Creating a Competitive Agency & Building an Employer of Choice

  • 08/17/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Altoona, PA
  • 12


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Creating a Competitive Agency & Building an Employer of Choice

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Audience: HR, Marketing, Transit leaders, Managers – in charge of decision-making for staff

This course will talk through how to effectively build your transit agency into an employer of choice. In today’s world where employees have plenty of options to choose from, how do you create an environment that not only recruits, but also retains talent and resources? This workshop will discuss branding, communications, HR considerations, the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and employer value propositions. In addition, this workshop will discuss employee retention, team building, and appropriate training opportunities for staff. 

The objectives of the course are to:

·       Clearly understand and/or develop the agency’s mission and vision and how those elements impact the value proposition.

·       Discuss the importance of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the work environment.

·       How to build and motivate teams in your agency.

·       Develop a plan for clear agency internal communications.

Presented by: Meredith Greene, 

Cost: $99. PPTA cancellation policy applies.

Lodging: PennTRAIN has secured a room block at FAIRFIELD BY MARRIOTT – TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY MARRIOTT ALTOONA, 2915 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA  16602. Please click here to book your hotel room for $124 per night. 

Meals: Lunch and breaks will be provided during the training. Please inform Kristen Joyner at of any dietary restrictions at least one week in advance.

Attire: Casual. Because it can be a challenge to keep the meeting room at a temperature that accommodates everyone, we recommend bringing a sweater or jacket to stay comfortable.

Available Seats: 24

Training Location: The Trolleyworks Conference Room, Altoona Metro Transit 

located at 3316 5th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602

Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 115 Pine Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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