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. What is Workforce Planning?

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?

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A Look Ahead at Talent & Workforce 2016 / 2017: Customize, Innovate & Respond

Bersin with Deloitte

Career Management Competency Management Diversity & Inclusion Engagement Leadership Development Learning Culture Performance Management Succession Management Talent Management Talent Management Tech Talent Strategy Tech Strategy & Execution Workforce PlanningAs many of you know, I came back from leave about six months ago.

How to Compete For Talent Against the Amazons of Your Industry–and Win


With Amazon planning to hire upwards of 50,000 employees, the tech giant poses a serious threat to a company’s ability to attract and hire key talent. Attract More Diverse Candidates. Build Realistic Hiring Plans.

Applied AI in Talent

AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.

Changing Of The Guard In Wholesale Distribution


However, leading distributors also see a way to reimagine the role and structure of their workforce. Over 50% of the workforce will be millennial in the near future. This will require a new workforce strategy to address the new reality.

Why We Should Embrace Generational Differences in the Workplace

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the current generational diversity in the workplace; what generations make up the global workforce, how do they perceive work and how can organizations benefit from generational differences in the workplace? Skill diversity.

How Four Companies Enable their HRBPs with People Analytics


Here are some ideas from four leaders of people analytics from four organizations that presented on how they are enabling their HRBPs at Visier’s annual Outsmart conference for people analytics and workforce planning. . Business leaders have defined their expectations of HR competence.

#HRSummitExpo - The Credible Activist ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

So after Dave Ulrich yesterday talking about his outside-in competencies , today and tomorrow is organised by competency area. Were starting with the Credible Activist competency and a well delivered presentation from Christel Heydemann, EVP Corporate HR from Alcatel Lucent.

Make Technology Compliance Sexy: Embrace The Culture


It’s leavened a sense of mission with an edict for ethical conduct (I’m speaking generally here), and that’s certainly a trend given the trending values of a changing workforce population. . Google, for instance, reported that its tech workforce is 60 percent white and 1 percent black.

6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017


Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town. Recommended Read: Why Connecting Workforce Outcomes to Business Outcomes Matters ]. Cross-Cultural and Technological Competency.

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7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years


Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town. Cross-Cultural and Technological Competency.

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5 Ways to Adapt to an Aging Workforce

Career Partners International

In today’s environment of rapid change, forward-thinking organizations recognize the need for strategic workforce planning. However, there is one cohort that is often overlooked in workforce planning – the older worker or “late-stage careerist.”

Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

Strategic HCM

Workforce Planning is a Necessity… SumTotal & the Definitive Guide to Strategic Human. Most, in fact very, Developing an HR Business Plan / Strategy. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing. About-HCM. Welcome.

Mentoring: The Glue That Makes Employees Stick

ATD Human Capital

To facilitate knowledge exchange, some firms tie their mentoring programs to their learning and development, workforce planning, succession management, or knowledge management initiatives. At some point in our careers, we have all been the “new hire.”

Preparing for Uncertainty: 5 Ways to Ensure the Best Talent Knows You Are Open for Business

HR Daily Advisor

Whether borders are open or closed, governments are left or right, developing a workforce plan that accounts for change and unforeseen circumstances is key for companies to remain competitive in a slow-growth environment during times of uncertainty. Capitalize on Workforce Data.

The 12 Key Functions of Human Resources

Digital HR Tech

According to Storey (1995) , HRM is a distinctive approach to employment management which seeks to achieve competitive advantage through the strategic deployment of a highly committed and capable workforce, using an integrated array of cultural, structural and personnel techniques.

Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition


Long-range workforce planning and finding specialists, top executives, and strategically important talent are critical pieces of talent acquisition. . Workforce Planning and Strategy. Based on this information, develop a strategic plan to meet those demands.

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.

What can Human Capital Management (HCM) do for your business and why you need it


Human Capital Management (HCM) refers to an organization’s comprehensive plan and a set of practices for recruiting, managing, developing and optimizing employees to maximize their values towards an organization. It is a thoughtful process that requires plenty of consideration and planning.

Why People Analytics isn’t Delivering on its Promised Value

Analytics in HR

Most strategic workforce planning tools, HR reports, and other scorecards cannot be categorized as analytics. From an HR perspective, insights into people processes and workforce capability is definitely a step in the right direction; but it is not the end of the story.

