Previously, Alicia Roach has examined the “what” of workforce planning and the “why” you should care about it. In this article she begins to unpack the “how” you successfully implement strategic workforce planning within your organisation. Strategic workforce planning is recognised as “the most complex analysis effort undertaken by HR functions” and throughout this blog she details some of the key concepts that are critical and have been found to be differentiators of successfully implementing workforce planning versus strategic workforce planning going off the rails.Read More
A great article from Alicia Roach where she asks why so many organisations struggle with Strategic Workforce Planning. The thing about SWP is that yes, it is about the workforce – but that doesn’t mean it is another item in the “best-practice toolkit” or laundry list for HR. SWP defines that list in the first place! And not just for HR, but for the whole business, who are relying on the capabilities and skill of the workforce to deliver its transformation, digitisation or growth agendas. The workforce is the key execution vehicle for most organisations (and as we already know, their biggest asset, largest cost) and SWP is the way to optimise the workforce – so why so misunderstood?Read More
In the myHRfuture Academy online training course Getting Started with Workforce Planning, Al Adamsen provides a solid foundation to the principles behind workforce planning, while detailing how to create a strategic workforce plan for your organisation. In this instructional video and blog post, Al gives a brief overview of the 10 dimensions of the Talent Assessment and Development framework and how this framework can support your Workforce Planning process.
In the myHRfuture Academy online training course Getting Started with Workforce Planning, Al Adamsen provides a solid foundation to the principles behind workforce planning, while detailing how to create a strategic workforce plan for your organisation. In this instructional video and blog post, Al gives a brief overview of the key stages involved in developing an effective workforce planning process within your organisation and the value it will drive.Read More
Workforce planning is one of the key components of effective human capital management and a topic widely discussed as having an ever-growing importance on the future of work, yet we see so many HR functions failing to successfully embed effective workforce planning process. Why is this? This blog examines the opportunity presenting itself to HR and some of the things you can do to get started with workforce planning.Read More
David presents his first monthly collection of 2019 in what proves to be a bumper issue, which reflects the growth and depth in the people analytics field. Selections include landmark research by Accenture on the link between gaining trust and realising the opportunity afforded by new workplace technologies and people analytics. Also featured is the latest research by Josh Bersin as well as articles covering: strategic workforce planning, diversity, employee engagement and ONA plus several articles penned by people analytics leaders. Dive in and enjoy…Read More
We had the opportunity to speak to RJ Milnor, VP, Talent Management Operations at McKesson at Insight222’s Global Executive Retreat. We ask him how he builds an effective workforce planning capability at McKesson and how to ensure that the People Analytics team is supporting both Talent Acquisition and the overall workforce planning strategy. Click to view the video of his interview as well as the transcript from our discussion.Read More