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How Tech Leaders Can Fill the C-Suite Pipeline and Keep It Full

Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sandy Thomas
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By Julia Kanouse, CEO, Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Earlier this year, two top executives left Facebook following disagreements with Mark Zuckerberg. These departures are high-profile examples of what’s at stake in tech hubs like Silicon Valley, where more frequent C-suite exits are destabilizing businesses.

To avoid becoming the next tech company undone by executive turnover, proactively fill your C-suite pipeline. While existing employees can help fill vacancies, internal talent can only get you so far. Whether internal recruits are not ready for promotion or lack the skills required to take your company in a new direction, an external C-suite pipeline can make the difference between steady company growth and months of leadership confusion.

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