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Workforce development 


Workforce development involves putting targeted workforce strategies and processes into place to help you achieve your current and future business goals. These include, for example, strategies and processes to:

  • attract and recruit employees;

  • train and develop your employees;

  • manage and motivate employees;

  • retain your employees; and

  • lead and communicate with your employees.


The workforce action plan that you designed by working through the five steps to workforce planning will document, inform and guide the type of workforce development strategies that you need to put into place to help you meet your current and future business goals.

Workforce development consists of the following essential components:

Attract and recruit Train and develop Manage, motivate and reward Retain Lead and communicate Workforce Development Map