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Breakfast with a View: Insights from our Latest Breakfast Club Event

Breakfast with a View: Insights from our Latest Breakfast Club Event

In the serene backdrop of the River Thames, under the rather dull and rainy early March sky, the latest gathering of our Breakfast Club unfolded. This session brought together a diverse group of business and people leaders to delve into the hot topics and challenges of the aerospace, defence, satcom,…

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What Really Matters to Prospective Employees in the Space, SATCOM and Aerospace & Defence Sectors.

What Really Matters to Prospective Employees in the Space, SATCOM and Aerospace & Defence Sectors.

There was a time when employees’ priorities seemed straightforward: offer them a good salary and a reasonable commute, and you could assume you had a happy employee. Then the COVID era arrived, not just a blip in everyone’s calendar but the harbinger of a seismic global shift in many aspects…

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Valuing Your Worth as Employees in the Space Sector

Striking a Balance: Valuing Your Worth in the Space Sector

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of the space sector, passionate individuals drive innovation and push the boundaries of what is possible. However, as the industry thrives on enthusiasm and dedication, we acknowledge that it may not be the best-paying sector when it comes to attracting talent. The discrepancy between…

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Navigating the Evolution of Work: Exploring Hybrid and Flexible Working Models

In the pre-COVID era, businesses were gradually recognising the importance of adapting their operations to accommodate the diverse needs and lifestyles of their employees. Flexibility emerged as a key strategy not only for retaining top talent but also for attracting new recruits and nurturing a supportive workforce environment. There was…

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The Battle for Skilled Workers: How Can You Win?

The Battle for Skilled Workers: How Can You Win?

In the fast-paced, constantly evolving landscape of the space sector, recruiting and retaining skilled professionals has become increasingly complex. At Holt Executive, our ongoing conversations with clients reveal a recurring theme – the competition for top-tier talent is fiercer than ever.   Intensifying Competition: The Numbers The Space Sector Skills Survey…

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The Growing Importance of Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace

The Growing Importance of Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace

Research shows that the way we work and flexible working practices – which many companies and organisations adopted following the COVID-19 pandemic – have benefits for everyone, particularly for those with disabilities or from marginalised communities. The way we now think about our place of work has changed significantly, and…

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The UK's aerospace sector is a driving force behind high-paying jobs, technological advancements, and robust employment opportunities across the nation. Contributing substantially to the UK economy, the aerospace, defence, security, and space industries jointly added £37 billion to the nation's economic value in 2022, as reported by ADS Group.

Aerospace: Building the Workforce of the Future

In the ever-evolving landscape of the post-COVID world, the demand for talent has reached unprecedented levels, and the Aerospace Industry is no exception. This dynamic sector thrives on the expertise of a skilled workforce. As cutting-edge automation and advanced digital technologies reshape the industry’s dynamics, the need for highly specialised…

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Discover the pressing issue of space debris, its alarming statistics, and how countries like the UK are taking action to combat the growing problem through innovative space debris removal strategies.

Clearing the Cosmos: Tackling the Space Debris Removal Challenge

In the vast expanse of the cosmos, a hidden menace orbits silently above us – space debris. As humanity’s footprint in space grows, so does the clutter we leave behind. The issue of space debris has evolved into a critical challenge, prompting countries like the UK to embark on groundbreaking…

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Why International Inclusion In The Space Industry Is Key To Its Longevity | Holt Executive Recruitment

Why International Inclusion In The Space Industry Is Key To Its Longevity

This year, the UK launched a series of space sustainability measures to ingrain sustainable practices in the country’s space sector. Dubbed “The Plan for Space Sustainability”, which is now a part of the UK’s overarching strategy to become a significant player in the global space industry. Some regulations include making…

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7 Space Technologies Revolutionising The Race To Net Zero | Holt Executive Recruitment

7 Space Technologies Revolutionising The Race To Net Zero

There is much hope for the capabilities that space technologies will provide us within many industries, and for their potential to drive us toward a sustainable future on Earth and throughout the cosmos. Inmarsat’s “What on Earth is the value of space” report highlighted some concerning data about how the…

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