NCHRP Research Report 1008: Attracting, Retaining, and Developing the 2030 Transportation Workforce: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Publisher: The National Academies Press
Publication Year: 2023
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Resource Summary: State transportation agencies need a highly skilled workforce with the expertise required to identify and address current transportation needs while also being prepared to address the challenges of the future. This guide provides specific strategies and action plans to help agencies identify and address workforce needs through 2030 and beyond. Supplemental to the report are an Executive Summary, a Technical Memorandum, a Research Process Document, and a Presentation.

Change Forces
  • Changing Demographics
  • Competition for Specialized Skills
  • Experience Gap
  • Non-Traditional Work Arrangements
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Workforce Transitions
  • Agility and Resilience
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • Funding and Regulations
  • New Candidate Pools
  • New Generation of Workers
  • Response to Changes
  • Technology Adoption
  • Younger Employees
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Shifts in Labor
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Structure
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Learning Organization
  • Knowledge Management
  • Employee Engagement