Workforce Planning

Welcome to the Vena Solutions Workforce Planning Blog. Discover resources to help guide your HR, labor and workforce planning.

HR Data Visualization: 10 Insights Impacting Your Bottom Line

March 24, 2022 |

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3 Reasons Why Increasing Your Professional Development Budget Is a Winning Talent Strategy in 2022

What’s your talent strategy going into 2022? The world of work has been experiencing seismic change. A shift from in-office to remote work environments and an incredibly unusual job market driven by a high demand for workers, emboldened job seekers and the......

December 30, 2021 |

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Why Businesses Need To Focus on Higher Revenue per Employee

It’s easy to focus so much time and energy on increasing employee headcount that you overlook another critical growth factor: revenue per employee—also known as net income per employee. Fast employee growth sounds like a good thing for your company—and it ......

September 20, 2021 |

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How the Great Resignation Will Change Workforce Planning Forever

If you’ve spent any amount of time browsing the internet or watching the news, the phrase “Great Resignation” isn’t foreign to you. It’s been thrown about wildly since the early days of the pandemic and it continues to pick up steam as the months go by. Th......

September 9, 2021 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Workforce Planning

People—from your in-house employees to the contractors you bring in to get a job done—drive your business. They keep your company moving towards its goals, ensure your customers stay satisfied and make certain your product and services are delivered on tim......

June 1, 2021 |

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Aligning HR: Ensuring Your HR Strategy Contributes to Your Business Goals

What are your organization’s growth goals—and what business tactics are you using to achieve them? Are you focused on product innovation? On differentiating the services you offer or expanding the market you’re targeting? Are you making technology your foc......

May 26, 2021 |

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How To Make a Skills Gap Analysis Work For You

From lamplighters and milkmen to switchboard operators and bowling pinsetters—there are plenty of jobs that once got people up in the morning but no longer have a place in the workforce today. For whatever reason—whether upgrades in technology or changes i......

May 11, 2021 |

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How To Build an HR Budget—and 5 Best Practices To Get it Right

Building the right team takes a lot of different skills, including recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, training and more. But one skill that’s often overlooked? Creating an HR budget that puts the right resources in place to let you get the most out of a......

April 21, 2021 |

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How To Challenge the She-Cession With Workforce Planning

If Jane Austen were writing Pride and Prejudice in 2021, she might have written something like, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person working during a pandemic, must be in want of a simpler life.” While this is true for some and can be eas......

March 18, 2021 |

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Not Just Checking Boxes: How To Authentically Build a Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Our Workplaces

In Canada and the U.S, February is Black History Month. While it’s a time for celebrations, it’s also an opportunity for many of us to ask challenging questions and to keep asking them throughout the other 11 months of the year. We know that the past opens......

February 11, 2021 |

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