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Workforce Planning: Recruitment and Selection

Authors

Brian Webster, Ph.D.
Oklahoma State University

Contributors

Laura Middleton, SPHR
Human Resource Certification Preparation (HRCP)
David Cherrington, Ph.D.
Human Resource Certification Preparation (HRCP)
Jonathan Westover, Ph.D.
Utah Valley University
Kaden Comadena
Course Designer
Tyler Searle
Video Production

Developers

Jordan Gardner
Software Engineer
Brad Gessell
Software Engineer
David Hanks
Software Engineer

Editors

Colleen Mills, Ph.D.
Contributing Editor, WGU
Bryce Gessell
Content Editor
Kyle Young
Editorial Assistant
Tonya Lopez
Assessments Editor
Edition 1
(rev. 6)

Workforce planning and staffing, also known as human resource planning and staffing, refers to the process of assessing the size and skills of the current workforce and anticipating future workforce needs in an effort to ensure that a sufficient pool of talent possessing the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will be available to meet those future needs. Workforce Planning: Recruitment and Selection focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for building a highly skilled workforce by using effective strategies and tactics for recruiting, selecting, hiring, and retaining employees.

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