Keys to effective succession planning: Talent management special report

HR Morning

Succession planning is a talent management must-do for organizations of all sizes, whether a global corporation, a small non-profit, a mid-sized college or a family business with a dozen employees. What are you planning for? What it’s not is replacement planning, Rothwell says.

4 Essential Steps to Successful Succession Planning

AvilarHR

We all know that succession planning is important. When an essential leader leaves the company, it’s too late to create a plan or start a search for his or her replacement. By its very nature, succession planning takes years of careful planning to be successful.

The Aging Workforce: Succession Planning and Retention

HR Daily Advisor

Today we’ll look at more tipis, including succession planning and making the most of an older workforce. Succession Planning Concerns. Succession planning presents another age discrimination risk.

The New World of Succession Planning

TalentGuard

The New World of Succession Planning. Succession planning has changed. In the past, a company was ahead of the curve if it had a succession plan in place at all—even if that plan was nothing more than a list of critical positions and potential candidates.

Doesn’t everyone have a succession plan in place?

OmegaHR Solutions

As I talk to small businesses or I teach a class that has an HR representative from a small or midsize company we stumble a bit when we get to the subject of succession plans. In fact, most of these businesses don’t have a replacement plan in place. The problem with these plans, especially succession plans, is that they are perceived as being a “big” company issue. Succession has to come from the top.

HR’s Guide to Leadership Succession Planning

Namely

Without the right planning, succession can be a challenging and fraught process. We spoke with Namely’s Senior Director of People Operations, Julie Li, to get insight into how HR can plan ahead for leadership succession. What is a succession plan, and why is it important?

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. Wang-Jones explained that one of the challenges faced in the organization from a diversity perspective is having the right data on hand in a format that supports diversity initiatives.

Reaching New Heights

HRO Today

Empower the workforce of the future by proactively building a diverse leadership pipeline. But there’s another proven driver of progress and change that organizations can add to their list of strategies: building a diverse leadership team. Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity.

Evolving leadership in the social enterprise

Bersin with Deloitte

An important element of this new leadership is understanding the role of succession planning as an integral component of the workforce of the future. Successful organizations still require business leaders with strong financial acumen, who can direct teams.

Succession planning and integrated talent management ~ HR to HR.

Strategic HCM

Succession planning and integrated talent management. We’re now on to succession planning with two chapters from Marshall Goldsmith and then Rob Reindl at Edwards Lifesciences. Marshall first, writing, not surprisingly, about CEO succession.

Age Diversity in the Workplace: 5 Lessons from The Intern

Digital HR Tech

It’s a film starring Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro and although I doubt it was the writer’s intention, it’s about age diversity in the workplace. Age diversity means skill diversity. Age diversity opens the mind. Age diversity creates mutual mentors.

Enabling Diversity of Experience in the Organization

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. Experience is one of these areas where we can proactively design for diversity. There are a few ways to look at experience: Diversity of Time.

Managers Are Hoarding Talent: A Hidden Problem That’s Likely Hurting Your Firm

TLNT: The Business of HR

Expediting the transfer of employees among diverse business units allows a firm to develop and retain employees, while simultaneously increasing the cross-pollenization of ideas and the transfer of best practices.

Enabling Diversity of Opinion in Your Organization

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. Diversity of opinion is hard to measure, but it’s essential to developing well-balanced teams. Interested in a further deep-dive on diversity?

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. study , researchers discovered that greater gender diversity on the executive team could positively affect performance.

‘Managing’ Diversity for Your Organization: Inclusion, Employee Relations and More

Compensation Today

This is an excerpt from our recent ebook collaboration with BambooHR entitled How to Turn Diversity Into a Major Asset for Your Organization. When we talk about managing diversity, the reason we use the term “managing” is because it’s an active term — and diversity requires action.

The Intersection of Innovation, Inclusion, and Diversity

ATD Human Capital

A key to innovative cultures seems to be reinforcing the notion that everyone is a source of potential ideas; this is where diversity and inclusion shines. Diversity and Inclusion: A Key Driver. Phillips provided evidence that diversity produces superior thinking.

