Posts Tagged: Workforce Planning

Director of Innovate FDA Discusses Progress in Workforce Planning

We depend on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure that the medical innovations are safe and effective. Director of Innovate FDA and PEW Health Expert, Kathleen Stratton, has said, “FDA has a critical mission to promote and protect the public health and we should all care about their ability to do that.” Chris… Read more »

6 Pitfalls to Workforce Planning: The Fifth and Sixth Pitfalls

The first four pitfalls have been covered. Now it’s time to share the last two, and most likely pitfalls of all … Pitfall No. 5: Running Out of Steam; and Pitfall lNo. 6: Planning for the Wrong Skill Sets Regarding Pitfall No. 5: It should not escape the astute reader that sharing these last two… Read more »

Measuring the Success of Your Workforce Planning Strategy

This is the final blog post in a series of blog posts and podcasts talking through the recent GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning. Be sure to take a listen to the podcase below and view the guide. You can find more HR resources by visiting the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning Homepage. Measuring outcomes of… Read more »

What is the Current State of Human Resources in Government?

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Stephen Beard, Strategic Program Director – HCM SaaS at Oracle, about the current state of HR in government and important elements of a workforce planning initiative. The entire interview can be listened to below, along with a synopsis of the conversation. Stephen provided some insights to… Read more »

Should You Hire a Consultant for Workforce Planning Initiatives?

This is the sixth blog post in a series of blog posts and podcasts talking through the recent GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning. Be sure to take a listen to the podcase below and view the guide. You can find more HR resources by visiting the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning Homepage. A workforce and… Read more »

GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning: Be Proactive – Develop a Workforce Plan

This is the fourth blog post in a series of blog posts and podcasts talking through the recent GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning. Be sure to take a listen to the podcase below and view the guide. You can find more HR resources by visiting the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning Homepage. This week we… Read more »

GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning: Being Prepared for Changes to the Workforce

This is the third post in a series of blog posts and podcasts talking through the recent GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning. Be sure to take a listen to the podcast below and view the guide. You can find more HR resources by visiting the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning Homepage. To craft a well-defined… Read more »

Why do we struggle with Workforce Planning?

To answer this question, I checked in with my former colleague and friend, Dr. Barbara Male. Dr. Male retired from the federal government in April 2008 after 25 years of federal service, most recently serving as a Deputy Assistant Secretary with the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM). She was a career member… Read more »

Announcing: GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning in the Public Sector

GovLoop is proud to present one of our newest guides, the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning in the Public Sector. We all know that the public sector workforce is changing. Although the government workforce is extremely complex, the GovLoop Guide to Workforce Planning in the Public Sector set out to find some best practices, tips… Read more »

6 Pitfalls to Workforce Planning: The Fourth Pitfall

We’ve talked about the first three Pitfalls. Now it’s time to share a tough one… Pitfall No. 4: Translating Plans into Business Lingo. Workforce Planning is characterized by two components, the human side and the business side. We’ve talked a bit about the human side but it’s the business side that launches the Plan! Mark… Read more »