Workforce http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7890/more en A&D Workers: Challenge Us http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-workers-challenge-us <div class="field-deck"> Cutting-edge work lures A&D talent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cutting-edge work lures A&D talent</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-workers-challenge-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-workers-challenge-us#comments AWIN ONLY Commercial Aviation Defense Aerospace & Defense Young Leaders AWST Workforce North America Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 1167631 at http://aviationweek.com A&D Stats Still Lower For Women, Minorities http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-stats-still-lower-women-minorities <div class="field-deck"> If minority outreach were a business project, it would have been shut down by now </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If minority outreach were a business project, it would have been shut down by now</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-stats-still-lower-women-minorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ad-stats-still-lower-women-minorities#comments AWIN ONLY Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Workforce Global Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 1167621 at http://aviationweek.com Study: 2014 Is Year For Mass A&D Retirements http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/study-2014-year-mass-ad-retirements <div class="field-deck"> Long-feared A&D workforce transition has begun—with a twist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long-feared A&D workforce transition has begun—with a twist</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/study-2014-year-mass-ad-retirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/study-2014-year-mass-ad-retirements#comments AWIN ONLY Commercial Aviation Defense AWST Workforce Global Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 1167571 at http://aviationweek.com Protecting Key Talent In Lean Times http://aviationweek.com/awin/protecting-key-talent-lean-times <div class="field-byline"> Carole Rickard Hedden (Washington ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The U.S. A&amp;D workforce may be shrinking, but retaining talent remains a top priority</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>As a war-weary nation grapples with how to cut military spending and a dysfunctional Congress allows meat-ax budget cuts to fall on the Defense Department and NASA, one might expect that the U.S. aerospace and defense (A&amp;D) industry's best and brightest talent would be heading for the exits. Indeed, one-in-five A&amp;D professionals under the age of 35 submitted resignations in 2012, up from 12% the year before. The good news: most left to go work for another aerospace company. </p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/protecting-key-talent-lean-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/protecting-key-talent-lean-times#comments AWIN Business Aviation Commercial Aviation MRO Defense Space AWIN AWIN Business Aviation Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Defense MRO MRO North America Space Space Workforce North America photograph Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 43878 at http://aviationweek.com Orbital Sciences Corp. Workforce Shrinking But A&D Companies Still Hiring http://aviationweek.com/awin/workforce-shrinking-ad-companies-still-hiring <div class="field-byline"> Carole Hedden (Washington ) </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>Aerospace and defense companies large and small plan to hire in 2013. While much of the hiring will replace workers leaving for retirement or a new opportunity, the numbers also include some all-new jobs and new skills. </p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/workforce-shrinking-ad-companies-still-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/workforce-shrinking-ad-companies-still-hiring#comments AWIN Business Aviation Commercial Aviation MRO Defense Space AWIN AWIN Business Aviation Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Defense MRO MRO North America Space Space Workforce North America Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 43862 at http://aviationweek.com A&D Industry Task: Build Cybersecurity Workforce http://aviationweek.com/awin/ad-industry-task-build-cybersecurity-workforce <div class="field-byline"> Carole Hedden (Washington ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>At least 10,000 new cyber-related positions must be filled in the next two years</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>One hundred years ago, the University of Michigan hired Felix Pawlowski to teach the first U.S. students the subject of aeronautical engineering. Preparing a generation of engineers to build and assure the safety of a country's fledgling airline and aircraft industry was a daunting task. Today, the industry faces a similar challenge in laying the path to develop the nation's next generation of cybersecurity professionals. </p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/ad-industry-task-build-cybersecurity-workforce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/ad-industry-task-build-cybersecurity-workforce#comments AWIN Defense AWIN AWIN Defense Defense North America Workforce North America Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 42723 at http://aviationweek.com Pay Is Best For New Hires And In Smaller Companies http://aviationweek.com/awin/pay-best-new-hires-and-smaller-companies <div class="field-byline"> Carole Rickard Hedden (Washington ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Smaller A&amp;D companies are offering larger raises and performance-based bonuses</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>It pays to be the new guy, according to data gathered for the 2013 Aviation Week Workforce Study. </p> <p>Pay for new college graduates rose by 3.4% between 2011 and 2012, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). In the aerospace and defense industry, the increase was slightly lower, at 3.2%. Companies with fewer employees worked to retain their workforces, awarding pay increases on average of 4.1%. </p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/pay-best-new-hires-and-smaller-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/pay-best-new-hires-and-smaller-companies#comments AWIN Business Aviation Commercial Aviation MRO Defense Space AWIN AWIN Business Aviation Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Defense MRO MRO North America Space Space Workforce North America Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 42485 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Initiative Gives Students Hands-On Experience http://aviationweek.com/awin/nasa-initiative-gives-students-hands-experience <div class="field-byline"> Mark Carreau (Houston ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>NASA program offers no degree, just valuable experience</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA program offers no degree, just valuable experience</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/nasa-initiative-gives-students-hands-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/nasa-initiative-gives-students-hands-experience#comments AWC AWIN Space AWC AWIN North America Space Space Workforce North America photograph Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 42393 at http://aviationweek.com Rice Space Institute/GoPro/Daniel Zales Women Still Minority Of Engineering Graduates http://aviationweek.com/awin/women-still-minority-engineering-graduates <div class="field-byline"> Carole Rickard Hedden (Washington ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>U.S. universities are graduating more engineers, but the percentage of women remains low</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>Young people seem to be getting the message that engineering offers opportunity: 84,000 U.S. students graduated from universities in 2012 with engineering degrees. That is up 12% from 73,000 just six years ago, according to the National Academies. And despite the downturn in the economy and in federal spending, the aerospace and defense industry continues to provide at least some of that opportunity. </p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/women-still-minority-engineering-graduates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/women-still-minority-engineering-graduates#comments AWIN Commercial Aviation Defense Space AWIN AWIN Commercial Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense Defense North America Space Space Workforce North America Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 42344 at http://aviationweek.com Asia-Pacific, Other Emerging Economies Drive Demand For Jobs http://aviationweek.com/awin/asia-pacific-other-emerging-economies-drive-demand-jobs <div class="field-byline"> Leithen Francis (Singapore ) </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Massive world shortage of pilots and engineers approaches</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div class="body"><p>Global demand for pilots and maintenance personnel is set to increase dramatically, but the demand is concentrated in the Asia-Pacific region and other emerging economies.</p> <p>A shortage of skilled and qualified labor is already evident in some countries in these growth regions. Philippine Airlines canceled dozens of Airbus A320 flights in July and August after 27 of its A320 captains and first officers resigned suddenly to join other airlines. And Garuda Indonesia cannot expand its low-cost carrier Citilink due to personnel shortages.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin/asia-pacific-other-emerging-economies-drive-demand-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin/asia-pacific-other-emerging-economies-drive-demand-jobs#comments AWIN AWIN: Commercial Aviation AWIN: MRO AWIN AWIN AWIN: Commercial Aviation AWIN: MRO China Commercial Aviation Global MRO Singapore United States Workforce Global photograph Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:00:00 +0000 305713 at http://aviationweek.com Keith Gaskell