Category: Interim Managers

A Covid silver lining on the HR jobs front?

It may be difficult to look for any silver linings from a Coronavirus pandemic that has already been responsible for more than 300,000 deaths worldwide and will leave in its wake a global recession and widespread unemployment. But as is the case in all such situations: crisis and change also creates opportunity. We have already…
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Using Interim Managers to Deliver an Export Strategy

Nearly three-quarters of companies we questioned said Brexit has had no impact on their export strategies, 17% reported that it has made them more focused on looking beyond Europe for growth and 10% said that it has made them more determined to develop their export business. Although it’s good to note that UK businesses are…
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Succession Planning – A 12 Step Guide

Most companies acknowledge that succession planning is important, but few get beyond simply putting some speculative names against senior roles. Indeed, according to our research only 14% of companies have a comprehensive succession plan which they rate in place. So, to help companies kick-start their succession planning process we’ve developed a 12-step guide. 1. Be…
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UK Businesses Look Outside the EU for Export Growth

As economic growth in the UK slows, businesses are increasingly looking to international markets for expansion.  To find out more about how Brexit, and the climate of uncertainty it has created, is impacting on UK businesses’ international plans, we surveyed more than 120 senior executives about their export strategies for 2018 and reported on the…
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A Year for Interim Managers

Over-qualified, rapidly deployable and results-focused – all the signs are that interim managers will play a big part in recruitment strategies in 2018. For instance, according to Global Accounting Network, the demand for fully qualified accountants to work on a short-term or contract basis in the UK increased by 44 per cent in the year…
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Q&A with Ian Henderson, Interim IT Director

Ian Henderson has been an interim IT Director for over 17 years, working with companies as wide ranging as Amtrak Express Parcels, RMBI and CenSus Partnership through to Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation and Wilson Connolly In this Q& A Ian tells us more about his career and why he believes interims have a particularly…
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How to Ensure your Interim Manager Delivers

Interim managers are a growing force in the management industry. They bring considerable experience and knowledge that can be very effective in resolving an organisation’s specific problem. At NJR, we specialise in placing candidates in interim roles. They are handpicked to match the company’s needs based on a proven track record in the area, whether…
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