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HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.

Workforce structure optimization  

What is workforce structure optimization?

It’s the process of detecting human resources bottlenecks and devising actionable strategies to resolve them.

How can workforce structure optimization benefit an organization?

Below are the tangible benefits workforce optimization has the potential to offer:

1. Improved employee performance and productivity

As part of the workforce optimization project, HR leaders need to break down each part of the employees’ work activities to establish strengths and opportunities to gain efficiencies. Identifying these areas means that the HR leaders can implement resources to improve overall productivity and output and, crucially, measure the success of the initiatives. These improvements can have measurable effects across the business.

2. More cost-effective operations

A natural by-product of improving productivity is often a reduction in costs due to the quick, accurate, and high-quality performance of tasks.

3. Better customer service and customer retention

When an organization has simple, streamlined processes and employees work to their strengths in well-designed and organized roles, the customers are more likely to be satisfied and will return to do business with you on an ongoing basis.

What is workforce structure optimization software?

The workforce optimization software is a solution to manage and optimize several elements related to workforce productivity by better forecasting, scheduling, managing, and optimizing the workforce.

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