Discussions about the need to strategically address public sector employee turnover through workforce development and succession planning often end without leading to action. Set alongside everyday operational tasks, succession planning becomes the checklist item continuously pushed down the to-do list because it seems too big to tackle, requiring time that is just not available.
In the May 2018 issue of HR News, the magazine of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), Baker Tilly outlines a process for integrating workforce and succession planning into daily operations:
Human resources practitioners should take the lead at each step, steering the organization’s human capital management and collaborating with supervisors and managers whose contributions affect outcomes.
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