Successful pilot training is not enough to predict pilot success. With Aon’s research, it is now possible to create a profile of the behaviors required which can be measured during initial recruitment
Excitement. Variety. Fast-paced. Innovative. Opportunities to see the world. The aviation industry has always had a unique set of attractions to those seeking a career.
In the macro environment, aviation continues to be a high growth industry with passenger numbers expected to increase by over 5% per annum up to 2037, with over 8 billion travellers per annum.
Looking to 2040 in the macro sense, best estimates indicate that over 500,000 new commercial airline pilots will need to be trained to supply the industry with the expected staffing levels.
Aviation stands out as an industry where it is not just business as usual. Events that happen in this space make the ‘front page’.
2020 will certainly be remembered as an ‘annus horribilis’ for the aviation industry. However, the future is full of opportunity - both known and unknown.
Aviation has always had a unique set of attractions and challenges in the context of talent marketing.
Volume recruitment comes with challenges, managing your selection process efficiently, effectively and true to your own employer brand. Watch Aon's webinar on volume recruitment trends.
At our Global Aviation summit, Andy O’Shea of the ATPG reported that 70% of accidents and incidents within aviation companies are due to human factors.
This white paper examines the different characteristics required by flight crew members and explains how to assess for these attricutes at the early stages of the recruitment process.
This brochure explains how online assessment and streamlined recruitment can help your organization in the aviation sector.
As with many sectors, the aviation industry is witnessing a shortage of strong talent, forecasted growth and the need to retain skills and knowledge in-house.
Howard Grosvenor, Strategic Solutions Director from Aon - "A big trend in aviation talent is about how to attract candidates and how to build a really powerful brand."
Andy O'Shea, Chairman of Aircrew Training Policy Group - "Airlines need to understand, that to get the right people in, especially in the cockpit, is that you have to have a selection process."
Andy O'Shea, Chairman at Aircrew Training Policy Group (ATPG) - "It is so important for the industry, every aspect of the industry, now that we come against this enormous wave of expansion."
"It's true that within the aviation industry everybody just thinks about pilots, cabin crew. But it's not all about the people in the sky", says Mark Duffy from Ryanair.
Alan Whittaker from L3Harris - "There is a massive talent pool out there that we could be missing out on and the challenge is to try and to tap into that pool to sustain the pipeline that we've got."
We can assess the qualities and competencies required regardless of educational background, says Alan Whittaker from L3Harris.
Bernard Creed from Dubai Duty Free - A lot of their talent issues are very similar to ones of other large companies in the UAE that are customer-facing.
It depends by much on the question, 'What would you like to gain through using technology?'. Save costs? Be more efficient? Do you want to concentrate on standardization?"