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Aviation Industry Continues Its Recovery With Strong Q3

By |2022-11-22T17:40:51-04:00November 22nd, 2022|AVI Blog|

As the aviation industry continues its recovery from the downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was recently announced that aerospace manufacturers are seeing the highest number of orders in seven years. A total of 670 commercial planes were ordered during the third quarter of 2022, with over 600 of those being narrowbodies. This is

Worker Career Conversations Are Crucial For Business Success

By |2022-11-15T11:04:44-04:00November 15th, 2022|AVI Blog|

When is the last time that you had a meaningful conversation with your employees? We’re not talking about the day-to-day, typical conversations, but truly sat down with those within your company and talked about their hopes and aspirations of their career? Employee career conversations are crucial to the success of any business. By understanding the

Strong Manufacturing Leaders Boost Initiative (and Profits)

By |2022-11-08T01:10:03-04:00November 8th, 2022|AVI Blog|

With the current economic climate, it’s becoming more difficult than ever to attract not only top-tier talent for your manufacturing company but really just any number of applicants at all. The job market is full of opportunities for workers everywhere, and this allows those in the workforce the ability to freely pick and choose where

Manufacturing Must Do Business Smarter When Inflation Rises

By |2022-11-15T15:38:43-04:00October 12th, 2022|AVI Blog|

“Significant inflation is a major challenge” stated a recent National Defense Industrial Association report, which also noted that the U.S. Department of Defense will need an extra $42 billion in the next fiscal year due to rising prices across the industry. It’s no surprise that inflation is also making it tough on manufacturing and aerospace

Company Effectiveness Starts With Understanding the Why

By |2021-09-22T16:11:11-04:00September 22nd, 2021|AVI Blog|

A buzz phrase right now is ‘organizational effectiveness’ and for a good reason. If your organization isn’t effective, profit margins and morale won’t just fail to soar; they’ll crash and burn. And problem-solving experts like Gallup believe the first step in achieving optimal organizational effectiveness is to ask how well every employee understands and embraces

Employee Engagement Matters.

By |2021-08-17T05:21:07-04:00August 25th, 2021|AVI Blog|

Regardless of what field you work in, whether or not employees feel engaged at work absolutely matters. Experts report “... only one in three employees are engaging at work,” and “... engagement affects productivity, happiness, and job satisfaction.” Employee Engagement Leads to Increased Satisfaction & Productivity The experts repeat what you already know: if employees

A Response to the Skills Gap Crisis Exists: Shop Class

By |2021-08-17T04:59:03-04:00August 17th, 2021|AVI Blog|

An article entitled ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe: Want to Make Six Figures? Become a Plumber made headlines in 2019. Mike discussed the skilled trades gap and the salaries waiting for people unafraid to work with their hands. The article says, “To get people into these [skilled trades] jobs and to fix the escalating burden

Your World Can’t Exist Without Skilled Trades

By |2021-07-20T04:35:25-04:00July 20th, 2021|AVI Blog|

The benefits of pursuing the skilled trades aren’t subjective. As the Metropolitan Builders Association points out, skilled trades are worthy of your pursuit because of the following undeniable facts: Trade School is Less Expensive & Shorter “A technical college is cheaper and shorter than a traditional 4-year degree. The average bachelor’s degree will likely cost