Temporary Recruitment: Senior Interims

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Temporary Recruitment: Senior Interims

  • Publish Date: 3 months ago
  • Author:by David Ardern

​​During periods of change and leadership transition, maintaining an air of continuity and strong senior management can be tantamount to organisational success.

To this end, we have seen a recent rise in organisations seeking senior interim placements to help maintain equilibrium during change processes.

Perhaps even more interestingly, we have seen a rise in the number of professional interims, candidates who carve a highly successful career in being the point of call for companies in immediate need for an experienced individual to ‘man the fort’ whilst a permanent solution can be found.

In our experience, engaging with a senior professional interim can be of great benefit to organisations, for several reasons:

The most important being that organisations can tap into a breadth of professional expertise, gained from assignments across of plethora of industries; and such professionals also often have a proven ability in ‘hitting the ground running’, which can minimise the lapse time often felt when a previous incumbent leaves, and the lengthy recruitment and induction process required for a permanent replacement.

Professional interims are often much clearer in their approach and purpose, and thus prioritise what must be achieved within a set and agreed on timeline likewise, professional interims have often gained sufficient experience to have a proven ability in achieving similar goals and objectives.

Organisations often gain access to a much broader skill set, which professional interims are often happy to provide, meaning companies often gain much more than they expected from this interim placement.

To discuss your Executive interim needs, please get in contact.