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Biographical Info

Doris is the author of The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management, and The Talent Review Meeting Facilitator’s Guide, and Creative Onboarding Programs, which are all available on Doris is also the co-author of Building Tomorrow’s Talent: A Practitioner’s Guide to Talent Management and Succession Planning. These books together are all top sellers on Amazon on the topics of talent and succession management. Doris is an Approved Provider of the HR Certification Institute.

Doris works with organizations of all types, shapes, and sizes, and in various countries (in the USA, South America, Asia and Europe) to assist experienced HR professionals as they plan, execute, communicate and measure talent review and succession strategies and processes. Doris enjoys training and coaching HR teams to facilitate Talent Review-Succession Planning meetings. View multiple training options for your HR team to plan and facilitate Talent-Succession meetings at Talent Bench Strength.


Doris Sims Spies, SPHR is an international talent management consultant, speaker and author of books on talent reviews, succession planning and new employee onboarding.

Past Engagements

Doris Sims Spies, SPHR has served as a speaker since 2001, speaking for private clients, as well as organizations such as ATD and SHRM.

Books Published

  • The Talent Review Meeting Facilitator’s Guide
  • Creative Onboarding Programs
  • The 30-Minute Guide to Talent and Succession Management


  • MS in Human Resource Development from Indiana State University
  • SPHR Certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute


Speaking With Influence Podcast


A Practical Explanation of Succession Planning

Succession Planning From Backup Plan to Foundation for Success

Categories: Business, Human Resources, Leadership, Organizational Development
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