Empower your best talent through targeted succession planning and leadership development.

Collect succession planning data directly on the performance appraisal.

Collect key data for succession planning directly from employee appraisals.

Collect the succession planning data you need during your next performance appraisal process or by running a separate mini process. This unique Halogen feature saves everyone time by gathering succession planning data while your managers are already thinking about their employees' performance and career development.

Ask managers and/or employees to predict potential, timing for promotion, and risk of leaving; discuss career aspirations; and make recommendations for talent pool membership.

Read our product overview to see why Halogen Succession has become one of the HR industry's go to development tools.

Create competency models for each talent pool

Determine critical competencies and create talent pools.

Group the diverse skills and competencies required in your organization into skill profiles for talent pools with common requirements.

Then, easily define target ratings and weighting factors to create a competency model for each talent pool.

The high potential report

Identify high-potential employees.

Plot employee performance and potential using a nine-box grid that provides a simple, graphical view of high-potential employees.

Review your entire workforce or a particular group to identify the best candidates for development or to find strong candidates for an immediate succession requirement.

Drill down to see the employee's Talent Profile that summarizes key talent indicators and competency gaps in a single view.

Development plans help employees prepare for succession opportunities.

Create development plans to prepare employees for succession opportunities.

Assign high-potential employees to appropriate talent pools. Create tailored succession and leadership development programs to help employees achieve proficiency in all the required competencies. Close skill gaps and prepare your high-potentials for succession opportunities. Then, conduct regular talent assessments to evaluate all employees in a talent pool against the competency model.

Collect succession planning data directly on the performance appraisal.

Get a bird’s eye view of your bench strength.

Using Halogen Talent View, your succession managers can quickly identify strengths and weaknesses in talent pools across the organization. Succession managers can also create job-specific talent pools for position-specific succession plans. The succession view in Talent View provides a holistic look at your bench strength, including the top four candidates in a job-specific talent pool. You can also get an organization-wide view of employees who are a retention risk, so that you can take immediate action if there’s a weak succession plan in a key area.

Identify potential successors from within your talent pools

Recruit from within.

Easily identify potential successors from within your talent pools, compare their Talent Profiles and promote from within to keep valuable core knowledge and skills in house and support employee career progression.

Talent Profiles

Get the complete picture with an integrated, flexible, self-service employee profile that can be used for sharing, searching, and identifying internal talent.

Activity Tracker

Employees can stay on top of all related activities with a real-time status update of feedback, approvals, notifications and more, in one central tracking panel.

Analyze and Report

Monitor talent pool results with easy-to-use reports and mitigate risk by identifying potential retention problems and take action.

Other brilliant software features

Feedback Anytime, Anywhere:

Increase engagement and connect with your people no matter where they are. Share in-the-moment feedback, recognition, coaching tips and 1:1 agenda items with the Halogen app for iOS and Android. All feedback is shared automatically and synced in Halogen.

Connected platform™

Connect Halogen's performance-led platform to your HRIS and other systems to give you a complete picture of your people. Easily add on additional capabilities so you can stay flexible as your business grows.


Our succession planning tools work with assistive technologies such as screen readers and text-to-voice software. Tab control allows users to navigate the Halogen system without a mouse. These features benefit organizations concerned about compliance with disability guidelines and regulations, such as the United States 1998 amendment of Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Language packs

Whatever your language of choice, Halogen has you covered. We have comprehensive language packs that include a translated user interface, help files, email notifications and spell check.

Distributed workforce management

Organizations can manage the unique talent requirements of their entire workforce in each region or unit — all from one central online location.

Convert emails into feedback entries

With a click of the mouse tag, convert emails received from others into feedback entries in the system. Just as easily, create new peer feedback and recognition entries and have them added directly into your file — or any other personnel’ files for future reference — all without leaving Microsoft Office® Outlook®.