Contributing bloggers discuss a variety of topics geared toward the transit and motorcoach sectors.
Posts Tagged With: workforce development
By Marcia Ferranto |
May 13, 2014 | Comments (0)
With President Obama’s recent bills regarding gender equality in the workplace, it’s hard to understand why gaps regarding pay, position, and opportunity for women still exist and why, in some industries such as transportation, gaps regarding position and opportunity are wider than in others.
By Heather Redfern |
January 23, 2014 | Comments (0)
Jobs in the transportation industry can be highly specialized, requiring employees to have very specific training and numerous certifications. Transit systems can ensure that the workers they are hiring are well-prepared for open positions by partnering with technical schools to collaborate on curriculum and create a pipeline of qualified job candidates.
By Will Kempton |
November 30, 2011 | Comments (0)
This month, to commemorate Veterans Day, OCTA hosted a ceremony honoring our employees who have spent time in the military. Honoring and recognizing our employees, both veterans and others, shouldn’t just happen once a year. We must take an active role in developing and retaining our workforce.
Marcia Ferranto is President/CEO of WTS International.
Joe Zavisca is an independent consultant specializing in paratransit service.
Paul Mackie is communications director at Mobility Lab, a leading U.S. voice of “transportation demand management.”
Rob Taylo is founder/CEO of SinglePoint Communications, an exclusive U.S. distributor of WiFi in Motion.
Zack Shubkagel is partner and creative director for the San Francisco office of Willoughby Design, a strategic branding and design firm.
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