Two Resources for Driving Strategic Workforce Planning Through Scenario Planning | Xplane and Gartner

Workforce Planning

As organizations prioritize strategic workforce planning (SWP), scenario planning can help improve the effectiveness of their SWP efforts. Scenario planning (SP) helps envision, describe, and plan for possible—but alternative—futures an organization may face. These scenarios are generated by considering factors such as economic growth, labor market conditions, and the introduction of new technologies, to name a few. …

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Build a Business Case for Strategic Workforce Planning: Customizable Presentation for HR Leaders | Gartner

Workforce Planning

Strategic workforce planning (SWP) is a top priority for many organizations. Yet, practitioners often struggle to implement SWP in their firms. According to research by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) of 32 HR practices, SWP is among the top three talent practices with the most significant gaps between the importance organizations place on the capability and their …

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Using Scenario Planning as Inflation Continues to Rise | Deloitte Reference

Workforce Planning

As inflation persists, workers’ real wages and buying power continue to decline despite wage growth. In the U.S. alone, consumer inflation is up 8.6% in May 2022 compared to May 2021—its highest level since December 1981. And with little signs of this trend slowing down soon, organizations are increasingly concerned about the impact inflation will have …

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Webinar: Imagining Work Without Jobs | MIT Sloan Management Review

Podcast | Webinar Workforce Planning

In this new one-hour on-demand webinar conducted on April 27, 2022, Ravin Jesuthasan and John W. Boudreau share ideas from their book, Work without Jobs: How to Reboot Your Organization’s Work Operating System (released March 29, 2022). The main point of their book is that organizations must embrace a new “work operating system” that deconstructs or unpacks jobs into …

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6 Future of Work Trends Reshaping the Employee Experience | Gartner HR Leaders Monthly – May

HR Technology Workforce Planning

This 36-page May 2022 edition of Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly Magazine includes six articles on how technological change and the evolution of the work will impact the employee experience (EX) in the months and years ahead. The first article (starts on p.4) outlines six future of work trends reshaping the EX. They include: 1) Well-Being Is the New …

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Meet the Four Forces Shaping Your Workforce Strategy | strategy + business

Workforce Planning

This 14-page article highlights how companies are navigating four forces to inform their workforce strategy. The four forces and the questions they help firms answer include: 1) Specialization (the expertise we obtain and build to succeed). How can we anticipate the roles we’ll need (and the roles being displaced)? 2) Scarcity (the talent shortages and skills deficits that could harm …

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Ten New Realities for Finding, Keeping, and Developing Talent | Mckinsey & Co.

Talent Management Workforce Planning

This article shares ten talent realities companies need to face and offers suggestions for how firms can address them. And while the article is written through the lens of ‘tech talent,’ many of the realities are agnostic of role, function, and industry, such as: #3. Think candidate experiences, not recruiting process. This point emphasizes that firms …

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Four Views Scenario Planning Worksheet | Xplane

Workforce Planning

Many organizations increasingly recognize the importance of strategic scenario planning (SSP) in light of the pandemic. SSP is a tool that helps organizations envision, describe, and plan for possible–but alternative futures an organization may face. SSP enables firms to prepare for uncertainties, considering such factors as the amount of economic growth, labor market conditions, and …

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Podcast: Does the Future of Work Mean Work Without Jobs? | Digital HR Leaders

Podcast | Webinar Workforce Planning

In this 55-minute podcast episode, David Green interviews Ravin Jesuthasan and John Boudreau, who are releasing a new book—Work Without Jobs: How to Reboot Your Organization’s Work Operating System (due out on March 29, 2022). John and Ravin discuss how they see the future of work and jobs evolving, including the core principles behind their new work …

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Can’t Fill Jobs? Deconstruct Them | MIT Sloan Management Review

Workforce Planning

Many firms are enhancing aspects of their employee value proposition (EVP), such as flexible work, wellbeing, and compensation, to attract and retain talent in a competitive market. And while a compelling and differentiated EVP is an essential component of a talent strategy, another viable lever for addressing talent challenges is rethinking how work gets organized. In this …

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