6 Real-World Examples of Company Reorgs Done Right


Facing pressure from investors to increase cash flow and speed up new car production, Tesla also laid off 3,000 employees, or 9 percent of its workforce, as part of the reorganization. WSJ plans a reorganization of existing staff rather than a series of layoffs or position eliminations.

3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

And according to Deloitte’s 2017 Human Capital Trends report, 71% of companies see people analytics (also called talent analytics or workforce analytics) as a high priority, though only 9% believe they have a strong idea of which talent dimension drives performance in their organizations.

“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

HR Daily Advisor

Most of HR is designed for long-term employment, he says, but the recession, coupled with the ages of employees, leads to a much more mobile workforce, and that’s a really critical issue for 2015. Workforce Capabilities. Diversity & Inclusion. Succession Planning.

Key takeaways from People Analytics World, London 2018 – Part 1

Littal Shemer

People Analytics World is a leading European annual conference on HR Analytics, Workforce Planning and Employee Insight, in which I was privileged to attend on April 2018. Fortunately, the conference organizers offered interactive tools that helped me to plan my agenda in advance.

5 Simple Ways to Assess Company Culture


If your goal is to recruit people who are innovative, competent and dedicated to your mission, then it’s crucial to earn their loyalty and respect in the hiring and onboarding process.

The Evolving Role Of HR Business Partners


People, their motivation, ambitions, knowledge, skills, and competencies are the greatest assets companies have. The diversity of our workforce is increasing. Multiple workforce generations are working together, coming with different backgrounds, needs, and expectations.

Talent Pooling: Myth or Silver Bullet?


TA needs proactive strategies to align with your organization’s people strategy, hiring needs and to compete for top talent. When TA is executed successfully, it reduces time and cost, drives workforce diversity and innovation, and ultimately boosts business performance. By now, everyone gets the need for proactive recruiting. Additionally, digital transformation and disruption are pushing many companies to recruit in areas where their brands are not particularly well-known.

Leveraging Human Capital to Win in the Digital Age

Lee Hecht Harrison

They must also effectively work within diverse teams that demonstrate agility to achieve challenging goals with tight timelines. Organizations must be proactive and think carefully about structure, job roles and the skills and expertise required to plan and execute a digital strategy.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Alain Roumilhac is the CEO of ManPowerGroup France, a world leader in innovative workforce solutions.

The Serious Implications Of An Aging Workforce

SAP Innovation

Japan is one of the first countries to address the planning implications of an aging workforce, and it’s not a surprise why. Add to that declining birth rates and it also leads to new workforce planning implications. Planning starts now.

Looking Ahead to the Future of Work


An April 2018 study by Catalant found that 63 percent of surveyed companies had a FoW plan in place. By the time the proverbial ink is dry, those plans may be out of date or misaligned to the changing dynamics of the FoW. A Path Toward Crafting an FoW Plan.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

The book covers the full People Analytics scope (Benefits, Compensation, Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, Engagement, Leadership, Learning & Development, Personality Traits, Performance Management, Recruitment, Sales Incentives) with numerous real-world examples, and shows how R can help”.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

Hayal has extensive experience on topics including (among others) the evolution of the gig & on-demand economies, global talent strategy, workforce flexibility, and diversity. Smith – Global Strategy & Workforce Analytics Leader .

As Sourcing Becomes Easier, Recruiting Becomes Harder

Linkedin Talent Blog

This critical step opens the search to more diverse and high potential talent who have a different mix of skills. Our new Master Recruiter Competency Model defines all of the skills necessary to attract, recruit, assess and close these people.

Tackling Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences

Cielo HR Leader

When asked to think about the future, talent leaders without a transformative approach miss their opportunity to be seen as change agents as they often resort to comfort areas — for example, their grasp on the minimum technical capabilities required today, as opposed to the underlying skills necessary to create a workforce that will embrace change in this ever-evolving industry. Hiring quality talent in a tight market requires proactively creating deep and diverse talent pools.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #237: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Oh last night and they’re doing strategic workforce planning on a decade timeline and running it like it’s a portfolio rather than a spreadsheet that you have to go out and there.