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A summary of the eight action plans is presented in Exhibit 29. This table can serve as a quick reference to all of the recommended action plans as well as a way to compare the action plans on multiple relevant criteria. 5. FULL SOM WORKFORCE ACTION PLANS For each of the recommendations included in the present report, a comprehensive action plan was created. All eight action plans are presented following the action plan summary table. 59
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Exhibit 29 Summary of Recommended Action Plans tation Level Investment Implemen- Implement Return on Estimated Source of Initiation Resource Primary Time to Human Lead(s) Action Focus Recommended Action Plan 1. Implement Annual or Semi- Attraction Agency State 6+ years 0-3 months Agency HR Director Annual SOM Career Days Recruitment AASHTO Highway 2. Develop SOM Curriculum Content National Subcommittee on Systems Attraction More than for Related Higher Education Industry Regional 3-5 years Operations and Management, Recruitment 1 year Courses and Training Programs State Regional SOM Associations, or State SOM Manager. Attraction 3. Implement Student-Worker Recruitment 7 months - Internship Program with a Job Agency State 0-2 years Agency HR Director/Manager Retention 1 year Rotational Component Development Attraction 4. Implement Virtual Pre- Agency Recruitment State 0-2 years 3-6 months Agency HR Director/Manager Employment Realistic Job Preview Retention Attraction HR Manager (Designated Recruitment 7 months - 5. Institute Mentoring Program Agency State 0-2 years Mentoring Program Retention 1 year Coordinator) Development 6. Develop Employees and Maintain Retention Agency HR Director/Personnel Agency State 0-2 years 3-6 months Employee Career Pathways Development Manager Retention 7. Implement SOM Succession Plans Agency State 3-5 years 3-6 months Agency HR Director Development 8. Recruit from Non-Traditional Attraction Agency State 0-2 years 3-6 months Agency HR Director Sources Recruitment 60