Plan your workforce

Prepare a workforce plan to develop your current workforce and recruit people with skills to support your business as it grows or changes.

Workforce planning—when integrated with your business plan—can help you:

For more information, visit the Workforce Planning Connect website developed by Jobs Queensland and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ).

Workforce Planning Connect

Workforce Planning Connect is a suite of free resources designed to support employers plan for the skills and workforce they need.

You can choose the resources that work best for your business size. The workbook has been developed with micro to small businesses in mind, while the toolkit and templates have been developed with small to medium-sized businesses in mind.

Whatever resource you choose, you can follow the steps to begin your workforce planning journey.

Micro to small businesses

The Workforce Planning Connect workbook is a practical, self-guided resource to help for micro business and small enterprises to build a workforce plan in full or to focus on key activities to support specific workforce needs.

Small to medium businesses

The Workforce Planning Connect toolkit is a comprehensive resource designed to support your business through the workforce planning process. The toolkit can be used to:

  • develop a complete workforce plan
  • address a specific workforce challenge, opportunity or need within a business.

There are also toolkit resources to support your business on your workforce planning journey. Fact sheets and templates have been developed to assist you with your workforce planning needs on topics such as:

  • who to involve
  • knowing your business and workforce
  • workforce supply, future demand, and gap analysis
  • risk assessments
  • developing a detailed workforce plan.

For more resources and information, visit the Workforce Planning Connect website.

Resources for the disability sector and agriculture industry

Jobs Queensland collaborated with the disability sector and agriculture industry to develop tailored resources for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises within those industries, based on the Workforce Planning Connect suite.

You can view these resources for industry on the Workforce Planning Connect website.

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