A Guide to Strategic Workforce Planning

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning is often mentioned – but rarely explained. What is workforce planning, and how do you do it? When used well, strategic workforce planning enables HR to plan for the capabilities they need in the future. In this article, we will dive into what workforce planning is, the process, give a number of examples, and end with a toolkit on how to get started when you want to start planning your workforce.

5 Essential Workforce Planning Tools for any HR professional

Analytics in HR

Workforce planning tools are an essential part of the HR professional’s toolkit. In this article we’ll go over 5 strategic workforce planning tools, explain their use and give examples and excel templates on how to use them. What are workforce planning tools? Workforce planning tools are instruments that help analyze current capabilities and future needs for the employee population. Strategic workforce planning map.


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Unlocking the Benefits of Workforce Planning


At the core level, enterprises desire and need great talent to succeed. Great talent, and the organizational success that follows from it, are almost always the result of careful planning. common sense that workforce. planning is the key to ensuring you have the right talent in place and plans for ensuring you always have the skills and competencies necessary for organizational success. benefits of workforce planning.

4 TED Talks That Anyone Focusing on Workforce Planning Should Watch


TED talks can be particularly helpful for professionals who are busy focusing on how to hire and structure the organization to successfully meet current and future talent needs. Heffernan’s talk holds particular relevance for organizations that are planning teams as well as deciding who should lead those teams. Rainer Strack, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and How to Start Solving it Now ”. Workforce planning, by definition, is forward-looking.

Book Review: Applied Psychology in Talent Management (8th ed.) by Wayne Cascio and Herman Aguinis

Workplace Psychology

Applied Psychology in Talent Management (8th ed.) is the newest edition of the Applied Psychology in Human Resource Management textbook by Wayne Cascio and Herman Aguinis. The title has changed with “Talent Management” replacing “Human Resource Management.” Like the 7th edition (published in 2011), Applied Psychology in Talent Management (8th ed.) 9]; and (5) performance appraisal and management [Ch. book for a deeper dive.

Workforce Planning is a Necessity? ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. "Five years ago, we saw workforce planning as a very scientific-based way of planning based on analytics. Labels: Learning , Workforce planning. Talent Management in Management Thinking.

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Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers 7: The Talent.

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Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Challenges & Opportunities for Talent Managers 7: The Talent Management Summit. " To me, that’s a good thing (see The Head of Talent Role: Challenges and Opportunities for talent Managers /4).

Best Human Resources Book You Should Read in 2020


Human resource management is a field that experiences change rapidly. In 2020, there are a plethora of human resource management books to choose from. The following is a carefully curated list of the best of the best human resource management books. These books cover topics such as leadership, time management, performance evaluation, and plenty more so that you can be at the top of your game. It’s the Manager (Jim Clifton and Jim Harter).

The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! ~ HR to.

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Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. The Talent Management Summit 2013 - Opportunity to Win! You may remember that Ive acted as social media partner for the Economists Talent Management Summit for the last two years. People management strategy.

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Talent Management in Management Thinking ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Fistful of Talent. Social Advantage (Management 2.0 SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Talent Management in Management Thinking. Labels: Blogging , Events , Talent management. Workforce Planning is a Necessity… SumTotal & the Definitive Guide to Strategic Human.

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Economist Group Talent Management Summit 2011

Strategic HCM

One of the other events I’ll be attending later in 2011 is the Economist Group’s Talent Management Summit. This blog will also be acting as supporting media for this event, so you can plan to be hearing lots about it here. Events Talent management

Averbook: We’re waging war for our own talent


Planning for work in 2021 should focus on one thing: the safety and care of your people , with workforce experience a top initiative as you plan investments and strategies for the coming year. But if the workforce doesn’t feel fully empowered to deliver on those objectives, they will be for naught. How can companies stay nimble and still pay mind to strategic workforce planning? There’s no war for talent in the sense of supply and demand.

Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better

Visier - Talent Acquisition

The term “HR strategy” refers to an organization’s plan to align its people with its business objectives. However, for decades, HR has been dealing with challenges related to a lack of access and insights to their workforce data. Assess your current workforce.


Why whole-person care can empower employees and organizations


If the HR response to the pandemic was a book, Chapter 1 would have been focused on the effort to transition employees from the office to home : getting them there safely, equipping them with the right tools, figuring out how to manage a remote workforce.

Creating an Internal Coaching Program

Center for Coaching

My recommendation is an integrated talent management approach which includes employee coaching. A foundational principle of talent management is strategic workforce planning which contemplates an organization’s approach, ensuring it has the right people with the right skills in the right place at the right time. by Linda Damer [link].

