In our second article in the Workforce Planning series, we discuss Why Do Organizations Need Workforce Planning? Workforce Planning is the way highly effective leaders ensure they have a sustainable supply of the right talent, available at the right place and time, to meet their short- and long-term business objectives. It provides them an action plan that helps meet their long-term goals to maintain long-term success. It’s an ongoing process that allows them to prepare to lead their company into the future successfully.
If your business is like many businesses, you have strategy’s in place that focuses on:
Brands, and so on
What you may not have is a strategy that focuses on what most businesses call their most valuable asset; your workforce. Few businesses are as meaningful in their strategies for their most costly resource; the workforce.
What does all that mean? Well, read on…