The art of engaging employers in workforce planning and development

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Government of Western Australia Department of Training and Workforce Development - Training Providers Forum 2014 In this workshop we will explore how to engage employers and small to medium sized enterprises in assessing their business and workforce needs. The importance of research, making a link or connection, how to talk less and listen more and the right questions to ask. Develop your art of conversation to engage employers, leading to long term, genuine relationships and keep up to date with the latest trends in small business to inform your marketing strategy.

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  • 1. Presented by Wendy Perry Workforce BluePrint @waperry from @WorkforcePlan The art of engaging employers and enterprises in workforce planning and development 1

2. Building workforce capability 2 3. Evidence 3 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 4. Evidence Negotiate and navigate 4 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 5. Evidence Negotiate and navigate Get together, discuss and validate 5 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 6. Conversation map Employer 7. Evidence Negotiate and navigate Get together, discuss and validate Analysis and ask questions 7 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 8. WORKFORCE PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT MODEL STEP 1: CONTEXT & ENVIRONMENT STEP 2: CURRENT WORKFORCE PROFILE STEP 3: FUTURE WORKFORCE PROFILE STEP 4: GAP ANALYSIS & CLOSING STRATEGIES STEP 5: REVIEW & EVALUATION Timeframe, Methodology, Tools Why? Strategic Objectives and Scope Internal / External Environment Consultation and Communication Demographics Skills and Competencies Issues / Challenges Critical job roles and gaps Areas for action gaps and issues Priorities / Risk Rating Workforce Development Strategies Resources and responsibilities Scenarios Critical job roles, Demand vs. Supply Skills and Competencies Outcomes of the plan Evaluation and Implementation Review and Monitoring www.workforceblueprint.com.au 9. Evidence Negotiate and navigate Get together, discuss and validate Analysis and ask questions Greatest importance and galvanise 9 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 10. Insert screen shot 10 Workforce Plan Generator 11. Evidence Negotiate and navigate Get together, discuss and validate Analysis and ask questions Greatest importance and galvanise Evaluate and review 11 Workforce BluePrint System for Engagement 12. SME - Current workforce profile 60% female, 40% male Age range from 18-52 yrs, average age of 35 Length of service ranging from 8 3.5 yrs Degree/Higher Qual 60%; VET Certificate Qual 40% Managing Director, Office & Accounts Manager, Technical Professionals, Business Development/Project Management & Administration Trainee 13. SME - Current workforce skills development needs Client database segmentation International markets Virtual/online/social networking strategies Intellectual property management & protection Workplace policies & procedures for sustainability Record keeping frameworks Project & risk management Sales strategies & fulfilment Digital capability and productivity 14. SME - Future workforce profile + 100% FTE in 3 years; + 50% in 5 years 33% 45 yrs+; 33% 35-44 years; 33% under 35 years Degree/Higher Qual 50%; Diploma Qual 10%; VET Certificate Qual 40% 60% female, 40% male Full time 20%; Part time 20%; Contractors 60% 15. SME - Gap analysis Recruitment of additional positions including School Based Apprentice and Project Officer Retention of current staff and contractors KPI/Balance Score Card measurement and implementation of business plan plus performance management Understanding, knowledge and application of sustainability across the company Capacity particularly in the area of specialised technical knowledge, tech savvy and internationalisation Risk management plan development & compliance training Financial management skills cash flow over the planned growth period Marketing qualifications and PR profile Up to date HRM systems, policies and procedures Critical job role Managing Director succession planning 16. LinkedIn Australian VET Leaders 18 17. LinkedIn Workforce Planning Tools 19 18. Whats next for you? Questions and Answers Your take-aways target market employers? Connect 20 19. Workforce BluePrint: www.workforceblueprint.au check out the shop! wendy@workforceblueprint.com.au WPAA (all things VET) www.wpaa.com.au Keep up to date: LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/wendyperry Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WorkforcePlanningTools Twitter: @WorkforcePlan and @waperry Workforce Planning Tools: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Workforce-Planning- Tools-4245718?trk=myg_ugrp_ovr Connect 21