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HR Future-Proofing vs. Firefighting: 5 Strategic Workforce Planning Tips

Visier

Quick HR fixes, like filling a vacancy with a pricey new hire or instantly meeting demands for pay raises, may lead to near-term wins. But costly ad hoc solutions can have a negative long-term impact if they are applied to roles that end up being less valuable to the business. But with strategic workforce planning , it is possible to plan ahead — and not just react — in this rapidly changing business environment. Streamline the planning team.

Top Workforce Planning Courses

TalenX

Strategic workforce planning can improve the quality of your workforce. Strategic workforce planning, however, will be effective only when you know how to run the process the right way. Strategic Workforce Planning: A Fundamental Beginner’s Guide by Udemy.

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5 workforce planning tools and how to use them

Business Management Daily

has come to the realization that strategic workforce planning is a necessity for the organization. Baby Boomers make up a significant portion of the company’s current workforce, and their retirement over the next few years could cause serious staffing shortages in key positions.

How to Engage in Healthcare Workforce Planning

Precheck

How to Engage in Healthcare Workforce Planning May. The COVID-19 pandemic put an immense strain on healthcare workers and exacerbated the ever-growing healthcare workforce shortage. Workforce planning helps you predict the skills your organization will need to remain competitive.

How to get started with strategic workforce planning

Business Management Daily

Businesses struggling to handle the here and now often put off thinking about their future workforce. Eventually, though, the issue jumps front and center — usually when staffing reaches a problematic stage. The need for strategic workforce planning. Current workforce.

Workforce Planning for Your Next Fiscal Year in a Time of Uncertainty

Cisive

While it is challenging to have strategic business conversations around budget, staffing and headcount while we are working in a time of uncertainty, we still have to be able to plan for our company’s future. Let’s start with one example of agile and flexible crisis planning: H-E-B.

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.

6 Ways to Overcome the Obstacles of Workforce Planning

Pingboard

The workforce is evolving. An organization’s workforce planning efforts are now more important than ever before. There are a whole host of benefits that come with strategic workforce planning, from helping the company ensure the right people are in the right roles, to improving efficiency, new hire onboarding, and employee engagement. However, despite the wide array of benefits that come with it, many organizations still struggle with workforce planning.

Best Practices for Successful Workforce Planning During Economic Uncertainty

Eightfold

Heightened financial uncertainty has businesses of all sizes struggling to strategically plan for the long term. Company leaders are asking themselves, “Do I plan for leaner times, greater growth, or both?”. The answers to these questions directly impact workforce planning.

4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Focus on Workforce Planning

Pingboard

The business landscape is changing as a result of new advances in technology, as well as industry disruptors that leverage talent and technology in innovative ways. According to research conducted by Accenture , 61 percent of executives say they are not well prepared to change their workforce skill and job mix to transition into a digital business. Balance External Hiring with Internal Moves. One of the key components of workplace planning is recruitment.

Talking Candidly About Workforce Planning for HR Executives

Cisive

One thing stood out above the others, and it’s something every HR leader and team member faces: workforce planning. We have to balance the needs of our team and our recruiting budget and support with our company goals, plus find a way to predict what the marketplace is going to look like in one, three, and five years for our particular industry. As an HR partner, your role in workforce planning is at the heart of what really matters to your company leaders.

3 Workforce Planning Tips for Project-Based Businesses

Workday

The best businesses develop capacity flex—the ability to rapidly increase or decrease staffing levels or to shift quickly from one project to another. Face it: Personnel planning is never going to be super flexible if you’re stuck using static, error-prone spreadsheets. But if you swap out those clunky spreadsheets for the right business planning tool , scenario planning takes mere seconds and a few clicks of a button.

Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Hiring Rush

SHRM Resources

the economy rebounds and businesses aim to get fully staffed after having to lay off workers during the pandemic. Workforce Planning External Recruiting Talent Acquisition Metrics and Analytics Talent Acquisition Technology

Why Agile Workforce Planning is Key for Organizational Success

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Rapid technology change, shifting demographics, competitive markets, and other trends have necessitated new types of business structures that are optimized for adaptability. This is supported by a critical element that is often overlooked: agile workforce planning. In short, to have a responsive workforce, the process that supports this (workforce planning) needs to be adaptable itself. The 4 Critical Elements of Agile Workforce Planning.

