Tag: Succession Planning

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One Position You Won’t Have to Recruit for in 2019: CFO

While employers across the country are gearing up to attract talent in the coming year, one position that won’t require any recruiting is that of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A new survey, released by Robert Half Management Resources, finds that almost half of all respondents say their company doesn’t have a succession plan in place […]

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Beware of Chiseling Succession Plans into Stone

Succession plans are a great way of filling executive seats during these difficult hiring times. However, there are some rules and best practices you need to consider before carving your succession plan into stone.

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Executing a Succession Plan

Turnover in the United States is higher than many people think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the turnover rate across a wide range of industries in the private sector was over 47.4% annually in 2017, and that number has increased steadily from 42.3% in 2013. So, businesses need to be prepared to lose employees […]

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Should Employees Train Their Replacements?

Do you have a succession plan in place? If not, you may want to consider one, as turnover is a fact of life for any business. Whether due to an employee retiring, leaving for a different opportunity, or being promoted or moved to a different position, businesses frequently need to fill roles due to turnover. Some […]

The Results of our 2015 HiPo Survey Are In!

Yesterday’s Advisor began to take a look at the results of BLR’s 2015 High Potential Employee (HiPo) survey. Today we’ll examine the rest of those results. Talent Management 55.3% of respondents make use of succession planning, and 51.1% use talent pipelines as talent management strategies. 39% of survey takers said that they make use of […]

HiPos Survey Results: How Do You Compare?

The results of the 2015 High Potential Employee (HiPo) survey are in. Take a look at the results, and see how your company compares to those of your competitors. Highlights of the HiPos and Succession Planning Survey: While 92.3% feel that identifying HiPos is important, only 44% of respondents say their company actively attempts to […]

It’s Always a Good Idea to Plan Ahead

In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at reasons 1 through 8 for having a succession plan at your organization. Today we’ll look at the rest of them! Planning ahead can be a hassle, but it behooves a company to spend some time looking at their internal talent and thinking about who could replace who in a pinch. […]