In a nutshell, workforce planning is a systematic approach that ensures you have the right people with the right skills in the right place at the right time to fulfil business objectives.
In practical terms, workforce planning involves taking a step beyond traditional everyday HR metrics such as head count, attrition and engagement, to leverage wider workforce analytics that allow HR leaders to support and guide senior leadership decisions around resource allocation that lead to business boosting efficiency gains. Regardless of size, sector or situation, for organisations looking to achieve more with less, workforce planning provides vital business intelligence to those responsible for manpower decisions.
To understand workforce planning and how it can make a positive impact to your bottom-line, this guide will address;
- The key steps in a workforce planning exercise?
- The tangible benefits it can bring?
- Case Study: How workforce planning paid off for a North East manufacturer
- How to get started on workforce planning?
- How can a consultant help and how to choose the right one?