Workforce Planning Resource Guide for Public Sector Human Resource Professionals

This guide focuses on how workforce planning can meet the unique needs of public sector HR professionals at any level of government—Federal, State, and local. The guide discusses why workforce planning is important, delineates the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in the organization, illustrates a universal model and its components, outlines a step-by-step approach to implementing the generic model, identifies what data elements are needed and what databases exist or should be developed, and discusses the unique challenges by specific occupational groups.