Senior Professional in Human Resources: Talent Planning

  • 10 videos | 35m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
As the economic pendulum swings, top talent comes and goes and the replacement effort starts over, or can even shift. In this course, you'll learn how HR can aid in assessing the workforce and helping to find top talent with the right tools in place. You'll examine talent planning, forecasting, flexible staffing, structural workforce change, business restructuring, transition techniques, and talent planning. This course can be used in preparation for the HR Certification Institute(r) (HRCI(r)) SPHR(r) certification exam.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    define the talent planning process
    identify techniques for HR forecasting
    specify the process for determining staffing requirements
    identify sources for the HR talent pool
  • identify the impact of flexible staffing on the workplace
    identify how structural workforce changes impact the workplace
    recognize how business restructuring contributes to the talent planning process
    identify techniques used to successfully transition employees
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    1.  Course Overview
    1m 15s
    After completing this video, you will be able to discover the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Workforce Planning
    Talent planning refers to the people management processes that are used to recruit and retain top talent. It is a function that is either centralized in large businesses, managed by HR in mid-sized businesses, or perhaps… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Workforce Management
    4m 24s
    HR forecasting helps to determine how many employees are required to meet a strategic goal. HR forecasts both short and long-term staffing needs based on projected sales, office growth, attrition, and other factors that… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Staffing Requirements
    7m 16s
    When it comes to staffing requirements, some questions spring to mind. These include how many employees are needed? What is the ideal team structure? What are the required skills? When will the first hires be required?… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Talent Pool
    3m 51s
    Talent pool refers to a database of potential job candidates that can be utilized to serve an organization's short-term or long-term needs. This video explores this concept, along with other options such as … FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Flexible Staffing
    Flexible staffing is an employment strategy that can fill open positions. The typical process to hire a new employee can take upwards of 45 days, but this can reduce to a fraction of the time where alternative  sources… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Workforce Structural Changes
    2m 13s
    Workforce restructuring can be a challenging process as the adjustments are made to the business. Structural changes typically fall into two categories, realignments and site reductions. This video outlines the various… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Business Restructuring
    2m 30s
    Restructuring is an action taken to significantly modify the financial and operational aspects of the business. It involves significantly modifying the debt operations or structure of a company as a way of limiting… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Transition Techniques
    3m 11s
    The HR team can help employees when an organization is transitioning onto a new phase. Establishing a transition team that supports employees and communicates with them is particularly useful. This video outlines… FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Course Summary
    1m 19s
    After completing this video, you will be able to summarize the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS


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