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AOPA: Aviation Job Interest Skyrocketing

AOPA: Aviation Job Interest Skyrocketing

April 26, 2020

If you missed the story, published by David Tulis of AOPA on April 15th, here’s a portion.

Photo by Chris Rose

Now is the time for aviators to freshen up their resumes, hone their flying skills, and practice interview techniques so they are ready to jump in when aviation hits its stride again, an online aviation jobs career specialist predicted.

“We might hit a rough couple of months, but aviation isn’t going away,” said Executive Director Abbey Hutter. “When it comes back, it’s going to come roaring back.”

The aviation-only career search site and AOPA partner noted a huge traffic spike in recent weeks that coincided with the contraction of commercial aviation—and its associated jobs—by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Online traffic increased 32 percent over the same time period in 2019, and the career site is fielding 60,000 unique daily searches by website visitors looking for a variety of aviation positions.

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