Today’s world is hard to predict and the world at work follows suit. Just when you think you have a plan in place, change instantly does away with that plan and brings about need for a new one. It’s not about coming up with a workforce planning strategy that will work forever; it’s about producing a strategy that can keep up with the environment’s rapidly changing ways.
What’s happening in the world in real time? Align current events and shifts with those happening within your organization. As workforce planning is a continuous process, ever-evolving external factors indicate what roles and skills your organization needs in the present, and what the near future might have in store. We may not be able to see around upcoming corners, but we can try to prepare as many future scenarios as possible. The ability to identify environmental change and understand the environment’s current trends could mean big shifts in strategy.
Learn more about the continual workforce planning process by tuning into the October 18 webcast, “Embedding Dynamic Workforce Planning into your Quickly-Changing Business.