In many industries, the pace of change is such that your workforce plan could be out of date before you finish drafting it. In such an environment, workforce planning must find a way to plan for the future but respond with alacrity when organizational talent needs change unexpectedly. In this HCI Keynote, David Ryan of Keurig Green Mountain explains how, after a period of rapid growth, this disruptive innovator used workforce planning to manage significant shifts in labor needs without resorting to major reductions in force.
- Identifying demand signals to accurately project talent needs.
- Making business leaders responsible for executing and managing workforce plans.
- Using contract talent and natural attrition to manage cyclical peaks and valleys in demand.