first_img Previous Article Next Article Theuse of interim HR directors has more than tripled over the past year, researchinto the interim management market shows.Thepercentage of employers using interims that have appointed interim HR directorshas increased from just 4 per cent to 13 per cent.TheMori survey of 164 board directors of the UK’s largest 500 companies alsoreveals that the majority of respondents believe that interim managers are morecost effective than management consultants.MartinWood, managing director of BIE Interim Executive, which sponsored the survey,said the rising numbers of  senior HRinterims appointed reflects the changes many firms are undergoing in theuncertain economic climate.”Manyorganisations are undergoing massive change which has to take place veryquickly to meet the uncertain market conditions,” he said.  TheUK’s captains of industry are increasingly seizing the opportunity to parachutetop-level resources into positive and negative situations to move thingsforward as quickly as possible. In many cases, it is a matter ofsurvival.” Thestudy reveals that special project directors are now the most frequentlyappointed interim executives (48 per cent), followed by interim finance directors,with 45 per cent. Thepercentage of interim IT directors and manufacturing/operations directors alsoincreased slightly to 19 per cent.www.bieinterim.com Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Senior HR interim market triplesOn 18 Mar 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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