As we know, developing an effective staffing strategy can keep your business out of economic failure. So, investigating employment trends, labor-force data and using current employment data to create staffing models can ensure your business productivity and profitability.Here we are with six strategy footsteps. These footsteps may specialize in having your staffing strategy.Footstep 1Plan to analyze employee personnel files to determine the proficiency levels and skills. Keep an update of relevant information about the employees acquired skills, knowledge and credentials. Developing and analyzing effective staffing strategy entails to maintain up-to-date files on employee qualifications to make wise employment decisions.Footstep 2Have complete research on employment trends within your industry via infographs or internal survey. This will let you to discover or predict some challenges such as shortages, limited availability of qualified workers or labor market saturation in various fields. Use this information to reconfigure your compensation structure or develop plans for retaining employees.Footstep 3Study your employee survey to see what generations of workers are present in your workplace. Choosing an alternative method or by having a regular feedback talk about employee future plans will let you to estimate which employee will leave the workforce or retire. Estimating how much longer employees intend to work includes reviewing personnel records, performance evaluations, employee savings and retirement account participation.Footstep 4Study trade journals or business magazines about companies that deploy staffing strategies in your same industry or companies facing the same challenges. Hunt for staffing models you can focus to replicate. Attend workshops intended for staffing experts and recruiters to learn more about labor market trends and employment strategies.Footstep 5Contact your local department of labor for statistics on available workers in your commuting area. Ask the department for employee data related to forecasted changes, such as workers preparing to enter the labor market and returning workers. Discuss the possibility of sourcing candidates directly from the educational institution to pretend a first-round draft choice of potential employees. Preparing drives to educational institution will decrease your search effort for potential employees.Footstep 6Evaluate and modernize your succession plan. Determine whether your plan has enough flexibility in terms of advancing employees at a faster rate through intensive training and development, if not then go for this essential step. Judge the current standing of employees identified for future promotions and figure out as to their readiness for additional responsibilities in incremental levels. For example, assume you have an employee who you identify in your succession plan as someone with potential to join the management team. By knowing the incremental levels of colleagues, other employees grow their interest to have higher position at the same and work efficiently.