needed to establish an even larger presence with companies that support Government and Military Aviation.  Mission accomplished. Rebounding from the economic downturn, the executive and technical search firm has reported… Read more »

Source: Aviation Search Group, 19-Apr-11

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Canada’s search for SAR helicopter flight engineers: Will it be successful?

Canada’s search for SAR helicopter flight engineers: Will it be successful?

“The current Rotary Wing Search and Rescue Flight Engineer operational manning level is such that it has the potential to become seriously affected and render the overall SAR level of service uncertain,” an Air Force report in April 2010 warned.

Source: Ottawa Citizen, 19-Mar-11

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Bristow Nigeria recruiting pilots

Bristow Nigeria recruiting pilots

Bristow is one of the world’s largest providers of helicopter services. The first civil helicopter company to work in the oil and gas industry, Bristow has earned an international reputation for speed of response and quality of service.Bristow is a truly global organization, working together from facilities around the world to offer a wide-ranging array of services…. Read more »

Source: Bristow Nigeria, 04-Mar-11

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Colorado HeliOps attends Heli Expo Job Fair

Colorado HeliOps attends Heli Expo Job Fair

Colorado Heli-Ops is the fastest growing Helicopter training center in Colorado.  Awarded the Rotor & Wing Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award for flight training in 2010, we are the first Helicopter flight school in the Nation to adopt a curriculum-wide Scenario Based Training program and we are looking for a long term, stable addition to our… Read more »

Source: Colorado HeliOps, 25-Feb-11

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For helicopter careers, attend the Heli-Expo Job Fair

For helicopter careers, attend the Heli-Expo Job Fair

Now is an exciting time to consider a career in the international helicopter industry. Aviation companies seeking talented candidates will be attending the 9th Annual HELI-EXPO® Job Fair, to be held on March 6 from 1:30 – 5 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. If you are interested in a career… Read more »

Source: HAI, 20-Jan-11

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Bell to add 100+ workers in Amarillo for AH-1Z

Bell to add 100+ workers in Amarillo for AH-1Z

Bell Helicopter’s Amarillo work force will grow by more than 100 workers next year as the company expands production of the Marine Corps’ newest attack helicopters, officials have confirmed

Source: Amarillo Globe News, 12-Dec-10

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New recruitment program philosophy wins major aerospace contracts

New recruitment program philosophy wins major aerospace contracts

Fort Worth, TX (November 23rd, 2010) – Aviation Search Group announced today the extension of key recruiting programs. These contract extensions are a result of successfully identifying, qualifying and delivering direct hire management and technical talent at half the cost of traditional recruiting. “We have successfully been able to address a multitude of hiring needs… Read more »

Source: Aviation Search Group, 24-Nov-10

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JSfirm announces new JDN partners

JSfirm announces new JDN partners

JSfirm Marketing Manager, Jeff Richards, announced today “The JSfirm.com Job Distribution Network (JDN) recently added 10 new high profile aviation website partners. In addition to utilizing social / professional networking sites and job aggregation websites like Indeed and SimplyHired, we are creating partnerships with industry specific sites in an effort to maintain the largest JDN… Read more »

Source: JSfirm LLC, 11-Nov-10

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Pratt & Whitney Canada recruiting 200

Pratt & Whitney Canada recruiting 200

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is recruiting experienced engineers to support key aircraft engine development programs for business, regional and helicopter applications. The company is looking to fill more than 200 positions in Longueuil, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (UTX 76.63, -0.12, -0.16%) company. “Pratt & Whitney Canada’s sustained focus… Read more »

Source: Pratt & Whitney Canada, 09-Nov-10

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2010 HeliSuccess career development seminar bigger than 2009

2010 HeliSuccess career development seminar bigger than 2009

The annual Career Development Seminar and Networking Event known as HeliSuccess drew more attendees and employers this year than the previous. Lyn Burks, the creator and producer of the event which is in its third year said, “We had over 180 domestic and international seminar attendees, as well as operators from virtually every sector of… Read more »

Source: Oak Mountain Media, 09-Nov-10

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CHC attending career fairs to support local communities

CHC attending career fairs to support local communities

CHC Helicopter, the world’s leading offshore helicopter services provider, is going back to school. Continuing its tradition of supporting communities in which it operates, CHC Helicopter, along with Heli-One, will participate in two post secondary career fairs in order to present potential employment choices for both SFU and UBC. “With an estimated 3,000 students expected… Read more »

Source: CHC, 24-Sep-10

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Vertical and JSFirm launch Vertical Jobs

Vertical and JSFirm launch Vertical Jobs

Vertical Magazine and aviation employment service industry leader JSfirm.com have joined forces to create the helicopter industry’s most convenient online employment resource: Vertical Jobs. Vertical Jobs, which can be found at www.verticalmag.com/jsfirm, is an exclusive job-listing feed powered by the well-known JSfirm.com. These exclusive helicopter-industry listings include openings for such key career positions as pilot,… Read more »

Source: JSfirm, 05-Aug-10

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Heli–Success! Third Annual Career Development Seminar & Networking Event

Heli–Success! Third Annual Career Development Seminar & Networking Event

Put a face to a name! Shake hands with the hiring authorities! Get your resume into the right hands of the right people! Sponsored by Rotorcraft Pro Media Network and Bristow Group. Produced by the team from Verticalreference.com and Justhelicopters.com, comes a two day Helicopter Career Development Seminar and Networking Event in Las Vegas, NV,… Read more »

Source: HAI, 05-Aug-10

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Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant recruiting skilled technicians

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant recruiting skilled technicians

JSC “Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant” (U-UAP) incorporated into Russian helicopter industry holding company headed by JSC “Russian Helicopters” announced a new recruitment of skilled technicians for working in the company. The plant opened vacancies for a whole group of trades: assembling fitters-and-riveters, millers, machinists, aircraft technicians. U-UAP anticipates engaging experienced workers and young employees having acquired… Read more »

Source: Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, 18-Mar-10

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Aviation Companies Hiring in 2010

JSfirm Managing Partner, Sam Scanlon, is pleased to announce the results of a recent client survey regarding the hiring outlook for aviation companies in 2010.  “Everyone wants to know what to expect this year, who will be hiring, for which type of positions and when,” Scanlon said.  “Eighty percent (80%) of the companies surveyed expect to hire… Read more »

Source: JSFirm, 21-Feb-10

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Helicopters launches Careers in Aviation Canada website

Helicopters launches Careers in Aviation Canada website

In an effort to help promote aviation as a career among Canada’s youth, Helicopters magazine has launched a combined print and web recruiting campaign called Careers in Aviation Canada. The campaign includes a 20-page aviation program booklet that is included in the January/February issue of Wings, and was distributed to over 3,500 high school guidance… Read more »

Source: Helicopters Magazine, 30-Jan-10

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JSFirm integrates its jobs site with Twitter

JSfirm continues to make it simple. When a company posts a job, it’s automatically sent to Twitter for distribution to thousands of followers.

Source: Vertical, 28-Aug-09

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Pawan Hans Helicopters signs recruitment deal with Indian Navy

Source: India Press Info Bureau, 27-Jun-09

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Bell Helicopter Holds Wichita Job Fair

Source: KAKE, 21-May-09

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