How to Go to Market as an Interim Manager Using LinkedIn and Content

Written by EO Executives on Feb 21, 2018

Whether you are new to Interim Management or are a highly experienced Interim Manager, with the emergence of the gig economy you may have noticed that the competition for assignments is greater than ever before.

This competition combined with the demand for Interim Executives demonstrates that more organisations are seeing the value of hiring an Interim.

Historically, the value of Interim Managers has been misunderstood by a lot of businesses. Yet, our recent Interim survey results have shown that there is more breadth in the sector and size of businesses that now recognise the advantages of using ‘true’ Interim Managers. Experts who can lead and drive change programmes, bringing a wealth of knowledge and ‘know-how’ with them. However, Supply vs Demand can create an increased challenge for individual Interim managers as they are often ‘competing’ for roles with a larger pool of people, which in turn can then lead to longer periods ‘on the bench’ between assignments.

Why do I need a social voice?

Our 2017 survey results showed that 33% of all respondents obtained their last role either via a provider or the client directly. So, the approach to obtaining a new assignment should be multi-channel in order to create as much ‘noise’ as possible.

In a world that is being impacted by constant technological innovation, now more than ever I would advocate that you are selling your services directly to clients, as well as working with a few specialist providers such as ourselves.

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5 Benefits of Hiring an Interim Manager

Written by EO Executives on Jul 18, 2017

 

As customers are increasingly demanding more from businesses, it is unsurprising that so many organisations are going through some form of change and transformation. However, to ensure these journeys are successful every business will need experts in their teams who they can trust. This is when many turn to high calibre interim managers to guide their teams in the right direction.

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What Does the Future Look Like for the Interim Market?

Written by EO Executives on Jul 13, 2017

In recent months, I have found myself involved in discussions with leaders in my network, which have led me to reflect on the Interim market as a whole and question what interim trends we should expect to emerge in the coming months.

Considering that these discussions have primarily been with career interims, in the truest sense that they operate through their own Limited Companies and typically are engaged at times of change / transformation, I wondered if we would have seen any significant changes as to how assignments are sourced with the emergence of the ‘gig economy’ and global rise in social media?

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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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Expert Opinion - Interim Insights - May 2017

Written by EO Executives on May 22, 2017
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