Why Banking On Your Workforce Boosts Business Results

Visier

There is a clear connection here between what happens in the workforce and the success of the organization. Exceptional companies know that the best people decisions drive the best business outcomes : More diverse workforces outperform others.

Getting Social Media Recruiting on the Right Track for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

Previously, we’ve addressed how it’s great for finding and attracting strong candidates, but it’s also possible to use social media to exclude candidates that might lead an employer to a more diverse workforce. I can turn any one of these into a diversity search,” Tortorici says.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech

Ceridian

It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? is that true innovation can’t happen without a diverse group of people at the table providing input.

Is there harm in asking? Questioning employees about their plans to retire

HR Daily Advisor

Age discrimination issues often arise when an employer undertakes succession planning or begins planning for an employee’s retirement. So how do you prepare for vacancies due to retirement or begin to implement a succession plan? by Michele L. Warnock) Brott.

6 Steps Toward a More Diverse and Inclusive Company

Workday

In the old days, companies typically tried to meet their workforce diversity goals just to stay out of trouble. They realized that by making diversity and inclusion a priority, they could build better brands, create better products, and ultimately increase business performance. In fact, 69 percent of CEOs ranked diversity and inclusion as a top business priority, according to a Deloitte report. And frankly, striving for workforce diversity is just the right thing to do.

Diversity And Inclusion: Why You Need Both, And How Data Can Help You Achieve Them

SuccessFactors

We hear a lot about diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace. Millennials now believe D&I is essential to business success. Thompson Reuters has launched a D&I Index of the top 100 most diverse and inclusive organizations. More than diversity.

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world.

Becoming—or grooming—your organization’s next CHRO

HR Times

Seeking other perspectives and building a diverse team is considered critical to driving innovation and the best possible team and company outcomes. Champion—and model—diversity and inclusion. Posted by Tom Morrison and Joanne Stephane on August 1, 2017.

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Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. Diversity is an answer to the skills gap , and will create an applicant pool with varied talents and backgrounds.

Future-Proof Your Organization with Talent Pools

HR Daily Advisor

With looming retirements and the increasing propensity of talented employees to change organizations, the need for succession planning best practices to build a strong and flexible talent bench has never been greater. How to create a succession planning strategy.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. required for organizations to attain ongoing success. Until we get these numbers more balanced, the programs, policies and succession. plans will never achieve true gender diversity.

Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

BirdDogHR

Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap? More and more, companies are viewing diversity as a way to close the skills gap. How Diversity Can Fill the Gap. Company recruitment processes often include overlooked or unintentional biases that make diverse hiring a challenge.

Becoming—or grooming—your organization’s next CHRO

HR Times

Seeking other perspectives and building a diverse team is considered critical to driving innovation and the best possible team and company outcomes. Champion—and model—diversity and inclusion. Posted by Tom Morrison and Joanne Stephane on August 1, 2017.

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Research Summary: Lessons From the Leading Edge of Gender Diversity

Inpower Coaching

Study: Lessons From the Leading Edge of Gender Diversity ( McKinsey: Barsh, Nudelman, Yee, April, 2013 ). Finding: By integrating the findings of several years of research, McKinsey has distilled four qualities of the organizations with the greatest gender diversity.

Analytics for Diversity: How IKEA Uses Data to Improve D&I Outcomes

Lighthouse

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check.

TALENT AND HR NEWS UPDATE: DIVERSITY + INCLUSION MONTH

exaqueo

A diverse workforce is essential for bringing innovative ideas and new ways of thinking to the table. In employer brand, embracing diversity in your organization can help with attracting, recruiting, and retaining a creative and diverse team of employees. 1) The Drive For Workplace Diversity Demands Long-Term Commitment from The Huffington Post Most corporate vision statements include the word commitment. As it turns out, diversity is only half the equation.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. Labels: Diversity , Events.

Activating The Hidden Face of Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

Building a diverse workforce isn’t so hard given the growing numbers of minorities in the U.S. Studies from organizations as diverse as McKinsey, Catalyst and The World Bank show strongly positive correlations between women in leadership and financial results. Other studies show similar correlations for “diverse” leadership, which are more broadly defined. Valuing, actively seeking out and rewarding diverse perspectives and thinking styles in your leadership culture.