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Annual Workforce and Succession Planing Survey Results

Organizations with Current Workforce Plans

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The California Department of Human Resources collects workforce and succession plans from California state departments, agencies, commissions and boards that employ civil service employees.

 

Organizations’ workforce and succession plans are critical to informing and building solutions for statewide challenges. A summary of statewide challenges and trends can be viewed in the 2016 Statewide Workforce Planning Report (PDF) | 2016 Statewide Workforce Planning Report - Plain Text (RTF).

​ What We Track

  • Whether or not your organization has a workforce and/or succession plan.
  • Annual update(s) to your organization's workforce and/or succession plan.
  • Status of your organization's workforce and/or succession plan, if in development.

​How We Track

  1. We will require your organization to complete an annual Workforce and Succession Plans Status survey.
  2. Survey responses will be due by June 30 of each year.
  3. We will collect completed plans.

Tracking Results

We will provide a link here to view the status of your organization’s workforce and succession plans.

​Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

What if we haven’t started our workforce and succession plans?What if we haven’t started our workforce and succession plans?<p>​If your organization hasn’t started either plan you can begin by using the tools and resources located on the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/workforce-planning.aspx">Statewide Workforce Planning webpage</a>, including the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/state-of-california-workforce-planning-model.aspx/">State of California Workforce Planning Model</a>, and the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/State-of-California-Succession-Planning-Model.aspx">State of California Succession Planning Model</a>. Additionally, we are piloting a new workforce planning cohort based training program whereby organizations will graduate with a workforce plan for their organization. We track the progress of all organizations’ plans on an annual basis. For additional consultative support, contact us at <a href="mailto:wfp@calhr.ca.gov">wfp@calhr.ca.gov</a> or (916) 322-0742. </p>
Can we provide CalHR updates any time during the year?Can we provide CalHR updates any time during the year?<p>​Yes, you can provide updates or submit a completed workforce and succession plans by contacting us at <a href="mailto:wfp@calhr.ca.gov">wfp@calhr.ca.gov</a> or (916) 322-0742.</p>
Will CalHR review and/or audit our workforce and succession plans?Will CalHR review and/or audit our workforce and succession plans?<p>​We do not currently audit plans, but we do review them to ensure minimum requirements have been met. To view the minimum requirements for plans refer to the <a href="http://hrmanual.calhr.ca.gov/Home/ManualItem/2901">Workforce and Succession Plans Requirements Policy</a>.</p>
What if we only have either a workforce plan or a succession plan?What if we only have either a workforce plan or a succession plan?<p>​Your organization is required to have both a workforce and a succession plan. If you need assistance developing one or both of the plans you can begin by using the tools and resources located on the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/workforce-planning.aspx">Statewide Workforce Planning webpage</a>, including the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/state-of-california-workforce-planning-model.aspx/">State of California Workforce Planning Model</a>, and the <a href="/state-hr-professionals/Pages/State-of-California-Succession-Planning-Model.aspx">State of California Succession Planning Model</a>. Additionally, we are piloting a new workforce planning cohort based training program whereby organizations will graduate with a workforce plan for their organization. We track the progress of all organizations’ plans on an annual basis. For additional consultative support, contact us at <a href="mailto:wfp@calhr.ca.gov">wfp@calhr.ca.gov</a> or (916) 322-0742. </p>
How does CalHR define a completed plan?How does CalHR define a completed plan?<p>​A completed plan meets the minimum requirements defined in the <a href="http://hrmanual.calhr.ca.gov/Home/ManualItem/2901">Workforce and Succession Plan Requirements Policy</a>.</p>
Will CalHR share our plan with others?Will CalHR share our plan with others?<p>​Plans are not shared publically unless we have permission from your organization. Sharing your organization’s workforce plan adds tremendous value and support for statewide efforts, offering an example that other organizations can learn from.</p>

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