Sims Spies, SPHR
Author of “The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management”
Talent Benchstrength Solutions, LLC

11:05am-11:40am Talent Reviews and Succession Planning...Do This, Not That!

General Session

While working specifically in the talent review and succession planning space globally for more than 15 years, Doris Spies has observed and heard many of the same challenges experienced by talent management professionals around the world. She will share the top 5 pitfalls to avoid, and she will share solutions and best practice ideas to implement to avoid these challenges. 
In this session, you will learn: 

  • How to create a foundation of success through specific preparation and training 
  • How to increase your talent review facilitation effectiveness 
  • How to Identify successors more accurately and close qualification gaps to increase successor candidate readiness for new roles 
  • How to use the 9-Box most effectively (if you decide to use it at all!) 
  • How to increase accountability and follow-through for talent review decisions and development action plans