Learn about the importance of and approaches to organization design, resource succession planning, and job leveling.
- One of the first steps toward helping…your client organizations to identify,…assess, and plan for future talent needs…is to complete a talent review.…A talent review is essentially…a structured conversation with leadership about,…well, the company's talent.…It helps to create a common understanding…around employee performance, the promotion pipeline,…and succession plans.…When thinking about how to approach talent planning…I suggest segmenting your efforts…into the following areas.…Succession, top talent, promotion, and talent insights.…
First, succession.…It is important to encourage your leaders…to consider what happens when someone…moves on from the organization.…This can create initial anxiety and tension…but it sure beats sticking your head in the sand.…If you get that look of, "Am I being replaced?"…from your leaders or managers, try to help them…understand the intent of the exercise,…and use the, if you won the lottery tomorrow scenario.…When thinking through succession plans,…it's natural for leaders to assume…
Instructor Michael McLernon discusses the function of HR within an organization, and the skills needed to be successful as an HR business partner, regardless of company size or structure. In addition, he goes over the primary role of an HR business partner, highlighting specific areas where this role can add value to a business. Michael also covers how to engage with leaders, managers, and employees on key talent initiatives such as organization design, performance management, and employee engagement. Finally, he shows how to assess the impact of your efforts, and modify your approach as your organization—or the scope of your role—changes.
- Serving your clients
- Establishing credibility and trust
- Areas of focus for an HR business partner
- Facilitating organizational change
- Supporting talent decision processes
- Training and empowering managers
- Scaling and assessing your efforts
- Partnering internally
- Measuring your impact
- Tailoring your approach