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Workforce planning is all about getting the right number of people with the right skills, in the right place, at the right time. ScottishPower uses workforce planning to respond to the challenges of providing Britain with reliable and clean energy to meet domestic and business needs.
Workforce planning is not just about recruiting new people to replace those leaving the industry. It is also about helping individuals to build their careers. Workforce planning ensures that workers make a more effective contribution to the company.
People like Alison Scott who are keen and willing to take up a range of development opportunities are the sorts of employees that ScottishPower is looking for. Through these opportunities Alison has been able to build her own career with ScottishPower. She now helps to communicate that positive approach to young people through her role as a STEM Ambassador.
ScottishPower needs to recruit and retain dedicated employees. It wants people who enjoy their work and want to contribute to the changing industry. There are many exciting job opportunities within ScottishPower. It needs employees with a 'can do' attitude and a willingness to learn to fill these roles. This will enable it to grow from within for years to come.