Staffing plan

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Human Resources are recognized as an organization that is only as good as its people. Organizations large and small, have realize that to be competitive globally they need to have productive employees. Attracting the most qualified employees and matching them to the jobs for which they are best suited is significant for the success of any organization. Human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists provide the necessary connection. In the past, these workers have been associated with performing the administrative function of an organization, such as handling employee benefits questions or recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new staff in accordance with policies and requirements that have been established in conjunction with top management. Today's human resources workers manage these tasks and, increasingly, consult top executives regarding strategic planning. They have moved from behind the scenes staff work to leading the company in suggesting and changing policies.

Staffing Strategies

The first step for any business is examining what type of staffing strategy to use when looking to hire potential new employees.

A staffing strategy is defined as a strategy that focuses on the supplying of staff or employees for a specific job function within a company. The first step in developing the staffing strategy for any organization is looking at the staffing models from the other similar organization. Staffing models are related sets of reports, charts and graphs that are used to precisely understand how employee time is spent and at what cost. These sets of related charts and graphs provide both a broad and in-depth picture of work activity time and cost. The staffing plan then will allow the organization to forecast the future workflow, estimate the number of employees and predict potential problems that may arise in the facility.

The second step in determining what type of staffing...