Succession Planning Software & Tools

Succession Planning and Leadership Development that Strengthens your Workforce

Succession planning is one of the most important jobs in an organization, yet many companies struggle with doing it effectively, if at all. Without an effective succession planning process, it's impossible to identify the best people to fill roles created by unexpected departures or retirements. Succession planning requires a strong understanding of the skills your organization needs and the ability to identify people who have those skills and could step into a new role and be successful.

With Saba's succession planning software, you can build competency-based talent pools for every critical area of your business. Through targeted and purposeful development plans, not only are you building a highly skilled and engaged workforce, you are also able to ensure your people have the skills they need to thrive as they step into new roles.

Implement a strategic approach to succession planning

Easily identify high-potentials

Engage and develop your employees

Fill mission-critical roles quickly

Gain valuable workforce insights

Collect key data for succession planning and identify high-potential employees, plot employee performance and potential, assign the best candidates to talent pools and analyze competency gaps.
Demonstrate clear and accelerated career paths to keep your high potential people motivated and growing.
When a leadership role or other critical position becomes available, either through an unexpected departure or to support business growth, easily identify potential successors from within your existing talent pools.
Quickly assess the health of your succession planning program through unique and powerful reporting capabilities.

Easily identify high-potentials

Engage and develop your employees

Collect key data for succession planning and identify high-potential employees, plot employee performance and potential, assign the best candidates to talent pools and analyze competency gaps.
Demonstrate clear and accelerated career paths to keep your high potential people motivated and growing.

Fill mission-critical roles quickly

Gain valuable workforce insights

When a leadership role or other critical position becomes available, either through an unexpected departure or to support business growth, easily identify potential successors from within your existing talent pools.
Quickly assess the health of your succession planning program through unique and powerful reporting capabilities.

Easily identify high-potentials

Collect key data for succession planning and identify high-potential employees, plot employee performance and potential, assign the best candidates to talent pools and analyze competency gaps.

Engage and develop your employees

Demonstrate clear and accelerated career paths to keep your high potential people motivated and growing.

Fill mission-critical roles quickly

When a leadership role or other critical position becomes available, either through an unexpected departure or to support business growth, easily identify potential successors from within your existing talent pools.

Gain valuable workforce insights

Quickly assess the health of your succession planning program through unique and powerful reporting capabilities.
Features

Talent Pools

Easily identify top performers in Saba Cloud and group the diverse skills and competencies required in your organization into skill profiles and talent pools. Then, define target ratings and weighting factors to create a competency model for each talent pools. Within each talent pool, you can identify potential successors, compare profiles and promote from within, allowing you to keep valuable core knowledge and skills in house and support employee career progression. Leveraging Saba's artificial intelligence capabilities, you can receive smart recommendations on who the best candidate is in your talent pool based on a number of factors.

Development Plans

Create tailored succession and leadership development programs to help employees achieve proficiency in all the required competencies. Close skill gaps and prepare your high-potentials for succession opportunities. Then, conduct regular talent assessments to evaluate all employees in a talent pool against the competency model.

Career Planning

Empower employees to create personalized career paths that identify roles they wish to have in the short (1 – 3 years), mid (3 – 5 years) and long term and help them figure out the L&D they must do to get them there. With Saba's career planning capabilities, employees can receive intelligent recommendations for courses, content, open positions and experts to connect with, helping them fill skill gaps and reach their next career milestone more effectively.

Candidate Assessment

Plot employee performance and potential using a nine-box grid that provides a simple, graphical view of high-potential employees. Review your entire workforce or a particular group to identify the best candidates for development or to find strong candidates for an immediate succession planning requirement.

Talent Dashboard

Provide managers valuable talent insights for their team. With the Talent Dashboard, managers have insights into employee readiness and potential, talent gaps, departure risks, employees, NPS scores, and more. With these insights, managers are better equipped to prioritize efforts based on high-risk positions or lowest bench strength.

Reporting and Analytics

Understand the contribution of each employee based on a composite of performance review scores, potential ratings, rock star or role model nominations and leverage Saba's reporting and analytics capabilities to make better sense of this data. You can also monitor talent pool results with easy-to-use reports and mitigate risk by identifying potential retention problems and take action.

Saba helps us align the strengths of the people with the needs of the business, so everyone wins.

— Carolynn Haug, AVP Learning and Knowledge, Equity Residential

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