The state of the commercial aerospace and defense (A&D) industry is strong, transport aircraft orders are at record levels, and defense spending is on the upswing for the first time in years. But there’s a hitch: Industry growth, especially in these times of low unemployment, exacerbates the workforce challenges A&D executives have been grappling with for several years. In our latest CEO survey, 75% of respondents said they are concerned with the availability of key ...


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