Succession Planning Insights

Bring Agility to Succession Planning

Leader effectiveness depends on context. SHL helps you match leaders to the context in which they will thrive.

Build deep succession pipelines that flex as your context changes.

Bring the Science of Context to Succession Planning

The real-time and data-driven way to build agility and effectiveness into your leadership pipeline.

Assess Employees

Find Your Perfect Successors

Gather data on ability, potential, and experience using the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) and an Experiences Survey. Participants are instantly evaluated by the in-built science on the SHL Platform giving you immediate, prescriptive insights.

Immediate Insights

Agile Succession and Scenario Planning

Backfill roles quickly with real-time insights. Simply define the contexts of a role, select your potential successors, and discover who is most likely to be successful in that role.

Alternatively, build agility into your succession management by exploring best-fit leaders in multiple scenarios and nurture bench strength.

A World-Class Experience

Delivering Organization-Wide Benefits

Employees benefit from automatic and immediately curated, personalized development reports, and are supported with agile career paths for roles they will thrive in.

HR benefit from reliable and fair decisions that they can quickly make in-house through real-time objective insight – all supported by the business’s language, data.

Business leaders benefit from leadership positions being filled internally – with confidence, at a lower expense, and in a shorter time – minimizing disruption.

You Set The Leader Context, SHL Shows You Who Will Succeed

For more effective succession management, SHL has uncovered the following results from factoring in the wider work context:

Improved Employee Engagement


higher engagement from leaders in roles recommended for them by SHL

Increased Performance


better performance from high-fit leaders selected by SHL’s Solution

Greater Leadership Diversity


more likely to select a woman over a man to be a successful leader

Increase the Agility of Your Succession Planning

Build agility, accuracy and effectiveness into your leadership pipeline with the revolutionary approach to succession and scenario planning.