Step 3: Develop Staffing Strategies

Staffing strategies are longer-term, directional plans of action that describe what an organization is actually going to do to address staffing needs across all planning periods throughout its planning horizon. Examples of staffing strategies include:

  • Meet needs at senior levels through a 75 percent/25 percent blend of promotion from within and external recruiting.

  • Focus recruiting and development on core positions that generate significant competitive advantage.

  • Meet short-term needs for specific technical skills by using contractors.

  • Redeploy individuals who are surplus in one area to a different area, providing accelerated development as required.

  • Reorganize work to better utilize the available talent.

  • Initiate ...

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