428Planning - • Professional and trade journals • Industry groups • Conferences • Lobbyists • Consultants • Informal groups • Public

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Human Resource Planning Objectives : To learn about some of the major external influences on HR planning. To discuss some of the key staffing strategy issues. To discuss the use of environmental scanning. To learn about the Major HR Planning Issues.
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External Influences on Staffing General economy and product market conditions Growth v stability v downsizing Ability to hire Ability to pay Labor market conditions Supply and demand Occupation specific Influences numbers of applicants and pay levels Labor unions Little influence on external staffing Great influence on internal staffing Lines of progression Seniority
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Staffing Strategy Issues Select versus train (hire versus promotion from within) Hire (and pay) the best versus adequate Core versus temporary workforce Accommodate business strategy versus determinant of business strategy Hire for job versus for career Diversity as value-add versus compliance
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Environmental Scanning Benchmarking Professional and trade associations
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Unformatted text preview: • Professional and trade journals • Industry groups • Conferences • Lobbyists • Consultants • Informal groups • Public relations activities • etc. Staffing Planning – Wish List • 5-year growth plan • Recruiting plan ♦ Key schools ♦ Professional and hourly • Diversity plan ♦ More than just AA plan • Succession plan for top jobs • Statistical models for big job groups • Enabled by advances in information technology • Quarterly management reviews Staffing Planning – Difficulties • Long-term growth virtually impossible to predict • Statistical models are not very accurate (require too many assumptions) • Hiring authorizations are a highly political activity of senior management • Strategy is usually not well defined in advance (clear after the fact only) • Result is a highly reactive staffing planning process • Bottom line: View as opportunity for improvement...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2009 for the course OBHR 428 taught by Professor Campion during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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428Planning - • Professional and trade journals • Industry groups • Conferences • Lobbyists • Consultants • Informal groups • Public

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