Workforce Planning

Workforce Planning is understanding what employees you will need to meet business goals.

Whether it is looking at the next 12 months or a 5-year strategy plan this will often include understanding what your current workforce looks like, identifying future needs, analysing your talent gaps, and designing workforce solutions to meet organisation objectives.

If you are new to workforce planning, or an experienced HR professional looking to be more strategic, this collection of resources will help you across all aspects of workforce planning for success.

calculating demand
Calculating Demand

The purpose of calculating demand is to establish a baseline for forecasting future demand. Whereas data on workforce supply is typically in plentiful supply within an organisation, data on demand is often scant and fragmented.

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worker performance
Workforce Performance - the supply side of productivity

It is a key point to understand that the workforce, per se, does not service demand; demand is serviced through performance. Workforce performance is the supply side of productivity.

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organisational churn
The Impact of Organisational Churn

Much of modern organisations makes them almost unrecognisable in comparison to those of the last century. That said, the basis of organisational churn remains mostly unchanged. To some, the word churn is used interchangeably with concepts such as turnover and attrition; in reality, they are subsets within churn. 

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