Guidance Counsellor: Universal’s Sarah Kalmeta on Career Advice for Today’s Graduates in the Age of Covid-19

by Global Sky Team

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ASG’s Max and Jeff sit down with Universal’s APAC Manager and AsBAA’s Discovery Program Director Sarah Kalmeta to discuss advice for aviation students in the age of Covid-19, how to stay calm and pivot in times of crisis, the opportunities for this generation of students, what ASG looks for in new employees, how to network while under lockdown and general advice for young people looking to build a career.

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How should today’s AsBAA Discovery students maintain calm and focus


Do aviation careers still exist


How do we personally recover after losing a job and why it’s important to remove ego and entitlement


Participation trophy culture and learning how to pivot when faced with adversity


How the aviation industry will come back: while 2001 was about security vs privacy, 2021 will be about health vs privacy


How to pivot, embrace change, acquire new skills and create opportunity




The debate between generalists vs specialists


How to network when under lockdown


Our top recommendations for new graduates


AsBAA Sarah Kalmeta Universal Aviation

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