Opioid Crisis: Determining the Impact to Your Workplace


While people struggling with drug dependencies are more likely to be out of work than those who are not, 75% of people with addiction issues are in the workforce, creating a roster of challenges for organizations of all sizes. For employers, dealing with the effects of drug abuse is not a simple process: The degree to which different pockets of your organization are affected will vary, and managers will have different personal preconceptions about addicts. Step #3: Plan Ahead.

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The Best Way to Prove the Worth of the Talent Function


The company with the best talent will often win, but talent alone is not enough. Talent is wasted if those who possess it are not given the freedom to do what they believe is right, or are not aligned with the company’s strategy. Great HR leaders understand this and can demonstrate how workforce dynamics impact business outcomes. At the same time, talent is very expensive. Align programs with critical talent needs. Link talent and cost implications.

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Thoughts on the HRO Europe Summit 2: Presenting with Peter Cappelli

Strategic HCM

Cappelli had just presented on his Talent on Demand book before the panel. For example, maybe not in China, but certainly in India which Cappelli referred to as well (see his new book). So I wish Cappelli could have contextualised his presentation for the European market and to bring in a focus on outsourcing (as David Fairhurst managed to do in his presentation on McDonald’s). Events Global HR People management strategy Talent management Workforce planning

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Performance Management. People Management. LinkedIn Talent Blog. Talent Leadership. What Is Talent Acquisition? Talent Acquisition. 8 Tips for Managing Your Team Effectively. Leadership and Management. HR Management and Compliance. HR Management and Planning. HR Management. Talent and Learning.

Are High-Skill Occupations “Safe” from Automation?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

When Amazon first arrived on the scene, books were its early focus for product selection, buyer insights, distribution and pricing. Leaders who aim to anticipate the effects of automation on their workforce often focus first on the more “vulnerable” work. “Leaders who aim to anticipate the effects of automation on their workforce often focus first on the more “vulnerable” work. Workforce planning must include automation as “talent”.

Transform your culture: Lessons from a cooperative, First Credit Union for #CeridianCXDay


By: Angie Poulsen, Human Resource Manager at First Credit Union & Insurance. Recognizing the difference is critical because, as Roberston explained, this type of conversational approach to coaching “empowers the employee to act while their manager supports them. A strong company culture simply isn’t possible without an engaged workforce. One of the tools that can significantly help employers achieve this is human capital management software.

4 Ways to Build Agile Teams Using People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

As Michael Arena, the VP of talent and development at Amazon Web Services (and author of book Adaptive Space) argues in this Q&A , the core recipe is actually agility and stability combined : “In other words, you have to be agile enough to move away from where you are and meet the market where it is. More Agile Workforce Planning. This can make it difficult to manage the flow of people to new projects as different business priorities rise and fall.

8 Good Things We All Can Learn From Millenials

TLNT: The Business of HR

Millennials have shaped and consumed innovations and they will soon be the most dominant generation in the workforce. Offering this flexibility to the workforce is a huge differentiator to attract and retain talent. Have your workforce reflect your customer base. Today we have five generations in our workforce. The challenge is to have your workforce composition reflecting your customer base. Break down silo’s that prevent people from sharing talent.

Exploring and Breaking Stereotypes In The HR Department

New to HR

Welcome to the New To HR Book Series. This adventurious series will take you through exciting bestseller books that our team has read as part of the New To HR virtual office bookclub. Enter Laurie Ruettimann and her brand new book, '' I am HR: 5 Strategic Ways to Break Stereotypes and Reclaim HR ''. In her book''s opening, Ruettimann illustrates the gap she experienced between the perception of the HR department and its people and the reality. HR Book Series HR

Exploring and Breaking Stereotypes In The HR Department

New to HR

Welcome to the New To HR Book Series. This adventurious series will take you through exciting bestseller books that our team has read as part of the New To HR virtual office bookclub. Enter Laurie Ruettimann and her brand new book, ‘ I am HR: 5 Strategic Ways to Break Stereotypes and Reclaim HR ‘ Perception and reality. HR Book Series HR

How Does Turnover Impact Your Organization’s Bottom Line?

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Employee turnover is a critical challenge that almost all HR managers stress over. Reporting to leadership that your turnover rate is 2% lower than last year may sound impactful to HR—the people who spent months planning a new retention strategy, actioning on these strategies, and improving their talent pipeline to ensure new hires stay put–but it means very little to a leadership team who cannot see how this impacts their bottom line. . Talent Management

What the Talent Lifecycle Looks Like in a World “Beyond Employment”

Cornerstone On Demand

Have you heard phrases like “non-employment work arrangements," “ freelance talent platforms " and “labor market intermediaries"? The best place to start is with the familiar: The standard talent lifecycle of 1) workforce planning, 2) sourcing talent, 3) selecting talent, 4) developing talent, 5) rewarding work and, eventually, 6) ending the company-worker relationship. Step 1: Workforce Planning.

