Succession Planning: Preparing for the Loss of Key Employees

Succession Planning: Preparing for the Loss of Key Employees
Thursday, September 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

$75 for Members / $95 Non-Members

The loss of a crucial employee within your department or organization can have severe consequences. This is why you must actively plan to ensure there are always people with the expertise and training to undertake their functions. Please join us for this 60-minute webinar to understand how to develop succession plans that prepare for the loss of critical staff members that get promoted, relocated, fall ill, pass away, resign or retire.

What you will learn:

  • Background and basics of succession planning
  • Why you may want a succession plan
  • Who should have a succession plan
  • Benefits and steps of a succession plan
  • How to develop, maintain and evaluate a succession plan
  • Communicating the succession plan to employees

Expert Presenters:
Todd SurlineTodd Surline is President of Hiring Solutions, LLC, a Human Resources Consulting firm specializing in executive search, talent acquisition, pre-employment assessments, compensation & labor market analysis and human capital consulting. Previously, he worked as an executive in the financial industry in various capacities including business development, operations, client relations, credit administration, resources, staff development, marketing, communications, bank accounting, and risk management. He has developed and administered a variety of programs to recruit, retain, reward, motivate, train, and develop outstanding staff members.

Alex GardnerAlex Gardner is Vice President with Hiring Solutions LLC and received his Master’s in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University. He provides assistance in the areas of talent acquisition, pre-employment assessments, labor market studies, and human capital consulting.  Previously, Alex worked as a Human Resource Business Partner at Ford Motor Company where he was responsible for co-championing a global skill-based pay system, developing a recruiting strategy, creating a position ranking template for succession planning, and conducting a needs assessment examining employee engagement, leadership effectiveness, candidness, and satisfaction with rewards and recognition.

One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource Compliance Certification Program.
One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.