While workforce planning has been around for decades, it’s often viewed as a tool to support layoffs rather than a way to strategically support the business. But economic uncertainty and shifts in the labor market have made strategic workforce planning more important than ever before.
According to Aptitude Research, 85% of companies are continuing to invest in or increase their investment in strategic workforce planning in 2023, and nearly half of HR leaders are feeling pressure from senior leaders to address the future of work.
Workforce planning is no longer optional. Companies that want to thrive must consistently provide insights and data to address current and future talent needs. HR leaders have a unique opportunity to embrace strategic workforce planning to strengthen their relationships with business leaders and provide data-driven insights into the future of their workforces.
This report explores what a modern approach to strategic workforce planning should include and the technologies and processes companies should consider to get there.