Demographic, Economic & Technological Factors of Hr Planning for Airline Industry in Spore

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Introduction

The airline industry is by itself plays a big part in the economy. It generates 31.9 million jobs globally. (The impact of the financial crisis on labour in the civil aviation industry) It involves transportations, catering, securities, logistics, etc. As it does not work as an industry by itself, HR planning comes to be an important task.

The airline industry has generally seen success in the many aspects involved with it – service, tourism, innovations etc. Despite the terrorism setbacks, the industry has managed to bounce back on its feet and even produce a stunning display of grit in its armoury to be steadfast in its mission to uphold everyone’s safety yet delivering impeccable service.

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It needs to hire staff from around the world that has the right talent and fits the organisation. This will lead to several issues such as cultural difference and managing the different expectations of their staff. With a global workforce, the airlines in Singapore will face a difficult task in training their staff due to their different backgrounds. With more airlines operating in Singapore, the industry could face competition and difficulty in hiring staff.

An airline in Singapore will not just face competition for staff from other airlines operating in Singapore but also from other airlines around the world. This is due to the emerging trend of the willingness of the current workforce to work and live overseas. This could be attributed to the prospect of learning a different culture and the ability to gain experience in a different country.

With the fierce competition from the numerous airlines and the fact that Singapore is a small country with high living standards, another staffing issue affecting the airline industry in Singapore is retaining staff. This can be a difficult task as the current workforce will look not only their salary but the all the benefits as a whole. Retaining staff is important as it allows the organisation to serve its customers better and spend less on recruiting and training new staff.

Another issue affecting the airline industry in Singapore is the career planning and

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