The first step in a successful talent management strategy is planning your workforce. Proper strategic planning provides a long-term blueprint that helps to ensure your workforce and organization is prepared for the future.

As a manager and leader planning for your talent needs, you should consider the following:

  • Identify the critical skills you need
  • Identify changes that may need to be made within your organization's structure
  • Identify your current staff's strengths
  • Determine the type of talent you'll need for key roles in the future
  • Assess where professional development is needed to prepare current staff for future openings


CEB Workforce Planning Tools and Resources

These resources are available on the CEB Corporate Leadership Council website. Use your UC email address to log in. Once you are logged in, these links will open directly.