This step is a matter of prioritizing staffing gaps in terms
of the biggest impact on the success of your agency, office, division,
Which staffing gaps can be handled in a routine way with
a minimum commitment of resources (e.g., continue the exam
process that was successful in the past and is expected to
meet anticipated needs)?
Of the remaining staffing needs, what is the benefit of addressing
What would be the impact of not addressing each?
Based on the benefits and impact identified above, what is
the relative priority of each of the needs?
Have you received executive input in setting priorities?