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Human Resources Planning Guide for Executives

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3. Advantages

What's in it for you?

  • assists in aligning the workforce (e.g. reduction, expansion or change in business lines) in response to changes in the environment
  • informs the development of business cases to justify resources identified through analysis of current and future human resources needs
  • leads to a supportive workplace and continuous learning culture through planning activities linked to employee and organizational learning
  • helps meet managerial responsibilities and accountabilities

What's in it for the Public Service?

  • enables continuous improvement and builds the capacity of the Public Service to deliver services to Canadians (Results for Canadians)
  • helps meet environmental challenges such as aging workforce, competitive labour market, increasingly diverse workforce and technological changes
  • promotes healthy organizations that attract and retain an engaged, sustainable, competent and diverse workforce
  • helps improve performance and reporting, which helps develop and ensure sustained, strong leadership across the Public Service

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