For public agencies, attracting qualified, technically competent, culturally sensitive, and motivated planning staff can be challenging in a competitive landscape.
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Research Report 980: Attracting, Retaining, and Developing the Transportation Workforce: Transportation Planners presents an assessment of current and emerging forces that are shaping transportation planning practice and the transportation planning workforce.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Project Context, Research Objectives, and Approach||5-11|
|Chapter 2 - Understanding Gen Z Workers||12-17|
|Chapter 3 - Data Collection and Synthesis||18-41|
|Chapter 4 - Workforce Development and Talent Management||42-47|
|Chapter 5 - Talent Management Tool||48-57|
|Chapter 6 - Recruitment, Professional Development, and Retention Strategies for a Dynamic Work Environment||58-63|
|Chapter 7 - Introduction to the Talent Management QRG||64-70|
|Chapter 8 - Overarching Observations||71-71|
|List of Acronyms||74-74|
|Appendix A - Survey/Interview Templates||75-80|
|Appendix B - Illustrative Talent Profiles for Different Transportation Planning Positions||81-88|
|Appendix C - Quick Reference Guide||89-118|
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