Tag: interim executive


Oct

19

2018
Looking for An Interim Executive? Fix the Job Description

Looking for An Interim Executive? Fix the Job Description

At Cerius Executives we’ve overseen plenty of executive placements. What we’ve learnt is if your job description isn’t right, you won’t get the right interim executive. Looking for An Interim Executive? Be precise One thing we’ve seen over the years that hinders finding the right executive is the job description. Vague items such as “review dashboard” or “monitor interactions with customers” do not lead recruiters...

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Oct

08

2018
4 Interim Executive Success Tips for Companies in Transition

4 Interim Executive Success Tips for Companies in Transition

  An interim executive is often called into organizations going through change. Succeeding in a time of uncertainty is something not any executive can pull off. Interim managers have years, even decades, of experience to draw from that helps them lead organizations in transition. We spoke to one such interim executive, Jim Hensley, about what factors that contribute to his success in interim management. 1....

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Sep

25

2018
Interim Executive Advice: Create an Operating System for Your Company

Interim Executive Advice: Create an Operating System for Your Company

An operating system brings organization to the disorder in a company. By creating one, an interim executive can help a company achieve their objectives through tracking progress and milestones. In the hurry to get things going, start-ups often get disorganized. They are a chaos of people and tasks with no center to bring it all together. If that’s the situation your company is in right...

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Sep

22

2018
Interim Executive Advice: Your Company Needs an Operations Manual

Interim Executive Advice: Your Company Needs an Operations Manual

An operations manual can bring order to an organization and drastically improve workflow. So the next time an interim executive steps in, they can hit the ground running. An operations manual is essentially a system that can run your business. If your business is a chaos of tasks and people with no coordination at the heart of it, you’ve got a problem. Interim Executive Advice: An...

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Sep

14

2018
What to Look For When Hiring An Interim Executive

What to Look For When Hiring An Interim Executive

Hiring an interim executive is not similar to hiring a full-time executive. Because their work is short, demanding, and unpredictable, not every individual with C-level experience can deliver results as quickly and effectively as needed. Cerius Executives works with companies all over the country at every stage of the business cycle. They connect them with interim executives who can fill a gap in leadership or...

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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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