6 Tips to Help a Company During a Transition with Key Management

Thank you to Strategic Solutions Consulting LLC for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies!


Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed:


What are 4-6 tips to help a company during a transition in key management?

  • Document key information from the incumbent, finding out exactly what they do.
  • Look at what the company needs in the key leader/manager to be successful (based on what the business needs in the future).
  • Develop an Ideal Candidate Profile for the role you are looking to fill, including minimum and desired requirements.
  • Develop an objective evaluation system for rating potential successors so that all candidates are compared consistently, with little or no biases.
  • Look at the dynamics of the current team (strengths and weaknesses, and look to create a more well-balanced team-hiring someone who is strong where the rest of the team is not).
  • Have a plan and timeline for a gradual transition (training/mentoring, job shadowing, introductions to key customers, etc.).

For more information regarding these topics, please contact:

Strategic Solutions Consulting LLC

Anjali Seefeldt

2 Systems Drive

Appleton, WI 54914

Office: 920.730.2705

Cell: 920.475.9496



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