Is ‘talent to lead’ something we could quantifiably measure? And if so, how? We've read Gallup reports that only 1 in 10 people possess the quality to lead. Yikes.
—Looking for Leaders, HR consultant, technology services, Salt Lake City
How do we tie recruiting to fill new positions to development of a comprehensive succession strategy? People tend to talk about succession as a separate event from recruiting, but isn't there a connection between the two? We aren't far enough along on succession and the question has arisen in the context of our ongoing internal discussions.
—We Have Needs, services/software, Amherst, Massachusetts
What is the best strategy for succession planning in an organization that is top-heavy with aging employees?
— Looking to the Future, senior corporate D&T adviser, energy, Abu Dhabi
In the wake of some high-profile exits in the past few days, we take a look at some of the more interesting employee exits.