Millennials in the Transportation Workforce, Transportation Research Record, Volume 2552, Issue 1

Publisher: TRB
Publication Year: 2016
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Resource Summary: Generational differences in the United States are of increasing concern to human resource professionals as they manage demographic shifts expected in the transportation workforce. As baby boomers retire and millennials increase their share of the workforce, transportation agencies are seeking better understanding of the workplace attributes that will be most successful in attracting and retaining millennials. This paper looks at successful strategies that state agencies can employ to attract and retain young staff.

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Competition for Specialized Skills
  • Non-Traditional Work Arrangements
  • Rate of Technological Change
  • Technology Advancement
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Workforce Transitions
  • Aligning Skills to Needs
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • Branding
  • Interpersonal
  • New Candidate Pools
  • New Generation of Workers
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Partnerships
  • Employee Engagement
  • Data Sharing Agreements