Infohrm Launches 2008 Survey to Benchmark "The Value of Workforce Planning"

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Will Demonstrate How Organizations Around the World Link Workforce Planning to Financial and Strategic Outcomes

The results of the 2007 Global Workforce Planning Survey brought to light a number of assumptions we held about the roadblocks to successful workforce planning, such as little to no evidence of financial impact and poor integration of the workforce planning process with financial and strategic plans

Infohrm, the global leader in full-service workforce planning, reporting, and analysis solutions today announced the launch of its 2008 global workforce planning survey titled "The Value of Workforce Planning". The 2008 survey builds upon the findings from last year’s Global Workforce Planning Survey, in which only 14 percent of organizations are prepared for the impending loss of skills, corporate knowledge, and leadership that will occur in the next five years.

Through a concise set of questions, the survey will ask participants to evaluate how successful they are in linking workforce planning to strategic and financial planning processes. Organizations will be able to benchmark their current workforce planning practices and identify opportunities for improvement, with a specific focus on building the business case for investments in workforce planning.

“The results of the 2007 Global Workforce Planning Survey brought to light a number of assumptions we held about the roadblocks to successful workforce planning, such as little to no evidence of financial impact and poor integration of the workforce planning process with financial and strategic plans,” said Peter Howes, Chief Executive Officer of Infohrm. “We are eagerly anticipating the 2008 results to clarify how progressive organizations establish a strong foundation for workforce planning.”

The strictly confidential survey will be administered online and is open for response until Friday, April 4, 2008. Infohrm will provide participants with a complimentary copy of the findings in a published report.

Take Infohrm’s 2008 Workforce Planning Survey

The findings will also be presented at Infohrm’s 2008 Workforce Planning Summit, to be held at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa on May 19-20. The event will demonstrate proven methods of workforce planning and highlight how workforce planning should integrate with similar business processes. Confirmed speakers include Google, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Ameriprise Financial, Freddie Mac, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, and The Williams Companies.

Click here for more information or to register for the 2008 Workforce Planning Summit.

About Infohrm’s Workforce Planning Program

Infohrm’s membership program provides the methodology, tools, training, consulting, coaching, and technology to support an in-house workforce planning function. The program’s value is realized through the coupling of internal and external resources to ensure a sustainable and cost-effective workforce planning function. Infohrm manages the extraction of workforce and financial data to deliver a state-of-the art, user friendly, web-based interface to facilitate workforce planning forecasts and gap identification.

Learn more about Infohrm’s workforce planning program.

About Infohrm

Infohrm is the global leader in on-demand workforce planning, reporting, and human capital analytics solutions. With over 25 years of experience, and a strong customer base consisting of Fortune 1000, non-profit, and government clients, Infohrm has paved the way for organizations to measure the impact of human capital initiatives and drive business results. The Infohrm solutions couple a leading edge on-demand technology platform with strategic consulting and training services to focus on the analysis of data to help organizations make informed decisions around human capital practices. Learn more at http://www.infohrm.com

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