Tag: interim executive


Jun

10

2018
Using Predictive Index to Match Executives

Using Predictive Index to Match Executives

Our interim executive matching process partly relies on assessment tools. Among the different tests and resources we use, the Predictive Index is one of our favorites. Cerius executives has a large network of interim executives ready to step in at a moment’s notice. Although all of our executives have the skill, experience and capability to save a company in trouble, not all will make a...

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Jun

07

2018
Adding a Success Fee to Fee Structuring

Adding a Success Fee to Fee Structuring

Consider adding a success fee to projects with small budgets with potential for savings As you have seen, not all projects are created equal when it comes to how to quote fees for a project. The structure that is right for your situation will also depend on many factors. Typically, projects such as assessments and strategic planning can be done on a flat-fee basis. When there...

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Jun

04

2018
Top Ways to Stop Wasting Your Marketing Budget – Part 1: The Basics

Top Ways to Stop Wasting Your Marketing Budget – Part 1: The Basics

Get the most from your marketing budget. To make sure every dollar counts. Thankfully, there are some steps that almost every company can take to ensure that the marketing budget is well-spent and produces the desired results. This is Part 1 in a three part series.  Click here for Part 2 and Part 3 discussing Sales, Social Media and Prioritization. There’s an old saying that...

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May

26

2018

Is Being an Interim Executive the Right Career Path for You?

There are three reasons why interim executives choose a career of flexibility, financial freedom and challenges.   Being an independent executive can take many forms including Interim Executive, Management Consultant, Coach, Advisor, Board Member and so on. Any of these can offer a high amount of flexibility, financial freedom and challenges. This is usually a decision made by an executive and not one done lightly. Even those...

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May

20

2018
What’s The Long-term Potential Of An Interim Executive In My Company?

What’s The Long-term Potential Of An Interim Executive In My Company?

Interim executives are an asset to companies. But what are the pros and cons of a long-term fit? The lines are starting to blur more and more between an executive who only accepts full-time employment offers and one who is independent and works on a contract basis. This is being driven by both the executive and the company. One business development trend we are seeing...

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May

04

2018
Interim COO in a Family-Owned Manufacturing Business – Interim Management Case Studies

Interim COO in a Family-Owned Manufacturing Business – Interim Management Case Studies

Interim management impact on a family owned manufacturing business This article examines the impact an interim executive had while working in a family owned manufacturing business after he was brought in as an interim COO 2-3 days a week for six months to help address some of their challenges. Company background The company was facing an increased cost of goods, and they needed to restructure their management...

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Apr

25

2018
How Interim Executives Can Make An Impact In Your Business

How Interim Executives Can Make An Impact In Your Business

It is common knowledge that interim executives are brought into a company when an acting senior level executive can no longer continue in the role, regardless of the reason. The leaving executive might be sick, have been dismissed, deceased or perhaps voluntarily left the position. During the time, it takes for the company to find a permanent replacement, an interim executive steps in and fulfills...

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Apr

13

2018
Signs and Symptoms you Need an Interim Executive

Signs and Symptoms you Need an Interim Executive

  In this episode of Cerius Business Today Podcast we are joined with Interim Executive Scott Coolidge. He has over 35 years of experience, almost exclusively in Human Resources. About half of his career was with large consulting firms, including Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) and Hay Management Consultants. The other half was spent in corporate roles in HR and various capacities. We asked him what...

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Apr

08

2018
Leveraging an Interim Executive to Maximize Your Internal Resources

Leveraging an Interim Executive to Maximize Your Internal Resources

Most companies consider an interim executive to simply be an executive who fills a full-time role while the company is replacing the position on a longer term basis. This can be the case but it is one of many ways an interim executive can step in and impact a company. An interim executive can fill in, supplement and even compliment an existing team at all...

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Apr

03

2018
Interim Executive Controller and Assistant Controller at a $25 Million Company – Interim Management Chronicles

Interim Executive Controller and Assistant Controller at a $25 Million Company – Interim Management Chronicles

How an interim executive solved challenges at a manufacturing company This article examines the impact an interim controller had while working in a $25 million manufacturing company when they brought in an Interim Controller and Assistant Controller for five months to help address some of their challenges. Company background The company had terminated their Controller and Assistant Controller, and a majority of the staff was...

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