The Ultimate Guide to Succession Planning

The Ultimate Guide to Succession Planning

This ebook is your go-to resource for learning about the process of succession planning, its benefits, and the tools that you can use to implement an effective succession plan in your organization.

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Top Takeaways

Identify and nurture possible successors of crucial roles in your organization.

Underline your organization’s competency levels to boost growth.

Gain competitive advantage in the fast-transforming business landscape.

What’s Inside this Ebook


This ebook is an insightful material highlighting how the perfect succession plan identifies mission-critical frontline positions that are crucial to a company’s success. In addition, it also offers details about using the right succession planning strategies to gain valuable insights into your workforce. The goal is to help you identify the succession gaps in your organization and work towards developing high-potential talent who can fill those gaps in a promising, holistic way.

What You’ll Learn from this Ebook

You can look forward to an extensive overview of succession planning in this ebook that goes on to demonstrate methods and strategies targeted at investing in your internal talent pool. You will learn how to:

  • Uncover key business positions.
  • Map key competencies to build success profiles.
  • Assess high-potentials.
  • Plan for leadership roles as well as non-leadership positions.
  • Utilize the full potential of advanced analytics and post-program assessments to track identified successors.

Sneak Peek

This ebook elaborates on an array of accurate and informative succession planning tools that can help you manage the future of your organization.

  • Personality assessments
  • Behavioural evaluation
  • Cognitive measurement
  • Technical analysis
  • 360-degree feedback
  • ADCS: Assessment and development centers

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Bhuvi is a content marketer at Mercer | Mettl. She’s helped various brands find their voice through insightful thought pieces and engaging content. When not scandalizing people with her stories, you’ll find her challenging gender norms, dancing to her own tune, and crusading through life, laughing.

- Bhuvi Kathpalia

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