CHAPTER 11 Conversations for Succession Planning

According to Dottie Brienza, the senior VP of global talent management at Hilton Worldwide, the war for talent is happening now, and it will be even more obvious as the economy improves. In China, India, and several other countries, Hilton will need large numbers of new employees next year. It can’t develop people internally fast enough to meet the demand.

Succession planning is vital because your star performers may be encouraged to explore options in other companies. Do your star performers know that you want to keep them and you are committed to their development?

The Talent Pool

Successful competition in the marketplace is correlated to a company’s ability to attract, retain, and develop talent. ...

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