Job Hunting for Pilots: Networking Your Way to a Flying Job / Edition 2

Job Hunting for Pilots: Networking Your Way to a Flying Job / Edition 2

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by Gregory N. Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813810426

ISBN-13: 9780813810423

Pub. Date: 10/30/1901

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Brown (a pilot and columnist for AOPA's flight training magazine) offers advice on landing a job as a pilot. He discusses the use of inside contacts (and how to make them), and provides sample resumes, cover letters, and guidance on preparing for an interview. The book is intended for both aspiring pilots and experienced pilots looking to change jobs. No index.

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Brown (a pilot and columnist for AOPA's flight training magazine) offers advice on landing a job as a pilot. He discusses the use of inside contacts (and how to make them), and provides sample resumes, cover letters, and guidance on preparing for an interview. The book is intended for both aspiring pilots and experienced pilots looking to change jobs. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813810423
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/1901
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceviii
Acknowledgmentsxi
1Preflight: The Groundwork3
The Best-Qualified Pilot Always Gets the Job ... Right?3
Understanding the Odds9
Planning Your Pilot Career16
2Best Rate-of-Climb: Techniques for Advancing Your Career25
The Importance of "Knowing Somebody,"25
Developing Career Contacts32
3Flight Following: Keeping in Touch59
The Right Place at the Right Time59
Setting Up a System61
4A Smooth Ride: "Luck" and Alternate Routes to the Pilot's Seat73
Enhance Your Luck73
Don't Shoot Yourself Down!83
Alternate Routes to the Pilot's Seat85
5Required Paperwork95
Your Resume95
Cover Letters115
Business Cards118
Personal Website121
References123
Employment Applications128
6Final Approach: The Interview131
Gaining Interview Confidence131
Scheduling Your Interview133
Interview Preparation135
The Big Day142
Follow Through149
7Rotate! Getting off the Ground153
Advice for Specific Pilot Groups153
College and Flight School Students154
New Professional Pilots: Building Flight Experience157
Landing a CFI Job168
Lining Up Your Own Flight Students172
Transitioning Military Aviators178
Personal Computers and Job Hunting182
8Happy Landings!189
The Best-Qualified Pilot Always Gets the Job ... Right?189

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Job Hunting for Pilots: Networking Your Way to a Flying Job 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Phill23 More than 1 year ago
I have just finished my training and this book is like a bible to me. It gives a really valuble insight into whats involved with getting a job. Thanks Greg!