Entries by Kerri Phillips

Taking the Lead in Supply Chain Talent, Tri-State Region Creates Partnerships to Build Capability

A career in Supply Chain Management can encompass a lot of different jobs. Many people understand that a logistics coordinator works in Supply Chain Management, but not everyone immediately sees that the field includes sales people, truck drivers, and warehouse managers among many other roles. Supply Chain OKI involves business members, government agencies, chambers of commerce, community organizations, port authorities, and educational institutions to build talent capability so employers will have the talent they need to fill positions. Ultimately, the goal is to establish a process for potential employees to gain the skills they need to get good paying jobs with career advancement opportunities.

WEBINAR – Driving Without Gas: How Electric Vehicles are Transforming the Education and Workforce Landscape

As the nation moves to having more vehicles powered by electricity and alternative fuels and away from traditionally petroleum-powered vehicles, exposing students to electric vehicles will help inspire opportunities and desired careers. This is a critical time for students to explore the career pathways associated with these vehicles.

WEBINAR – Providing Accessible Transportation Services: Professional Development Resources for Transportation Providers

Workforce development training is essential to building an accessible transportation environment. Join us for this free webinar to learn more about the availability of training for transportation service providers. Attendees will learn about multiple training topics, providers, and sources, including: university programs, national training and technical assistance programs, consultants, state, regional and national conferences, and transportation agencies.

TRB Partners in Research Symposium: Transformational Technologies

New technologies have the potential to transform transportation as we know it. Public agencies are being challenged to facilitate the deployment of these technologies in a manner and timeframe that will lead to improved safety, reduced congestion, enhanced sustainability, and economic development. This TRB symposium will bring leaders from the public and private sectors and academia together to help generate research and innovations to enable agencies to meet this challenge.

Hit the Ground Running: Choosing and Navigating a Successful Career Path—A Workshop for Young and New Transportation Professionals

Register Workshop: Sunday, January 08, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC Sponsored by Young Members Council (YMC); and Subcommittee on Design and Construction Group Young Member This workshop is part of the Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting. This workshop provides a candid examination and discussion of the career […]