Talking Candidly About Workforce Planning for HR Executives

Precheck

Talking Candidly About Workforce Planning for HR Executives Dec. One thing stood out above the others, and it’s something every HR leader and team member faces: workforce planning. How Workforce Planning Supports Your HR Efforts.

Workforce Planning to Defend Your Agency’s Budget

Acendre

You, on the other hand, face building challenges in the form of Baby Boomer retirements and difficulties in recruiting young professionals. ” Fortunately, through modern workforce planning and analytics solutions , you can defend budget proposals with precise data which directly speaks to ROI-benefiting outcomes. Specifically, here’s what these solutions can provide: Executive dashboards.

Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

In this issue we talk to Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing at the French multi-national, Thales Group, about his company’s decision to build a substantial in-house team to manage recruitment and personnel development. It wasn’t something I had planned to do, but more of a happy accident. So I went in as a consultant on a project basis and sorted out both their IT and finance function, recruiting over 100 new people along the way.

Workforce Planning to Defend Your Agency’s Budget

Acendre

You, on the other hand, face building challenges in the form of Baby Boomer retirements and difficulties in recruiting young professionals. ” Fortunately, through modern workforce planning and analytics solutions , you can defend budget proposals with precise data which directly speaks to ROI-benefiting outcomes. Specifically, here’s what these solutions can provide: Executive dashboards.

Restructuring Hiring

HRO Today

In an uncertain world, recruiters are shifting gears to focus on short-term hiring. From video interviews to remote onboarding, the pandemic has irrecoverably changed the face of recruitment. Workforce planning is more critical than it’s ever been,” he says.

From Workforce Management to Optimization: The Evolving Roles of HR and Operations

Workday

On top of losing jobs, the pandemic forced many workers to leave the workforce. They’re coping with the unprecedented challenges by offering hiring incentives : increased base pay for new hires, flexibility for employees to set their own hours, and tuition subsidies.

Boese: How HR tech is responding to the new emphasis on skills

HRExecutive

But that keyword-matching process, while an improvement over the “gut feeling” of a recruiter or hiring manager, has always had limitations. This helps solve the problem of candidates who do not know how to “game” the system.

Why Quality Matters Now More Than Ever for Staffing and Recruiting Firms

SkillSurvey

And new technologies, networks, and data sources have expanded options for sourcing talent more successfully. This is all good news for the staffing and recruiting industry, which is experiencing unprecedented growth. The drive to innovate is already blurring the lines between traditional staffing, RPO and MSP as each move aggressively to retool how they attract, source, and manage talent for their clients. Finding and keeping talent is trickier than ever.

How Hershey Used Data to Increase Retention Rates and Improve Workforce Planning

Linkedin Talent Blog

snacking companies, having fully-staffed sales teams is a key ingredient for Hershey to make the most of these treat-filled seasons. In order to proactively plan for hiring needs ahead of time, Hershey needed a systematic process to predict attrition. And that’s exactly what Sean Kirlin , Senior Manager of HR Operations & Systems, and Emilie Thomas , Director of Advanced Analytics, set out to build with their teams at Hershey. Improving workforce planning.

Prioritizing a global hiring strategy: How it can build your team’s resilience

Bob

Hybrid work and the rise of technology-driven communication are transforming team collaboration. One of the keys to achieving an effective global recruitment strategy is to embrace the digital tools that have become commonplace in the world of work.

Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser

HR Examiner

Watch this video Q&A with John Sumser on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space during the coronavirus pandemic. Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser. I prefer to call them intelligent tools. Intelligent tools cannot give you answers.

8 Benefits of Using People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Bad hires, regrettable attrition, cost overruns, poor productivity — these are just a few of the daily challenges HR leaders face—which people analytics can help. They fail to reveal how staffing shortfalls will impact revenue goals or net promoter scores. Quality of hire improvement.

The Top 25 Best Applicant Tracking Systems (Updated for 2018)

Proven

Hiring can seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be! Ideally, your company’s hiring process should be as efficient and effective as possible – and an applicant tracking system can make that happen. Applicant tracking systems are known for streamlining the hiring process through handling recruitment needs electronically. That’s why we have compiled the top applicant tracking systems to make hiring easier for you and your company.

AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech Right Now – Q&A, Reinventing HR

HR Examiner

Where we are now with Intelligent Tools (AI and Data). This video by John Sumser is his talk on where we are right now with Intelligent Tools (AI and Data) in the HR and Recruiting space in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. I prefer to call them intelligent tools.

Solving the Talent Crunch

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the current hiring crisis and what can be done about it. But another key issue is the challenge of workforce planning when the half-life of skills is shrinking so dramatically. Zoe Harte: Existing contingent workforce models are no longer efficient in meeting accelerating talent needs.

HR TechStack – Applicant Tracking Systems

WhoKnows

Application Tracking Software Definition. An applicant tracking system (ATS) manages the recruiting process by collecting and organizing applicant information. These systems are used in the recruiting and hiring of new talent. By using an ATS, recruiters reduce the time spent reading resumes and screening potential applicants. ATSs can be implemented either as a standalone solution or as part of an integrated HR management suite.

You Are Who You Hire: Using Jobs Data for Competitive Intelligence

Burning Glass Technologies

Recruiters often say “you are who you hire,” but the real trick is turning jobs data into a useful source of competitive intelligence. If a company starts staffing up around a certain role or skill set, that’s an early signal of what their larger strategy or initiative might be. A firm that starts hiring inside sales staffers may have had a rush of turnover, or it may be ramping up a new strategy.

Simplifying the Hiring Process with Recruitment Automation

AllyO

How AI Can Enhance the Personal Touch in Candidate Recruitment. Recruitment automation is giving hiring teams a much-needed advantage in a highly competitive market. Inside this complete guide to recruiting automation, you will find: In this article: How a recruitment automation process streamlines hiring. Recruitment Automation Case Studies. What AI can do for your recruiting efforts. Recruitment automation tools.

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

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

Recruiting Talent in a Post-Pandemic Healthcare Workforce Shortage

Precheck

Recruiting Talent in a Post-Pandemic Healthcare Workforce Shortage Jun. In 1991, Congress declared the first Tuesday in June to be National Healthcare Recruiter Recognition Day. To stand out, train your recruitment team to offer outstanding candidate service and experiences.

The Future of Recruiting: 6 Predictions on How COVID-19 Will Transform Hiring

Linkedin Talent Blog

Recruiting today looks radically different than it did just a year ago. Virtually recruiting remote workers is the new norm for many. To help you manage these changes and get ahead of what’s coming next, we’re making six bold predictions about the future of recruiting.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

Visier

“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? The race to adopt people analytics is heating up: according to the Bersin by Deloitte HR Technology Disruptions for 2018 report , “people analytics is now a must-have discipline within HR and business.”. Building your People Analytics Solution. Recently, I learned about a large software organization’s quest to build a people analytics solution.

Understanding the Basics: What Is Human Capital Management Software?

Workday

This blog is part of a series explaining the technologies that help companies manage their people and money. Today’s workforce encompasses five generations , a range with different workplace needs and expectations. Paying your workforce.

Beyond Hiring & Firing, What Does HR Do?

Jeff Waldman - Recruiting

I’ve been asked the question of, “beyond hiring and firing, what does HR do” so many times during my career that I lost count 18 years ago when my career started. Fast forward 100+ years HR administration is still very much a core part of what HR does but can easily be achieved by using HR software. During the pre-World War I and II era the world of work was changing as technology was advancing and we needed to adapt to our new realities.

2020 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 1

Entelo

With the new year around the corner, it's time to start thinking through your 2020 plan. What are your top hiring priorities? What skills and technology gaps stand in the way of those priorities? Recruitment Agency Expo. Hiring Success.

Getting Ahead

HRO Today

A team of recruiters gets to work and just a few days later, there’s already several promising options on the table, with contract workers ready to fill the temporary talent gap in the meantime. Not only have recruiters filled the existing job opening quickly and efficiently, but they have delivered a top-of-the-line experience, engaged a number of high-quality potential hires, and made strides to solve their organisation’s future hiring challenges.