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Workforce Planning Pitfalls

White Paper Published By: SuccessFactors
Published:  Aug 22, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  5 pages

Executing talent management activities before they’re needed is an earmark of a successful business. With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today’s businesses, strategic workforce planning – the discipline of forecasting future gaps between demand and supply of critical talent, to ensure that you have the appropriate workforce mix three, five or ten years from now – has become one of HR’s most important responsibilities.

HR executives new to this process should be aware of a number of pitfalls to avoid when engaging in strategic workforce planning.