Succession Management

Increase bench strength at all levels of your organization

Succession isn’t just about planning for changes in the C-suite. Beyond identifying future leaders, your succession management strategy should include workforce planning, skills gap analyses, and the creation of development programs to increase bench strength at all levels of the organization. Learn ways to identify and define the leadership skills you need at the top, and discover how to align and integrate those competencies throughout the company.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy.

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8 Performance Management Truths from the Experts

December 20, 2016 | HighGround

It’s an exciting time in HR. New generations entering the workforce are pushing the boundaries of more traditional HR practices. A long-tenured career with one employer is a thing of the past. Transient employees combined with the rise of ...

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Transitioning to Continuous Employee Development

December 15, 2016 | HighGround

A lagging approach to performance management is a reality that most companies no longer ignore. Many are actively transitioning to a real-time, continuous approach, but they’re also facing the overwhelming responsibility of restructuring ...

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Said the CEO to the Manager… Do You Hear What I Hear?

December 9, 2016 | Randi Kenney | HCI

Imagine if you knew as much about your employees as your marketing team does about your consumers. Imagine if you knew as much about your employees as retailers know about their customers as we enter the gift-giving season. It’s possible—and it’s not as time-consuming or as challenging as you might think. Employees are behaving more and more like consumers—they’re leaving feedback on Glassdoor, Facebook and Twitter in addition to interdepartmental emails and watercooler conversations.

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Does Past Performance Measure Future Potential?

December 8, 2016 | Randi Kenney | HCI

Take a moment to consider some of the top performers in your organization. Perhaps some of them report directly to you. As you think about these individuals and their future careers at your company, what next steps do you envision they will take? Will your best programmer someday become Chief Technical Officer? Does your best accountant have what it takes to become a CFO? We’ve often heard the adage, “Past behavior is the best indicator of future performance,” but this phrase can be confusing. Future performance is not the same thing as future potential.

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Five Things You Can Do to Hire Smart

December 5, 2016 | Bill Catlette | HCI

People the world over are watching intently as a new U.S. presidential administration goes through its staffing up process, taking notes and names as to who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence, what the relative merits of each candidate are, who’s calling the ball, the list goes on. One can only hope that the behind-the-scenes process used to vet and select candidates is as serious as the reporting of it.

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Lead to Win: Sustainability

November 28, 2016 | Lexy Thompson & Bill Gardner | HCI

Last time we discussed how a lack of effective communication can cause a detrimental decline in accountability, essentially crippling an organization over time. Today, we’ll wrap up the series by focusing on how playing not to lose affects sustainability.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Enroll Now: Strategic Workforce Planning Certification Program

In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Move your career forward.

Master strategic workforce planning, the most sought-after skill in talent management today.

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