Management Styles: Understanding different styles for more efficient management
Management styles can really impact team productivity. Depending on the way managers plan, organise, delegate, make decisions and manage their staff can be the difference in a successful and not so successful project.
How to combat anxiety and dealing with stressful situations
We can all experience periods of stress and anxiety – whether this is from demanding work situations, from stressful situations in our personal lives or a combination of the two.
Anxiety and stress have been prominent emotions...
Top tips on leading teams virtually
With many interim roles continuing to operate under hybrid working, interim managers may still find themselves in the position of leading their teams virtually. You may have days working in an office environment with your team, or...
Bringing in a gamechanger: why hiring an interim executive could transform your business
Glen Johnson, Partner at Odgers Interim, says that bringing in an interim executive is often seen as a stopgap measure while organizations figure out what to do.
Getting ready for take-off: aviation faces staffing and marketing challenges as travel recovers
Aviation is showing strong signs of recovery after a severe contraction in demand. But making the most of a return to growth means attracting new people to work in the sector and overcoming image problems, says our principal consultant for transportation Chris Jones.
When 2 worlds collide: the growing overlap of mental health and digitalisation in Higher Education
Student wellbeing and digital transformation are through necessity high on the agenda for universities and other education providers. Sarah Shaw, the partner who leads our Interim Education Practice, says these twin challenges are often intertwined.
Turning uncertainty into opportunity: How Interim Management can be used to navigate the challenges of M&A
Bambos Eracleous, Partner and Head of our Media & Entertainment Practice, explores the changes, challenges, and opportunities arising from M&A in the sector and how interim management can add value on both a business and individual level.
Top tips on starting new assignments virtually
With continuing numbers of interim assignments being conducted on a hybrid style working pattern, interims may still face starting new assignments virtually. Whilst many of us are now used to working from home or working in a...
Automate Success: Why Clients in the Parcel & Logistics Sector should invest in Automation now
Ross Gordon, Principal Consultant in our Business Services Practice, reflects on the incredible success of the Parcel & Logistics sector in the last twelve months, and explains why clients in the sector should turn their attention to investing in automation now.
Insurance 2021 - A year of adapting
Adam Gates, Head of our Insurance Practice, reflects on the last twelve months in the Insurance sector and highlights how the challenge of adapting to uncertainty is a great opportunity to put the customer back into focus.
Preparing for a Zero Carbon Future: Addressing Climate Change Through Resource Efficiency with Dr Graham Hillier
For the latest webinar in our popular and topical series “Preparing for a Zero Carbon Future”, we had the pleasure of being joined by Dr Graham Hillier, Strategic Advisor, CPI. A businessman and academic, as well as a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, Graham looks at climate change through the lens of resource efficiency.
BritTech & The Shortage Economy: 6 Steps Clients Must Take To Succeed
Paul Wright, Head of our B2B Technology Practice, reflects on the tumultuous times in the BritTech space and highlights why change and disruption are equally sources of opportunity and growth.
UK Life Sciences & Healthcare Industry in 2022: An ever-optimistic tale
In this article, SJ Leatherdale, Partner and Head of our Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice, reflects on observations from within the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry in the UK, the challenge of attracting the right talent, and the potential of the industry to establish the UK as a world leader in the post-pandemic economy.
Local Government: The Nexus for a Bright Future
With close to two decades of experience recruiting high profile senior executive interim managers for Local and Central Government, Jes Ladva, Partner and Head of the Government Practice at Odgers Interim, reflects on the vital importance of utilising cross-sector expertise to provide unparalleled leadership across all government functions.
Take-Off and Landing: How to ensure client expectations are met
In this article, guest author Jack Kenward, an interim and consultant working predominantly in strategic and leadership roles in universities, outlines several solutions to ensure a smooth experience for both clients and candidates during interim or consultant projects.
Reflections on the Charity & NFP Sector
Narinder Uppal, Consultant in our Charity, NfP, and Membership Practice, and Louise Beales, Consultant in our Charity and NfP Practice, reflect on the challenges and opportunities of the Charitiy & NfP sector at present and share some interesting reflections.
Thinking outside the box: HR solutions for the FMCG sector
Zoe Wakeham, Consultant in our Consumer Practice, discusses the huge challenges faced by UK HR managers to fill vital vacancies in the consumer sector and solutions to manage these labour shortages effectively.
So you want to be a successful Commercial Interim?
What does it take to be successful as a commercial interim? Chris Jones, Principal Consultant in our Industrial and Transportation Practice, speaks to Commercial Interim David Baldwin-Evans to find out what it takes to be continuously successful in winning assignments and providing business development solutions for clients across a vast variety of industries