In the Fourth Article in the Workforce Planning Series; Developing an Action Plan for your Workforce Planning involves considering its purpose. Workforce Planning is significantly more than just filling open vacancies and keeping warm bodies in positions. It involves this simple formula:
High Performing Workforce = Employees’ Knowledge + Skills + Experience + Initiative
You didn’t think you had to do math, did you? In reality, it is less math than it is understanding the relationship between different elements of Workforce Planning. The goal when Developing an Action Plan for your Workforce Planning is to achieve high performance from the workforce. Not “meets expectations” but HIGH PERFORMANCE.
How can your action plan develop HIGH PERFORMANCE from your Workforce?