Topic : employee morale

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Why Investing in 'Half Measures' When Hiring Frontline Employees Will Bring Public Transit to Its Knees

| June 14, 2017

The public transit industry faces a severe human resources crisis... we began to focus on the science behind identifying and hiring more resilient human beings up front, in order to make it easier to build resilience and preparedness with employees once they are onboard.

High CEO pay linked to lower approval ratings, study says

Management & Operations| September 1, 2016

The study, conducted by Glassdoor, a jobs and recruitment marketplace, looks at large, publicly traded companies in the U.S. and reveals the factors that ultimately drive employee perception of CEOs.

June 30, 2016

5 Transit Facility Design Elements to Boost Employee Health, Well-Being

Everyone needs to take a mental and physical break at some point in the workday, whether they’ve been concentrating on a computer screen, the road, or the underside of a bus, truck or train car. The tricky part for transit agencies is that each of these activities takes place in different surroundings, lighting conditions, room temperature and noise levels. With that in mind, consider the following factors in your facility design.

November 18, 2015

Cost-Effective Ways to Develop More Resilient Transit Employees

There is an epidemic of safety accidents, absenteeism and high turnover among transit’s front line employees and it’s bleeding the transportation industry billions of dollars. But the inoculation may be closer than you think. Employee engagement is the best immunization for what’s ailing the industry.

Motorcoach| April 24, 2013

Innovative Operator Profile: Breaking Out of the Box

When larger school districts in South Dakota began preferring motorcoaches to the traditional yellow school buses in the early 1990s, a door opened for Miller, S.D.-based Foreman Charters.
Motorcoach| April 24, 2013

Innovative Operator Profile: Top Driver Performance Increases Business

In 1930, family-owned Capital/Colonial Trailways opened with a dozen buses, just for scheduled service, similar to Greyhound.
November 30, 2011

OCTA CEO: Employee development essential in challenging times

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.

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