Succession planning and career pathing are often thought as two separate processes that serve different purposes. However, when aligned, both employees and the company can benefit from the goals of each. View this infographic to learn How Succession Planning and Career Pathing Work Together.
Finding the right talent to fill business critical roles is becoming more difficult across all industries as unemployment rates hit record lows. To meet future skills needs, organizations are focusing on developing their internal talent through succession planning.
When one of your key employees is about to leave, your immediate instinct might be to find a quick replacement. After all, it’s a logical first step, seeing as work can pile up and bog down other employees when certain roles aren’t filled in a timely manner. But through all of the talent scouting, interviews, and other processes to help decide who will meet this vacancy, the truth of the matter is that you’re still likely to come up short.
The absence of an effective succession plan in your business can have unforeseen consequences. Here are some of the common mistakes organizations make in succession planning.
Career pathing and succession planning are common terminologies within talent management but the difference in their application and the separate benefits of each can be misunderstood and overlooked. In the majority of cases, employers prioritize succession planning, assuming that career pathing will somehow ‘fit’ naturally into it.
But high performing organizations require both.
Earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook stressed the importance of succession planning as a priority for his organization. In the face of an unprecedented skills crisis, employers must follow his lead to thrive.
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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. Eventually, a company that had identified pools of talent to fill a specific key position could say they were the most likely to reap the benefits of cutting-edge succession management: high employee engagement, low turnover, and quick transition times. Today, that isn’t the case.