At HCG, we advise clients that when it comes to strategy, the first step is getting the right people on the bus and in the right seats.  This sometimes means getting the wrong people off the bus.

HR is needed to help find and move people.  Once the right management team is in place and happily driving the strategy, the trap Boards, Executive and HR Directors may fall into is to stop assessing and developing talent.

A proactive HR Director will keep a watchful eye on the marketplace for worthy candidates for existing roles and advise the Board and CEO on a regular basis.

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