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John Boudreau transforming HR at #HRTechConf

Strategic HCM

For example, we need to learn from Supply Chain Management how we can improve the supply chain of talent. This is what IBM did bringing in their second top person in SCM to design their approach for talent – including a governance model for skills etc. We need to get better at using risk management as the basis for workforce planning, rather than seeing it as just stopping something bad from happening.

How people analytics can help your business


That’s important because HR analytics can help business leaders at companies of all sizes make thoughtful, data-driven choices when planning their HR strategies. To help you get some answers, let’s take a closer look at how HR analytics can better your workforce. Workforce modeling.

A Practical Approach to Managing Workforce During COVID-19

HR Digest

COVID-19 is the most severe crisis since the Second World War: companies are losing workforce rapidly around the world. A structured strategy for managing workforce can bring consistency into overall operations during today’s challenging times by putting people first.

Accountability Charts vs. Org Charts: A Primer


According to Jacob Morgan , author of the book The Future of Work , the traditional hierarchical structure of an org chart has, “permeated virtually every company around the world regardless of size, industry, or location.” Org charts also serve as a decision-making tool for management and are often used to justify adding to the organizational headcount or to determine the number of direct reports a manager should have. Support for workforce planning.

Finding Meaning in Data

HRO Today

A people analytics strategy that draws data from all segments of the business is key to effective workforce planning and management. For such a data-rich function, HR can seem behind the curve when it comes to making the most of the numbers it records about the workforce. Bernard Marr, author of the book “Data-Driven HR,” highlights two reasons why HR is challenged when it comes to realising the power of data.

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The HR Leadership Revolution — Will You Thrive?


The workforce in the developed world and China is rapidly aging. Despite increasing automation, in the next 20 years there will be a serious shortage of skilled workforce everywhere. The changing workforce demographics require a more nimble and skilled approach to linking talent and business outcomes. Now more than ever, business leaders need strategic insight and the ability to model how workforce trends impact revenues and profits — quickly and accurately.

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The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

Price : 625 GBP for HR professionals (two days pass), 10% discount for group bookings (two or more people). January 28 – 30 | New Orleans | Talent Management Summit. This summit was designed to embrace a fully digital workforce. Key themes include: Meaningful Employee Experiences, Talent Analytics, How to Future-Proof Your Workforce, Advancing the D&I Agenda, and Performance Management for teams and agile environments.

Summer HCM newsletter

Strategic HCM

As we finally enter into Summer, I continue to focus on three things: Human capital / talent management Social capital / collaboration Strategic HR innovation. Human Capital / Talent Management Some of my most recent insights into talent management have developed from attending the Economist Group’s Talent Management Summit as an official media partner. You can book for this webinar here.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition


Today’s operating environment demands that companies turn talent acquisition into a competitive advantage, and artificial intelligence is key a stepping stone toward this goal. In this article, I draw on my more than two decades in HR tech as well as the expertise of other leaders to explain: In this article: How AI transforms every phase of talent acquisition. AI best practices for executive talent acquisition. How to prepare for AI talent acquisition rollout.

Conference Twitter Primer #SHRM18


AdamMGrant : Books: GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, OPTION B. interchange : Leading expert on the changing workforce & the impact of generational shifts on organizations. kahlrichs : National expert on Human Resources, organizational communication, generational issues, LEAN Theory, and Risk Management. keenmargo : CEO of KeenAlignment – Talent Management Expert – Speaker – Author of The Wealth of Talent.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal is a published thought leader and speaker on the ‘Future of Work’ She also is the Co-Founder of Expertera, a leading global talent platform connecting companies with top talent and expertise on a flexible, on-demand project basis. Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity.

Top Influencers Working in HR Tech Companies Today


Clayton is a speaker, writer, and trainer, and she is also Head of Customer Success at HiringSolved, an AI-powered talent acquisition service provider. Author of the book Work Rules! Bock was recently featured on the cover of Chief Executive magazine and will keynote their annual CEO Talent Summit in Fall 2018. Chaney was a recent guest on the eX podcast and spoke at length about winning the war for talent.

The benefits of getting privacy right


Data for collection includes: personal profile to payroll information to benefits enrollments/preferences, health data, and performance management – with opt-in/opt-out possibilities together with tailored/targeted content as per the new EU legislation. How we effectively manage and protect people analytics will, in this increasingly data-driven world, be what distinguishes winners from losers. It’s time we talked about the benefits of getting privacy right.