Becoming an interim manager
- Interim managers are people of action with outsized skills compared to the tasks assigned to them.
- Interim managers guide companies through periods of change and transformation.
- Interim managers are impartial; they do not seek power, but rather to achieve the project goals.
- They know how to make the right decisions quickly based on their own professional experiences which are often quite similar
- Thus interim managers can take on transition assignments “at the drop of a hat” and can harness their culture of results and natural leadership skills to motivate teams and bring them together
- They must be 100% willing to relocate
Reactive Executive is devoted to proposing transition managers with unassailable professional skills as well as the right attitude, which is just as critical to a successful assignment.
Trends in the interim management profession
Interim management is now considered as a profession in its own right. There is a greening trend in the profession as more and more executives undergoing career transitions consider moving into interim management because they have a strong culture of results and because this field offers greater freedom.