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Workforce planning is a continuous process that ensures Curtin has the right people with the right skills at the right time. This methodical process documents work area directions whilst providing managers with a tool for making human resource decisions now and in future. Other influential factors include:

  • overall strategic plans
  • financial and budget considerations
  • environmental issues
  • governance
  • legislative requirements and regulations

Support and advice

Workforce planning is an ongoing process and it should be included in your strategic planning approaches. As an area or a functional manager, you should communicate with your People and Business Partner when considering the following changes within your area:

  • changes to organisational structure
  • creating new positions
  • changing existing positions

You can access the following links for workforce profiling and information:

  • OrgManager
    This tool can be useful when analysing your current organisational structure.
    Remember, the initial reports you obtain in this way are only a snapshot of your workforce profile at a certain point in time.
  • HR reporting systems
    You can utilise these resources for more in-depth and further reporting information