Getting a career in aviation isn’t easy. For most people, it’s only through entry positions that better opportunities are accessible. Often, premier positions require a college degree, a requirement that many who desire entry-level jobs may be missing.
Opening Doors to Premier Opportunities in Aviation
In a recent book published by Harvard Business School Press, Workforce Crisis, by Ken Dychtwald, Tamara Erickson, and Robert Morison, it is present-ed that “Education — not just the number of workers, but what they can actually do” is the most serious challenge in coping with workforce needs over the next decade. Recognition of this key consideration was a contributing factor for Everglades University in developing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.
If they could, construction employers would clone students like the ones who participated in associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Student Chapter Construction management Competition. These students possess all the skills needed to take on management positions left vacant by a retiring baby boom generation.
General aviation, to date, has a far better record than do the commercial airlines. As a result, although ideas like Free Flight and SMA have been tested, the government has done very little to change its security standards.