Driving an agile, innovative culture in the era of hybrid working

As we begin our return to the workplace, albeit tentatively, and restart some of our life 'rituals', we all know that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reset our lives; not just to rethink the world of work but to bring about huge societal gains.…

Is your organisation advancing under-represented talent?

Nearly every company today would state that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is a business priority, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quite apart from any structural changes to the marketplace and economy, what is clear is that remote working is becoming more of a long term feature of the workplace and that working patterns are likely to remain varied across employees.…

How to build resilience to uncertainty with more robust and agile Succession Planning

The presence of COVID-19 is continuing to challenge us all. Whilst we have been deepening our thoughts regarding Succession Planning over the year, the ability of industry and government to manage organisations and people has never come under such immediate and polarising pressure. There seems to be no end in sight for these levels of uncertainty and unpredictability.…

Better data for Talent Reviews & Succession Planning

Succession Planning is the process of identifying and developing potential future leaders or senior managers, as well as individuals to fill other business or critical positions, either in the short- or the long-term. [Source: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development]. Implementing Succession Planning can: Minimise business risk Allow you to more accurately plan for the future Ensure that your organisation has the capability to deliver against a vision and strategy Build organisational resilience, sustainability and business continuity Pinpoint development needs Identify career progression paths so you retain your strongest talent. For many organisations, they need to demonstrate to stakeholders that they are proactively managing the people-risk element in their businesses.  This is particularly true in the Private Equity arena where organisations can change ownership and the new owners insist that a stable management team and organisation is in place.…

Build Succession Plans based on solid Career Conversations

We've blogged before about Succession Planning and taking the organisational view to manage business risk.  Now let's bring in the 'flip side' of the Succession Planning equation - the 'employee voice'.…

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