MAASTO- Workforce Diversity “Best Practices”

Publisher: MAASTO
Publication Year: 2016
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Resource Summary: This document aims to create a “best practice(s)” report, to share with all MAASTO states for the successful integration of a diverse transportation workforce. The content of this document is from the September 2015 board meeting of the MidAmerica Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO), during which the Chief Executive Officers of the association directed the Strategic Transportation Issues Committee (STIC) to draft this report on how MAASTO states create a diverse workforce and implement a construction program that reflects the make-up of the community in which they are working. 

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • Branding
  • Federal Rules and Regulations
  • New Candidate Pools
  • New Generation of Workers
  • New Skills
  • Operations Focus
  • Partnerships
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development