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Handbook for Implementation: Workforce Planning and Management

The following handbook is a resource for managers, human resources advisors and employees for information related to workforce planning and management. Key topics include alternation, reasonable job offers, opting employees, surplus, leave, relocation and transfer, pay and benefits.

Treasury Board Secretariat, the Public Service Commission, the Privy Council Office, and the Canada School of Public Service are working together to provide a more consistent and coordinated approach to workforce planning and management across the public service.

Plan and Prepare

  • Workforce Data and Information
    • Priority Information Management System (PIMS)
    • Public Service Management Dashboard (pub)

Workforce Adjustment


Career Transition for Executives



The Canada School of Public Service offers training on managing change, learning the ins and outs of workforce management, preparing for the next steps in your career, adapting your leadership style during transitions and learning how to manage difficult situations.

Visit Seminars on Workforce Management for the complete list of learning products.

Legislation, Policies and Directives


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