Succession Management Solutions in the Houston Area

Our primary mission at Reaction Search International Houston is to effectively recruit the top professionals in over thirty-five different vertical markets.  We always strive to find the best possible match for your organization’s top-level leadership positions. RSI’s Houston Succession Management Team does high-level evaluation, assessment and matching processes to ensure that only the very most qualified of applicants find their way into our clients’ companies. We will stop at nothing short of the best candidate profile to meet your needs and mission. However, sometimes with a little effort and planning, the very best person for the job can be found within your organization already.

What is succession management?

Succession management planning is a long term process which allows companies to develop and grow their talent from within. When appropriately executed this planning process should ensure you never have to gamble on an external hire for any high-level positions ever again. While it is inevitable that a replacement will eventually be necessary for when employees in a leadership position inevitably retire or move on from your organization, the role can quickly be filled by an internal candidate with a higher chance of success in the job.

Nevertheless, this process still requires a great deal of preparation and planning to be effective. Merely placing an employee with the longest tenure into a leadership role will not guarantee success and could be a recipe for disaster on multiple levels. Proper succession management planning requires diligence, forethought and time to be effectual; this means putting the procedure into practice at least a year or preferably more in advance of the promotion.

While this may come across as a daunting and time-consuming process, nevertheless at the end of the day, the reward will far outweigh the effort. Research has found that only about half of all boards maintain a process of preparing a successor for CEO roles who could take over the position on short notice. Furthermore, there is a minimal likelihood of an underperforming CEO to be forced out of their characters, even when they are detrimental to the company’s bottom line if there has not been a replacement identified.

The Succession Management Specialty Team provides services for clients in the Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Banking, Biotechnology, Construction, Consumer Products, Computer Software & Hardware, Education, Energy and Utilities, Finance, Government, Human Resources, Healthcare, Insurance, IT, Industrial, Legal, Marketing, Manufacturing, Medical, Non Profit, Pharmaceutical, Sales, Technology, Telecommunications and Transportation industries.

How RSI can help

While we are best known for our recruitment of top-ranking hires for executive-level positions; we at Reaction Search International Houston are here to help your business succeed in any way we can. RSI can use our years of industry experience to put in place a system for your company to avoid the pitfalls that come with a lack of succession management planning. Our professional team will work with your human resources and top leaders to implement a carefully designed plan to ensure your business is in the best position possible to replace executives as the need arises. With our distinct strategy for your company, we will identify a pool of top-performing employees who display the skills and qualities you want in your next CEO level positions then develop your entire team to be better qualified to move forward.

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