Are You the Interim of Choice? Do You Get the First Call?

Written by EO Executives on Jun 21, 2017

As an Associate Director of global executive search firm EO, I am frequently asked by candidates, what makes a great interim manager and how do they make sure they get the first call from their network.

There is no succinct or one answer to these questions, however when looking back on the most successful interim placements I’ve made, there are several synergies that all these candidates have in common.

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3 Key Reflections from the Procurement Leaders World Procurement Congress 2017

Written by EO Executives on May 18, 2017

My learnings from the Procurement Leaders World Procurement Congress 2017 and how Interim Executives can help.

The world of procurement is changing at pace.

I was fortunate enough to be invited by Procurement Leaders to their World Procurement Congress at the InterContinental Hotel, O2 in London this week. There was an array of hot topics and discussions particularly around automation, strategy and talent which got me thinking how procurement interims can bring value in these areas for today’s CPO’s.

These trends represent a fantastic opportunity for the Interim Procurement industry and as the Practice Manager for Interim Procurement here at EO, I left the conference very buoyed and excited for the future.

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4 Steps to Create Impact as an Interim Leader

Written by EO Executives on May 05, 2017

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As an Interim Leader your ability to create impact is the key ingredient for both your success and the success of the organisations that hire you. After all, you’ve typically been engaged to implement change and turn the business around in a short amount of time, so you’ve got to hit the ground running. 

The first few days are the most crucial in any new interim assignment, whether it’s a transformation, change or a turnaround programme this your opportunity to outline goals, objectives and manage the expectations of the business.

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