Hiring forecast

FORT WORTH, Texas — According to JSfirm.com, the online aviation job board, 91% of aviation companies surveyed expect to hire employees in 2014.

The 5th Annual Hiring Trends Survey shows that this is up from 85% last year, according to Jeff Richards, JSfirm.com manager.

JSfirm surveyed 400 aviation companies for this year’s survey.

Other findings:

  • Skilled maintenance technicians will be in highest demand
  • April, May, and June will likely see the most hiring
  • 78% are projecting growth in 2014 (up from 67% in 2013)
  • 69% experienced an attrition rate of 10% or less
  • The #1 employee retention tool is “Recognition and Appreciation”

Click here to download the complete survey results

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