Interim Management


Nov

25

2018
Beware of Bad Executive Job Descriptions That Repel Good Candidates

Beware of Bad Executive Job Descriptions That Repel Good Candidates

Finding the right executive is as easy as having a clearly defined executive job description. Finding the right executive for your company is a daunting task. If it feels like all the wrong people are applying, there’s something wrong with your executive job description. Typing up roles and responsibilities for a future executive requires more thought and consideration than you’d think! Kristen McAlister, President, COO, and Co-Owner...

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Nov

24

2018
The Process of Strategic Planning to Raise Capital

The Process of Strategic Planning to Raise Capital

Strategic planning is more important than you think Strategic planning not only defines the direction for your company, but it also addresses complex matters like the especially important issue of how to raise capital. Getting your business off the ground is a major achievement, but to go further, a little bit of additional working capital can broaden your horizons. On a previous post on the...

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Nov

21

2018
3 Golden Tips For Startups Hiring Their First Employees

3 Golden Tips For Startups Hiring Their First Employees

Entrepreneurs depend heavily on their staff to make their startup a success. That’s why it’s important you get it right. Hiring your first employees is one of the most exciting and consequential steps in establishing a business. Follow these 3 golden tips to make sure you hire the right people. 1. Work around your startup budget Do the math and figure out how much you...

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Nov

20

2018
Don’t Miss Out on the Long-term Potential of a Budget

Don’t Miss Out on the Long-term Potential of a Budget

Budgeting is crucial in getting you past the first 5 years. If done well, your odds of surviving in the long-term goes up. Budgets are essential for both startups and mature businesses that have been operating for more than 5 years. But having one in a small business could be the key to success, considering their high failure rate. An alarming 82% of small businesses fail...

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Nov

19

2018
How Interim Executives Bring Out Great Ideas From Their Employees

How Interim Executives Bring Out Great Ideas From Their Employees

  Interim executives don’t just help companies meet their goals. They also help them achieve sustainable growth by creating an environment that breeds and acts upon great ideas. The fastest growing companies in the business world thrive on creativity. A dynamic environment that values and fosters great ideas help them stay one step ahead of the competition. But unlike any other resource, ideas can’t be...

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Nov

18

2018
7 Things You Can Do To Get Your Next Executive Contract

7 Things You Can Do To Get Your Next Executive Contract

We recommend 7 basic steps that can help you find your next executive contract. Companies are looking for executives who add value to the organization. Analyze the hiring company’s situation and find ways to achieve their objectives. Be creative with how you can help them during this executive contract. Growing your independent executive business at any level is a complicated and difficult process. It’s not...

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Nov

17

2018
Changing your Organizational Structure to Match Demands of Today

Changing your Organizational Structure to Match Demands of Today

The organizational structure of a business has a tremendous effect on its productivity, workflow, and internal and external communication. A company whose organizational structure does not change in response to changing needs and requirements will always lag behind its competition. On the Cerius Blog, David Shaffer covered Defining the Best Organizational Structure for Your Business. In the article, he reviews key areas to monitor to ensure your...

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Nov

16

2018
Interim Executive Case Files: VP of Sales at a Semi-conductor Manufacturer

Interim Executive Case Files: VP of Sales at a Semi-conductor Manufacturer

The impact an interim VP of sales made in a semi-conductor manufacturer This article examines the impact an interim executive had on a 10 million dollar semi-conductor manufacturer that brought in as an interim VP of sales 1-2 days a week for 4 months to help address some of their challenges. Company background Prior to the interim executive joining, the company was facing a number...

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Nov

15

2018
Case Study of an Interim Executive in a $25 million Manufacturer Firm

Case Study of an Interim Executive in a $25 million Manufacturer Firm

The experience of an interim executive solving challenges at an equipment manufacturer This article examines the impact an interim executive had while working in a 25 million dollar heavy duty equipment manufacturer brought in an interim General Manager for 3 months to help address some of their challenges. Company background Prior to the interim executive starting, there had been a 12-month leadership gap and that...

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Nov

14

2018
Marketing 101: Becoming a Thought Leader

Marketing 101: Becoming a Thought Leader

With the vast marketing experience interim executives have they are natural thought leaders A great way to establish yourself as the expert thought leader and create value for potential prospects is to publish consumable content. You likely won’t be meeting all of your future clients at networking events; they could come from other sources, such as referral partners or your online presence. Information about what...

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