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Only One-Third of Employers Have a Workforce Planning Strategy

While one of the best ways to attain a competitive advantage is to adopt a talent management philosophy for long-term, sustainable growthcurrently only a third of employers have a workforce planning strategy. According to CareerBuilder’s 2012 Talent Crunch Study, large businesses are more likely than small businesses to have a workforce planning strategy, and of those who do have one, 47 percent plan on a short-term basis – typically only one to three months out — and only 24 percent actually plan more than six months out.

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Stephanie Gaspary

About Stephanie Gaspary

Stephanie is the managing director of content strategy at CareerBuilder, tasked with creating opportunities to share the CareerBuilder story across job seeker and employer channels. Stephanie, a lifelong learner, holds a Master's in Business Administration and a Master's in Management - both from North Park University and a Bachelor's degree in Art from Bethel University. A Minnesotan at heart, Stephanie has lived in Chicago for nearly 20 years, is the doting mother to two wacky german shorthaired pointer pups, looks forward to her morning run *almost* as much as that first cup of coffee and vows to one day live in the mountains.
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