Use these tools and resources to help you implement the NSW Government strategic workforce planning framework. Each tool and resource corresponds to a different stage of the strategic workforce planning cycle.
Resources for 'Align' stage
The 'Align' stage will assist you in understanding longer-term organisational priorities and goals, so workforce planning strategies are designed to deliver them.
Resources for 'Compare' stage
The 'Compare' stage will help you consider current and future workforce needs and create plausible scenarios.
Tool: 'Environmental scanning' (.ppt)
This tool provides guidance on choosing the right type of workforce data, undertaking environmental scanning and assessing the impact of future trends on the workforce, to identify future workforce requirements.
Fact sheet: 'Labour market data' (.PDF)
This fact sheet provides in-depth definitions for the components of a labour market analysis and recommended resources for labour market data and trends.
Sector example of how to compare options to achieve outcomes
Resources for 'Identify' stage
The 'Identify' stage will help you brainstorm initiatives to close gaps between current and future workforce taking capability and capacity into consideration.
Resources for 'Implement' stage
The 'Implement' stage will assist you to define and implement actions to address workforce gaps while managing any associated risks.
Resources for 'Review' stage
The 'Review' stage is about monitoring, evaluating and revising strategies as needed.
See how some NSW Government agencies have used the strategic workforce planning framework in practice.
Riverina Murray region Aboriginal workforce strategy
Learn how the Department of Regional NSW, Riverina Murray Aboriginal Workforce Strategy working group and the local Aboriginal community worked together on a cross sector strategy for Aboriginal employment.
New England North West regional workforce strategy
Learn how the Department of Regional NSW, New England North West Regional Leaders Network and the Regional Leaders Executive worked together on a strategic plan for their workforce in regional NSW.