Personnel Today readers will receive a free interim management supplement with the next issue. Its range of features, comments and interviews provide an overview of the interim management sector.
Nick Robeson, chairman of the Interim Management Association, gives his views on the market. He provides insight into current recruitment trends, plus a round-up of essential information, including average interim salaries.
Dale Cox, current interim head of HR at Ofsted, gives us an insider's view of the realities of the day-to-day role of the interim.
With a CV that includes time at the International Stock Exchange and Standard Chartered Bank, Cox gave up a high-ranking HR role for an interim career instead. In his exclusive article for Personnel Today, he talks frankly about his experiences so far.
Reflecting on his role at Ofsted, he says: "This job has really brought home to me how you can make a difference in a very short space of time. The opportunity to shine in the right role where you can use your expertise from day one, in an organisation that has chosen you for a specific purpose, is greater than in any other situation I have experienced."
If you are thinking about embarking on an interim career, the supplement also provides a comprehensive guide on what you need to consider before taking the plunge. From working out whether an interim life would suit you, to marketing your skills, we provide everything you will need to take your first steps. We also chat to a range of interim managers to find out why they chose this path, giving you the top 10 reasons to become an interim.
For those who are not considering an interim career but are looking to hire one, the supplement also includes valuable case studies. Focusing on the public sector, which is seeing a continued increase in the use of interims, we report on how they have managed change at a number of organisations, and the different outcomes.
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