Workforce Planning: What Jobs Will Need to Be Performed?

Once you have made an estimate relative to the number of employees it will take to accomplish the organization's short-term, long-term, and emerging staffing needs, the next step is to determine functionally—and on a job-by-job basis—what these employees will need to do in order to move the organization to where it needs to go. It is in this context that we will look at jobs.


Not all organizations conduct this process in exactly the same order. It's more important to ensure that all these steps are taken in a logical way that will yield solid results than it is to mandate a particular process.

Job Analysis

As stated in Chapter 2, a job analysis is the process by which information about ...

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